Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Earagail Arts Festival 2014

The Earagail Arts Festival is a venue-based music and arts festival with eclectic and alternative music, visual arts, circus and theatre programmes alongside spoken word, film, family and children centred events. The festival brings inspiring performers to this captivating European frontier, showcasing artists from the area and providing opportunities for cultural exchange. EAF employs a range of venues from purpose built theatres and galleries, to village halls and outdoor venues created for the occasion, serviced by professional technical crew and production management. The level of genuine positive feedback from artists and audiences alike is testament to the festivals belief in ensuring the best quality experience for everyone.

Today saw the launch of the 2014 Earagail Arts Festival in Letterkennys An Grianan Theatre. A host of sponsors, funders and representatives from various groups attended the launch earlier this morning. Fidgit Feet Aerial Company gave an outdoor performance at 11am. As always they were spectacular. Music was provided by Paul Harrigan and musicians and Hughie McClean's Show band.
The EAF theatre staff were dressed in vintage attire representing the new drama due to be performed during the festival, The Fiesta. The Fiesta is remembering The Fiesta ballroom which was based in Letterkenny in days gone by!
This years festival runs from 12-26th July. Pick up a brochure now and see just what a jam packed festival it is gearing up to be. There's something for all the family and many events are free. Make your summer memorable in Donegal with Earagail Arts Festival!
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