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Culture Ireland promotes Irish arts worldwide through a range of initiatives and funding programmes. These include a regular grants round, showcases of Irish work at key arts markets, special initiatives and See Here, a scheme designed to support the inward travel of international presenters to see new Irish work which is ready for touring.

Special Initiatives:

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    Imagine Ireland —

    Culture Ireland's year of Irish arts in America in 2011 featured more than 1400 artists presenting over 500 events across 42 States.

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    Ireland at Venice —

    Ireland's representation at the International Art and Architecture Exhibitions, la Biennale di Venezia.

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Ongoing Initiatives:

Seasonal Highlights

Berlin

Berlin

Irish Film On Tour in association with St. Patrick's Festival Berlin and with the support of the Screen Directors Guild of Ireland and

Paris

Paris

The Centre Culturel will be hosting two events: Declan O’Rourke on March 14 and North Cregg on March 16.

The Forbidden City

The Forbidden City

Altan will perform on March 16th at St Patricks Day cultural festivals.

Shanghai

Shanghai

March 14, Altan, Mar 10, Academy Chamber Ensemble, 14-21 March, Irish Wave (Visual Art)

London

London

Riverrun, with Olwen Fouéré - 11-22 Mar  & Greater London Authority hosting Mayor of London’s St. Patrick’s Festival, March 16

New York

New York

6th March – Alan Kelly Gang, 15-18 March, UCD Choral Scholars, 13- 16 March Lunasa.

Miami

Miami

Dec 3 - 8: J. Cacciola Gallery & BlueLeaf Gallery showcase works by Irish artists at Art Miami, Florida

Tokyo

Tokyo

Fergus Feehily - a solo exhibition at Misako & Rosen, Tokyo Floating & Other Metaphors until December 8

Vienna

Vienna

Amanda Rice exhibiting at Kunstraumarcade, Mödling/Vienna

Warsaw

Warsaw

Irish artists to be presented in exhibition entitled 'Meanings' in Gallery Stalowa in Warsaw. 8 Nov - 8 Jan.

Milwaukee Irish Festival

Milwaukee Irish Festival

JP Trio & Niamh Farrell, performing at the Milwaukee Irish Festival, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 15 - 18 of August 2013

WOMEX at Cardiff

WOMEX at Cardiff

Kan and WeBanjo3 selected to showcase on the Horizons stage

Edinburgh Festivals

Edinburgh Festivals

Three Irish artists/companies have already won Fringe Fringe First awards at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (August 2013)

Paris

Paris

Traces of Peter Rice, at Centre Culturel Irlandais from May 16th to June 30th

Germany

Germany

Brokentalkers present:  Have I No Mouth in Berlin from May 16th to 18th and in Hanover from June 24th to 26th.

England

England

Yurodny at Songlines Encounters Festival in London on June 7th

New York

New York

Susan McKeown presenting Irish singer/songwriters in SongLives at the Irish Arts Centre, New York, February, March, April, May 2013

England

England

Love of Loves - Irish Songs of Love & Loss at St. John’s Smith Square, London on Jun 14th

Beijing

Beijing

Royal Irish Academy of Music's Chamber Ensemble (ACE) performing in Beijing, Shanghai and Chongqing, China, 9 - 18 March 2013

Russia

Russia

The RTE Vanbrugh Quartet performing at the Chamber Music Festival in Moscow, October and November 2013

Glasgow

Glasgow

Ceolchoirm Féile na Gaeilge, Glaschú 2013 at Langside Halls, Glasgow on Jun 8th

Berlin

Berlin

The Second Ban Filí tour showcases the work of three Irish women poets - Ann Egan, Kathy Darcy and Clíona O’Connell, 20 April

Adelaide

Adelaide

Adelaide – Fringe Festival, Pony Dance The Garden of Unearthly Delights, February 1