SMALL ARTS FESTIVAL & EXPERIMENTAL EVENTS GRANT SCHEME 2022 ANNOUNCEMENT......
The Arts Department of Wexford County Council is pleased to announce that €26,500 has been awarded through our grant scheme for Small Arts Festivals and Experimental Art Events taking place in County Wexford during 2022.
This Scheme supports a diverse range of small arts festivals and experimental events throughout Wexford County. The focus was on festivals/events of high artistic quality that are innovative and have a strong emphasis on public engagement. A total of 12 festivals were awarded funding out of a total of 23 applications: Catch 22/Art Tra – Rosslare Municipal District; New Ross Piano Festival – New Ross Municipal District; Write By the Sea Literary Festival – Rosslare Municipal District; The Gap Arts Festival 2022 - Gorey Municipal District; New Ross Guitar Festival – New Ross Municipal District; Gorey .pl Polish Cultural Association – Gorey Municipal District; Spring Moves Dance Festival – Wexford Borough District; Wexford May Bush Festival 2021 - Enniscorthy Municipal District; The Eugene O’Neill - New Ross Municipal District; Jazz at Johnstown – Rosslare Municipal District; One Voice Festival – Wexford Borough District; The Gorey May Bush Féile - Gorey Municipal District.
Liz Burns, County Arts Officer, Arts Department, said, ‘We are delighted to get such a good response to our annual small arts festival & experimental events fund. It highlights the variety and quality of such arts festivals and events taking place throughout county Wexford in urban and rural contexts and I wish them all every success”.