The Ryder Cup - Opening Ceremony (2006)

Producer: Julian Erskine
Director: Rupert Murray
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The Ryder Cup Opening Ceremony was held at the K Club in County Kildare on the 21st of September 2006.

As well as introducing the teams and a welcoming speech by the President of Ireland, Mary McAleese,  the ceremony featured spectacular entertainment from a collaboration of Els Comediants from Barcelona, Coiscéim Dance Theatre from Dublin and Mac Teo from Galway. Specially commissioned music was performed by Donal Lunny and band with orchestra and choir.

The Show Commences


The Giant Golfball opens to reveal ...


The Orchestra and Choir against a backdrop of the USA & Europe