People's Republic of China Archives - Riverdance

Riverdance performs for the vice president of the People’s Republic of China

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

Riverdancers in step with audiences across entire nation

Julian Erskine, the Irish senior executive producer of the musical sensation Riverdance, knows he’s done a good job if people dance out of the theater after a performance.
That was how he felt when he came to China with Riverdance.

Welcome to Riverdance in China!

Welcome to China with the brand new Bann Company. Riverdance will tour 12 cities in China including Beijing and Shanghai from December 2009 to February 2010. We begin the tour with 6 shows in Shenzhen.

When the East met Irish Dancing: Riverdancing on the Great Wall of China

Recent tourists to the Great Wall of China must have been amazed to see a long line of girls and boys dressed in glittering Broadway costumes performing extracts from Riverdance along this ancient wall.