Lord of Las Vegas; City Names Day in Flatley's Honour
Byline: DECLAN FAHY in Las Vegas
THEY celebrate Independence Day and Groundhog Day - now the Americans have declared Michael Flatley Day.
The Lord of the Dance has won the rare honour as a mark of respect from the Las Vegas audiences who have been swept off their feet by five years of his fast-tapping show.
To mark the occasion, the mayor and the Governor of Nevada made Flatley king for a day in the world's most glamourous city last Saturday night.
And Las Vegas gave him a party straight from the bottom of its billion dollar heart.
Singer Tom Jones and boxing hero Wayne McCullough mingled with Elvis impersonators and the city's top …
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Publication information: Article title: Lord of Las Vegas; City Names Day in Flatley's Honour. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Mirror (London, England). Publication date: October 14, 2003. Page number: 19. © 2009 MGN LTD. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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