Culture Night Nationwide Special


This special programme will see the premier of an RTÉ-commissioned film featuring an original contemporary dance piece from award-winning choreographer, Emma Martin (and her company, United Fall), featuring both professional dancers and diverse community dance groups, filmed in the State Apartments and Upper Courtyard of Dublin Castle. The piece will be accompanied by a specially commissioned arrangement of live traditional music inspired by O’Riada with vocals from Irish RnB artist, Soulé;

Also in the programme are five specially-produced local film projects showcasing a range of the cultural activities from across the country which celebrate diversity.

The films will spotlight:

RAMOR THEATRE “Barber of Belcoo”

A new site-specific work from Padraig McIntyre, specially-commissioned for Culture Night with writer John McManus and actor Brid Ni Neachtain in the wilds of Cavan Burren GeoPark.

CORK / MY GENERATION at The Glucksman

Young people from Cork’s migrant community workshop with artists in the Glucksman Gallery to create a large-scale public work (street art) which will be unveiled on Culture Night.

DUBLIN / RADE (Rehabilitation through Arts, Drama, and Education)

A behind-the-scenes film of RADE’s ticketed screening of their work (a musical comedy facilitated by composer Trevor Knight) on Culture Night, including conversations with participants about how filmmaking and involvement in the arts has been a lifeline.


Vera Klute demonstrates the process of creating a small-scale sculpture.


Amanda Coogan workshopping with the Dublin Theatre of the Deaf who will perform ‘Ode to Joy’ in sign as part of ‘When I’, a programme of newly commissioned works and performances.

Time: 7pm - 7.30pm

Genres: Dance / Film / Performance / Street Art / Theatre / Visual Art

Features: Family friendly

Website: http://www.rte.ie/culture

No Booking Required

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