Féile an Phobail (The Community’s Festival), also known as the West Belfast Festival is a community arts organisation known for its August Féile (Festival).
The festival was established in 1988 as a direct response to the conflict in Northern Ireland.
It aims to celebrate the positive side of the community with an eclectic mix of arts, culture, language and sports events included in the celebrations.
The festival takes place on and around Falls Road in Belfast. This ten day festival presents a wide range of arts and cultural activities over the first two weeks in August, including music concerts, comedy, exhibitions, discussions and debates, youth events, literary events, dramas, family, out door and community events, street performances, carnival parade, international food...
Belsonic festival takes place in Belfast’s Custom House Square in Northern Ireland, the city’s premier outdoor space. The big sounds music festival features the best in international pop and rock.
US rock stalwarts Queens of the Stone Age, Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro and English singer, songwriter and rapper Example are among the lead acts. Headliners also include Imagine Dragons and Kodaline, with special guest Tom Odell. And if that wasn’t enough Little Matador, featuring Snow Patrol guitarist Nathan Connolly will also feature.