Galway 2020 - European Capital of Culture

From a celebration of sheep to tightrope walking, Galway 2020 promises to deliver thrills and excitement during 2020. Galway’s theme is “Making Waves – Landscape, Language and Migration” and the programme includes more than 50 projects, including special events from Galway stalwarts Macnas, Druid, Galway International Arts Festival, Galway Film Fleadh, and Music for Galway as well as many community based projects. Galway 2020 will bring the city and county an unprecedented focus at local, national and international level. It will allow Galway and Ireland as a whole to put our best cultural foot forward and promote the best of Irish creativity.

News

There is so much happening here at Galway 2020. Keep up to date with all the news & updates here

Events

Lots of events will be happening as part of Galway 2020 in the making. Find out more & get involved in the upcoming events & activities

Visions

The people of Galway, Ireland and across the world shared their visions and ideas for Galway 2020 which helped to inform the bid.

Community

A Sustainable Cultural Ecosystem

Bianca Pereira

Safe Haven

Embrace Irish Language

Jimmy McHale

Communal Creative Space

Sarah Doherty

Community

A Sustainable Cultural Ecosystem

Bianca Pereira

Safe Haven

Embrace Irish Language

Jimmy McHale

Communal Creative Space

Sarah Doherty

Project Ideas

Just some of the project ideas that came through the bid process. Be inspired and get involved!

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