People will take to the streets of Belfast city centre on September 20 to be entertained by a wealth of free outdoor performances for the the fifth annual Culture Night Belfast.
The programme involves 250 family-friendly events across the city centre and this year’s highlights include performances by Drum Circle, organ recitals in St Anne’s Cathedral and a meditation flash mob, ‘choreographed mayhem’ in Rosemary Street, and an urban ballet featuring hundreds of performers and a percussion parade which takes off from Belfast City Hall. There will be a Proms in the Carpark from the Fred Bicycle Orchestra who perform with instruments made from bicycle parts, street opera, a poetry slam at the Golden Thread Gallery, acrobatics, roller derby demos and a Banksy exhibition in the Hudson Bar, plus outdoor games including Street Countdown. NI Opera will perform opera’s ‘best drinking songs’ at the John Hewitt pub, there will be a finale performance by the Belfast Youth Orchestra and Terri Hooley bipoic Good Vibrations will be screened followed by a DJ set.
Programme manager Adam Turkington said: “Culture Night is an open invitation to everybody everywhere to come join us for the very best of Belfast for one beautiful, inclusive evening.”
See www.culturenightbelfast.com for more information.