DUBLIN - February 25, 2011 - The Convention Centre Dublin announce today that tickets are now on sale for The Philippine Gala Concert with Lisa Elizalde Macuja - East meets West - at The CCD on 9th July, 2011.

In Ireland for the first time, Ballet Manila and the Philippines’ most admired ballerina Lisa Macuja-Elizalde will perform a spectacle of classical, contemporary, neo-classical Filipino ballets. The show highlights some of the company’s premiere works including excerpts from Romeo and Juliet; Arnis, a dance inspired by the Asian martial arts; Dulce, this ballroom suite revolves around a couple who fell in love, a very powerful piece that showcases various ballroom dances like cha-cha, samba, rumba, waltz and tango; Sotto Voce that astounds with furious non-stop pointe work and Philippine Ballet Manila’s modern piece for the 5th Helsinki and the 10th Moscow International Ballet Competition and the Nagoya International Ballet and Modern Dance Competition.

There will be a single performance at 7:30pm on 9th July, 2011. Tickets are priced at €48, €58, €68 and €78, and are available at www.tickets.ie