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NYC Irish Dance Festival 2021

Opening the city’s Summer-on-the-Hudson festival!

Details

This event is free, but Irish Arts Center programming is only possible because of friends and supporters like you. Please consider making a donation as a part of your registration.
Date(s)

Sun, May 2, 2021

2:00pm

Contact

Box Office

888-616-0274
10am-6pm, Monday-Friday

info@irishartscenter.org

Overview

Irish Arts Center kicks off Riverside Park's 2021 Summer-on-the-Hudson series with an online presentation of our long-running, annual community fête. Join us for an afternoon of traditional Irish dance and music performances and workshops curated by Niall O'Leary.


FESTIVAL PROGRAM

Dance lesson with Niall O’Leary: The Jig (New York) 

Music performance 1: Nuala Kennedy and Gerry O'Connor (Ireland)
Dance along at home with the steps you just learned! 

Dance performance 1: Niall O’Leary School of Irish Dance (New York)
Music: Martin Howley and Kiana June Weber (Ireland) 

Dance performance 2: Aherne Sheehan School of Irish Dance (New York) 
Music: Gerry O'Connor, Declan Masterson, and David Doocey (Ireland) 

Dance performance 3: Donny Golden School of Irish Dance (New York)
Music: TBA 

Dance lesson with Niall O’Leary: The Reel (New York) 

Music performance 2: Nuala Kennedy and Gerry O'Connor (Ireland)
Dance along at home with the steps you just learned! 

Dance performance 4: Darrah Carr Dance (New York)
Music: Brenda Castles and Dave Curley (Ireland) 

Dance performance 5: The Gardiner Brothers (Ireland)
Music: TBA 

Dance performance 6: Niall O’Leary Dance Troupe (New York)
Music: Manus McGuire and Dave Curley (Ireland) 

Finale: TBA

Our Supporters

Irish Arts Center programs are supported, in part, by government, foundation, and corporate partners including Culture Ireland, the agency for the promotion of Irish arts worldwide; public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office and the New York City Council; the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; the National Endowment for the Arts; Howard Gilman Foundation; Jerome L. Greene Foundation; the Charina Endowment Fund; The Shubert Foundation, Inc.; M&T Bank; The Ireland Funds; Northern Ireland Bureau; the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Consulate of Ireland in New York; Tourism Ireland; CIE Tours; Delta; and thousands of generous donors like you.

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