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Children’s dance workshop

Dance Captain Meave Croke and Darren Maguire held an Irish step dance workshop with the children of the Ballet Hawaii dance group between shows during Riverdance’s recent tour in Honolulu.

Riverdance ends 2011 in Hawaii

And so all good things come to an end…the Shannon Company have successfully completed another six and a half week tour across the state of California and finishing up in the beautiful city of Honolulu on the island of O’ahu.

Craig Ashurst and Caterina Coyne on Hawaii TV

Watch Craig Ashurst and Caterina Coyne during their TV appearance on Hawaiian TV.

Press Calls in Hawaii

Principal Dancer Caterina Coyne had a very busy week in Honolulu with a host of press events scheduled. Riverdance North American press representative Merle Frimark was there to guide her through the busy week.

Review ‘Riverdance is a cultural sensation’

To the list of things Irish — soda bread, whiskey, coffee, corned beef and cabbage, U2 and Daniel Day-Lewis — add Riverdance.

Riverdance makes Hawaii debut

“watch the feet – 95 percent of this happens from the waist down. The dancers actually play music with their feet”
“Look at the musicians. There is not a sheet of music anywhere. We’ve always insisted that is be treated like a ceili — a party.
“Its not a performance. It’s not a sort of masque. It’s live. It’s organic. It’s an event powered by pride.”