Projects

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008 Galway Community Circus Anita Murphy 2019

We at Baboró enjoy working with like-minded people on collaborative projects. We love to collaborate with artists, educators, funders, sponsors, venues - in fact anyone who shares our passion for the importance of creativity in the lives of children!

We are involved in creative partnerships at home in Galway, all over Ireland, in Europe and beyond. Baboró would like to further strengthen and expand our partnerships and collaborations across the sector in order to position Baboró as one of the foremost players in the field of arts provision for all children in Ireland.

The Wonder Project

The Wonder Project is an interactive, sensory experience for children with additional needs created by Phillida Eves.

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A Small Tale: A Teacher Led Adventure

In 2021, Baboró partnered with Punchdrunk Enrichment to bring their teacher-led literacy project, A Small Tale: A Teacher Led Adventure, to primary schools in Galway.

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Don't Forget to Wash Your Hands

An entertaining and thought-provoking audio documentary from Baboró Artist in Residence Maisie Lee, capturing the thoughts and feelings of over 100 young people in Galway during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Rothar

Rothar is a new early years show created by Branar and produced in association with Drama NUI Galway and Baboró International Arts Festival for Children as part of Creative Europe’s Mapping Project.

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The Libravian

The Libravian was commissioned by Baboró for our 2020 Commissions Award. It is an innovative work created by Galway theatre artist James Riordan of Brú Theatre to be presented in libraries across Galway city and county for our 2021 festival.

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Into the World Within Radio Drama

Into the World Within and the accompanying workshop series Sound Secrets were commissioned by Baboró to be a part of the 2021 annual festival. Both projects were created by Galway-based theatre company Moonfish Theatre.

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Flying the Flag

Marking Baboró's 25th anniversary, Flying the Flag is a celebration of children’s right to experience and participate in the arts, created by two of our 2021 artists-in-residence, Judith Higgins and Miquel Barceló.

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Our Day Out

This exhibition of lively and joyful watercolour and digital paintings by Jennie O'Connell was commissioned by Baboró in partnership with Engage Art Studios for our festival in 2021.

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The Veiled Ones

The Veiled Ones, a dance theatre piece for children created by Junk Ensemble, was co-commissioned for Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture by the TRACKS Network.

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RISE (2020 - 2021)

RISE, a Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture project, comprised of a series of projects that placed the voice of the child at the heart of the performance and encouraged international artist collaboration.

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Wide Eyes (2018)

In early 2018, Baboró hosted Wide Eyes, A European Celebration of Performing Arts for the Very Young. This one-off, four-day event featured 15 new productions for 0-6 year olds.

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BEAST! (2012 - 2016)

BEAST! (Baboró: Environment, Arts, Science & Technology) was part of our strategy to develop models to encourage primary school teachers to explore cross-curricular teaching and education through the use of creativity.

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