Get your best dance moves at the ready for a party at the World Stage!
We’ve assembled a wonderful line up of music, dance and discussion from around the world, all presented by local artists living in Northern Ireland. Bust a Bollywood move with our South Asian Dance Academy, transport yourself to the sun kissed sounds of Spain or get into the groove with Zimbabwean beats. There’s a little something for everyone!
Eternal Taal an all female team specialising in Bhangra Entertainment’s established in 1999. With over 20 years experience, their aim is to promote and perform Bhangra music to wider audiences and have performed at some of the world’s largest stages, such as Glastonbury Festival, Graham Norton Show, BBC, The Queen’s Jubliee and more.
Bhangra Smash Up
Bhangra Smash Up formed in 2017 and since then have performed all over the UK, including some of the biggest festivals and events across the region. This is not a regular drumming band; they can guarantee that – once the Bhangra Smash Up take the stage with their electrifying Dhol beats, fusing with the Dholak and mainstream music, you cannot help but to dance!
Basork are a fusion group whose compositions are influenced by Irish, European and Middle Eastern sounds. Brass, strings and woodwind combine with hints of jazz, funk and a dose of traditional sounds with big melodies.
South Asian Dance Academy
The South Asian Dance Academy (SADA) provide amazing Bollywood & classical performances and workshops throughout the island of Ireland. SADA also works to encourage engagement and participation in traditional and contemporary South Asian dance. The academy works with a diverse group of freelance dancers with varying skills, discipline areas, genres of focus and levels of experience
Firm festival favourite Wilson Magwere and his live band bring you a performance that is crackling with energy. Their music is primarily influenced by Zimbabwean rebel music, with of elements of funk, reggae & trance also present in the mix. Magwere are truly one of Ireland’s best kept secrets!
Chinese Dance NI
Local members of the Chinese community present traditional Chinese fan dancing, which is a centuries old dance style from China. The group is led by dancer Weihong who performs all over Northern Ireland