- 13 Feb 20
The festival will include performances from Colm Mac Con Iomaire, Lisa Hannigan, Kojaque, Denise Chaila, Mango x MathMan, Annie Mac and more.
The programme for the National St. Patrick's Festival, held March 13-17 in Dublin, was unveiled today by Dublin mayor Tom Brabazon. This year's theme is SEODA - Treasures from Ireland and will celebrate the nation's rich heritage by showcasing both contemporary and traditional Ireland over five days and ngihts.
St. Patrick’s Festival 2020 will feature a host of fun-filled family experiences, large-scale outdoor events, newly commissioned collaborative performances, a myriad of musical treats including two World Premieres, as well as the magnificent National St. Patrick’s Festival Parade and an expanded four-day Festival Village and Food Market at Merrion Square, Dublin.
This year’s festival will offer a richly diverse programme including ABAIR - a remarkable programme of performances celebrating Ireland’s oral traditions, art exhibitions, poetry and literary events, the all new Festival After Dark club series, hidden Dublin tours and trails, an exciting Port to City Treasure Hunt, Céilí Mór, and so much more.
Susan Kirby, CEO of St. Patrick’s Festival, said: “St. Patrick’s Festival is one of the world’s largest cultural celebrations and one of the most important and powerful tools that brand Ireland has in promoting our country. St. Patrick’s Festival continues to be five great days and nights where Ireland welcomes the world. This year’s Festival will present today’s culture creators and celebrate who and what our contemporary national treasures are, as well as taking pride in our traditions."
The full St. Patrick’s Festival 2020 Programme is now available on the festival's website, where further event information, tickets, news, information and accessibility information can be found.