The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance presents the


Virtual St. Patrick’s Day Fling 


featuring special guest Grammy-Award winner Rhiannon Giddens


The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick, presents a special virtual experience of music, song and dance, performed at University Concert Hall, for St Patrick’s Day. This unique concert will see performers from all over the world coming together, including very special guest, Grammy-award winner Rhiannon Giddens.

The Virtual St. Patrick’s Day Fling will also feature the spectacular Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Theatre who will premiere an innovative triple aerial hoop system with their new show, ‘A Handful of Dreams’. Internationally renowned aerialists Aisling Ní Cheallaigh, Jenny Tufts, and Dr Jennifer de Brún will perform, together with talented students from the Academy’s BA in Irish Music, BA in World Music, BA in Irish Dance, BA in Contemporary Dance, MA in Classical String Performance and MA Irish Traditional Dance Performance.

This special event is a partnership between UL Global, Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University Concert Hall and Limerick Culture and Arts Office, Limerick City and County Council.

This free concert will be available in multiple time zones on March 17th.

Ireland Concert 3pm (Irish Time Zone)                                                   Join the Concert  

South East Asia Concert 7pm (Malaysia Time Zone)                               Join the Concert  

India Concert 7pm (Delhi Time Zone)                                                    Join the Concert 

Africa Concert 7pm (SA Time Zone)                                                     Join the Concert 

Europe 8pm (German Time)                                                                 Join the Concert 

USA 8pm (EST)                                                                                   Join the Concert

Canada 8pm (Toronto Time)                                                                Join the Concert

USA 7pm (CST)                                                                                  Join the Concert

Mexico 7pm (Mexico City)                                                                  Join the Concert

USA 7pm (PST)                                                                                  Join the Concert

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