Irish Dances - Irish dances mp3 album
- Performer: Irish Dances
- Title: Irish dances
- Genre: World, Country
- Formats: ADX WAV AU MP4 DMF MIDI WMA
- Released: 1999
- MP3 album: 1153 mb
- FLAC album: 1609 mb
- Rating: 4.6/5
- Votes: 289
Irish dance or Irish dancing is a group of traditional dance forms originating from Ireland, encompassing dancing both solo and in groups, and dancing for social, competitive, and performance purposes. Irish dance in its current form developed from various influences such as French quadrilles and English country dancing throughout the 18th and 19th centuries.
Irish dancing is a unique and immensely popular part of Irish culture. But there's more to it than Riverdance and ringlets! Here's a (very) brief history. The Celts had their own folk dances with similar formations. This type of dancing was common around much of the European mainland at the time, and although it wasn’t really anything like what traditional Irish dancing became, remnants of the formations and patterns can be seen. Naturally, the dancing was accompanied by music or singing and usually took place at religious celebrations or other special occasions.
The World Irish Dance Association (WIDA) is a non-profit organisation devoted to promoting Irish dance around the world. Since its founding in 2004, WIDA has developed a global presence and currently includes over 140 schools in 21 countries – and continues to grow at a fast pace! To promote Irish dance worldwide, WIDA organises competitions, examinations and workshops and strives to bring Irish dance into the hearts and feet of dance enthusiasts, both with and without prior knowledge of Irish dance.
CLRG Irish Dancing Commission. Performance & event venue in Dublin, Ireland.
Kids Encyclopedia Facts - Homework Help. Irish dance or Irish dancing is a group of traditional dance forms originating from Ireland, encompassing dancing both solo and in groups, and dancing for social, competitive and performance purposes.
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