The world’s most successful dance show was on tour in Germany 2017!
The jubilee tour was extended:
Riverdance has been with additional live performances in six German cities
The breathtaking Irish dance show was on German stages in 2017: during the jubilee tour the show of superlatives was more energetic than ever before and was presented in 12 German cities.
The show is a moving story about the multi-faceted fate of the Irish people: Riverdance also shows the interaction and clash of different cultures. With consummate body control and at a rapid pace, the dancers present a spectacular performance from Irish passion and international styles such as flamenco, breakdance and Russian folklore. The traditional music played live, for whose composition The show is a moving story about the multi-faceted fate of the Irish people: it is about emigration, farewells, departure and return. Riverdance also shows the interplay and encounters of different cultures. With perfect body control and at a tremendous pace the dancers present a spectacular performance driven by Irish passion and international dance styles such as flamenco, breakdance and Russian folklore. The traditional music performed live, for whose composition Riverdance was even awarded a Grammy in 1997, is marked by depth, longing but also hope and confidence. The dancers bring life to the story and culture of Ireland with synchronous dancing perfection and fabulous costumes! The press has always been full of enthusiasm about the show: “Breathtaking perfection” (Die WELT), “Greatest dance extravaganza of all times. Respect!” (Süddeutsche Zeitung). Whoever has seen Riverdance live, wants to see the show once more, by all means!
Riverdance is much more than a dance ensemble: it is the original, and the myth is unbroken. Since its first appearance at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1994, Riverdance has captivated audiences. So far more than 25 million visitors in 46 countries and five million visitors in Germany have been able to convince themselves of the special aura of the dance ensemble. On 21 July 2013, 1,693 people, animated by the Riverdance ensemble, came together and danced along the River Liffey in Dublin. This means that Riverdance is also the acting Guinness World Record holder of the longest dance chain in the world. The chain was headed by Jean Butler, the famous very first solo dancer of Riverdance.
Hermjo Klein, discoverer of Riverdance and Managing Director of A.C.T.: “Riverdance is the world’s most successful dance show! No other ensemble has so many visitors at its live shows and produces such an intensive passion and technical perfection on stage as these sensational artists from Ireland!”