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Maiden Voyage Dance to present ‘Each for Other’ at Belfast Children’s Festival 2018

Friday 23rd February 2018 at 3pm 0 Comments Dance

Belfast based dance company, Maiden Voyage Dance, has commissioned Scottish Choreographer Jack Webb to create Each for Other a new dance trio for public space that explores our need for togetherness and community.  The dance piece will launch at this year’s 20th anniversary Belfast Children’s Festival and will engage audiences as the performers encounter complications and find collective strength and possibility whilst physically harnessed to each other.

David Ogle and Vasiliki Stasinaki from Maiden Voyage Dance perfecting ‘Each for Other’ a new Dance Exposed commission from award winning Scottish choreographer Jack Webb ahead of this year’s Belfast Children’s Festival, supported by the Arts Council of No Image: David Ogle and Vasiliki Stasinaki from Maiden Voyage Dance perfecting ‘Each for Other’ a new Dance Exposed commission from award winning Scottish choreographer Jack Webb ahead of this year’s Belfast Children’s Festival, supported by the Arts Council of No
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Grants of up to £5,000 available for NI Disabled and Deaf Artists

Friday 23rd February 2018 at 10am 0 Comments Arts & Disability

Northern Ireland’s disabled and deaf artists are being offered grants of up to £5,000 to develop their work.

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Pictured  are actress Luna Kalo, visual artist Shiro Masuyama, performance artist, Sinead O'Donnell and dancer, Nicola McLaughlin, four the thirteen recipients of the Arts & Disability Forum’s iDA (Individual Disabled/Deaf Artists) award in 2017.

£120,000 awarded to support youth arts projects across Northern Ireland

Thursday 22nd February 2018 at 10am 0 Comments Youth Arts

Twelve youth projects in communities across Northern Ireland are set to benefit from £120,000 of funding to develop bespoke arts projects that promote positive health and wellbeing.

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Pictured are: Christopher White (MYAC), Lorraine Calderwood (Arts Council), Orlaith Moley (PHA) with project participant Nathan Fitzpatrick and artist Conor McGinley.

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