A Family Festival Event Showcasing The Best of Irish Arts and Craftsmanship at Macau Design Centre

Ireland is located on the northwest coast of Europe on the island of Ireland, also known as the “Celtic Tiger” for their swift economic growth. Ireland, the Emerald Island, has always been a peaceful and tranquil country with magnificent natural beauty and modern bustling cities. They influenced the world with their Irish Whiskey, Guinness beer, Irish coffee and their intricate Irish craftsmanship. Every year St. Patrick’s Day, which is also Ireland’s National Day, is celebrated all around the world! This year the Irish are also leaving their mark on Macau by bringing the Irish Festival to our city!

The Irish Festival is hosted by the Consulate General of Ireland/Hong Kong & Macau, together with the Irish Chamber of Commerce of Macau and the Irish Groups in Hong Kong and Macau. The Irish Festival Design Yard will be held at Macau Design Centre on March 13, 2017 at 15:00. Ireland’s master craftsmen Joe Laird, Colum Murphy, Ken Bolger and artist Sam Mc Daid will be showing unique Irish craftsmanship workshops with free admission. Participants will experience the process of creating the best of Irish art and culture which includes Woodturning & Carving , Copper, Slate & Ogham Writing and Block Printing.

On the same day at 18:00, there will be an evening reception with Irish craft beer for everyone, accompanied by special Celtic music performances from Ireland. It will definitely be a great night to enjoy cultural exchange and meet new friends!

The Macau Irish Festival Design Yard and Evening Reception will be held on the 13th of March, from 15:00 to 20:00, at Macau Design Centre (Travessa da Fabrica No. 5, Macau). The event is free of charge and welcomes everyone. For inquiries please call 28520335 or email: [email protected] or visit Event Page for more details.

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