Oireachtas na Samhna 2020

Príomhfhéile Náisiúnta na nGael
DATE Samhain / November
LOCATION Bóthar na Trá / Salthill

Galway 2020 will host the Oireachtas na Samhna festival, Ireland’s premier arts and culture Irish language extravaganza, in the European Capital of Culture at Samhain 2020.

This annual festival features events to interest and enthral the young and the young at heart, showcasing the best of sean-nós (traditional old style) performing arts – sean-nós singing, sean-nós dancing, instrumental music, story-telling, lúibíní, agallaimh beirte (traditional dialogue in rhyme as Gaeilge) and much more.

The festival programme includes formal and informal music and singing sessions, competitions, exhibitions, seminars, drama and a host of fringe events.

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