DU Dance (NI) Featured in Research Article

DU Dance (NI)’s ‘Heroes on the Hill’ project is the subject of an academic research article by Katharine Scrantom and Katrina McLaughlin. The aim of this study was to investigate the psychosocial benefits of the project as an example of a cross-community, intercultural dance programme for youth in Northern Ireland.

The study concludes that “Arts-based programmes like Heroes on the Hill should not be underestimated in their dynamic ability to address such complex issues; in fact, they must be considered crucial in promoting integration, diversity, and inclusion in Northern Ireland.”

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About ‘Heroes on the Hill’

‘Heroes on the Hill’ was an¬†intercultural dance and drumming project involving schools and community groups and delivered in partnership with STEP (South Tyrone Empowerment Project).

For more information about ‘Heroes on the Hill’ click here.