July 25, 2012  |  No Comments

The Lord Mayor of Cork Councillor John Buttimer officially launched this year’s Cork International Folk Dance festival ‘Damhsafest 2012’ in the City Council Chamber on this Wednesday July 25th. Also present for the occasion was the Vice Mayor of County Cork Cllr. John Collins. The Lord Mayor spoke on how important the Folk Dance Festival is in that it fills a vital role in the festival image of Cork and how important it is to have many and varied festivals going the whole year round. It has a long lasting effect people go home with great memories and many return again. The Lord Mayor hoped they would all have a great time here and spend plenty of money.

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DAMHSAFEST 2012 APPEAL FOR HOST FAMILIES – Tracton News Sheet June 2012

June 6, 2012  |  No Comments

The organisers of this year’s DamhsaFest, the Cork International Folk Dance Festival, are looking for host families to host visiting international Folk Dancers from four countries - America, Finland, Russia and Wales. This is their 12th Festival and takes place from Wednesday 25th July to Sunday 29th July 2012.

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May 31, 2012  |  No Comments

Both the Mayor of Cork County Cllr Tim Lombard and Deputy Lord Mayor Cllr Tony Fitzgerald spoke at the press launch of DamhsaFest 2012 at the Boardwalk on Tuesday last. The Deputy Lord Mayor praised the Owenabue Valley Traditional Group who has been bringing dancers to the Cork International Folk Dance Festival since 1995. He said that Damhsa Fest played an important role in making Cork a Festival City; He said next year would be an important year as it was the year of the Gathering.

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July 7, 2010  |  2 Comments

Groups of colourful folk dancers will be coming to Cork during the week 21st to 25th July 2010 for the annual Damhsafest, International Folk Dacne Festival. Dancers will be performing at Opera Lane, Cork City, daily at 11.30 am.

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Céilí / Social Draw

May 28, 2010  |  No Comments

Next Thursday night 3rd June we are having a Ceili & Old time social and draw in the Carrigaline GAA Pavilion in aid of Damhsa Fest 2010.

The entry ticket will qualify for the super social draw, which will take place on the night. Rince from 8.30 to 11.30. Admission €10 including tea and hospitality. Céad mile fáilte roimh chách. All the details are in the attachment.

You might like to come or send somebody.