Féile Nasca

Nasca Community Festival returns to Holywood between 9 and 17 March 2020 as our contribution to Seachtain na Gaeilge.

On Monday, 9 March at 7 p.m., in a Holywood Shared Town initiative, there will be a dance performance in the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum entitled “An Féileacán agus an Rí”. Based on Máire Zepf’s retelling of the myth of Mír and Éadaoin and choreagraphed by Ciara Kerr, the show will feature the illustrations of Shona Shirley Macdonald and performers from the Aisling School of Irish Dance. Tickets cost £5.80 including fees and are available at www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/an-feileacan-agus-an-ri-the-butterfly-and-the-king-tickets-93303975703?aff=ebdssbdestsearch.

On Tuesday, 10 March at 7 p.m., there will be a free English-language lecture by Réamonn Ó Ciaráin in Holywood Library entitled “Cúchulainn: imperishable reservoir of inspiration”.

On Friday, 13 March at 10.30 a.m. and again at 12 p.m., there will be a chance to experience another free bilingual storytelling session by children’s theatre company Ababú. This year, it’s the turn of “Cinnín Óir agus na Trí Bhéar / Goldilocks and the Three Bears”, which will be held in Holywood Nursery School.

The sean-nós dancing workshop with Tura Arutura in the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum planned for Saint Patrick’s Day has been CANCELLED because of the coronavirus.

Guthán / telephone: 9514 7236
R-phost / e-mail: zepf@hotmail.co.uk