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As host city for the Oyster Olympics, Galway is set to welcome national champions from 20 countries, all competing for the ultimate crown of World Oyster Opening Champion on Saturday September 28.
One of Ireland’s leading Michelin star chefs Kevin Thornton stepped out of the kitchen to launch the country’s longest running food festival, the 59th Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival.
This year, as part of The Gathering Ireland 2013, the Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival is going tribal. Recognised as the most famous Oyster Festival in the world, it is reaching out, across the globe, to descendants of the 14 Tribes of Galway and encouraging them to come home to celebrate their ancestry at the 59th Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival, September 27-29. The new Tribal Oyster Feast Off, as part of 'The Gathering Ireland 2013', will take place in Galway on Sunday September 29 2013.
More than 20,000 people took part in the week of activities leading up to the main festival marquee events. With tasting events in local restaurants, Galway’s first dine out in Galway, Oyster Hot spots, parades, shore walks, traditional storytelling, Hot Oyster Awards cooking challenge, masked street parties and of course the World Oyster Opening championship – the traditional highlight of the festival for all visitors.
The 57th Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival, September 23 - 25 2011, will make a welcome return to a marquee this year and will be located at Galway Harbour.
The Oyster Pearl competition brings glamour and beauty to the Galway International Oyster Festival each year, and the glamour stakes have been raised even further this year with Fallers Jewellers offering a prize fund worth €5,000 for the Fallers Best Dressed Lady competition.
From Thursday September 23 until Sunday September 26, Kelly’s Bar will be hosting a variety of party events for the Galway Oyster Festival. Enjoy a range of seafood dishes from the menu or swing by on Saturday and Sunday where you can pour your own pint of Guinness with oyster tasting from 3pm.
The face of this year’s Galway International Oyster Festival will be selected on September 11 at a glittering gala banquet to be held in tTe Ardilaun Hotel.
Green Dragon skipper Ian Walker will be the guest of honour at this year’s Galway International Oyster Festival.
All sorts of goodies will be available during the 55th Galway International Oyster Festival, as the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Galway has teamed up with festival organisers to hold a special ‘More Than Oysters’ exhibition which will showcase the best of Galway.