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 2019, 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 in Polish, Chinese, Irish, Portuguese, Bulgarian, and many other languages.
Artists involved include fusion band Yurodny, composer Sean MacErlaine, writer Juliette Saumande, the Outlandish Theatre Platform, illustrator Tarsila Kruse, visual artist Anca Danila, and many more.
Art forms include painting, circus, traditional craft, music, illustration, architecture, literature, and others.