Ubuntu Global Festival 2020
Ubuntu Global Festival 🌍
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
📍 Guildhall Square | 12pm - 6pm
12noon – 1.30pm CCÉ 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 CÉ Baile na gCailleach Grupaí Cheoil & McGinley/Harkin School of Irish Dance
5pm – 6pm Route 66 USA, International Music from Around the World
📍 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 Ceilí Band with Bean an Tí
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 | 👘 Ubuntu Workshops
📍 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.
📍 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
📍 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’
📍 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
📍 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