Aug 14, 2011

#BDS: Appeal to #Riverdance Company not to Tour #Israel

"Since management of the Irish troupe Riverdance is determined to tour Israel in September 2011, the Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign and others encourage individual members of the company to refuse to participate in this tour.

On 6th April last, the Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign appealed to Riverdance to cancel its tour of Israel scheduled for 1-13 September next.

In response, Riverdance posted the following on its website: “Riverdance supports the policy of the Irish Government and indeed the policy of every other EU state that cultural interaction is preferable to isolation.” Significantly, all feedback comments were disabled for this posting."

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