Céilí Afro Dabke

 

CÉILI AFRO DABKE (World music Céilí) | KFEST, Killorglin [May 31, 2019]

CYD | THE WELCOMING PROJECT will perform their new work "Le Chéile" at KFEST, May 31, 7pm @ CYMS Hall, Killorglin before kicking off another CÉILI AFRO DABKE. Come join in for some African dance, Palestinian dabke and some traditional Irish céilí dances, meet new people from all around the world and enjoy the music, singing and dancing from some or Ireland's top musicians. FREE EVENT, ALL WELCOME. More info

 

CÉILI AFRO DABKE (World music Céilí) | Féile Na Bealtaine, Dingle [May 5, 2019]

CYD | THE WELCOMING PROJECT will premiere their new work "Le Chéile" at Féile Na Bealtaine, May 5, 6pm @ The Hillgrove, Dingle before kicking off another CÉILI AFRO DABKE. Come join in for some African dance, Palestinian dabke and some traditional Irish céilí dances, meet new people from all around the world and enjoy the music, singing and dancing from some or Ireland's top musicians. FREE EVENT, ALL WELCOME. More info 

Supported by: Creative Ireland, Kerry County Council, The Arts Council, Dept. of Justice & Equality & Siamsa Tire.

 

CÉILÍ AFRO DABKE, Ireland's first world music céilí featuring African dance, traditional dabke dance from Palestine/Syria and the old style Irish céilí dances. Open to all to come dance and meet folks from all over the world that live in your neighborhood. Sept 21, CULTURE NIGHT, Tralee @ Baile Bhuire, 7.30pm.

 

 

Ireland's first Céilí Afro Dabke held at Baile Mhuire, Tralee on Culture Night, Sept 21, 2018

 

Images: Rory Kirby

 

the team

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Choreographer/Director

Catherine Young
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Music Director

Martin Schaerer 

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Rehearsal Assistant & Documentary Videos

 Eilise Sullivan

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Musicians 

Cormac Breathnach (low whistle/vocals), Brian Fleming (percussion), Jade O'Connor (Vocals), Jon Sanders (Mandolo) , Martin Schaerer (percussion) & Céilí tunes by Pólca 4.

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Stage Manager

Kristyn Fontanella  

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Supported By:

 Kerry County Council, The Arts Council, Creative Ireland, The Dept of Justice & Equality & Baile Mhuire