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Take the Floor 2013: Irish Dancers Give Flash Mob Performance at Dublin Airport [VIDEO]

Travelers Today       By    Katie McFadden

Updated: Aug 07, 2013 11:01 PM EDT

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What better way is there to be welcomed to Ireland than with an Irish dancing flash mob? Visitors to Dublin Airport were given a surprise flash mob performance from the cast of "Take the Floor 2013."

Take the Floor, in association with Riverdance, is comprised of an international cast of more than 60 of the world's best Irish dancers from 11 different countries. Travelers watched in amazement as the dancers took over the airport terminal and put on a four-minute flash mob

 show.

"Take the Floor 2013" is a brand new Irish dance show. The 60-plus dancers are accompanied by the sough-after traditional band, Beoga. They created the entire show in 10 days.

A description on their Facebook page reads, "Take The Floor, in association with Riverdance, is a brand new dance show unlike any other. This brand new departure in live entertainment will not only astound but inspire you by what can be created when like-minded people put their passions and creativity into practice. Take The Floor, directed and produced by Paula Goulding & Shane McAvinchey boasts the largest Irish dance cast in the world!

A unique show with young enthusiastic dancers engaged in energetic, fast and elegant Irish dancing."

The flash mob seems to have been a promo for the show which will take place on August 9th in Dublin, August 11th in Limerick and August 13th in Derry.

The tour has already got some attention. Fans who saw the video, left comments expressing their excitement.

"Fun to watch the quick progress of this talented group of dancers. Would be there to see you in person if I could. Best wishes to everyone for excellent shows," Jann McClintock said.

The video, which was posted to YouTube ion August 3rd has gone viral and already received more than 37,000 views

For more information visit www.takethefloorbackstage.com.

Here's the video of their Dublin Airport flashmob:

 

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