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22nd Feb 2020
to 23rd Feb 2020

Age Range
All ages

Civic Theatre

Belgard Square East
D24 NWN7

Mother Tongues Festival

The Mother Tongues Festival is an arts and cultural festival that promotes multilingualism and multiculturalism in Ireland through performances and workshops in over 20 different languages. In 2020 it takes place in Rua Red Arts Centre, the Civic Theatre and Tallaght library.

The festival  includes more than 35 shows and workshops for all ages delivered through Polish, Chinese, Irish, Portuguese, Bulgarian and many other languages. 

Artists involved include fusion band Yurodny, composer Sean MacErlaine, writer Juliette Saumande, Outlandish Theatre Platform, illustrator Tarsila Kruse, visual artist Anca Danila and many more.

Artforms include painting, circus, traditional craft, music, illustration, architecture, literature and more. 

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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