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Ubuntu Global Festival 2020

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Ubuntu Global Festival πŸŒβ€‹

Tuesday 17th March | 12pm - 6pm

​Guildhall Square | Main Hall, Guildhall | Craft Village | Waterloo Place | Tower Museum

A time to celebrate the vibrant – multi cultural diversity of our local community!

​A Celebration of music, crafts, dance and exhibits

All Welcome - All Ages - Free Event

                             

🌍 Global Beats 

 πŸ“ Guildhall Square | 12pm - 6pm

12noon – 1.30pm               CCΓ‰ Baile na gCailleach Traditional Ensemble

1.30pm - 1.45pm               Japanese Dance Performance

1.45pm - 2pm                    ‘Bollywood Sensation’

2.30pm – 4pm                   Round the World Multicultural Danceathon (Indian, Chinese, Salsa, African)

4pm – 5pm                        CΓ‰ Baile na gCailleach GrupaΓ­ Cheoil & McGinley/Harkin School of Irish Dance

5pm – 6pm                         Route 66 USA, International Music from Around the World

 

πŸ“β€‹ Guildhall, Main Hall | 12pm - 6pm

12noon – 12.30pm             The Bards of Bally Brac

12.40pm – 1pm                  Harkin - McGinley Academy of Irish Dance

1.10pm – 1.30pm               ‘Bollywood Sensation’

1.40pm - 2pm                     Saoirse & Shannon Duggan

2.10pm - 2.40pm                Japanese Dance Performance

3.10pm – 3.40pm               Traditional Irish Ballads with Micheal Doherty

4pm – 6pm                         CeilΓ­ Band with Bean an TΓ­

The music for both stages has been programmed by Greater Shantallow Community Arts in preparation for our city hosting Fleadh Cheoil Dhoire in May 2020. 

 

🌍 Crafts of the World | πŸ‘˜β€‹ Ubuntu Workshops

β€‹πŸ“  Guildhall |12pm - 6pm

 

Enjoy a host of  colourful workshops where participants can create decorative Indian elephants, Chinese dragons, Philippine Candy Bouquets,  Polish arts & crafts and dress up in traditional costumes.

 

​ β€‹πŸ“  Tower Museum | 12pm - 6pm

Take part in range of free workshops including Russian Doll Making, Beijing Opera Masks, Japanese Paper Copters and try your hand at Origami Hat making. 

 

🌍 Afrikan Warriors

πŸ“ Guildhall Square/Waterloo Place | 1.30pm & 3.30pm

The Afrikan Warriors are set to blow your mind with their explosive energy and breath-taking routines. From the street theatres of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania in Eastern Africa, a group of local boys trained endlessly to refine their art and became the Afrikan Warriors!

 

🌍 Footsteps NI present ‘Legends of Ireland are Reborn’

πŸ“ Guildhall Square/ Waterloo Place | 12pm - 6pm

Keep an eye out for some of Footstep’s Ancient Irish legends including CuChullian, The Greatest Warrior of Ulster, Mongan​, the 7thCentury King, King Conor MacNessa, the King of Ulster at Emain Macha and Cathbad, King Conor Macnessa's druid. 

 

🌍 Ubuntu @ The Craft Village 

 

πŸ“ The Craft Village | 1pm - 5pm

Global music and dance performances, live Traditional Music from Porter Bellys and Irish Dancing from McCloskey Irish Dance Academy, Kids Activities, Craft Shops & Fine Foods.

 

🌍 Children’s Face Painting, Street Theatre and Animation |  12 pm- 5pm

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