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Food Fair 2017

Saturday 18th November the annual International FOOD FAIR 2017 was held at the François Vatelschool.

Our school was very happy to be able to perform during this event, the crowd and the dancers enjoyed the occasion.

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European Championship Gdynia

In the weekend from 3rd to 5th November, the 12th Mainland European Irish Dancing Championships was held.

The successful event, organised by the ISTA School Poland started on Friday 3th of November, with the opening ceremony, during which a number of the schools from Europe, Asia and the Middle East showcased their talents.

On Saturday and Sunday, it was competition time, with the European Championships and the European Trophy.

 

Saturday was an early start (8am) for the under 7s, 8s and 9s.
Rosa Waters taking part in her first ever Championship came 8th in the under 8s category, she did herself and the school proud.

Next up on the program was the first of the Qualifying Championship, for the age groups under 10 to under 15.

In a very tough competition Jessica Morris ended up 6th, just missing a qualification medal for the age group 11 -12.

As often is the case at Irish Dance competitions the times in the schedule are not always

 

 

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Attended Feis, Competitions

Kilkenny Feis 2017 a Success

We can look back at a very successful Kilkenny Feis 2017.

With wonderful music from Seamus Meehan and Mary Corcoran.

Also a special thanks to our judge Colette McAlister, it was wonderful to have all three of you in The Hague.

A full overview of all the results can be found here.

 

 

 

 

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Embassy Festival September 2nd 2017

On Saturday 2nd September our dancers joined us a the Embassy Festival
Chairde – An Irish Dance Presentation
Brought to you by the Kilkenny School of Irish Dancing “Chairde” – Gaelic  for friendship to reflect the close bonds created among the dancers from a very young age to adulthood and from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds.
Kilkenny School of Irish Dance produces dancers who compete at World Championship level and currently holds 7 European titles. Come and have a look for yourself and you will be surprised by the intricacy of the footwork as well as the energy portrayed.
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Kilkenny Feis 2017

 

Dear teachers, dancers and parents.

It is with utmost pleasure that we invite you to our annual Kilkenny Feis ( Irish Dancing Competition)  in the Adelbert College Auditorium, Wassenaar, The Netherlands 23rd and 24th  Sept 2017. It’s a great opportunity to start the new dance year by trying out new steps in a friendly competitive manner.

Building on the success of last year we will also offer competitions in playing a musical instrument, singing a Celtic Song and saying one of your favorite Irish-Celtic poems on stage during the lunch break Saturday for all those Under 17.

This element of our planned weekend for Adults will take place Saturday evening in O Caseys Irish Bar downtown in the city of The Hague with a Dance Off as well.

In conjunction with the Trad Music workshopswill be offered in Irish Music.

And of course lots of lovely food freshly prepared by our parent foundation ChairdeKSID.

Keep checking our Kilkenny School Facebook event page for updates of all events during this weekend.

Here is the syllabus 2017 Kilkenny Feis

Hope as many of you as possible can make it!

Sean Kilkenny.