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All posts in "Babylon Culture"

“In Conversation” with Iván Repila

By Juliane Girl / February 27, 2019

On the 28th of February, Instituto Cervantes Dublin is kicking off the new series “In Conversation” that features talks with contemporary Spanish authors about their works. The events are designed to give an insight into current affairs in Spain as well as in Ireland. The first session’s guest is writer Iván Repila whose books have […]


Kilmainham Gaol Museum – Review

By Andreina Gonzalez / February 26, 2019

Did you know there is a museum in Kilmainham Jail? There is, and it is fun, interesting, and free. So there is no reason for you not to go there. I am always looking for places to go to in Dublin and a Museum within the perimeter of jail is different, to say the least. […]


If Beale Street Could Talk – Movie Review

By Andreina Gonzalez / February 25, 2019

If Beale Street Could Talk is an American movie in Irish cinemas now. It is a drama directed by Barry Jenkins, and based in the original novel by James Baldwin, it is a celebration of unconditional love through the story of a young couple, their families and their lives. Played by KiKi Layne and Stephan […]


Irish Myths – The Children of Lir

By Juliane Girl / February 21, 2019

Ireland is known for its rich heritage of mythological tales and ancient symbols. In Irish mythology, tales are usually put into four periods. The first one is called the Mythological Cycle that mainly comprises pre-Christian stories of the god-like early settlers of Ireland, the Tuatha Dé Danann. The second, the Ulster Cycle, focuses on heroic […]


Manuel Valls and the Barcelona municipal election

By Yvan Barbeau / February 20, 2019

Former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, who is running for Barcelona City Council elections scheduled to be held on Sunday 26th May this year, has decided to demonstrate against the socialist government in Madrid. The reason of this decision was the position of the Head of Government, Pedro Sanchez, who undertook to open a dialog […]


How does the World celebrate Valentine’s Day?

By Juliane Girl / February 14, 2019

On the 14th of February, we are celebrating another Valentine’s Day. It is the day of the year when couples are wrapping their last gifts and singles are piling up their wine bottles. It is one of those holidays that has become a major event in western culture. According to Hallmark, the oldest and largest […]


International Organization for Migration – IOM

By Juliane Girl / February 7, 2019

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading body dealing with migration issues worldwide. Running 393 offices in 169 member states it works closely together with governmental and non-governmental partners. Its main goal is to assure a “humane and orderly migration”.   Especially in the past few years, Europe has increasingly been faced with […]


10 Things to Know about Chinese New Year

By Juliane Girl / February 1, 2019

On Friday the 1st of February Dublin holds its 12th Chinese New Year Festival welcoming the year of the pig. The two weeks festival celebrates Chinese culture and its rich traditions. So, for you to be well prepared, Babylon Radio has put together a list of 10 facts you need to know about the Chinese […]


Chinese New Year coming to Dublin

By Juliane Girl / January 28, 2019

What do people born in 1983, 1995, 2007 and 2019 have in common? They‘re all born in the year of the pig which is the 12th and the last animal of the Chinese zodiac cycle. In Chinese tradition, zodiac signs are all named after animals such as rat, goat or tiger. Rather than changing monthly, […]


Top 3 Events for Wednesday

By Juliane Girl / January 9, 2019

Nothing But A Toerag – theatre piece ‘Nothing But A Toerag’ is a dark comedy about dealing with your demons and the effects of suppressing trauma. We meet two women locked away in a cell and a tense drama unfolds. Watch as two alpha females struggle for dominance in the confines of their shared space. […]

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