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Fears that long-planned traffic and security arrangements for the opening ceremony of Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture might prevent city voters getting to the polling stations, have been averted after minor amendments were made last evening to the plan.
The time has arrived, Galway is now the European Capital of Culture. Midnight on Tuesday kicked off a year of over 1,900 events across 154 projects, with local, national, European and international artists and cultural organisations, in the villages, towns, islands and city of Galway.
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Galway 2020, European Capital of Culture has announced the first companies to join the new Galway 2020 Business Club Membership Programme — which enables small to medium sized business to support next year’s European Capital of Culture.
Galway 2020 has issued an open call for up to 2,020 people from communities across Galway city, county and beyond to be part of Galway’s European Capital of Culture opening ceremony celebrations. Percussionists and chanters are just some of the roles being cast in the seven day-long opening celebrations. All abilities are welcome. If you can clap your hands, stamp your feet or bang a pot and pan together, then you are exactly the sort of person needed.
GALWAY 2020 European Capital of Culture has been nominated for the EU Commission's Melina Mercouri Prize - worth a total of €1.5 million - by the independent European Capital of Culture Monitoring and Advisory panel.
MUSIC FOR Galway has announced its ambitious and expansive 39th Season, unfurling its music programme for Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture, and its Bookends autumn concert series.
It has been a difficult week in rural Ireland. Of incidents reflecting the reality of rural living. Of rural strife in terms of mulricultural integration. A week in which tensions have been allowed to fester. Locally and globally, listening to the news has not been pleasant.
Galway city centre was a sea of colour and sound last evening (Wednesday) when thousands flocked into Eyre Square to see the spectacular launch of the official programme of Galway 2020.
The French Embassy in Ireland and Galway 2020 announced "a significant partnership" this week, in which support from the embassy will enable Galway 2020 to feature several key French artists as part of its year-long programme.