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IDTANA Launches New Website

The IDTANA board is so proud to announce the launch of our new website and branding! This project has been in the works for over a year, and we couldn’t be more excited to show off the result. Our new website was envisioned as a resource hub for new and [...]

Does Irish dance have an age limit?​

Dancers can start at any age and there is no age limit to competition, performance, or any other goals. A lifetime activity that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Irish dance can be enjoyed by children, tweens, teens, young adults, middle-aged people, and octogenarians alike. IDTANA offers performance [...]

4 Benefits of Irish Dance

An incredible workout, a beautiful art form, a lifetime of community, and a world of performance opportunity – no matter what you are looking for, Irish dance has an opportunity for you. Read on to learn more about the incredible benefits of Irish dance. Benefit 1: Fitness Irish Dance is [...]

2023 All Ireland Championships Begin

Wishing all North American dancers safe travels & the best of luck in Killarney!


Entries Open for Oireachtas Rince na Cruinne

Reminder that qualified entries for the 2023 Oireachtas Rince na Cruinne are due Tuesday, January 31st, 2023 at 5:00 PM IST. Entries received after 5:00 PM IST on January 31st will be subject to late fees as listed on the syllabus. Syllabus and all event info available at


How to Get Started in Irish Dance

If you, or your little one, is ready to give Irish dancing a try, then you’ve come to the right place! Here’s an overview of how to find a certified teacher, and what to expect from your first class. Finding a Teacher When starting to learn the art and sport [...]

2023 Cyril McNiff Scholarship Deadline Approaching

Don’t forget to apply for the 2023 IDTANA Cyril McNiff Scholarship Program by January 15, 2023! Additional Information:


Southern Region Oireachtas Takes Place in Orlando

The final North America Oireachtas weekend is here! GOOD LUCK to all dancers at the Southern Region Oireachtas in Orlando!


Mid-Atlantic Oireachtas Takes Place in Philadelphia

GOOD LUCK to all dancers at the Mid-Atlantic Oireachtas in Philadelphia!


Mid-America Oireachtas Takes Place in Indianapolis

GOOD LUCK to all dancers taking the stage at the Mid-America Oireachtas in Indianapolis!