Silent Voices

Events in DIT Kevin Street
4th - 6th March 2008

Silent Voices is a series of events run in DIT Kevin Street for Library Ireland Week, March 2008.The theme refers to traditions that may not be in the foreground [i.e 'silent'] and the events - mainly in poetic form - are a celebration of those voices.

Tuesday 4th March, starting at 6.45pm Reading of a Classical Chinese poem and the performance of traditional Chinese music.  In the Staff Room at DIT Kevin Street.

Wednesday March 5th & Thursday 6th March, starting at 7.15pmMs Nuzhat Abbas a leading Pakistani poet will present traditional Sufi poetry, Antaine Ó Faracháin  will sing in the sean nós style, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill [leading Gaelic poet and member of Aosdána] will complete the session.  In DIT Kevin Street Library.

Tuesday 4th March - Thursday 6th March, at various times.  A number of films from the FOMACS Centre [based at DIT] which deal with the same theme: The Memory Box, The Richness of Change and Undocumented in Ireland: Our Stories.  In DIT Kevin Street Library.

These events a major cultural celebration that fits well with 2008 as the Year of Intercultural Dialogue.

They are a collaboration between FOMACS, DIT Library Services, School of Languages, Oifig na Gaelige, DITSU and CCSA.

Further details from Brendan Devlin at Kevin Street Library:

brendan.devlin@dit.ie

01 402 4631

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