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Shakefest 2011
Charleville Castle
County Offaly Ireland
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Shakefest 2011
Shakefest is an educational series of dance workshops happening during the day on Saturday, May 28th and Sunday, May 29th 2011. It is purposely orchestrated with a multicultural and international theme; in line with a new Ireland, that leads to an evening of a multicultural dance of excellence on the beautiful grounds of Charleville Castle, Tullamore. This is a community run holistic fair for families, international dance and art enthusiasts and anyone active!

This year Shakefest hosts Chandani and Yancah, part of German Experimental Tribal Dance Troupe Zaghareet. From Germany, Zaghareet have been on the board of management for the German Association of Oriental Dance for 4 years, and have been performing together for 5 years. Their medium is Tribal Bellydance, but they also experiment with a variety of styles in order to keep creativity and innovation fresh. It is important to promote the talents and cultural background of such international guests to further promote a community and world without borders.

Individual workshops are available to all participants during Shakefest, if you wish to take extra workshops during Shakefest please inquire at the workshop registration desk for availability for each workshop.

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When choosing a package please let us know which workshops you wish to take when purchasing the tickets, a full list of workshops can be found on the Shakefest Website

If you wish to make any changes to your choices please let us know as soon as possible!

Saturday Workshop Package - 3 workshops of your choice and Saturday day/evening performances
Weekend Workshop Package - 3 workshops of your choice, evening entertainment on the Saturday, and all 3 Zaghareet Workshops
Kid's workshop Package - All 3 Kids workshops (Jazz, Circus Skills and African Dance and Drumming)

*All above packages include general admission, camping and evening performance.

1 Zaghareet - Choice of any one workshop by Zaghareet
2 Zaghareet - Choice of any two workshops by Zaghareet
3 Zaghareet - All three workshops by Zaghareet

*All Zaghareet workshop prices include general admission but camping and evening performances are separate

Day General Admission - Access to the festival grounds during daytime hours
Day Family pass - Access to the festival grounds during daytime hours for 2 Adults and 3 kids

Evening Performance - Evening entertainment starting at 8pm
The evening entertainment will start off with the Hafla, this unique event is open to any Shakefest attendees that wish to perform for friends and fellow attendees. If you wish to perform please email us. The Hafla will be followed up by special performances from our international guests, Zaghareet, a Fire Show with the Red Embers and The Starfire Dancers. The evening will be rounded off with the unique music of The Underskore_Orchestra.


Charleville Castle
County Offaly


Arts > Burlesque & Cabaret
Arts > Circus
Arts > Dance
Arts > Performance
Education > Classes
Other > Festivals

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No


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