National Tap Dance Day 2017

May 25, 2017 in the USA

National Tap Dance Day is observed on May 25, 2017. The day is a celebration of tap dancing as an American art form. Tap dance day can be celebrated with an event which may be organized by a studio or tap dance interest group. Some may also celebrate it individually due to geographical dispersion or lack of access to the wider tap community. National Tap Dance Day is celebrated in many different ways.

The idea of National Tap Dance Day was first presented to U.S. Congress on February 7, 1989 and was signed into American law by President George H.W. Bush on November 8, 1989. Tap Dance Day is also celebrated in other countries, particularly Japan, Australia, India and Iceland. National Tap Dance Day was the brainchild of Carol Vaughn, Nicola Daval, and Linda Christensen. They deemed May 25 appropriate for this holiday because it is the birthday of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, a significant contributor to tap dance. (With material from: Wikipedia)

Where is the event?
Nationwide
USA

When is the event?
Thursday, the 25th of May 2017
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A man wearing tap dance shoes on stage.
A man wearing tap dance shoes on stage.
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