Centenary of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm’s Fairy Tales

Europe Direct
Event Information

Date: 15 Jun 2012 until 24 Aug 2012
Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Europe Direct Centre: Ballinasloe Library
Location: Event Centre

Event Description

Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm were born in Germany and published the first volume of their Fairy tales/folklore stories entitled”Kinder-und Hausmarchen” or Children’s and Household Tales {Grimm’s Fairy Tales} in 1812.

Sometimes controversial and always in demand,they are instantly recognizable by both adults and children alike and stories such as Rapunzel,Hansel and Gretel,Cinderella and The Musicians of Bremen will always have a captive audience.

To celebrate the centenary,Grimms fairy tales will be read at a special session on Friday mornings throughout this Summer