1999

18th January
Riverdance performs as part of Maureen Potter–A Celebration, presented by John McColgan in association with the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin

28th January
Riverdance is voted the top grossing Variety/Family Entertainment show of 1998 in the USA.

5th March
Riverdance opens for the first time in Japan to sell-out audiences in Tokyo and Osaka and receives standing ovations lasting ten minutes

8th March
His Imperial Highness Crown Prince Naruhito and his wife, Her Imperial Highness the Crown Princess Masako attend Riverdance at the International Forum in Tokyo