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Irish Culture Day

WHEN: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 -
13:00 to 15:30
SPONSOR: 
Office of International Cooperation and Exchanges
DETAILS: 

13:00

Audience Admission

13:35-13:55

Irish Culture performance, session 1

13:55-14:05

Chinese culture performance by NNU students

14:05-14:20

Irish Culture performance, session 2

14:20-14:45

Opening Ceremony of Irish Culture Day

14:45-15:00

Introduction of St. Patrick’s Day and Irish culture by Niamh Madden, Education in Ireland

15:00-15:10

Chinese culture performance by NNU students

15:10-15:30

Each of the four participating HEIs are given a 4 minute slot to present a video and/or short piece on their HEIs

 

Traditional Irish music and dance group

- Cnoc na Gaoithe

The group, Cnoc na Gaoithe, comprises 10 musicians and dancers, who display the highest standard and training in the traditional style in Ireland. Cnoc na Gaoithe are from Tulla, County Clare in the West of Ireland.

Cnoc na Gaoithe hosts a Cultural Centre in Tulla and its mission is to promote, preserve and showcase the rich Irish traditions and culture of the Tulla and the East Clare area. The Centre is situated in the heartland of East Clare, on top of the famous Hill of Tulla, an area renowned for traditional Irish music, song and dance.

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