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Cruinniú na nÓg 2019

Creative Ireland: Cruinniú na nÓg 2019

Westmeath County Council, in association with Creative Ireland, wishes to develop a programme of events to celebrate Cruinniú na nÓg on Saturday 15th June 2019.

Cruinniú na nÓg is a national festival which celebrates and encourages children and young people to participate in culture and creativity through performance, coding, theatre, art and music workshops, readings, screenings and special events.

Westmeath County Council is pleased to announce that Support funding is now available. Artists, creative practitioners, arts organisations, creative facilities and creative/cultural communities are invited to submit applications for projects which enable children and young people to make, do and create during Cruinniú na nÓg.

This year we are looking for all types of artists to present work in the form of activities, performances, developmental workshops or projects for young people aged 0-18. These activities will take place within the communities of Westmeath. They can happen in community centres, public spaces, schools, libraries and venues. These events can be one off to happen on the 15th June or be project based with the final outcome demonstrated on the 15th June. Activities are inclusive of all art forms and creative forms including but not limited to: coding, visual art, music, dance, drama, storytelling, puppetry, circus, street art, performance, design, readings, poetry, crafting, etc. We are looking for innovative activities that foster creativity and engage a diverse audience.

It is envisaged  that the maximum award allocated will be €1,200.

Please note, all applicants must be compliant with all legislative requirements including Children First.


Further information and Application Forms are available Cruinniú na nÓg open call 2019 or by contacting:

Cruinniú na nÓg, Westmeath County Library HQ, Áras an Chontae, Mullingar, Co Westmeath.

email: cruinniu@westmeathcoco.ie

Tel. 044-9332162

Applications must be received by Westmeath County Council prior to Monday 4th March 2019 (12 noon).