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Welcome to the World Irish Dance Association

The World Irish Dance Association (W.I.D.A.) is a young organisation set up to promote and develop Irish Dancing for today's business arena.

Based in mainland Europe, W.I.D.A. organises workshops, competitions and examinations to aid in the promotion of an interest and the development of a standard in Irish Dancing.

A prior knowledge or experience of Irish Dance is not necessary to become a certified W.I.D.A. dance teacher or adjudicator as few people on the European mainland grew up having the opportunity to know about Irelands national dance style.

An examination programme and schedule has been developed to encourage those with an interest in Irish Dance to become certified teachers and adjudicators with W.I.D.A. Candidates will be able to go at their own pace and develop their knowledge and skill without the pressure of deadlines and will be able to be fully certified when they are ready to complete the examination process.

W.I.D.A. will also where possible promote the language, music and culture of Ireland in appropriate settings and also encourage all students and teachers to participate in culture programmes which will be offered by W.I.D.A.

If you are interested in learning more about W.I.D.A. or in becoming a member please fill out the contact form you find on the left and we will reply to your request as soon as possible.