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Baboró International Arts Festival for Children announced as official county winner of the ​ ​National Lottery Good Causes Awards 2018

Baboró International Arts Festival for Children announced as official county winner of the ​  ​National Lottery Good Causes Awards 2018

August 10, 2018

We are delighted to announce they have been selected as the official county winner of the The National Lottery Good Causes Awards for 2018 and will now go on to the regional finals in September. The awards are aimed at celebrating the inspiring work being carried out by Arts Council-funded organisations in communities all over Ireland.

Baboró remains one of the most respected children’s arts festival worldwide and have an enormous impact on the children of Galway and the west of Ireland. The income received from the festival box-office is extremely low and a number of events are offered free of charge as we endeavour to make cultural experiences available to all children. Baboró would not be celebrating twenty-two wonderful years if not for funding such as Good Causes, the National Lottery and the Arts Council of Ireland.

We will now go through to the Regional Finals in September which will culminate in a televised Gala Awards event on Saturday 3 November.