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BEALTAINE FESTIVAL

WHATAn annual art festival featuring senior artists in the areas of music, literature, dance, theater performance, painting and more.
WHYTo support and increase awareness of older artists, to encourage intergenerational artist to work together and learn from each other, and to bring light to aging related issues.
WHEREAge & Opportunity.
Dublin, Ireland.


Program Description


"Every May in the Republic of Ireland approximately one quarter of the country’s over 65 year olds celebrate the fact that they’re growing older with the annual Bealtaine Festival, Ireland’s groundbreaking ‘celebration of creativity as we age.’The Festival gently questions expectations of old age.”

“From dance to cinema, painting to theatre, Bealtaine showcases the talents and creativity of older artists…It is a chance for people to make new and challenging work, a chance to communicate traditions between the generations.”

-bealtaine.com

Older adults participate and attend art events, workshops, classes, performances and concerts.

Hundreds of organizations participate from arts centers, libraries, retirement groups, care settings, community groups, clubs, and associations and work to put on the festival.
-bealtaine.com

Aging Programs
Senior Activities
Senior Theater and Senior Arts

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