Kupala in Bantry Multicultural Festival 2018

Join us for a day of cultural midsummer celebrations. Event for whole families, lots of music, dance, games and fun. Celebration of the summer solstice in the style and taste of different cultures. Meet with real Vikings in their village and see their fight show, join us for flower wreath making workshops, join traditional multicultural dancers, learn something nice in different languages! Play with us some traditional games and taste food from many countries! Join us for colorful parade and wreath lying ceremony in water to welcome the summer.

Kupala Night, also known as Ivan Kupala Day is celebrated in Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, Poland and Russia currently on the night of 23/24 June. The celebration relates to the summer solstice when nights are the shortest and includes number of Slavic rituals.

The holiday is still enthusiastically celebrated by people in Eastern Europe. On that day in those countries there are many organized events with life music and dance.

15:00–19:00 PolskaÉire/Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry

Bantry Development and Tourism Association/West Cork Development Partnership


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