Irish dancers from around the world have come together to create videos to raise funds for Croix-Rouge Française, (the French Red Cross) following the Paris terror attacks.
Experimental dance group Fusion Fighters are the driving force behind the fund-raising campaign, known as Dance4France.
Fusion Fighters are known for pushing the boundaries of Irish dance by combining it with other art forms including the use of different musical genres and experimenting with technology.
Videos have been flooding in and Fusion Fighters have created a montage of several of the best dances they have received so far.
Chris Naish of Fusion Fighters said: “We really hope it can make a difference and the video can spread around the world to help raise funds and give aid to those who need it!”
Fusion Fighters wrote on their Facebook page: “We have all toured extensively in France and so it felt personal for us to help them out. In saying that, step by step we would love to help support the victims of these tragedies around the world through dance and help make the world a better place.
“A good place for us to start anyway and the campaign has got off to a flying start!”
It is inspiring to see so many people come together to show support for the victims and their families of the Paris attacks and, as Fusion Fighters said, victims of tragedies all over the world.
If you would like to make a donation to Croix-Rouge Française click here
Take a look at the video below.
Take a look at Fusion Fighter’s Facebook page for more videos from around the world.
Dance 4 FranceDance 4 France, featuring dancers from all over the World who together want to help raise funds for Croix-Rouge française Please donate here: https://www.ammado.com/community/171899/donate Dancers.. get involved & make your own videos including the above link & the hashtags #Dance4France #Dance4Paris #FusionFighters We have all toured extensively in France and so it felt personal for us to help them out. In saying that, step by step we we would love to help support the victims of these tragedies around the World through dance and help make the world a better place. A good place for us to start anyway and the campaign has got off to a flying start!Conor Ryan, Megan Walsh, Olivia Griffin, Tyler Schwartz, Conor Kennedy, Paige Turilli, Matthew Gardiner, Tom Brosnan, Courtney D’Angelo, Kaitlyn Sardin, Amy Mae Dolan, Josh Ruddock, Michael Gardiner, Amy Hunt, Rohan Bole, Ciara Dickson,, Gillian Monaghan, Chris NaishMusic: Save the World/Don’t You Worry Child – Pentatonix (Swedish House Mafia Cover)
Posted by Fusion Fighters on Wednesday, November 18, 2015
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