EDIC Letterkenny: Culture Night

Event Information

Date: 16 Sep 2016
Time: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Europe Direct Centre: Letterkenny Library
Location: Central Library Letterkenny

Event Description

On 16th September EDIC Donegal and Gaeltacht celebratedCulture Night with  European intercultural events in EDIC Donegal & Gaeltacht, Central Library, Letterkenny.

EDIC manager made a presentation on EDIC in general and its role within the Donegal & Gaeltacht community. Information on EU priorities was also distributed to the audience.

This was followed by an evening of diverse European culture featuring the following 4 events:
The Donegal Polish community who entertained with Polish poetry and music featuring Polish folk group ‘The Hazels’.

Irish historical culture with poetry and drama by Pauric Gallagher who stood in for Andrew Galvin.

A celebration of the Irish language in music & song as Gaeilge with Club Amhránaíochta Ros Goill.

The evening was rounded off with Donegal culture with songs and conversation by Donegal singer/songwriter John McNutt.

This evening was a tremendous success and very popular with the Donegal community. The guests on the night included people who were visiting the area and came to see the diverse selection of entertainers. They were all given 9information on the Europe Direct centre as Donegal Television filmed part of the evening for broadcast.

Approximately 120 people enjoyed the evening.