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Callout to Primary School Teachers for A Small Tale

June 02, 2021

Baboró in partnership with Punchdrunk Enrichment, are seeking primary school teachers to take part in Punchdrunk Enrichment’s A Small Tale: A Teacher-Led Adventure.

A Small Tale: A Teacher-Led Adventure is a magical storytelling experience for primary school children that aims to ignite and inspire a passion for writing whilst raising standards in reading, speaking and listening.

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Callout: You, Fin and the Play Between

January 15, 2021

This callout is now closed for applications.

Callout for a 6-month playwriting programme led by Finegan Kruckemeyer for established and emerging playwrights based in Ireland who are interested in writing for young audiences.

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Baboró Online Creatives Get Together

December 11, 2020

You are invited to join us for a Creatives Get Together. If you are based in Ireland and create, or desire to create, work for young audiences, you are invited to join this annual Christmas get together. We usually meet in person in Galway but this year we're going online. Grab yourself a cuppa and enjoy a relaxed conversation to connect, explore opportunities and share ambitions for 2021.

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Commissions Award Announcement

November 20, 2020

Baboró is delighted to announce that we are a recipient of an Arts Council Commission Award to enable us to work with Galway artist James Riordan. James will collaborate with interdisciplinary artists to create a new show designed to tour city and county libraries during Baboró’s annual festival next year.

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Jane Hayes Reflects on her 2-Year Tenure as Baboró’s Creative Associate

November 19, 2020

Being nominated by Baboró International Arts Festival for Children to represent them as a Creative Associate on the inaugural Scoileanna Ildánacha/Creative Schools programme was an extremely exciting prospect. The promise of an ambitious, cross-departmental programme aimed at putting the arts and creativity at the heart of children and young people’s lives excited me and I could not wait to begin my journey.

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Baboró at Home

November 18, 2020

The 24th Baboró International Arts Festival for Children may now be over, but there are still a number of events available to enjoy, including a new workshop from artist Jennifer Cunningham and a selection of the events from our Baboró 2020 Online Programme.

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Help Baboró Reach Even More Children in 2021

October 16, 2020

At Baboró we passionately believe the arts enhance the lives of children. If you enjoyed at this year's festival, please consider making a donation to support Baboró International Arts Festival for Children's ongoing work.

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The latest from Baboró International Arts Festival for Children

October 08, 2020

Baboró International Arts Festival for Children opened in Galway on Monday 5 October with a programme of in-person events and a wide range of online activities to enjoy from home, and from school classrooms. In light of the Government announcement to move to Level 3 of the Plan for Living with COVID-19, Baboró is now unable to present indoor events. However, Baboró’s online and outdoor programme will proceed as planned until 18 October.

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