10 cultural evenings are selected across the country

Cultural Night is back with great fanfare, with more than 1,000 events taking place across the country, on Friday, September 23.

Read all about RTÉ . Culture Night’s offerings over hereAnd, enjoy a selection of CN events across the country below.

Hand in Hand Choir Performance by Harmony Deaf, Ennis, Claire

Hand in tune is a deaf community choir with a mixture of deaf and hearing. The choir will perform songs that have been translated into Irish Sign Language and practiced by the choir. It will be a visual delight, with a variety of different songs to suit all tastes and ages. Their mission is to raise awareness of deafness and Irish Sign Language in a positive way, and to highlight the beautiful language and culture of the deaf community. The choral performances are emotionally and visually stimulating, opening minds to something new and exciting.

Writer Soad Eldar in conversation with Sue Devine, St Columbus Hall, Londonderry, Derry

An event for readers, writers, and everyone with an interest in human stories of culture and identity. Souad Aldara is a writer and data scientist based in Dublin. She was born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Syrian parents, and in 2003 she returned to Syria to study software engineering. After fleeing war in 2012, she lived in Egypt and the United States, before eventually settling in Ireland. In 2021, Souad was awarded a scholarship by the Technical Council of English Literature in Ireland. I don’t want to talk about home This is her first diary. Souad will have a conversation with Sue Devine, Derry-based author of the Carnegie Abbreviation guarding your heart And the And truth be told.

Cicada circus in action

Street Life, Cavan

Join us as we dominate the streets of Cavan City from 4pm to 9pm with some of the most amazing contemporary Irish circus and street theater companies on Culture Night 2022: ups and downs, incredible feats of human physical skills, sense of defiance of the absurd and some other headstrong. dolls. Five amazing performances that will make your jaw slip and make your eyes pop. Starring Cicada Circus, Korash Circus, Year-Man Dolls, Mr. H & Peignant Dazzling & Spectacular Fly, Circus, featuring Ireland’s most trained fleas!

West Wicklow Chamber Music Festival presents duo Bangers & Crash, The Avon, Blessington, Co. Wicklow

The first two free cultural night shows at The Avon feature two of Ireland’s best percussionists, Caitríona Frost and Paddy Nolan. Enjoy a celebration of party-fueled percussion prowess, with the perfect way to learn about the different instruments that make up the percussion family including the marimba, vibraphone, drums and tambourines. The concert will feature music by Elliott Cole, Philip Glass and Casey Kangelosi, as well as an original composition of Caytriona based on techniques typically found in traditional Irish music. (Please note that this event takes place in a weatherproof marquee).

Cork Printers – Dragon’s Tail Film installation with live music, Cork City

The premiere of Mary Britt’s new film Dragon’s TailPerformed with live straw girl music, it will be shown in a one-off special installation event on Wandesford Quay. The 10-minute film will be shown in an episode between 8pm and 9:30pm on the side of the building, and the musicians in straw girls’ costumes will be created specifically for Dragon’s TailNewly created audio-visual installations and prints will be made.

Dragon’s Tail

Dragon’s Tail is an epic folk legend. It explores how electromagnetic energy and cultural traditions relate to human health and other alien worlds. Filmed on a peninsula on the west coast of Ireland, this piece combines custom folk scenery and mesmerizing landscapes with dazzling statues, fire painting, and ethereal sound. Fact, fiction, and myth are merging into new cultural traditions. A series of prints produced by the artist during his stay at Cork Printmakers in 2022 will be on display at Cork Printmakers’ studio on the ground floor. (Please note that this happened outdoors).

An Evening with Cormac Begley, Liam Moonlay and Killarney Kerry

Cormac Begley, lead concertina player from West Kerry, and Liam Ó Maonlaí, multi-instrumentalist and singer of Hothouse Flowers fame meet for an evening of Irish culture at its best, performing live at Muckross Traditional Farms in Killarney.

Cormac Bigley

Ranelagh-Rathmines Quay History Walking Tour, Dublin

Have you ever heard of the gay brothel in Rathmines that threatened to bring down the British monarchy? Did you know there was a gay couple on Belgrave Road who fought for women’s suffrage, ran field hospitals during the 1916 uprising, and later founded an infant hospital? Or about the union that founded the first women’s publishing house in Ireland? And what about the quiet, lush park that used to be one of Dublin’s busiest gay spots? – Oh, the scandals that these streets can tell us. Join artist and archivist Han Tiernan on a walking tour of Ranelagh and Rathmines to learn about the hidden histories of quirky characters and the centuries-old spaces to make the area the colorful place it is today.

Interactive cooking show with Catherine Fulvio, Wicklow

Join celebrity Irish chef and Wicklow native Catherine Fulvio for a fun-filled interactive cooking show at Dunlavin. Growing up on a farm in Ireland, Catherine can truly appreciate the source of our everyday ingredients and actively thinks about the way our food is produced – on Culture Night, she’ll showcase a delicious new dish specially designed for this festive event.

Catherine Fullview

Galway Animation Festival Program Launched, Galway City

The Galway Cartoon Festival will present an event on Culture Night at the Galway Distillery featuring the opening of the exhibition moon cartoon And launch the 2022 Festival Program with cartoonists on hand for caricatures, live drawing sessions and a range of drawing materials for visitors to join in the fun! A lively night with guest cartoonists, illustrators, visual artists and animators from Ireland and the UK – get a cartoon, learn how to create a cartoon, and check out a preview of their exciting 2022 festival.

Black River for Herself: Exhibition, Cinematic Premiere and Live Music Show, Banaqer, Offaly

Local professional artists Sheila Hogg and Patrick Hogg will present an evening of artists’ films, paintings, music, and discussions on the theme of Offaly swamplands and their relationship to climate change and ecological collapse. In the middle of the evening, Patrick Hough’s last movie was shown black river for itselfDuring the reception for the premiere of Offaly – the artist will attend tonight to present the film and take questions from the audience. The evening will also feature an exhibition of modern swamp paintings by artist Sheila Hogg, whose work uses the swamp as a way of thinking through important groups of interests: modernization and ecology, gender, neocolonialism, nationalism, cultural memory and forgetfulness, and stalking. The evening concluded with the music of Boogh Bodies, a heavy folk group (often called “bog rock” or “droid rock”) formed by Irish singer-songwriter and anthropologist Dan Maher. Their high-energy, curved folk sound is inspired by Dan’s close study and appreciation of ancient culture, pulling songs from the ether during his visits to rock tombs and other ancient sites.

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Stop – A showcase of traveler culture through arts, crafts and film, Wexford

Wexford filmmakers Robert Tyrrell and Joanne Heffernan present a showcase of the traveler’s arts, crafts, and films. New from the Galway Film Fleadh premiere, the short documentary by Robert Terrell and Joan Heffernan, Stop, is a short documentary film about the daily life of the nomadic community of Enniscorthy. He will be accompanied by an hour-long program of short films on the culture of the traveler. Working with Enniscorthy’s local FDYS Traveler listing program This film screening will be accompanied by an exhibit of the travel community’s work from the region.

Fruit + Vegetable Market: Night Moves, Dublin

night movements It is a celebration of current club culture across generations in Dublin as we look to the future of clubs in the city. Located in Mary’s Lane’s historic fruit and vegetable market, Night Moves presents possibilities for late night economy rooted in the past and present, featuring diverse live DJ performances from the Irish electronic community, while providing time and space to develop ideas, through early team discussions Night is about promoting the inclusion and safety of Dublin’s nightlife in the future.

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