This glór project is an intercultural dance and music programme run by Catherine Young Dance and aims to foster creativity, well-being, cultural integration and social inclusion.
The project involves world class professional artists: musicians and dancers as well as migrants, refugees, asylum seekers (MRAS) and Clare natives. Catherine Young is expanding the scope of this project to include Arts Centres around the country who wish to work with new and diverse groups with a view to integrating both with the Arts, and the wider community. The project will work with Clare Immigrant Support Centre and the local Direct Provision centres.
The project encompasses workshops of African dance and Palestinian dabke. Céilí Afro Dabke is a world music céilí featuring African dance, traditional dabke dance from Palestine/Syria and the old style Irish céilí dances. The workshops are open to everyone over the age of eighteen who are interested in music, dance and meeting new people. No previous experience is required and the workshops and attendance at Céilí Afro Dabke is free of charge.
Please note that Céilí Afro Dabke has been adapted for Covid times and the timeline of the project is subject to change and current Covid regulations. Check out glór website provided for updates.
Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.