Top 5 Events for This Weekend!

By Gamze Yarsi / October 20, 2017

Dublin Human Rights Festival

Front Line Defenders, Amnesty International Ireland, the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI), the National LGBT Federation (NXF) and the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) are hosting a day celebrating activism and advocacy with panel talks and interactive workshops. It will start on 21st of October, this Saturday at 12 pm.

Panels:
12:15 – 13:30 Women Who Dare: Defending Gender Rights
13:45 – 15:00 Dying for Equality: Global Fight for LGBTI Rights
15:15 – 16:30 Lethal Lands: Why Activists Are Killed Protecting the Planet
16:45 – 17:45 Techie How To: Outsmart Online Surveillance

Workshops:
12:30 – 13:30 Clowns Without Borders
14:00 – 14:45 Dabbledoo Music
15:00 – 16:00 VOCALiSM
16:15 – 17:30 Righteous Verse

More Information : https://www.frontlinedefenders.org/en/festival

Free Event!

Where:

Science Gallery Dublin
Pearse Street
Dublin 2

Greek Film Festival

The third Dublin Greek Film Festival will present features, documentaries and short films along with special events in top cultural venues of Dublin.

Here are some of them:

The Longest Run – Documentary – 20th of October – 6pm (€10.80)

Boy on the Bridge – Drama – 20th of October – 8 pm (€10.80)

True Blue – Short Documentary – 21th of October – 5.15pm (Free Event)

Where:

Filmbase

2 Curved St, Dublin 2

Traditional Irish Storytelling Bus Tour

Storytelling on the bus! Sounds good, right? This is the one unique way to learn Ireland’s rich history. Hear tales of how the Vikings were outsmarted by three Leprachauns, of epic battles and dangerous quests, of magic spells and true love. At the same time you travel around. You have an option to see Ireland’s greatest battle and hear, first hand, how one of Irish greatest kings was killed.

€25 (Includes free drink)

For tickets: https://bookings.hiddendublinwalks.com/bookingform.php

Where:

College Green

Dublin, Ireland

Michael Jackson Dance Experience with Lavelle Smith Jr.

A long-time innovator and respected artist, LaVelle Smith, Jr., organized an unique workshop. No wonder, he is at the top of this industry. Luckily, he will be here for a workshop. This is a unique opportunity to learn from, and dance with him! This workshop is open to dancers and non-dancers. It’s open for all ages. For non-dancers, it is good to experience and participate in the workshop!

About him: https://www.lavellesmithjr.org/

€120 – €170

21st of October – 11.30 am

22nd of October – 12.30 pm

Where:

The Liffey Trust Studios
117-126 Upper Sheriff Street
North Dock
D1 Dublin

Bunoscionn Live in The Bowery

Are you ready to sing and dance with Bunoscionn? The Bowery opens its doors to Bunoscionn on this Sunday. Bunoscionn have their own unique Irish traditional, folk and modern music. They are using the different musical backgrounds and influences of each band member. Bunoscionn draw their influences from the likes of the Dubliners, Bob Marley, the Pogues , Kila, too many to mention really, as well as some local heroes.

22nd of October – 8.30 pm

Free Entry!

Where:

The Bowery
196 Rathmines Road Lower

 

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