Traditional Irish Music Links for Irish Set & Figure Dancing
The tradition of Irish figure dancing and Irish set dancing has developed through the years in close association with traditional Irish music. Irish dancing is distinguished by its rapid leg and foot movements, while the dancer's body and arms are mainly kept stationary. Below are links about Irish dance, dance classes, dance performances, dance accessories and a lot of other information as to how you can enjoy Irish dance.
• Damhsa - Irish music and dance entertainment
• Set Dancing News - the web site for Irish set dancers
• Oslo Irish Set Dancers - a regular session for Set Dancers in Oslo, Norway
• Belfast Trad - set dancing and traditional music society
• Corr's Irish Shoes - shoes made with the dancer in mind
• Claddagh Dance Company - California's premier Irish dance company
• Inishfree - handmade Irish dancing shoes and pomps
• Diddlyi Irish Dance and Music - Online Irish dance workshops for all levels
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