Outcome Grant Spring 2018

Architecture

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 2,000
LIGHT ARCHITECTURE 6/3/1: 3 films on 6 projects projected in 1 space. McCullough Mulvin Architects at UPV Valencia.
McCullough Mulvin have been invited to exhibit to a Spanish audience, extending the form and remit of the Culture Ireland supported exhibition in Porto, Portugal in Oct 2017.
The show runs for the month of May 2018 in the Architecture Faculty, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia.
SpainValencia2,000

Circus

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 6,500
Where: St Johns International Circus Fest, Newfoundland, Canada
Venue 1 : CLB
When: September 30th 2018.
Who & What: 2 performances of Hang On (Fidget Feet, FF)
CanadaNewfounderland5,000
Ansan Street Arts Festival
Cultural Square, Ansan, South Korea.
Presented by Ansan Cultural Foundation.
May 5-7th 2018
Korea, Republic ofAnsan, South Korea.1,500

Dance

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 18,750
United Fall will perform Girl Song at Noorderzon Performing Arts Festival in Groningen, Holland between 27th-30th August 2018.NetherlandsGroningen12,000
In the frame of the festival, we'll present for the second time the work of Oona Doherty. In 2017, she performed the solo "Lazarus and the Birds of Paradise". Her new creation, "Hard To Be Soft. A Belfast Prayer" for 15 dancers, is based on experiences and daily life of Belfast's inhabitants and will be presented on June the 9th and 10th in L'Embarcadère, Aubervilliers.FranceAubervilliers6,000
New solo work choreographed/ performed by award-winning Irish artist Liadain Herriott, to original score composed by Ian McDonnell aka Eomac, has been invited by Kalamata Dance Festival to premiere as part of their 24th festival edition. Liadain’s performance is programmed to take place on the evening of July 18th at Kalamata Central Square, Plateia Vassileos Georgiou, 24100 Kalamata, Greece.GreeceKalamata 750

Film

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 15,600
Presentation of Irish films by Irish Screen America , New York and Los Angeles, January - December 2018United StatesNew York, Los Angeles11,000
Every year, throughout 11 days, IndieLisboa International Film Festival offers the public an unique opportunity: to be able to see Portuguese and foreign films of all genres (fiction, documentary, animation, experimental films, including features and shorts), which could not be seen otherwise. The 15th IndieLisboa runs in Lisbon in May 2018 in the main cinema venues of LisbonPortugalLisbon1,600
4th Annual Irish American Movie Hooley, Gene Siskel Film Centre, Chicago, USA, 28 - 30 September 2018United StatesChicago1,500
The Tallinn Irish Film Festival with 2 days of Irish films during 20-21 of August 2018.EstoniaTallinn1,500

Literature

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 16,850
Danny Denton and Paul Lynch will present multiple events at the Sydney Writers' Festival in May 2018.AustraliaSydney4,000
The Trieste Joyce School is a leading international celebration of the works of James Joyce held in the city that was his home for more than a decade. It brings together the world's leading Joyce experts and a prestigious gathering of Irish writers and performers.ItalyTrieste3,000
[1] Reading from her work and commentary by Deirdre Madden at 35th Annual International Conference of IASIL Japan, 13-14 October 2018. [2] Reading from her work and commentary by Deirdre Madden at Waseda University on 15 October 2018. [3] Reading from her work and commentary by Deirdre Madden at Gakushuin University on 17 October 2018.
JapanTokyo2,000
I have been invited to do four poetry readings in New Mexico, USA in early June. Albuquerque-based poetry events organiser, Bill Nevins, has arranged readings for me in Angelfire, Taos, and Albuquerque, New Mexico, all of them at established poetry venues with ongoing poetry audiences. United StatesAngelfire, New Mexico, Taos, New Mexico , Albuquerque1,500
Expoesía is a poetic event carried out in the Spanish city of Soria every summer and organized by the Town Hall. The 2018 edition will be held from the 2nd to the 9th of August.SpainSoria1,400
Presentation of Joseph Woods' Monsoon Diary at Franschhoek Literary Festival, South Africa, 18 - 20 May 2018 South AfricaFranshhoek 1,200
My picture book ‘Ná Gabh ar Scoil!’ has been honours listed for Ireland by IBBY. It is one of 191 books chosen globally (and one of 2 chosen from Ireland) for this honour. A diploma is to be awarded to me at the IBBY World Congress in Athens in August 2018. I would love to attend the ceremony, receive the award in person and give a talk about my work to the congress. GreeceAthens800
From 4 to 9 September 2018 the SWA will organize the 33rd repetition of the Vilenica Festival. Vilenica will host prominent authors and guests from more than 20 European countries and beyond; among others 3 guests from Ireland: Éilís Ní Dhuibhne, writer, Tara O’Brien, Festival Manager of the Cúirt festival and John O’Brien, Director of Dalkey Archive Press (ZDA/Ireland).Slovenia, ItalyLjubljana, Koper, Celje, Sežana, Štanjel, Kočevje, Hrastnik, Lokev, Lipica, Vilenica cave, Trieste700
TradFest 2018 is a cultural and arts festival organised by the Embassy of Ireland to Belgium. Events will be held in Brussels and other locations in Belgium from 14 June to 16 June, 2018.BelgiumBrussels500
Ledbury Poetry Festival would like to welcome Doireann Ní Ghríofa to perform at the Festival between 5 - 14 July 2019. The event will be part of Versopolis, which involves poets from across Europe and will feature Doireann Ní Ghríofa because she is one of three poets proposed onto the Versopolis platform by Ledbury Poetry festival, the others being Vahni Capildeo and Jacob Polley. United KingdomLedbury500
Presentation of Nick Roche's work in Malmö and Helsingborg, Sweden, 1 - 2 June 2018SwedenMalmö and Helsingborg500
Reading by Eibhear Walshe of his work at Wellesley College and Center for Irish Studies in Boston College, October 2018United StatesBoston450
The POEMARIA International Poetry Festival, Vigo, Galicia, Spain.
June 29-30, July 1, 2018
SpainVigo300

Music

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 162,000
Oulu, Finland / 3-7 October, 2018 / organised by The Irish Music Society of Oulu / The Irish Festival of Oulu FinlandOulu10,000
Crash Ensemble performing at Music Now Festival, Cincinnati, Ohio USA, 28 - 29 April 2018
United StatesCincinnati8,500
Presentation of Irish Musicians. Wallis Bird and Mick Flannery at three Canadian folk festivals, 5 - 29 June 2018CanadaWinnipeg, Vancouver, Calgary8,000
JigJam touring the USA Summer 2018 headlining Festivals and Summer Concert Series across the US. United StatesTelluride, Littleton, Sweets Mill, Waterloo, Madison, LaCrosse, Chicago, Bangore, Las Vegas, Indianapolis, Orlando8,000
Trio Festivale undetaking US tour, 22 August - 8 September 2018United StatesMemphis, Knoxville, San Antonio, Houston, New Orleans, Tampa, Los Angeles, Lewisburg, New York7,500
Camerata Ireland and Barry Douglas have been invited to perform the Complete Beethoven Piano Concertos at NCPA, Mumbai, India. This will be the orchestra's first performance in India.IndiaMumbai6,500
Graffiti Classics will be presented at the 19th Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA), which will run from 1 to 6 May 2018. The Festival guarantees the largest, broadest and most influential audiences for arts and culture in Zimbabwe and in the region. HIFA runs for six days each year and presents the work of over 100 international and over 600 Zimbabwean artistsZimbabweHarare6,000
Connla are an Irish traditional band hailing from counties Armagh and Derry. Connla will be embarking on an extensive summer tour starting July 6 and concluding September 30. Travelling to the USA, Canada and France including performance and teaching. Connla will be taking part in some of the biggest Irish Festivals in the world such as Milwaukee Irish Fest and Syracuse Irish Festival.United States, FranceNew Bedford, Westminster, Gettysburg, Randolf, Syracuse, Milwaukee, Grass Valley, East Durham, Fort Bragg, St Lancaster, Chicago, Sykesville, Normandie Festival6,000
Socks in The Frying Pan touring USA for their Summer season including headlining some of the top Festivals across the Americas!United StatesDayton, Waterloo, Thermopolis, Winfield6,000
Tour of Canada of A Grand Time on the Cape Shore, Newfoundland & Labrador Folk Festival, Branch and St. John's, 2 - 6 August 2018CanadaSt. Johns, St. John's, Branch6,000
We have a commitment from 11 Irish traditional musicians to perform in various locations in Estonia from 11- 22 August. The tour is called Éire-Eesti 1988-2018. This application seeks funding for travel and accommodation for the 11 Irish musicians.EstoniaKasmu, Tartu, Viljandi, Kuressaare, Saaremaa, Kopu, Tallinn5,500
The project is a 7 day tour of Canada from August 7 - 13 2018 covering major cities, Calgary and Edmonton. It is presented by The Mairtin O'Connor Trio, The Mairtin O'Connor Trio is; Mairtin O'Connor, Cathal Hayden and Seamie O'Dowd. They will be joined on tour by special guest - singer Iarla O Lionaird.CanadaCalgary , Edmonton5,000
European tour by Walking On Cars, UK, Belgium, France, Netherlands, Germany, June - August 2018United Kingdom, Belgium, France, Netherlands, GermanyNewport, Werchter, Glasgow, Paris, Biddinghuizen, Berlin5,000
10 piece Salsa-Trad band, Baile An Salsa, to play confirmed shows in Topeka, Kansas City, Chicago, Des Moines, Minneapolis.United StatesTopeka, Kansas City, Chicago, Des Moines, Minneapolis5,000
We Banjo 3 to tour the US & Canada June to September 2018 including Bluegrass and Folk Festivals and the Celtic/Irish Festival circuitUnited States, CanadaOwensboro, Reno, Pasadena, Oakbank, Chicago, Dayton, Frankfort, Dublin, St Paul, Keene, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Pagosa Springs5,000
Canadian Festival Tour by GOITSE, Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, Canada, 25 July - 20 August 2018 CanadaMargaretsville, Huntsville, Owen Sound, Midland, Riverview, Summerside, Mount Stewart, Canso, Goderich5,000
Presentation of Irish musicians at "EIRE!" La Festa dei Suoni d'Irlanda, Bondeno, Italy, 24th - 26th August 2018ItalyBondeno5,000
Newfoundland the Band performing at The Gathering and Writers at Woody Point and Arts & Cultural Theatre, Labrador, Canada 12 - 27 August 2018CanadaWoody Point/Burlington/Cornerbrook, Newfoundland5,000
This is a tour of the South West US by Dublin roots musical group I Draw Slow. We will be touring Montana, Utah Colorado and New Mexico from the 12th-29th JulyUnited StatesButte, taos, Gunnison, Santa Fe, Albuqureque,, Leadville, Lyons4,000
Presentation of Irish musicians at Celti'Cimes festival, Albiez-Montrond, France, 21 - 27 July 2018
FranceAlbiez-Montrond, Albiez-Le-Jeune3,500
Tour of the East Coast by Fidelio Trio, USA, 21 - 26 July 2018United StatesBrandon, Keene, Salem3,000
Series of cancerts by Tadhg Ó Meachair, Dave Curley & Joanna Hyde, USA, 29 May - 22 June 2018United StatesFlagstaff, Grand Haven, Denver, Montrose, Tucson, Cottonwood, Phoenix, Indianapolis, Bloomington, Cincinnatti, Chicago, Flossmoor3,000
Feile Seamus Creagh is a festival of traditional music, song and dance presented by the Irish Newfoundland Traditional Music Foundation in Newfoundland, Canada in September 2018. It will feature performers from Ireland and Newfoundland and highlights the traditional music of both places, particularly through the connection with the late Irish fiddle master and singer Seamus Creagh.CanadaSt. John's, Bay Bulls, Ferryland, Freshwater3,000
The Quiet Tree traditional music, puppetry, and storytelling production for young audiences (aged 3+) is being presented at Cross Culture Festival (Festival Skrzyżowanie Kultur) in Warsaw, Poland, in partnership with Stołeczna Estrada, a Cultural Institution of Poland's capital city. Dates: between 16-17 September 2018 PolandWarsaw3,000
Tour by Cúig of USA summer festivals, 9 August - 18 September 2018United StatesLa Crosse, Milwaukee , Peoria, Syracuse , Muskegon3,000
Seo Linn US Tour - 1/8/18 - 20/8/18

3rd - 5th August we will be performing for:
Iowa Irish Fest
Waterloo, IA
5 shows over 3 days including Main Stage performance..

16th - 19th August we will be perfoming at:
Milwaukee Irish Festival
Milwaukee, WI
7 shows over 4 days including Main Stage performance.
United StatesWaterloo, Milwaukee2,500
BackWest Maiden Voyage Tour of the US, Chicago and the east coast 25 May - 3 June 2018United StatesOak Forest, Canton, Somerville2,500
Camerata Kilkenny performing 'Heaven's Door' - Bach Arias and Swedish Folk Hymns in Italy and Switzerland, 31 August - 5 September 2018Italy, SwitzerlandMagnano,, Stammheim2,000
Ceol Aneas is New Zealand's premier Irish music festival and workshops. It is held every year on the first weekend of June in Nelson and has been running for 17 years. Every year we invite musicians of note from Ireland to tutor and perform at our festival.New ZealandNelson2,000
Rozhybkosti festival is a major interactive event celebrating traditional arts. Ireland is being offered a unique opportunity to participate in cross cultural exchange of folklore between Irish artists and Central European artists.
Red Cow Lane are the only ones from western Europe invited to the event and would present Irish culture in performances and workshops during the whole festival.
2,000
Boxwood Canada 2018; our 23rd annual festival and workshop in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia July 22-28, 2018 presented by the Boxwood Festival SocietyCanadaLunenburg2,000
The second edition of Polska Éire Festival in Poland is planned to take place in Ruda Śląska (Silesia Voivodship) between the 24th and 26th of August 2018. It is organised by Polish-Irish Educational Association (PIEA) in cooperation with local partners.PolandRuda Śląska1,500
New York X2
Long Island
New Jersey
Boston
Philadelphia
Washington DC
Baltimore
West Chester
Connecticut
Asbury Park
United StatesNew York , Towaco, Long Island , Chicago , Boston , Philadelphia, Washington DC , Baltimore , West Chester , New Haven , Asbury Park 1,500
The proposal involves a September 8th 2018 performance by traditional band Téada at Abruzzo Irish Festival - the largest Irish music festival in southern Italy.ItalyNotaresco, Abruzzo1,500
Presentation of Oisín MacDiarmada, Samantha Harvey and Seamus Begley at Catalunya Celta, Spain, 6 - 8 July 2018SpainBagà, near Barcelona1,200
Artists involved: Andy Irvine and Donal Lunny.
Date: June 23, 2018 at 9,15 pm.
Venue: Cortile del Municipio, CRESSA - Novara (Italy).
opening act: Ray Heffernan.
This concert is part of UN PAESE A SEI CORDE festival program that will be entirely presented during a press conference at the beginning of June 2018
ItalyCressa1,200
Gerry O’Connor, fiddle player, will present his Solo US Tour – Coast to Coast, a series of concerts, lectures and workshops on both West and East coasts of USA throughout May 2018. Venues will range from third level colleges to arts venues and house concerts. In each of the different regions, Gerry will be accompanied in concert by a different US-based professional guitarist. United StatesAtlanta, Del Mar, Los Angeles, San Juan Capistrano, Pomona, Berkeley, Monroe, Tualatin, Olympia, Chatham, Cranston, Kennabunk1,200
Presentation by Association of Irish Composers at lCSM World Music Days Festival and General Assembly, Beijing, China, 19 - 26 May 2018ChinaBeijing1,000
United Islands of Prague is the biggest open-air international multi-genre music festival, which was held annually since 2004 on Vltava river islands in the city centre. Since 2017 is moving to different Prague districts to enrich other places. During the last years, it attracted more than 50.000 visitors that enjoyed wide range of new rising talents from the Czech Republic and all over the world.Czech RepublicPrague1,000
Yn Chruinnaght Celtic Gathering have booked Irish band Altan for the final night concert on Saturday 14th July. The festival (11-15 July) is based in Peel in the Isle of Man and the concert with Altan will take place in the Centenary Centre, Peel.United KingdomISLE OF MAN900
Performances by Amy Gillen at Sir James Galway International Flute Festival, Weggis, Switzerland, 20 - 29 July 2018SwitzerlandWeggis850
Presentation of Karen Power’s new large-scale piece voices from hidden places at ZMB Festival, Berlin, Germany, 20 - 23 September 2018GermanyBerlin650
I have been invited to compose music for an event in Venice, Italy.
The project is a concert being hosted by Associazione Culturale Musica Venezia in the context of
Art Night Venezia, that takes place on the 23rd of June 2018. Our project is a concert of new music for
pipe organ and electronics, it takes place in the Basilica of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice.
ItalyVenice500
Presentation by Association of Irish Composers at soundSCAPE, Cesena, Italy, 8 - 21 July 2018ItalyCesena500

Theatre

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 98,900
Tour of Hamnet and Lippy to Brisbane, Australia, Boston, USA and Wuzhen, China, 3 September - 20 October 2018Australia, United States, ChinaBrisbane, Boston, Tongxiang75,000
Australian tour of Eggsistentialism including Sydney Fringe Festival and Melbourne Fringe Festival, 11 - 30 September 2018AustraliaSydney, Melbourne9,300
Breach & Quinn's music-theatre show SCORE at Georgetown Festival, Penang, Malaysia on 25th & 26th of August 2018.
MalaysiaGeorge Town4,500
Vderdant Productions has been invited by Pemberley Productions (US) to produce Private Peaceful by Michael Moorpurgo on tour in the US in 2018. The tour will be to 4 cities in the US. A new production of the play was produced in Ireland in 2017 with Shane O'Regan playing the role of Tommo.United StatesNew York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Austin4,500
Presentation of The Humours of Bandon by Margaret McAuliffe in Victoria, BC, Canada, 9 - 11 May 2018CanadaVictoria4,000
A production of the New York premiere of Marina Carr's WOMAN AND SCARECROW directed by Ciaran O'Reilly at the W. Scott McLucas/Irish Repertory Theatre, New York, May - June, 2018United StatesNew York City1,600

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 88,850
Kennedy Browne: The Special Relationship is the first museum exhibition in the US of artwork by Kennedy Browne, the collaboration of Dublin based Irish artists Gareth Kennedy and Sarah Browne. It is organized by Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and curated by Amy L. Powell. The exhibition will be on view October 4 through December 21, 2018.United StatesChampaign10,000
Exhibition by EUCIDA of Land/Sea/Sky,including John Gerrard and Alan Butler,in France and Lativa, 19 May - 29 June 2018LatviaRézeknes7,000
Presentation by Aideen Barry of A pert de vue / As far as the eye can see /tan lejos como el ojo pueda ver, solo show in Galeria Concreta, Santiago, Chile 19 November - 22 December 2018ChileSantiago7,000
Presentation of group exhibition, The London Figure, curated by artist Kevin Francis Gray, at Andersen's Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark, 11 May - 30 June 2018DenmarkCopenhagen6,500
A solo exhibition at the Henry Moore Institute of new artworks by Irish artist Sean Lynch, as part of the inaugural Yorkshire Sculpture International, a partnership between Henry Moore Institute, Hepworth Wakefield, Yorkshire Sculpture Park and Leeds Art Gallery, from 22 June - 29 September 2019United KingdomLeeds5,000
Gibbons & Nicholas will present works by Anita Groener, Dragana Jurisic & Marty Kelly at Seattle Art Fair, Washington from August 2nd - 5th 2018United StatesSeattle5,000
Gibbons & Nicholas present an exhibition of works by Anita Groener, Dragana Jurisic and Marty Kelly at Volta 14, Basel from June 11 - 16 2018SwitzerlandBasel5,000
Green On Red Gallery will present the work of Irish artist's Alan Butler, Caroline MCarthy and Ramon Kassam exposing them to a wide breadth of the international audience present at VOLTA, Basel.

VOLTA14 // JUNE 11–16, 2018
BASEL’S ART FAIR FOR NEW INTERNATIONAL POSITIONS
SwitzerlandBasel5,000
At the 23rd edition of LISTE Art Fair 2018, mother’s tankstation will exhibit a two person presentation of artworks by Áine McBride and Noel McKenna. SwitzerlandBasel5,000
Yale Union, a contemporary art center in Portland, Oregon will present a solo exhibition of newly commissioned work by Irish artist Cathy Wilkes from July 15–September 16, 2018.United StatesPortland5,000
Beyond The Horizon presents the work of the International Environment Art Exhibition Group: Nine Dragon Heads who I have worked with before, in Sao Paulo Brazil in August-September 2018 and the 1St International Environmental Art Exhibition Korea in September-October 2018BrazilSao Paulo , Belem and Rio in Brazil and Ansan City in Korea.3,500
Presentation of Irish artists at "You are here" in Begard, France, July - September 2018FranceBegard 3,000
Exhibition of Eileen MacDonagh's sculptures at Celje, Špitalska kapela / Spital Chapel in June 2018 and Grad Negova / Negova Castle, Slovenia, July to October 2018



SloveniaCelje, Negova3,000
Irish artists from Bbeyond present works of performance art as part of Transaction II, The Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston, USA, 22 - 24 September 2018United StatesBoston2,750
What? Platforms Project 2018

Who? Platforms Project 2018 is directed by Artemis Potamianou and Michalis Argyrou.

Where? Nikos Kessanlis Exhibition Venue, Athens School of Fine Arts, 256 Pireos Street, Athens, Greece.

When? 17-20 May 2018.



GreeceAthens2,500
Sean Lynch presenting at Primo De Donna Artist Book Collection screenings, exhibition and live and broadcast public programme at Mahler and Lewitt Studios, Spoleto, Italy, September 2018ItalySpoleto 2,500
This project "Twenty Proposition" is an exhibition and related outdoor cinema program. It take place at the Salzburger Kunstverein between July 20th and September 23rd, 2018. The program is curated by Seamus Kealy with several co-curators.AustriaSalzburg2,500
European Cultural Centre, Palazzo Bembo, Palazzo Mora and Giardini Marinaressa, Venice

26th May to November 25th 2018

GAA Foundation & European Culture Centre
Time-Space-Existence Venice Biennale 2018
ItalyVenice2,000
A solo exhibition by visual artist Alannah Robins entitled ‘Sehnsucht’ at Galleria Lapinlahti in Helsinki, Finland for three weeks in May 2018.
The body of work will explore themes of displacement and longing in the context of today’s mass migrations, using 18th century poetry as a point of departure.
FinlandHelsinki1,800
Presenting work in a two person exhibition: 16.09. 18 -21.10.18
at Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus in Schwandorf Germany curated by Andrea Lamest,
Anton Kirchmair is the second artist.
GermanySchwandorf1,200
An exhibition of artworks by Adam Fearon held in Harbinger Gallery in Iceland, curated by John Holten invited by Guðrún Benónýsdóttir as part of a series of exhibitions that explore the links between art and publishing. IcelandReykjavík1,200
producing a new collaborative work and present it in the Pennsylvania Academy of the fine arts in Philadelphia in May 2007United States1,200
Presentation of works by Damien Flood in a three person show in Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Cologne, Germany, 5 July - 18 August 2018GermanyCologne1,200

Multidisciplinary

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 22,700
Presentation of Focus Irlanda by Irish Street Artists, Circus and Spectacle Network at Festival Mirabilia, Savigliano, Fossano and Busca, Italy, June 2018ItalySavigliano, Fossano and Busca6,500
WHAT: Irish Arts & Writers Festival
WHO: Irish Culture Bay Area
WHERE: Los Gatos, with additional events at Santa Clara, San Francisco, Berkeley, Moraga. All venues are located in the San Francisco Bay Area, California
WHEN: October 11-14, 2018
United StatesSaratoga/Los Gatos, Los Gatos, San Francisco, Moraga, Santa Clara, Berkeley6,000
Creative Connexions: Sitges Live, An Irish Arts Festival in Sitges, Barcelona, is a four-day, multi-venue showcase of Irish culture. It is delivered by internationally recognised Irish musicians, writers, poets, artists, composers and performers through concerts, readings, lectures, exhibitions, collaborations, masterclasses, workshops and performances.SpainSitges, Barcelona, Sitges5,000
Presentation of Paul Muldoon, Lisa Dwan, Horslips, Ruth Smith and Colm Toibin at Irish Wings, 5 - 6 July 2018GreeceLoggos, Paxos, Greece2,000
The annual World Puppet Carnival is the centrepiece of the international puppetry circuits year. In 2018 it is happening 12-19 August in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

Following acclaimed performances in Kiev, Borneo, Lodz, Bangkok and Delhi, 'Yourmans Puppets' - a professional ensemble based in the West of Ireland - have been invited to headline the event.
Russian FederationYekaterinburg1,700
Irish artists performing in “Creating gods” 6.-9.September 2018 at St. Nicholas' Church, Tallinn Estonia



EstoniaTallinn1,500

Total for Spring 2018: €432,150