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Irish Catalan Cultural Long Weekend

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Start Date: October 23, 2014
End Date: October 26, 2014
Time: 10:00 am to 11:59 am

Email: info@creative-connexions.eu

Location: Sitges

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Sitges Performers &

Overview of Calendar of Events

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Download the full programme here and festival map here. Performers profiles can be accessed from links on left of this page. Travel & accommodation info/deals available here

Sitges Irish Catalan Event 2014 Map
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Sitges Festival Ticket Outlets:
L’Avinyet, C/Jesús 12, Sitges
Bonita Bonita, Carrer Major 17, 08870, Sitges

This event is produced by Artscope, Ireland

Thursday October 23rd

 Time  Event  Venue  Cost
 10.00pm Creative Connexions Meet & Greet

Join participants, visitors and festival supporters for an informal Creative Connexions welcome!

Casablanca, c/Pau Barrabeig 5  FREE

Friday October 24th

 Time  Event  Venue  Cost
Daily/Various times Sitges Sessions

Informal music sessions in bars throughout Sitges, come along and enjoy, or take part!
Traditional

Musicians welcome. Please check session map for times & venues FREE
7.30pm (open daily during festival) Jon Berkeley Exhibition & Festival Launch
Multimedia
Galeria Àgora 3 FREE

 

 9.30pm Kaleidoscope Gig

Colm Keegan, Xavi Rota, Desi Wilkinson, Donal O’Connor, Mossie Martin, Bernard Flaherty, Fionnán Mac Gabhann, Francesc Sans & Corrandes són Corrandes (Christian Simelio, Gerard Diaz & Anaís Falcó).

A kaleidoscopic night showcasing the best of Irish and Catalan music, poetry, song and dance performed by Creative Connexions festival participants.
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Bonita Bonita  €5
11.00pm till late Late Night Festival Club @ Casablanca
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Casablanca, c/Pau Barrabeig 5 FREE

 

Saturday October 25th

 Time  Event  Venue  Cost
During gallery opening hours Jon Berkeley Exhibition

Will run daily throughout the festival
Multimedia

Galeria Àgora 3 FREE
Various times Sitges Sessions

Informal music sessions in bars throughout Sitges, come along and enjoy, or take part!

Traditional

Musicians welcome. Please check session map for times & venues FREE
10.30am Creative Writing Workshops

Adult session with Katie Donovan & Teenage session with Colm Keegan
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Hotel Romàntic Adults €10 Teenagers €8 booking recommended: info@creative-connexions.eu
11.00am Family Events

– Irish and Catalan Dance Workshop, learn an Irish & Catalan dance in this in this fun-filled workshop with Jim Monaghan (Ireland) & La Agrupacio de Balls Populars de Sitges.

– Informal Irish Bodhran and Catalan Gralla Workshop
Young Traditional

Mont Roig FREE
 

 

12.00 noon

 

 

1.00pm

Creative Connexions @ Museu Romàntic

Irish/Catalan Folk Music Discussion & Concert

Ellen Cranitch, Fionnan Mac Gabhann, Angel Laguna, Cumann na nÓg, Minairons and special guest Denise Kelly (harp)

First Irish : First Catalan

Nacho de Castro, C. A. Devine, Jacqueline Hurtley, Colm Keegan, Arnau Martorell, presented by JR Armadàs
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Museu Romàntic €5.00 for 2 events
5.00pm Young Musicians Platform

Craobh Phiarais
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Palau de Maricel FREE
7.00pm A Celebration of the Poetry of W.B.Yeats – through reading, music and song.

Jacqueline Hurtley, Katie Donovan, Geraldine Plunkett, Denise Kelly, Ellen Cranitch, Fionnán Mac Gabhann, Francesc Sans & Sitges Canta!

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Palau de Maricel €10.00
9.30pm Liam Ó Maonlaí in Concert with special guest Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill

supported by TraDITum

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Palau de Maricel €12.00
11.00pm till late Late Night Festival Club @ Casablanca
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Casablanca,
C/ Pau Barrabeig, 5
FREE

Sunday October 26th

 Time  Event  Venue  Cost
During gallery opening times Jon Berkeley Exhibition

Will run daily throughout the festival
Multimedia

Galeria Àgora 3 FREE
Various times Sitges Sessions

Informal music sessions in bars throughout Sitges, come along and enjoy, or take part!

Traditional

Musicians welcome. Please check session map for times & venues FREE
12.00 noon Catalan Ceilí – A Music and Dance Spectacle

Traditional Young

Mont Roig FREE
 12.30pm Poetry Corner : Poems Old and New

Katie Donovan, August Bover & special guest readers

Join a host of Irish and Catalan poets and supporters of poetry for a reading of their favourite old and new poems. Enjoy a glass of cava and entertainment by some of the festival musicians, and special guest Eulàlia Ara (soprano and cello).
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 Bonita Bonita €5
5.30pm Publishing Poetry Today in Ireland & Catalonia – Found in Translation

With special guests Peter Fallon (The Gallery Press) & Francesc Parcerisas, presented by John McAuliffe
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Palau de Maricel FREE
7.00pm Irish and Catalan Poetry Reading

Peter Fallon, Cèlia Sànchez-Mústich, Francesc Parcerisas, John McAuliffe & Sara Berkeley

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Palau de Maricel FREE
9.30pm Creative Connexions Festival Bands: Bruel (Catalunya), Coisir Ceol (Ireland)

Bruel: Anaís Falcó (fiddle & voice),Xavi Rota (guitar), Angel Laguna (gaites), Coisir Ceol: Danny Diamond (fiddle), Desi Wilkinson (flute & voice), Martin Quinn (accordion) & Fionnán Mac Gabhann (Uilleann pipes)

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La Cava Club (El Retiro) €10
11.00pm till late Creative Connexions Festival Party

El Pony Pisador and more ……..

Hotel Romàntic – all welcome! €5

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