In 1992 UNESCO adopted the patronage of the Prize BENOIS DE LA DANSE and in 1996 the Prize was included to the UNESCO's Program "World decade of culture".
First four times the award ceremony took place on the stage of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia.
Fifth anniversary of the Prize was celebrated at UNESCO Palace in Paris. Than the BENOIS DE LA DANSE award ceremonies and galas were held at the Warsaw National Opera, the Moscow Kremlin Palace, the Deutsche Staatsoper Unter den Linden and Staatstheater in Stuttgart.
Since 2002 all the BENOIS DE LA DANSE events have been produced in Moscow at the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia.