Friday 20 September 2019 marked the fourteenth annual Culture Night, the all-island celebration of arts, heritage and culture. On this day, arts organisations, venues and public spaces across Ireland opened their doors to host a programme of free late-night entertainment, events and performances, where many of our Music Generation partnerships once again joined in the festivities.
Music Generation Carlow’s talented young musicians from the Mouthbox, BoomBrasstic and ReelIG ensembles showcased varied performances including singing, wind, brass and percussion and trad in Carlow Town Hall.
Cork City joined a jam-packed line-up, presenting free rap and Gamelon workshops and seisiúns across a range of locations in Knocknaheeny, Hollyhill Library and Parnell Place bus station.
Music Generation dlr and Mobile Music Machine teamed up for’Sounds of Autumn,' a family-friendly concert in the LexIcon Library. Meanwhile, Blackrock Library celebrated its first Culture Day with music in the morning and afternoon.
A full evening of activity kicked off in Mayo with performances by the Music Generation Mayo Uilleann Pipers and Music Generation Mayo Harp Ensemble in Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board.
Wherever you were, we hope you had the opportunity to experience Culture Night and all it had to offer! For more information about the full programme in all counties visit CultureNight.ie