Estonian Dance Council

Photo: Sebastian Hoppe
"supersocial" by Siim Tõniste and Üüve-Lydia Toompere

Estonian Dance Council (EDC) is a roundtable comprised of the leading organisations of Estonian dance field. 


Photo: Sebastian Hoppe
"supersocial" by Siim Tõniste and Üüve-Lydia Toompere

Photo: Kadi Aare
Estonian Youth Dance Company "Failing/Falling" by Estonian Dance Agency

Main goals of Estonian Dance Council  are:

  • communication and cooperation between members, awareness of developments regarding dance field on the organisational and national levels;


  • tackling topics and finding solutions in the dance field, communication with different ministries, local government offices and organisations;


  • safeguarding and leading the development of Estonian dance life;


  • participating in creation processes of development plans regarding dance and movement and providing expertise in the formation of political decisions;


  • increasing the awareness and value of dance in society in its multiple and diverse forms of manifestation.

Estonian dance field is a holistically functioning system integrating

hobby, vocational and higher education

guidance of new talent into the field as dance teachers, dance artists, dancers, writers and organisers

dance art

dance creation and performance activities

organising dance life

inner and outer communication and guarantees visibility in society

EDC makes sure that the outcomes of different decision making processes facilitate the integrity of the dance field.

Photo: Marlene Kirt
"Estonian Dance Education Association gala" by ETHL

Estonian Dance Council  roundtable members

To contact Estonian Dance Council for collaborations and inquiries feel free to get in touch