The July/August issue of North America’s favorite Irish dancing magazine, Feis America, is about to be mailed out to subscribers. With a whopping SIXTY big full-color pages all about North American Irish dancing, this issue packs inspiration, motivation, dedication and celebration from Western Canada to Florida, New York to Georgia and makes a quick journey across the Atlantic for a look at the North Americans who rocked the World Irish Dancing Championships in Dublin this year. The final chapter in Rod Vick’s “The Day the Feis Stood Still” serial will thrill you and three articles shout-out scholarship winners from the Irish Dance Teachers Association of North America, North American Feis Commission and the Southern Celtic Music Association.
See follow-ups and photos from the Big Apple Feis, Peach State, Orlando, Southern Florida, Vancouver, Connecticut Shoreline and the Garden State! The feature article by Patricia McNamara, “Sorority of Seniority” highlights the achievements of several Irish dance schools who are able to retain female dance students through the teen years into adulthood with great results. Learn about the Culkin Family, a dedicated group of adult Irish dancers jigging and reeling their way through life.
A sneak preview of Ireland-The Show which opens in Santa Barbara, CA on July 17th and thoughtful ‘hindsight’ looks by a long-time Irish dancer and an Irish dancer’s grandma round out the editorial in this issue.