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Galway 2020

Galway 2020

July 19, 2016

Baboró would like to congratulate Galway on its recent designation as the 2020 European Capital of Culture! Over the past few months, our city has dreamed big – and now, Baboró is excited to do the same.

"We're delighted to have been included in the Bid Book," said Baboró's Executive Artistic Director, Aislinn O'hEocha. "This is a wonderful cultural milestone for Galway City and County. We're very much looking forward to the next four years of planning, preparing and hosting the European Capital of Culture in 2020."

Featuring an astounding 50% of projects that will engage directly with young people and schools, Galway's Bid Book aligns seamlessly with Baboró's mission of extending the magic of the arts to the lives of children.

As part of the Galway 2020 line-up, Baboró will be launching an immersive community project called 'Once Upon a Time...' Taking inspiration from fairy tales, this year-long undertaking will 'sprinkle pixie dust' throughout the county and city of Galway, enchanting young and old alike in unexpected ways.

"Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, and dreams are forever." - Walt Disney

The team here at Baboró could not be prouder of our creative city of dreamers and doers. Galway's future is brighter than ever – and we can't help but look forward to it with 2020 vision.