Culture Night / Oíche Chultúir is brought to you by the Arts Council; it is a national moment, celebrating culture, creativity and the arts and seeks to actively promote the belief that this rich and varied culture is alive, treasured and nurtured in people’s lives, today and every day.
Join us on Friday September 23rd for a celebration of culture, music & people!
Some of the events being showcased on the night are as follows:
Traditional Romanian Stories: A retelling of Romanian folklore and tales in both English and Romanian for Kids of all ages.
Mexican Community Art Workshop: Painting and decorating of masks in with the patterns and art of the Mexican community. Corks own Mexican community as graciously come forward to teach and include the public in this traditional artform.
Romanian community textile workshop: A introduction workshop teaching traditional Romanian embroidery. Textiles, pattern making and embroidery are a beautiful
expression of art and culture observed and many communities worldwide; on Culture Night in St Peters, we are elated to bring Romanian Traditions to the forefront
Mexican Community Dance Performance: After the major success of last year’s performance, The Mexican community has come back to St Peters to share the performance art with the public. Mexican Dance mesmerised us all within the church some short 12 months ago and sets to deliver another stunning performance for all within the Cork community
Led by Jim Walsh and William Hammond of the Cork Folk festival the Irish folk musicians set to bring something more familiar to our halls but no less exciting. We are thrilled to be host to another captivating performance of our local musical heritage and culture.
To end the night, we are thrilled to be host to the Romanian community’s dance and music performance. The Romanian community in cork has brought forth both musician and dancer which promises to wow and inspire the community with performances of their culture and heritage expressed through movement and melody.