Unwrapped 2013

Designed by Artist Jackie Gray

Designed by Artist Jackie Gray

Date: Sat, December 7th
Time: 3:45pm – 5:30pm
Location: Meet County Library, Tallaght
Please Dress Warmly! This event is outdoors.

Join over 250 children, young people and adults from South Dublin County’s youth, school and community arts groups in an outdoor spectacle with original music, choreography and costume and lantern designs based on the ’12 Days of Christmas’ carol.

Event features the lighting of the County Christmas Tree and performances from Tallaght Youth Band, St. Kilian’s Choir, Des Carty Music School, Tallaght Community School Dance Team, The Turtle Doves, Adamstown Street Arts Academy, Dominic’s Community Centre, Clondalkin Youth Theatre, Tallaght Youth Theatre, Happy Days School of Performing Arts, and many more!

The presentation will be a musical feast of rap, hip hop, rock, traditional Irish, band and brass music, developed by musicians Gerry Horan, Martin Moran and Michael Fleming in collaboration with music groups from throughout the County. Dancer and Choreographer Ríonach Ní Néill is the event’s choreographic advisor. UNWRAPPED is produced by Victoria Durrer with Tony Fegan, Director of Tallaght Community Arts as Creative Director.

Visual artists Jackie Gray and Tadashi Kato have designed an array of colourful and exotic costumes, hats and lanterns.

The event begins with the Children’s Book Awards in Count Library at 3:45 pm and will move outdoors for the performance. Audio Description is available for those with visual impairment. For more information or to inform us of any assistance you may require, please contact Victoria Durrer, South Dublin County Council Arts Office at 01 414 9270 or vdurrer@sdublincoco.ie.

 

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