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International Dance Day was introduced in 1982 by the International Dance Council (CID, Conseil International de la Danse), a UNESCO partner NGO, and is celebrated yearly, on April 29.



Raja Ravi Varma Koil Thampuran (29 April 1848 – 2 October 1906) was a celebrated Indian painter and artist.

He is considered among the greatest painters in the history of Indian art for a number of aesthetic and broader social reasons.



Kanakasabai Subburathinam (29 April 1891 – 21 April 1964), popularly called ( Bharathidasan ) was a 20th-century Tamil poet and rationalist whose literary works handled mostly socio-political issues.



Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director and producer.

He pioneered many techniques in the suspense and psychological thriller genres.



Qureshi Alla Rakha Khan popularly known as Alla Rakha (29 April 1919 – 3 February 2000) was an Indian tabla player. He was a frequent accompanist of Pandit Ravi Shankar.



The Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare is an annual event held on April 29 as a ‘tribute to the victims of chemical warfare, as well as to reaffirm the commitment of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to the elimination of the threat of chemical weapons, thereby promoting the goals of peace, security, and multilateralism.‘



Madathil Vasudevan (M. V. Devan) (15 January 1928 - 29 April 2014) is a painter, sculptor, writer, art critic and orator.

He was born in Panniyannur village in Thalassery, Kerala



Jean-Georges Noverre (29 April 1727 – 19 October 1810) was a French dancer and balletmaster, and is generally considered the creator of ballet d‘action, a precursor of the narrative ballets of the 19th century.

His birthday is now observed as International Dance Day.

His first professional appearances occurred as a youth in Paris at the Opéra-Comique, at Fontainebleau, in Berlin before Frederick II and his brother Prince Henry of Prussia, in Dresden and Strasburg.



1. JEJUNE (ADJECTIVE) : boring

Synonyms : dull, uninteresting Antonyms : enthusiastic, exciting

Example Sentence:

We knew we were in for a pretty long, jejune evening.



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