This Easter, London is getting ready to host the World Irish Dance Championships for the first time. The World Irish Dance Championships is a truly international gathering that promotes and celebrates Irish Dance. The event is expected to attract around 20,000 visitors, and over 5000 dancers from around the world.
Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, is looking forward to the event, saying “it is brilliant news that this globally admired and historic aspect of Irish culture is dancing right to our doorstep in London. With thousands of people expected to come and soak up the atmosphere, the Championships will be a fantastic jamboree of dance and a vital boost to London’s economy. We look forward to extending a really warm welcome to all those who will compete here in 2014.”
Flemings Mayfair offers an ideal location from which to enjoy the championships.
When: 13– 20 April 2014
Where: Hilton London Metropole Hotel
Who: The whole family