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At the Garden of O'keeffe: The IAID Student Artists Exhibition 2024

At the Garden of O'keeffe: The IAID Student Artists Exhibition 2024

IAID, in collaboration with the Fire Station "Artists in Residence", will hold the IAID Student Artists Exhibition 2024 titled "At the Garden of...

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Summer Workshop 2024 is now open for registration!

Summer Workshop 2024 is now open for registration!

Calling all young adventurers and creative minds! Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey of exploration and imagination at the IAID Summer Workshop 2024! From...

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IAID Performing Arts to represent Qatar at the International Folklore Festival in Tbilisi, Georgia

IAID Performing Arts to represent Qatar at the International Folklore Festival in Tbilisi, Georgia

Doha, Qatar - IAID Performing Arts, Qatar's premier institution for artistic excellence, is proud to announce its participation in the esteemed...

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IAID joins QDB's Top 50 SME Excellence List 2022

IAID joins QDB's Top 50 SME Excellence List 2022

IAID just made it three times in a row! After winning the top performing SME award in Qatar for two consecutive terms, 2016 and 2018, IAID triumphs again at the SME Excellence...

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"We love being creative"

Founded in 2001, the International Academy for Intercultural Development (IAID) WLL has established itself as Qatar’s premier center for cultivating talent and fostering creative excellence. With a commitment to promoting passion, pride, and positivity, IAID stands as the leading Performing Arts Academy in the country, offering comprehensive training in Dance, Music, and Arts. IAID's inclusive approach has welcomed over 1,200 students from more than 80 nationalities, creating a vibrant and diverse community of artists.

Distinguished as the first institute of its kind in the region, IAID has set the standard for performing arts education. The academy's dedication to excellence has been recognized consistently, earning it a place in the Top 50 SMEs in QDB's Excellence List in 2016, 2018, and 2022. Through a combination of exceptional artistic training, a team of dedicated professionals, and courses that adhere to international standards, IAID is committed to transforming the creative lives of its community.

Endorsed as Category A by the Ministry of Culture, IAID boasts affiliations with prestigious institutions worldwide. With a registered office in the UK, IAID's global presence extends beyond Qatar's borders. This international footprint is further amplified through affiliations with prestigious institutions worldwide, including the London College of Music, University of West London (UK), British Theatre Dance Association (UK), Nalanda Dance Research Center (India), and Asia Pacific Dance Association (New Zealand) ensure that IAID students receive world-class training and opportunities for artistic growth.

In response to the challenges posed by the pandemic, IAID swiftly adapted its offerings, launching IAID Click to provide online classes. This initiative has not only allowed IAID to continue serving its local community but has also expanded its reach globally. With students in the UK, USA, Canada, GCC and Singapore, IAID remains dedicated to providing accessible and high-quality performing arts education to aspiring artists around the world. Through its innovative approach, commitment to excellence, and unwavering dedication to its students, IAID continues to shape the future of the performing arts landscape in Qatar and beyond.

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