Féile an Phobail /West Belfast Festival

Belfast, United Kingdom
30 Jul 2015 -09 Aug 2015

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...

Notte della Taranta

Melpignano, Lecce, Italy
05 Aug 2014 -23 Aug 2014

Notte della Taranta aka ”The night of the Taranta” is the biggest festival in Italy and one of the most important folk culture events in Europe. It is held in Salento and is specifically aimed at preserving and valuing Salento traditional folk music and its contaminations with other music genres, from world music to rock, jazz and synphony music. The Festival’s grand finale is attended by more than one hundred thousand fans from all over Italy and across the globe, for a night dedicated to music and dance. The pre-concert is dedicated to the meeting of different cultures and traditions and to new musical innovations. The spectacular big concert and the folk orchestra ”The night of the Taranta” will be conducted by the Concertmaster, and will see the participation of national and...

Belsonic

Belfast, United Kingdom
15 Aug 2014 -22 Aug 2014

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. 

www.belsonic.com