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Galway Arts Festival

Galway Arts Festival

The Galway International Arts Festival is Ireland’s largest annual arts festival, taking place in 2016 from 11th – 24th July in the city of Galway. Founded in 1978, the Festival collaborates with artists and companies throughout the world to produce and present an international programme of theatre, dance, visual arts, music, literature & comedy involving hundreds of artists and performers. Galway International Arts Festival is at the heart of all aspects of life in Galway City contributing immeasurably to the economic, social and cultural life of the west of Ireland. Over its 35-year history, the Festival has become a vital showcase for Irish arts internationally and is now firmly established as Ireland’s leading arts festival.