On the initiative of UNESCO International Dance Council the calendar of 1982 added an International Day of Dance which is celebrated on the 29th of April. On this special occasion ballet dancers of Klaipėda State Musical Theatre gives a spectacular dance show. The aim of the festival is to present a great variety of dance genres to art lovers and enthusiasts and encourage them to learn this expressive art form. The festival is also attended by Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre artists, Klaipeda University Faculty of Arts Department of Choreography students and other seaport dancers.