Mother Tongues Festival

22 Feb 2020 - 23 Feb 2020

Dublin, Ireland

Galway, Ireland

Last updated: 12 Jun 2019
Mt Fest

The Mother Tongues Festival is a festival like no other. With a consummate arts programme that offers the best in contemporary theatre, performance, dance, music, literature and visual arts, there is a wealth of entertaining wonder for all ages to get stuck into! Our mission is to showcase Ireland’s rich artistic and cultural tapestry through the use of the many languages spoken in the country. Our festival is the only one of its kind, as it offers audiences an opportunity to be immersed in a multilingual experience while enjoying a varied and engaging programme. This second edition of the Mother Tongues Festival just got bigger and better, with an unprecedented number of languages and art forms to be enjoyed over two weekends in Dublin and Galway. We are looking forward to our next edition in February 2020.

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Fiona Bolger
Outlandish Theatre Platform
Sinead Murphy & Darina Gallagher
Thomas Tetty Annang
Aga Grandowicz
Tarsila Krüse
Anca Danila
Juliette Saumande
Giovanni Rigano
Word Up Collective
Irish Architects Foundation
Elif Kir
Farah Elle
Niwel Tsumbu & Eamonn Cagney
Alain Servant
Elena Santos
Matyas Le Brun & Sarah Oskal
Ayako Seki
Slí na Croí
Andrea Rossi
Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin

Practical info

Pricerange per day
Under 10 euro
Directions & transport
Car park, Train/tram/bus
Average attendence per day
500 to 2000 attendees
Art disciplines
Architecture, Circus, Film, Interdisciplinary, Theater