About Nyiasha

nayiashaNyiasha has been dancing in her Irish dance troupe for 3 years at her school PS 59 in The Bronx in New York City. They have been performing throughout the country and in Ireland. They have performed for the President of Ireland and have appeared on Irish TV on the Late Late Show. They also have a Documentary done on them by an Irish independent film company Tyrone Productions that aired in Ireland and Europe last St. Patrick’s Day on RTE Television entitled “A Bronx Dream.” They are scheduled to perform in Chicago Nov. 18-20th this year highlighted by a performance at the annual American Ireland Fund Chicago dinner in the Four Seasons Hotel. Their troupe known as The Keltic Dreams has a website www.thekelticdreams.com.

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nayish3Watch Nyiasha and the Keltic Dreams on The Late Late Show from Ireland. Keltic Dreams range in age from seven to twelve years. They have traveled from The Bronx in New York and are all of African American and Hispanic origin. Along with their teacher Caroline Duggan, Keltic Dreams performed the Riverdance number “Reel Around The Sun.” {scroll down to “Keltic Dreams.”}

 

Watch the Video posted on the NYTimes website: Keltic Dreams
A music teacher from Dublin transforms a Bronx elementary school by turning her students on to the joys of Irish dancing. Nyiasha is interviewed at the end.

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