Opening Night of Riverdance at Expo
Global & Diaspora
Minister for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy T.D. represented the Government at the opening night of Riverdance at Expo 2020 Dubai, welcoming Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, Managing Director for the Expo 2020 Dubai Bureau and Minister of State for International Cooperation as guest of honour.
Riverdance at Expo marks a unique co-production between Ireland and the UAE, bringing Irish music, dance and creativity to the world. The cultural phenomenon of Riverdance is inspired by Irish traditions and heritage. T
his specially curated, Middle-Eastern influenced reinterpretation of their 25th Anniversary Show will delight Expo’s international audience throughout the month of November. The show will feature middle-eastern musicians and instruments, including the oud and ney.
Riverdance at Expo will feature a cast of 80 of musicians and dancers from all around the world. Please see the press release for more information.