Folk dancers from France, Estonia and Egypt will meet up with the locally based hosts the Owenabue Valley Traditional Group at the concert in the Carrigaline Court Hotel tonight Wednesday night 20th July at 8.00pm.
The Kiely Walsh World Champion dancers and the Carrigaline Pipe Band will join them to make this a spectacular and colourful event as they all perform on a fully lighted special stage.
The doors will open at 7.30 pm admission €10.
The Damhsafest Official Launch took place on Wednesday morning at the County Hall by the Mayor of Cork County, Councillor Tim Lombard.
Thursday night all the participants will attend the Irish Night in the Carrigaline GAA from 8.30pm until 11.30 pm.
They will attend 10.00 am Mass in Carrigaline on Sunday 24th and pay a visit to ‘Art On A Rail’ before heading for a dance spectacular in Spike Island from 3.00pm to 5.00pm.
The visiting Folk Dance Groups will perform daily by Opera Lane in Cork City at 11.30 for 30 minutes and there will also be daily performances at Blarney Castle at 2.30 by a different group each day.