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BSS News12. 3. 2018

Bernard’s Summer School 2018 – News

We have all BSS 2018 tutors confirmed. This year you will meet some new faces among our tutors – fiddle class will be led by Ultan O’Brien from County Clare (IRL), Robert Harvey (IRL), who was very popular among lilting students last year, will expand his tuition also to Irish flute classes. Guitarists might be… more

Aktuality BSS20. 10. 2017

BSS 2017 ve vašich ohlednutích

Jako každý rok, tak i letos jsme se snažili získat nějaké pohledy, názory, připomínky a návrhy na proběhlou letní školu. Požádali jsme každého účastníka formou emailu o pár vět, kterými vyjádří svůj názor na akci, kterou jsme letos organizovali již posedmnácté. Již dlouho se držíme při organizaci našich akcí hesla „Pochvala potěší ale z kritiky se… more

BSS News9. 5. 2017

Where the Celts come from and have lived for 3,000 years

The Celts were a group of tribal societies tied by similar language, religion and culture in Iron Age and Medieval Europe. Celtic culture began to develop as early as 1200 BC and spread through migration to the British Isles, France and other parts of Europe. “Celtic” refers to people descended from one of the current… more

BSS News2. 5. 2017

John Cullinane will come to BSS 2017

The magic number seven at the end of the number line representing this year marks an anniversary relating to Irish dancing in the Czech Republic, or in Czechoslovakia. We as the organisers of the Summer School have decided to commemorate this anniversary, not only on our website. In the course of the Summer School and… more

BSS News24. 3. 2017

Bernard’s Summer School 2017 – information will come soon

We know you are all awaiting information regarding this year summer school. We are working hard on putting it together for last months and cannot wait to share it with you soon. This year is going to be little different to previous years as there are several milestones to highlight in regard to Irish dance… more

BSS News21. 4. 2016

BSS2016 – programme has been published, registration system is open now

After the 1st of June deadline, we will immediately work on timetable. We will do our best to reflect on your registration forms and to accommodate everyone, especially those who register to more than one lesson per week. We may also update time of the supporting events after the 1st of June. And finally, I… more

BSS News22. 9. 2015

The DVD from the BSS Final evening 2015 can be ordered now

The cost is, as usual, CZK 200,- /€8 plus CZK 20 packing + shipping.

BSS News11. 8. 2015

BSS 2015 – Events

BSS News27. 7. 2015

Pilates in BSS 2015

 TUTOR Hana Kalousková Graduated in 2004 from Dance Center Prague o.p.s. – conservatoire, where she studied from 1996 – 2004. In 2011 she graduated from Academy of performing arts in Prague with a Master’s degree in arts. In the academic year 2008/2009 she attended Conservatoire National Supérieur Musique et Danse de Lyon in France. Currently… more

BSS News9. 6. 2015

Important changes at programm of BSS 2015

Regarding the rest of the classes, we recommend all applicants who have not paid their deposit yet (see registration and payment conditions in propositions) or haven’t arranged other payment possibility with the organiser, to do as soon as possible. Deposit for each selected class is required together with application form. Until the deposit is paid,… more

BSS News25. 5. 2015

Application form deadline Reminder!

Therefore we call all dancers and musicians who wish to take part in this year BSS and want to be part of the 15th anniversary of this event to wait no longer and send in your selection and make the BSS happen. Come to Prague in August and celebrate full week of Irish music, dance,… more

BSS News13. 4. 2015

BSS 2015 Flier

BSS 2015 flier background image display a part of the image of French painter Amédée Forestier (1854-1930) – La Gigue irlandais – published in December 1, 1894 for the first time. The image can be found in The National Library of Ireland collections. Upon our request, we have received an approval from this institution to… more

Irish – what, where, when?

1MarchErlangen 17th Irish Set Dance Weekend (Dance)
Germany, Erlangen, Redoutensaal
22MarchSpring Equinox Weekend (Dance)
England, Rotherwick Village Hall
Weekend will be from 22nd to 24th March. Workshop with Mairead Casey, Swallow's Tail Ceili Band, organizer Kevin and Carol Monaghan
26AprilSet dance Weekend in Prague (Music)
Prague, Theatre hall in Emauzy Abbey
Set Dance Weekend will from 26th to 28th April 2019. With Kevin and Carol Monaghan and Swallow's Tail Ceilí Band. Organisers - Sona Sól
6JulyWillie Clancy Summer School – 47th (Dance)
Ireland, Miltown Malbay
Willie Clancy SS will be from 6th to 14th July 2019
14September4th Irish Set dance Workshop (Music)
Germany, Augsburg, Pastoral centre, Ulmer Str. 195A
Event will be from 14th to 15th September with Andrea Forstner, music Attila & friends