As votes were being counted around Europe, in Dublin in the Point Theatre (now the O2), RIVERDANCE burst onto the stage and took the audience by complete surprise.
On June 18, AUNG SAN SUU KYI, Burmese opposition leader, will fly to Dublin where she will attend a concert in her honour. The tribute concert, Electric Burma, will commence at 5 pm on June 18th, at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre. Riverdance will join actors, musicians and dancers who will travel to Dublin from across the globe to celebrate this inspiring woman.
Riverdance: The Music of Bill Whelan – NCH Dublin – 17 May
featuring the WORLD PREMIERE of the RIVERDANCE SYMPHONIC SUITE
RTÉ Concert Orchestra
David Brophy conductor
Thursday 17 May, 8pm
National Concert Hall
It’s that time of year again when the memory of former Riverdancer, Dr Eithne Walls, will be marked by her friends, family and former colleagues running the 2012 Flora Womens Mini Marathon to raise money for Dublin’s Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital’s Research Foundation.
On Sunday night the vice president of the People’s Republic of China was treated to one of the country’s biggest recent success stories.
Vice president Xi Jinping made a special request to see ‘Riverdance’, which is hugely popular in his homeland.
Photography: David Cantwell Photography
Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2011 in Dublin’s first official NYE Dublin Countdown Concert!
The city centre will be buzzing as we bring the music straight to you with a host of world class Irish acts taking to the College Green stage. Headliners include the iconic Riverdance, newcomer Bressie, renowned singers Paul Brady and Damien Dempsey and The Coronas. With many more exciting acts to be announced, this concert is sure to be the highlight of the NYE Dublin festival so be sure to get your ticket today!
15% OFF all 2012 tickets purchased on or before 31.12.11 SPECIAL EARLY BIRD DEAL
Offer valid for all tickets and all performances
Use PROMO CODE: RDEB12
The last day of rehearsals for the Opening Ceremony of the Special Olympics took place on the 20th June at the Point Theatre Dublin and later on at Croke Park.