Just as a plant craves light, Celtic people are drawn to music and song.
Scattered around the world like seeds on the wind, they are propelled by the powerful rhythms and motifs of a mysterious and exuberant ancient culture.
Music is the soul, the very lifeblood of their tradition. It binds them together - even as it sets them apart. For those of Celtic origin, this driving passion for music and dance is the keystone of their identity.
Their response to melody, lyric and the criss-crossing rhythms of Irish dance is reflexive, intuitive and filled with joy. The Irish embrace their musical culture like no other nation. And their pride in artistry is itís own reward. Above all else, it is this natural affinity with music and song that has given Celtic people a truly global voice.
A Celtic Voice.
Every thundering dance tune and plaintive melody is a separate tread in the broad and colourful tapestry of Celtic music.
Celtic Nights is a brand new show that expertly weaves these strands together. Over some 2.5 hours of top-drawer entertainment, beautiful ballads, striking choreography and a compelling storyline intertwine effortlessly to form a vivid and rewarding link with the past.
Itís stirring tale of a peopleís struggle to find their place in the world.
In this glittering production, six of Irelandís most accomplished dancers mirror six of its finest voices to present a spell-binding and exhilarating picture of a proud people and their passion.
The hopes and dreams; the lives and loves of the Celtic exiles who dared to dream big and were doggedly determined to carve out a home in the New World.
Their stories live large in the power and majesty of their music and hypnotic fury of dancing Irish feet...