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Thread #161191 Message #3858962
Posted By: The Sandman
05-Jun-17 - 04:03 AM
Thread Name: Fastnet Maritime and Folk Festival june2017
Subject: RE: Fastnet Maritime and Folk Festival 2017
Ballydehob FastnetMaritime Festival is 6 Years old and we are celebrating in style!
Since its inception the festival's programme has grown in standard the West Cork Village continues to host a string of extraordinary musicians and eclectic events. our most ambitious programme to date which will secure Ballydehob's place on Irelands Music Festival Calendar.
The 2017 Festival will run over 4 Days, Friday June 16 through to Monday June 19.
3 International Headliner Acts, Andy Irvine, John Spillane, Matt Cranitch Jackie Daly and over 30 performances throughout the Village, an Artisan Food & Craft Market, a weekend consisting of Maritime Themed Events, Maritime Song Sessions, Maritime Food Tasting Stalls and a Maritime Talk about the C S Alabama,
All leading up to a swinging Shanty Party on the Sunday night. For the Shanty Party, Pirate Costume is encouraged but not compulsory. A prize for best dressed Pirate will be made.
This festival is run entirely by volunteers, a group of music lovers & festival buffs who share a vision to promote the arts & bring people to the remarkable and unique corner of the world that is Ballydehob, West Cork.