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Belfast Imbolc Festival to run online this week

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The evening’s events will kick off with a Brides Crosses workshop and an Imbolc awareness video

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Events this week will include a workshop, storytelling, art exhibition and concert as part of the Imbolc Festival run by Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich.

With people banned from meeting these days, a virtual multi – arts program is to be provided to celebrate the festival and the beginning of spring.

The evening’s events will begin with a Bride’s Crosses workshop and Imbolc awareness video and various events will take place throughout the week.

Róisín McDonough, Chief Executive of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, praised Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich ‘s work in providing cultural events for the public despite the pandemic.

“Arts and cultural groups such as the Cultúrlann were heartening during the pandemic,” McDonough said.

“They remind us that the arts are more than just a hobby of time. They show that creativity is still one of the most inspiring things these days. ”

The events will be featured on the Cultúrlann ‘s various social media platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram and Youtube.

The Cultúrlann’s Imbolc 2021 Program runs from January to March and the full program can be seen here.

 

Culturlann McAdam Ó Fiaich Imbolc Festival Schedule

01/02/21 12pm & 7pm Bride’s Crosswords Workshop 5pm Imbolc Awareness Video

02/02/21 3pm The Story of Imbolc by JJ Ó Dochartaigh

03/02/21 7pm February Books by Réaltán Ní Leannáin

04/02/21 3pm Imbolc Art by Adams Spark 7pm Official Opening of the ‘Aesthetic Distance’ Exhibition by Vera Ryklova

05/02/21 8:30 pm Imbolc Concert

06/02/21 & 07/02/21 11 am-1pm Intensive Irish course

 

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