Tuesday, 19 May 2009

Iniscealtra Festival of Arts, Mountshannon, 23rd May - 1st June

Iniscealtra Festival of ArtsThe Mountshannon Arts Festival is an annual festival held at various locations in and around the beautiful lakeside village of Mountshannon in County Clare. The fourteenth Iniscealtra Festival of Arts 2009 opens in Mountshannon with Visual Art Exhibitions on Saturday 23rd May. The official Opening Ceremony and night of music and celebration follows on Wednesday 27th May and the festival continues on through the Bank Holiday weekend, finishing on Monday 1st June. This years theme of Myths and Legends promises a varied and exciting programme including Music (traditional/classical/contemporary), Visual Arts exhibitions and talks, both local and international in collaboration with The Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) and The Burren School of Arts. Dance, Contemporary and Céilí, Film, Green Fair, Craft and Art activities and a variety of workshops open to all including Traditional/World music classes. Free outdoor lakeshore concerts, storytelling, puppetry, demonstrations and participatory activities for all the family. Main lakeside events take place over the Bank Holiday weekend. For more information contact Jim Grady tel:087 6968577, email: jamesbgrady@gmail.com, and see http://www.iniscealtra-artsfestival.org/

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