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There is delight this week that Galway is one of the winners of the fDi Magazine’s European Cities and Regions of the Future 2016/17 ranking.The Financial Times fDi’s European Cities and Regions of the Future 2016/17 ranking provides an invaluable benchmark for assessing the Europe’s investment landscape — This year Galway ranked as fDi’s number 1 Micro European Cities of the Future 2016/17 for Economic Potential and as fDi’s number 1 micro European Cities of the Future 2016/17 for Business Friendliness. This is a full category higher than our ranking in both areas in 2014.
GALWAY UNESCO City of Film will celebrates 100 years of cinema and the centenary of the 1916 Rising, with screenings of Irish film and TV landmark s, across eight Saturdays in 2016.
f ‘Lectures in the Library’ will tell the remarkable story of Dubliner Eilish Dolan from her wrongful incarceration as a 15 year old girl to her adult career as a writer of romantic fiction.
The SFI Centre for Research in Medical Devices (CÚRAM) at NUI Galway and the Galway Film Centre have launched a partnership project called ‘Science on Screen’, funded through Science Foundation Ireland’s (SFI) Discover Programme. The Programme aims to facilitate, promote and increase the inclusion of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) content in Irish film and TV production.
Galway could potentially be the location for a major global arts forum in Ireland. The event would be modelled on the Global Irish Economic Forum but focus on highlighting Irish arts and culture.
Cnoc Suain cultural retreat, which is located near An Spidéal in Connemara, has been shortlisted for a prestigious world award in Cultural Heritage. The World Responsible Tourism Award (WRTA) is presented to a ‘tourism attraction or experience that is designed to protect and promote the heritage of a community.’ Cnoc Suain founders and owners Dearbhaill Standún and Charlie Troy, offer cultural day experiences, events, and residential programmes for organised groups.
A documentary on endangered languages is to be produced by South Korea’s largest broadcasting network, following a visit to Galway to investigate the situation regarding the Irish language.
The Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board is offering a diploma in multimedia this September at its media centre in Gort, Co Galway.
As Galway prepares its bid for the glittering prize of European Capital of Culture 2020 Galway Culture Night showcases just a fraction of the year in culture in our beloved city and county. Friday September 18th brings a cornucopia of cultural treasures as our arts, heritage and community venues throw open their doors, joining Ireland’s national culture party. Hundreds of Galway’s finest artists and creative citizens will showcase their work for free in endlessly imaginative ways, joyfully presenting a super showcase of work made by Galway for Galway and the world. Galway was recently awarded UNESCO City of Film status and has joined the international Creative Cities network; this Culture Night programme shows our city and county at their creative best.