In just a few days, the 2016 Baboró International Arts Festival for Children will kick off. From October 17 through the 23rd, venues all over Galway will host will play host to a wide array of events for anyone and everyone from 0-100 years, with theatre, puppetry, dance, film, animation, talks and workshops. Each year, Baboró brings a variety of artists from every field and all over the world. In addition to family events, Baboró hosts dedicated school events...so everyone has a chance to attend something. And this year, they've even added "Something for the Grown-Ups" events.
A few of the incredible acts at this years' festival include: Cruthanna/The Shape of Things, a bililngual event for ages 0-4 yrs.; The Secret Life of Suitcases, puppetry filled with wit and humour for ages 4+; Dream City/Droomstad with De Dansers from Holland; A Feast of Bones for ages 9+; Cartoon Saloon bringing us both Song of the Sea and The Long Way North; Becoming: the Adventures of Growing Up,a beautiful exhibition of poignant and wondrous art; Patricia Forde and her must-read novel, The Wordsmith; for the Grown-Ups, PJ Lynch, our own childrens' laureate in conversation with Tarsila Kruse and Shona Shirley Macdonald....and so very much more.
So, keep an eye out as you're wandering around Galway. You'll be sure to find the Baboró brochure filled with events.And...it's hard to tell who you'll meet!
For more information, and to book your tickets NOW, here's the link to the Baboró website: http://www.baboro.ie/index