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Riverdance
RIVERDANCE is a theatrical show consisting mainly of traditional Irish music
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. Since then, the show has visited over 450 venues worldwide and been seen by over 25 million people, making it one of the most successful dance productions in the world
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Royal Variety Performance
The 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 life-patron. ) It is attended by senior members of the British Royal Family
British Royal Family
. The evening's performance is presented as a live variety show , usually from a theatre in London
London
and consists of family entertainment that includes comedy , music , dance , magic and other speciality acts. The Royal Variety Performance
Royal Variety Performance
traditionally begins with the entrance of the members of the British Royal Family
British Royal Family
followed by singing of the national anthem, God Save the Queen
God Save the Queen

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London
LONDON /ˈlʌndən/ ( listen ) is the capital and most populous city of England
England
and the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
. Standing on the River Thames in the south east of the island of Great Britain , London
London
has been a major settlement for two millennia. It was founded by the Romans , who named it Londinium
Londinium
. London's ancient core, the City of London , largely retains its 1.12-square-mile (2.9 km2) medieval boundaries
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Theatre
THEATRE or THEATER 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. Elements of art, such as painted scenery and stagecraft such as lighting are used to enhance the physicality, presence and immediacy of the experience. The specific place of the performance is also named by the word "theatre" as derived from the Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek
θέατρον (théatron, "a place for viewing"), itself from θεάομαι (theáomai, "to see", "to watch", "to observe"). Modern Western theatre comes, in large measure, from ancient Greek drama , from which it borrows technical terminology, classification into genres, and many of its themes, stock characters , and plot elements
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Radio City Music Hall
6,015 Radio City Music Hall
Radio City Music Hall
U.S. National Register of Historic Places Show map of Manhattan Show map of New York Show map of the US AREA 2 acres (0.8 ha) BUILT 1932 ARCHITECT Edward Durell Stone Donald Deskey ARCHITECTURAL STYLE Art Deco PART OF Rockefeller Center (#87002591) NRHP REFERENCE # 78001880 ADDED TO NRHP May 8, 1978 OPENED December 27, 1932RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL is an entertainment venue located in Rockefeller Center in New York City
New York City
. Its nickname is the Showplace of the Nation, and it was for a time the leading tourist destination in the city. Its interior was declared a city landmark in 1978. It is notable as being the headquarters for the precision dance company, the Rockettes
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Charles, Prince Of Wales
CHARLES, PRINCE OF WALES (Charles Philip Arthur George; born 14 November 1948) is the heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest child of Queen Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II
. Known alternatively in the south-west of England
England
as Duke of Cornwall
Duke of Cornwall
and in Scotland
Scotland
as Duke of Rothesay , he is the longest-serving heir apparent in British history, having held the position since 1952. He is the longest-serving Prince of Wales
Prince of Wales
, having held that title since 1958, and the oldest person to be first in the line of succession since Sophia of Hanover
Sophia of Hanover
(the heir presumptive to Queen Anne ), who died in 1714 at the age of 83. 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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Raidió Teilifís Éireann
RAIDIó TEILIFíS ÉIREANN (Irish pronunciation: ( listen ); Radio 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, while regular television broadcasts began on 31 December 1961, 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
Ireland

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Belfast
BELFAST (/ˈbɛl.fɑːst/ or /ˈbɛl.fæst/ ; from Irish : Béal Feirste, meaning "rivermouth of the sandbanks ") is the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
, and the second largest on the island of Ireland
Ireland
. On the River Lagan
River Lagan
, it had a population of 333,871 in 2015. Belfast
Belfast
was granted city status in 1888. Belfast
Belfast
was a centre of the Irish linen , tobacco-processing, rope-making and shipbuilding industries: in the early 20th century, Harland and Wolff
Harland and Wolff
, which built the RMS Titanic , was the world's biggest and most productive shipyard. Belfast
Belfast
played a key role in the Industrial Revolution
Industrial Revolution
, and was a global industrial centre until the latter half of the 20th century
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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 returning military commanders (such as Marcus Licinius Crassus
Marcus Licinius Crassus
after his defeat of Spartacus
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. Standing ovations are considered to be a special honor . Often it is used at the entrance or departure of a speaker or performer, where the audience members will continue the ovation until the ovated person leaves or begins their speech
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County Cork
COUNTY CORK (Irish : Contae Chorcaí) is the largest and southernmost county of Ireland
Ireland
. It lies in the province of Munster and is named after the city of Cork (Irish : Corcaigh). Cork County Council is the local authority for the county. Its largest settlements are Cork City , Ballincollig and Carrigaline . In 2016, the county's population was 542,196, making it the third most populous county in Ireland
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Rwanda
RWANDA (/ruːˈɑːndə/ or /ruːˈændə/ ( listen ); Kinyarwanda : U Rwanda
Rwanda
( listen )), officially the REPUBLIC OF RWANDA ( Kinyarwanda : Repubulika y'u Rwanda; French : République du Rwanda), is a sovereign state in Central and East Africa
Africa
and one of the smallest countries on the African mainland. Located a few degrees south of the Equator
Equator
, Rwanda
Rwanda
is bordered by Uganda
Uganda
, Tanzania
Tanzania
, Burundi
Burundi
and the Democratic Republic
Republic
of the Congo . Rwanda
Rwanda
is in the African Great Lakes
African Great Lakes
region and is highly elevated; its geography is dominated by mountains in the west and savanna to the east, with numerous lakes throughout the country
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Rwandan Genocide
The RWANDAN GENOCIDE, also known as the GENOCIDE AGAINST THE TUTSI, was a genocidal mass slaughter of Tutsi in Rwanda
Rwanda
by members of the Hutu majority government. An estimated 500,000–1,000,000 Rwandans were killed during the 100-day period from April 7 to mid-July 1994, constituting as many as 70% of the Tutsi population. Additionally, 30% of the Pygmy Batwa were killed. The genocide and widespread slaughter of Rwandans ended when the Tutsi-backed and heavily armed Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) led by Paul Kagame took control of the country. An estimated 2,000,000 Rwandans, mostly Hutus, were displaced and became refugees
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Dominion Theatre
DOMINION THEATRE, initially a cinema, is a West End theatre located on Tottenham Court Road , close to St Giles Circus and Centre Point
Centre Point
, in the London
London
Borough of Camden . CONTENTS * 1 Current * 2 Construction and Restoration * 3 History * 4 Ownership * 5 Recent and present productions * 6 Hillsong Church London
London
* 7 References * 8 External links CURRENTThe Dominion was home to the long-running musical We Will Rock You played at the theatre from 14 May 2002 until 31 May 2014. It was also home to the London
London
auditions of Britain\'s Got Talent and from February to April 2016 to War Of The Worlds
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Broadway Theatre
BROADWAY THEATRE, commonly known as BROADWAY, refers to the theatrical performances presented in the 41 professional theatres with 500 or more seats located in the Theater District and Lincoln Center along Broadway , in Midtown Manhattan
Manhattan
, New York City
New York City
. Along with London's West End theatre , Broadway theatre
Broadway theatre
is widely considered to represent the highest level of commercial theatre in the English-speaking world
English-speaking world
. The Theater District is a popular tourist attraction in New York City . According to The Broadway League , for the 2016–2017 season (which ended May 21, 2017), total attendance was 13,270,343 and Broadway shows had US$1,449,399,149 in grosses, with attendance down 0.4%, grosses up 5.5%, and playing weeks down 4.1%. The great majority of Broadway shows are musicals
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Dublin
DUBLIN (/ˈdʌblᵻn/ , Irish : Baile Átha Cliath ) is the capital and largest city of Ireland . Dublin
Dublin
is in the province of Leinster on Ireland's east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey . The city has an urban area population of 1,345,402. The population of the Greater Dublin Area , as of 2016 , was 1,904,806 people. Founded as a Viking
Viking
settlement, the Kingdom of Dublin
Dublin
became Ireland's principal city following the Norman invasion . The city expanded rapidly from the 17th century and was briefly the second largest city in the British Empire
British Empire
before the Acts of Union in 1800. Following the partition of Ireland in 1922, Dublin
Dublin
became the capital of the Irish Free State , later renamed Ireland. Dublin
Dublin
is administered by a City Council
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Princess Margaret, Countess Of Snowdon
PRINCESS is a regal rank and the feminine equivalent of prince (from Latin princeps , meaning principal citizen). Most often, the term has been used for the consort of a prince or for the daughters of a king or sovereign prince. CONTENTS * 1 Princess as a substantive title * 2 Princess as a courtesy title * 2.1 Descendants of monarchs * 2.2 Wives of princes * 3 See also * 4 References PRINCESS AS A SUBSTANTIVE TITLESome princesses are reigning monarchs of principalities. There have been fewer instances of reigning princesses than reigning princes, as most principalities excluded women from inheriting the throne. Examples of princesses regnant have included Constance of Antioch , princess regnant of Antioch in the 12th century
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