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Riverdance at Expo

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The Irish Pavilion, in partnership with Expo Dubai 2020, is excited to announce that Riverdance, the stunning Grammy Award-winning music and dance performance, will take to the stage at Expo 2020 Dubai with a specially curated rendition of the Riverdance 25th Anniversary Show, “Riverdance at Expo”.

The cultural phenomenon of Riverdance, inspired by Irish traditions and heritage, will grace the stage of Jubilee Park throughout the month of November. As well as these 25 incredible performances, the Riverdance at Expo programme will feature a series of Masterclasses and a Competition to perform in the Grand Finale Show.

Entry to Riverdance at Expo is included in your Expo entry pass and no prior booking is required. For the first time, the show will comprise of Arabic influences to guarantee a memorable Middle Eastern effect for audiences.

Competition

Committed to bringing the passion and palpable energy of Riverdance to residents of the UAE, and building on important themes of diversity and inclusivity, Riverdance will hold auditions for a coveted place in the cast. UAE residents with a passion for dance (of all styles!) are invited to audition for the chance to train with the professionals in Dubai. The lucky winner will immerse themselves in the Riverdance culture and perfect their skills daily for 25 days straight before joining the cast on stage during the Grand Finale Show on the 28th of November. Auditions will be open to anyone aged 16+ for the chance of becoming the first UAE cast member to join the Riverdance family.

Masterclasses

Over the duration of their Dubai residency, the Riverdance team will host 52 free masterclasses and pop-ups performances at Expo 2020 Dubai at its various stages. The professional dancers will lend their skills to guests who wish to get involved and brush up on their Irish dancing. Those who take part in the masterclasses are invited to return for the 27th November Grand Finale to showcase their skills at a must-see flash mob performance in Jubilee Park.

  • Shows at Jubilee Park
  • Masterclasses
  • Pop-up Performances

Shows at Jubilee Park

Riverdance at Expo – The Show @ Jubilee Park

Entry to Riverdance performance(s) at Jubilee Park is included in your Expo pass and no prior booking is required. You are advised to arrive early to gain access to Jubilee Park. Dates and times are subject to change, please check this page regularly for updates.

DateTime(s)

Wed 3 November (Premier)

20:30-22:00

Thurs 4 November 

19:00-20:30

Fri 5 November

16:00-17:30

19:00-20:30

Sat 6 November

16:00-17:30

Tue 9 November 

21:30-23:00

Wed 10 November

21:30-23:00

Thu 11 November

16:00-17:30

19:30-21:00

Fri 12 November

14:00-15:30

Sun 14 November

20:30-22:00

Tues 16 November

21:30-23:00

Wed 17 November

20:30-22:00

Thurs 18 November

20:30-22:00

Fri 19 November

20:30-22:00

Sun 21 November

20:30-22:00

Tue 23 November

20:30-22:00

Wed 24 November

20:30-22:00

Thurs 25 November

20:30-22:00

Fri 26 November

16:00-17:30

Sat 27 November

16:00-17:30

19:30-21:00

Masterclasses

Riverdance Masterclasses

Entry to Riverdance masterclasse(s) is included in your Expo pass and no prior booking is required. You are advised to arrive early. Dates and times are subject to change, please check this page regularly for updates.

DateTimeLocation

Tue 2 November

20:15-21:00

Sun Stage

Thurs 4 November

13:30-14:15

Sun Stage

Thurs 4 November

16:15-17:00

Earth Stage

Fri 5 November

13:30-14:15

Sun Stage

Sat 6 November

11:15-12:00

Sun Stage

Sun 7 November

11:15-12:00

Sun Stage

Sun 7 November

14:00-14:45

Global Fitness Stage

Sun 7 November

20:15-21:00

Sea Stage

Tue 9 November 

14:30-15:15

Sea Stage

Wed 10 November

14:00-14:45

Global Fitness Stage

Thu 11 November

13:45-14:30

Sun Stage

Fri 12 November

18:00-18:45

Earth Stage

Fri 12 November

21:30-22:15

Sea Stage

Sat 13 November

11:15-12:00

Sea Stage

Sat 13 November

14:00-14:45

Global Fitness Stage

Sat 13 November

20:15-21:00

Sun Stage

Sun 14 November

11:15-12:00

Earth Stage

Sun 14 November

14:15-15:00

Sun Stage

Tues 16 November

11:15-12:00

Sun Stage

Tues 16 November

14:00-14:45

Sea Stage

Wed 17 November

11:15-12:00

Sun Stage

Wed 17 November

14:00-14:45

Global Fitness Stage

Thurs 18 November

11:15-12:00

Earth Stage

Thurs 18 November

15:15-16:00

Sea Stage

Fri 19 November

15:30-16:00

Kite Beach Fitness Village*

Fri 19 November

16:30-17:00

Kite Beach Fitness Village*

Sat 20 November

11:15-12:00

Sun Stage

Sat 20 November

14:00-14:45

Global Fitness Stage

Sat 20 November

20:30-21:00

Kite Beach Fitness Village*

Sat 20 November

21:30-22:00

Kite Beach Fitness Village*

Sun 21 November

15:30-16:00

Kite Beach Fitness Village*

Sun 21 November

16:30-17:00

Kite Beach Fitness Village*

Tue 23 November

11:15-12:00

Earth Stage

Tue 23 November

14:00-14:45

Global Fitness Stage

Wed 24 November

14:00-14:45

Global Fitness Stage

Wed 24 November

16:15-17:00

Sun Stage

Thurs 25 November

11:15-12:00

Sea Stage

Thurs 25 November

15:15-16:00

Sun Stage

Fri 26 November

11:00-11:45

Earth Stage

Fri 26 November

19:30-20:15

Sun Stage

Sat 27 November

10:30-11:15

Earth Stage

Sat 27 November

13:15-14:00

Sea Stage

Sun 28 November

11:15-12:00

Earth Stage

Sun 28 November

14:00-14:45

Global Fitness Stage

Sun 28 November

20:15-21:00 Sea Stage

*Outside of Expo campus, see Dubai Fitness Challenge website for info

Pop-up Performances

Riverdance pop-up performances

Entry to Riverdance pop-up performance(s) is included in your Expo pass and no prior booking is required. You are advised to arrive early. Dates and times are subject to change, please check this page regularly for updates.

DateTimeLocation

Tue 2 November

18:15-18:30

Sea Stage

Fri 5 November

11:15-11:30

Sea Stage

Sat 6 November

19:30-19:45

Sea Stage

Sun 7 November

18:15-18:30

Earth Stage

Tue 9 November 

18:15-18:30

Al Wasl Stage

Wed 10 November

18:15-18:30

Sea Stage

Fri 12 November

11:00-11:15

Sun Stage

Sat 13 November

18:15-18:30

Earth Stage

Sun 14 November

18:15-18:30

Al Wasl Stage

Tues 16 November

18:15-18:30

Sun Stage

Wed 17 November

18:15-18:30

Sea Stage

Thurs 18 November

18:15-18:30

Sun Stage

Fri 19 November

11:45-12:00

Sea Stage

Sat 20 November

18:15-18:30

Al Wasl Stage

Sun 21 November

11:45-12:00

Sea Stage

Tue 23 November

17:45-18:00

Sea Stage

Wed 24 November

11:45-12:00

Sea Stage

Thurs 25November

18:15-18:30

Sea Stage

Fri 26 November

13:45-14:00

Sea Stage

Sun 28 November

18:15-18:30

Al Wasl Stage

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