Celebrating Cultures, Promoting Integration
The Italian Fusion Festival, aimed at promoting cultural exchanges between Italy and Ireland, will take place on July 2 in Dublin from 4 o’clock ’til 11pm at The Grand Social, Liffey Street, Dublin 1 (beside the Ha’penny Bridge). The festival is being organized by Radio Dublino, the only Italian language Irish Radio programme, running since 2013.
The festival will promote cultural exchanges between Italy and Ireland through several bands based in Ireland whose music is the result of the collaboration between Irish and Italian musicians. Local mixed bands will have the opportunity to perform live and it will also raise awareness about new trends in Irish music resulting from the encounter of musicians from Irish and Italian backgrounds.
All participating bands have already performed on Radio Dublino shows and offer an exciting overview of the latest music trends in the Dublin scene. The festival holistic line up spans from jazz, folk, trad, blues to rock music and will also showcase art performances and videos.
Apart from music, lip-smacking Italian food will also be available for you to enjoy with your friends. To complement the event, videos of Italian videomakers living in Ireland and Italian artisan food will be available to delight the palate of music enthusiasts in an informal setting.
Visit their website for more info. Italianfusionfestival.com
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