It's Friday and we've a great competition to set you up for the weekend - three pairs of tickets to give away to Swan Lake on Ice at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre on Tuesday, March 5. Get your skates on - the competition closes at 5pm!

Direct from a world tour, international ice dance sensation The Imperial Ice Stars are set to bring their dazzling production of Swan Lake on Ice to Dublin for the very first time. Thd spectacle opens at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in Dublin on Tuesday, March 5 for a limited run of only eight performances.

Over the last eight years, this award-winning troupe has performed over 2,000 shows in more than 23 countries across five continents, gaining a worldwide following and establishing an unrivalled reputation for their sophisticated portrayals of classic works. Their previous world tours (Cinderella on Ice, Sleeping Beauty on Ice, Swan Lake on Ice and The Nutcracker on Ice) have been greeted with nightly standing ovations and five-star reviews.


The Imperial Ice Stars have performed in some of the world’s most prestigious venues including London’s Royal Albert Hall and Sadler’s Wells, Singapore’s new Marina Bay Sands Grand Theatre, Montreal’s Place des Arts and Moscow’s Red Square. They last performed in the UK in May 2012, when they brought this award-winning production of Swan Lake on Ice to the Royal Albert Hall. Over 8,000 people experienced their creative and powerful story-telling through spectacular ice dance.

Now audiences at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in Dublin have the chance to experience this magical production and see the theatre’s stage transformed into an ice rink, for the first time since the venue opened in 2007.

The Imperial Ice Stars are renowned for marrying well-loved classical scores with breath-taking choreography and romantic narrative, creating a fusion of adrenaline-rich ice dancing and dramatic performance. Set to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent music, Swan Lake on Ice tells the timeless tale through mind-blowing high-speed leaps and throws, graceful and sublime ice dancing, awe-inspiring acrobatics, aerial gymnastics and spectacular visual effects.

To be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets to the opening night of the show, simply send your answer to the following question along with your name, address and phone number to tencompetitions@rte.ie by 5pm today, Friday March 1 2013. Please put Swan Lake in the subject line.

Who composed the music for Swan Lake?

A) Tchaikovsky
B) Bon Jovi
C) U2

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For more information on the show, or to buy tickets, check out www.bordgaisenergytheatre.ie or www.ticketmaster.ie