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Have You Seen Riverdance On Ice?

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Riverdance On Ice

Have you seen Riverdance on Ice?


Riverdance on Ice took the world by storm with its dazzling performance of “Reel Around the Sun” at 2011’s ice skating spectacular. The entire cast of Riverdance on Ice brought the crowd to their feet, as they blended traditional Irish music, dance and costumes into a thrilling performance that truly captivated everyone in attendance.

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The show began with the amazing solo performances of some of Ireland’s most talented dancers who showcased an array of intricate steps and spins set to beautiful melodies. The second act featured stunning ensemble pieces featuring more than 20 skaters twirling and leaping across the ice in perfect formation. As each dance built up to a crescendo, the audience was mesmerized by their skillful synchrony and grace.

The finale featured the entire cast of Riverdance on Ice performing “Reel Around the Sun,” a traditional Irish dance that showcased their energy, athleticism, and passion for their art. The audience was so moved by the performance that they gave them a standing ovation at its conclusion.

More About Irish Dancing

Irish dancing is an important part of Irish culture and history. It has been around for centuries, with the earliest known references to Irish dancing dating back to the 17th century. In Ireland, there are three distinct forms of traditional Irish dance – set dancing, Sean-nós, and stepdancing. Each of these forms has its own unique style and characteristics.

Set Dancing is a popular form of social dance which involves two or more couples performing in a circle as they follow along with the music. The steps involve intricate patterns that require precise timing and coordination between the partners. Set dances often include elements of acrobatics or lifts but can be done in either single-gender or mixed-gender groups.

Sean-nós is an improvisational form of Irish dance that has been around for centuries. It is based on the traditional rhythms and steps of the music, but each dancer adds their own unique improv techniques to create a unique performance. This style often involves fast footwork, rhythmic changes, and creative movement patterns.

Stepdancing is perhaps the most widely recognized style of Irish dancing. It features precise movements and intricate footwork which follow along with the rhythm and melody of traditional Irish music. Stepdancers typically wear soft shoes called “ghillies” while they perform so they can move more freely across the floor. Competitions in stepdancing are very popular in Ireland and other parts of the world.

Irish dancing is a source of great pride in Ireland and around the world. Each style is an important reflection of the culture, music, and history of Irish dance. It is a wonderful way to express yourself and connect with your heritage. Whether you take part in social dances or compete at competitions, learning how to do Irish dancing can be an enriching experience for all ages!


What is Irish Dancing and How did it take the world by storm?

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What is Irish Dancing and How did it take the world by storm?

What is Irish Dancing and How did it take the world by storm? – Irish Dancing originated in Ireland and encompasses group and solo dancing. Irish Dancing can be done for social The theatrical show,  Riverdance, really made Irish Dancing famous worldwide. It originated as an interval performance act during the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest, featuring Irish dancing champions Jean Butler, Michael Flatley and the vocal ensemble Anúna. Riverdance made it’s debut on stage in the Irish capital, Dublin on  February 9, 1995, in the presence of Ireland’s president, Mary Robinson.

Riverdance On Ice

Why You Need The Ultimate Ireland Travel Guide (it’s Free)

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The Ultimate Ireland Travel Guide

Why You Need The Ultimate Ireland Travel Guide (it’s Free)

Are you planning a trip to Ireland? If so, then the Ultimate Ireland Travel Guide is an essential resource. From money and travel documents to facts about Ireland and Irish customs, this guide will give you all the information you need for your trip.


When Riverdance comes to a Wedding! – Watch when the Bride and Groom join the dance.

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A video from the wedding of a former “Riverdance” pro has gone viral Just wait until Bride and Groom join the dance.

The video of a former Riverdance pro’s wedding has gone viral, and it’s easy to see why. The bride and groom joined the dance for an unforgettable performance that stole the show. Guests couldn’t help but be in awe as the couple gracefully glided across the floor with graceful moves that were typically only seen on stage.

Riverdance at wedding

What Is Sean Nós Dancing?

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What Is Sean Nós Dancing?

What Is Sean Nós Dancing?

Sean-nós dancing is an old style traditional form of dance originating in the Connemara region (west coast of Ireland). It typically features low to the ground stepping out to the music, with relaxed movements. Unlike stage show events like Riverdance, sean-nós dancing is often very impromptu, rhythmic, and low key. It is typically performed as a solo or in small groups, making it well suited for all ages.


Irish Dancing Toddler lights up the streets of Galway

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Irish Dancing Toddler lights up the streets of Galway

Irish Dancing Toddler lights up the streets of Galway

Irish dancing is no small feat – it takes immense skill, agility and grace to achieve. But as this two-year-old shows us, the important thing is to give it your all!

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