Youth Arts celebration for Culture Night at Dance Limerick/John's Square

Tuesday, 25 August, 2015 - 17:24

Come and join us in the heart of Limerick’s Cultural Quarter for a feast of music, dance, film and poetry on Culture Night 2015!

Dance Limerick, in association with the BA in Voice & Dance at UL, Music Generation, Fresh Film Festival, Scoil Ui Ruairc, County Limerick Youth Choir, Paddy Mulcahy, Stanzas and a host of others, will celebrate Culture Night with an imaginative showcase of some of our finest young artists.

If last year is any indication, you won’t want to miss this great night!

5.30pm-9pm (ongoing):
Fresh Film Festival screens award-winning short films by filmmakers aged 7-18yrs.

5.30pm:
Irish dance ensembles will be performed by Scoil Ui Ruairc, a dance school which has been active in Limerick city since 1929.

6.00pm:
Limerick Youth Dance perform live excerpts from their film Stoixeia / Elements.

6.15pm:
Young dancers from the BA in Voice & Dance at UL will perform new choreography by Lisa McLoughlin.

6.30pm:
Make, with Fresh Film Festival: Come along and we'll make Vines with you using the Vine mobile app*.

7.00pm:
County Limerick Youth Choir will perform a programme of choral music spanning genres and centuries.

7.30pm:
Music Generation showcase the talents of young songwriters, rappers and musicians from across the city performing their own works.

8.00pm:
Music Generation - The teens

8.30pm:
Paddy Mulcahy - Composer & Producer

9.00pm:
Stanzas take their extraordinary brand of performance poetry out into the night as a fitting finale to the evening's celebrations.

*In an exciting new addition this year, Fresh Film Festival invites young people to make 6 second films based on the theme 'Youth Culture', to be screened on Culture Night. Submit your Vines by tagging your Vine #freshfilmfestival #culturenightlimerick

Announcements

Dance Gift Vouchers
Work-in-progress sharing with Evangelia Kolyra
Dance Classes for Adults
Dance Clubs for Young People

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Dance Limerick exists to support the development of professional dance artists within the Limerick region and beyond.

Through a combination of performance platforms, residency opportunities, master classes, talks and lectures, Dance Limerick will advocate for artistic dialogue and exchange. In collaboration with dance artists across a range of practices, Dance Limerick will promote the creation of new and innovative work and will devise programmes of access, engagement and participation for the wider public.

Based at the premises of the former Daghdha Dance Company, Dance Limerick houses offices and a fully equipped studio space along with a separate performance venue known as the Daghda Space

Further information about facilities and opportunities for professional dance artists available from Jenny Traynor at
jenny@dancelimerick.ie