Féile na Bealtaine
Féile na Bealtaine first began in 1994 having been created by Dr Micheál Fanning (RIP) local GP and poet.
The festival occurs annually throughout the Peninsula each May Bank Holiday weekend. It has established itself as one of the most popular voluntary community events in the county.
Féile na Bealtaine upholds a vibrant and inclusive atmosphere, inviting individuals who share a connection with the region to share in its artistic offerings.
The festival embraces the spirit of innovation by encouraging contributions to push their limits of creativity and engage in collaborative endeavours.
The weekend sees an array of day and night time events taking place as well as workshops and events in Art, Comedy, Drama, Literature, Music, Spoken word as well as Fringe and Kids events.
Féile na Bealtaine takes place in May 2024. Visit www.feilenabealtaine.ie
With an unwavering commitment to excellence, the festival has cemented its position as a premier voluntary community event. It consistently upholds a vibrant and inclusive atmosphere, inviting individuals who share a connection with the region to partake in its artistic offerings. Serving as a creative haven for numerous local performers, this festival embraces the spirit of innovation by encouraging contributors to push their limits, venture into uncharted territories, and engage in collaborative endeavors. Yet, amidst all these explorations, it remains firmly rooted in its rural origins, honoring the essence of a close-knit community.
Came to life in 1994 following gestation in the brain of Dr. Micheál Fanning, poet, GP, and restless spirit. The festival occurs annually throughout the Dingle Peninsula each May Bank Holiday weekend. Mar fhéile dhá-theangach tá béim aici ar gach cineál de léiriú ealaíne.
It has established itself as a top-ranking voluntary community festival – a reliably high standard, energetic, open festival, welcoming to all that have sympathies with the area, and an artistic home to dozens of local performing artists. The festival invites contributors to push boundaries, exploring new venues, experiments with form and collaborate, while remaining true to the festival’s deep roots in a rural community.