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 Post subject: Irish dancing goes global
PostPosted: Fri Oct 19, 2001 11:30 pm 
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<BR>Irish dancing goes to Taiwan:<P><B>Young Trinity Irish Dance Company touring Taiwan <BR>China Post; Oct 20, 2001</B><P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Mention Irish dance and reels, jigs, hornpipes, half sets, polkas and step dances by performers in costumes with embroidered Celtic designs tend to unfold in the mindïs eye. <P>The Trinity Irish Dance Company has been touring Taiwan and dazzling crowds with the Irish dance form said to have an interesting history, which reveals the shifting of population through migration and invasions. <P>If the dancers within the 18 to 24 age range hold their hands down on their hips and donït move from the waist up while executing lightning fast footwork, they are simply telling a tale about a once oppressed society. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><A HREF="http://globalarchive.ft.com/globalarchive/article.html?id=011020001418&query=dance" TARGET=_blank><B>more...</B></A><P>


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