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A Celtic Christmas

If the build-up has got you dreaming of a winter escape, why not have a Celtic Christmas with A Taste of Ireland? This traditional Irish dance show brings all the festive cheer of an Irish Christmas to the Top End stage.

Featuring ballads and tunes from across the Irish counties and provinces, this performance fuses contemporary and heartfelt airs to tell the nation’s tale. 

World Champion dancer and choreographer Ceili Moore says the show’s sure to get those toes tapping.

“You know what Christmas time is like – it’s festive and happy and fun, and we celebrate all the traditional Irish things about Christmas and have a lot of fun along the way. Everyone will laugh and cry, and everything in between. It’s a real rollercoaster and your toes won’t stop tapping,” she says.

Moore has been dancing since she was three-years-old and has travelled all over the world spreading Irish cheer, even inspiring a new generation of dancers.

“I think Irish dancing is a very unique sport or artform. Not many sports require you to be as athletic as an Olympic athlete and as pretty as a ballerina,” she says.

“We came to Darwin a couple of years ago and held a workshop for local dancers. My mum owns a dance studio in Sydney, and about six months ago a girl from Darwin arrived who wanted to do Irish Dancing. We hope to have that same impact again!”

You’re in for a good night. To be sure, to be sure.

A Celtic Christmas by a Taste of Ireland

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