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Riverdance
Riverdance is a theatrical show consisting mainly of traditional Irish music and dance. With a score composed by Bill Whelan, it originated as an interval performance act during the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest, featuring Irish dancing champions Jean Butler and Michael Flatley. Shortly afterwards, husband and wife production team John McColgan and Moya Doherty expanded it into a stage show, which opened in Dublin
Dublin
on 9 February 1995
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Belfast
Belfast
Belfast
(/ˈbɛlfɑːst, -fæst/; from Irish: Béal Feirste), meaning "rivermouth of the sandbanks"[11] is the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland, and the second largest on the island of Ireland.[12] On the River Lagan, it had a population of 333,871 in 2015.[1] By the early 1800s the former town was home to a major port. Belfast played a key role in the Industrial Revolution
Industrial Revolution
in the 19th century, becoming the biggest linen producer in the world, earning it the nickname "Linenopolis". By the time it was granted city status in 1888, it was a major centre of the Irish linen as well as tobacco-processing, rope-making and shipbuilding industries. Harland and Wolff, which built the RMS Titanic, was the world's biggest and most productive shipyard.[13] It later also sustained a major aerospace and missiles industry
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Charles, Prince Of Wales
Charles, Prince of Wales
Prince of Wales
(Charles Philip Arthur George;[fn 1] born 14 November 1948) is the heir apparent to the British throne
British throne
as the eldest child of Queen Elizabeth II. He has been Duke of Cornwall
Duke of Cornwall
and Duke of Rothesay
Duke of Rothesay
since 1952, and is the oldest and longest-serving heir apparent in British history.[2] He is also the longest-serving Prince of Wales, having held that title since 1958. Charles was born at Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace
as the first grandchild of King George VI
George VI
and Queen Elizabeth
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London
London
London
(/ˈlʌndən/ ( listen)) is the capital and most populous city of England
England
and the United Kingdom.[7][8] Standing on the River Thames
River Thames
in the south east of the island of Great Britain, London has been a major settlement for two millennia. It was founded by the Romans, who named it Londinium.[9] London's ancient core, the City of London, largely retains its 1.12-square-mile (2.9 km2) medieval boundaries
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Raidió Teilifís Éireann
Raidió Teilifís Éireann[2] (Irish pronunciation: [ˈradʲo ˈtʲɛlʲəfʲiːʃ ˈeːrʲən] ( listen); Radio
Radio
[and] Television
Television
of Ireland; abbreviated as RTÉ) is a semi-state company and the national public service broadcaster of the Republic of Ireland. It both produces programmes and broadcasts them on television, radio and the Internet. The radio service began on 1 January 1926,[3] while regular television broadcasts began on 31 December 1961,[4] making it one of the oldest continuously operating public service broadcasters in the world. RTÉ also publishes a weekly lifestyle magazine called the RTÉ Guide. RTÉ is financed by a television licence fee and through advertising. Some RTÉ services are only funded by advertising, while other RTÉ services are only funded by the licence fee. RTÉ is a statutory body, run by a board appointed by the Government of Ireland
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Rwandan Genocide
European colonization of the AmericasDzungar genocide, 1750s Manifest DestinyIndian Removal, 1830s California Genocide, 1848–1873Circassian genocide, 1860s Selk'nam genocide, 1890s–1900s Herero and Namaqua genocide, 1904–1907 Greek genocide, 1914–1923 Assyrian genocide, 1914–1925 Armenian Genocide, 1915–1923 Libyan Genocide, 1923–1932Soviet genocide Ethnic cleansing
Ethnic cleansing
in the Soviet UnionSoviet famine of 1932–33Holodomor, 1931–1933 Kazakhstan, 1930–1933Mass Deportations during World War IIKalmyks, 1943 Chechens and Ingush, 1944 Crimean Tatars, 1944Nazi
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Rwanda
République du Rwanda  (French) Jamhuri ya Rwanda  (Swahili)FlagSealMotto: "Ubumwe, Umurimo, Gukunda Igihugu" "Unity, Work, Patriotism"Anthem:  Rwanda
Rwanda
nziza Beautiful RwandaLocation of  Rwanda  (dark blue) – in Africa  (light blue & dark grey) – in the African Union  (light blue)Capital and largest city Kigali 1°56.633′S 30°3.567′E / 1.943883°S 30.059450°E / -1.943883; 30.059450Official languagesKinyarwanda English French SwahiliDemonymRwandanGovernmen
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Folk Music Of Ireland
Irish traditional music
Irish traditional music
(also known as Irish trad, Irish folk music, and other variants) is a genre of folk music that developed in Ireland. In A History of Irish Music (1905), W. H. Grattan Flood
W. H

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Congratulations
Congratulations may refer to:Contents1 Film and Television 2 Music2.1 Albums 2.2 SongsFilm and Television[edit] Congratulations (Eurovision), full title Congratulations: 50 Years of the Eurovision Song Contest, 2005 television programme organised by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) to commemorate the Eurovision Song Contest's fiftieth anniversary and to determine the Contest's most popular entrant of its fifty years.Music[edit] Albums[edit] Congratulations (album), an album by MGMT Congratulations, an album by BZN
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Standing Ovation
A standing ovation is a form of applause where members of a seated audience stand up while applauding after extraordinary performances of particularly high acclaim. In Ancient Rome
Ancient Rome
returning military commanders (such as Marcus Licinius Crassus
Marcus Licinius Crassus
after his defeat of Spartacus) whose victories did not quite meet the requirements of a triumph but which were still praiseworthy were celebrated with an ovation instead, from the Latin ovo, "I rejoice". The word's use in English to refer to sustained applause dates from at least 1831.[1] Standing ovations are considered to be a special honor
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Dominion Theatre
The Dominion Theatre
Dominion Theatre
is a West End theatre
West End theatre
and former cinema located on Tottenham Court Road, close to
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Terry Wogan
Sir
Sir
Michael Terence Wogan
Wogan
KBE DL (/ˈwoʊɡən/; 3 August 1938 – 31 January 2016), better known as Terry Wogan, was an Irish radio and television broadcaster who worked for the BBC
BBC
in the UK for most of his career. Before he retired in 2009, his BBC
BBC
Radio 2 weekday breakfast programme Wake Up to Wogan
Wogan
had eight million regular listeners, making him the most listened-to radio broadcaster in Europe.[1] Wogan
Wogan
was a leading media personality in Britain and Ireland
Ireland
from the late 1960s and was often referred to as a "national treasure".[1] In addition to his weekday radio show, he was known for his work on television, including the BBC
BBC
One chat show Wogan, presenting Children in Need, the game show Blankety Blank and Come Dancing
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County Cork
County Cork (Irish: Contae Chorcaí) is the largest and southernmost county of Ireland. It is situated in the province of Munster and named after the city of Cork (Irish: Corcaigh), Ireland's second largest city. Cork County Council is the local authority for the county. Its largest market towns are Mallow, Macroom, Midleton and Skibbereen. Cork City is governed by the City Council. In 2016, the county's population was 542,196, making it the third most populous county in Ireland.[1] Notable Corkonians include Michael Collins, Jack Lynch and Sonia O'Sullivan. Cork borders four other counties; Kerry to the west, Limerick to the north, Tipperary to the north-east and Waterford to the east. The county contains the Golden Vale pastureland and stretches from Kanturk in the north to Allihies in the south
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VE Day
Victory in Europe
Europe
Day, generally known as V-E Day, VE Day or simply V Day, was the public holiday celebrated on 8 May 1945 to mark the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II
Allies of World War II
of Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender of its armed forces. The formal surrender of the German forces occupying the Channel Islands
Channel Islands
did not occur until the following day, 9 May 1945. It thus marked the end of World War II in Europe. The term VE Day existed as early as September 1944,[3] in anticipation of victory. On 30 April 1945, Adolf Hitler, the Nazi leader, committed suicide during the Battle of Berlin. Germany's surrender, therefore, was authorised by his successor, Reichspräsident
Reichspräsident
Karl Dönitz. The administration headed by Dönitz was known as the Flensburg Government
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Theatre
Theatre
Theatre
or theater[1] is a collaborative form of fine art that uses live performers, typically actors or actresses, to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a specific place, often a stage. The performers may communicate this experience to the audience through combinations of gesture, speech, song, music, and dance
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Royal Variety Performance
The Royal Variety Performance
Royal Variety Performance
is a televised variety show held annually in the United Kingdom to raise money for the Royal Variety Charity (of which Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II
is lif
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