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Contemporary Dance – Ireland

Contemporary Dance - Ireland
Dublin Dance Festival 2012 Programme announced four new Irish postage stamps celebrating Irish Contemporary Dance. Dancers from the four featured Irish contemporary dance companies – Dance Theatre of Ireland; Coiscéim Dance Theatre, Fabulous Beast and Irish Modern Dance Theatre unveiled the diamond-shaped 55c stamps by top Irish designer, Ms Ger Garland.

Artists from 17 countries will participate in the Dublin Dance Festival 2012 with events taking place from May 11th – 26th in venues across Dublin. The festival will offer audiences a wealth of experiences from the diverse, creative, sensuous and adventurous worlds of contemporary dance. Festival events will appeal to audiences of all ages and tastes in venues from the Abbey Theatre to the streets of Dublin including the Irish premiere of the pioneering Trisha Brown Dance Company. Festival tickets and information are available at www.dublindancefestival.ie.

Title: Contemporary Dance
Date of Issue: 21 March 2012
Country: Ireland
Denominations: 55c x 4

Source: http://www.irishstamps.ie/

One comment

  1. There is something in Irish stamps so attractive which is not there in others, can this attractiveness be quantified by any collectors of Irish stamps ? The 4 diamonds of Contemporary Dance are a breath of fresh air, in design and conception. Hope we have some memorabelia on the Olympics from Ireland. Cheers.

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