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18th – 28th September 2014
From learning to fly like Fidget Feet, enjoying toe-tapping music, opening your mind with readings and theatre performances, to laughing out loud at comedy, the 37th Clifden Arts Festival promises an event to excite all tastes! Running from 18th – 28th of September 2014 with an unrivalled line-up of music, theatre, literature and art exhibitions. Prepare to delve into the artistic world!
Throughout the 10 day festival, visitors will see a wide array of talents, including musical performances from Jimmy McCarthy (18.09.14), Mícheál Ó Súílleabháin and Mel Mercier (19.09.14) Rob Strong & Band (19.09.14), The West Ocean String Quartet with Eimear Quinn (21.09.14), The Voice Squad and the Henry Girls (20.09.14) Jimmy Crowley and Stokers Lodge (22.09.14), Mike Denver will play with his band (24.09.14), The Catherine Hunka Trio (25.09.14), RTE Concert Orchestra (26.09.14), Cor Cois Cladaigh (27.09.14).
Perfectly placed in September for autumn and winter releases, the festival aims to shine a spotlight on the best of Irish Film, Television and New Media.
The festival will work closely with producers and broadcasters to bring the latest content in Irish cinema and television, in both Irish & English language to the programme. The goal is to engage with filmmakers by providing a platform for discussion regarding media, trends and finance options available.