Culture Night

22 September 2009

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The DIT Culture Night Challenge

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An Evening of Performances at DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama

Culture Night 2009 takes place on Friday September 25th, with more than 120 venues providing new and imaginative ways of discovering the cultural treasures of Dublin city.

DIT Students are being invited by the DIT Societies Office to get involved with an extra special incentive “The DIT Culture Night Challenge– Culture, Craic and Cash!” 

The Culture Night Challenge is a team event (teams of four) treasure hunt. Students are invited to an evening of fun and craic while at the same time testing their teamwork skills and problem solving ability, in a bid to win the Ultimate Cash Prize of €1000. 

The challenge includes:

  • Figuring out clues and puzzles
  • Visiting many venues in the city centre 
  • Providing evidence of Group photos at different locations
  • Completing a scavenger list 
  • & much more!

Please pre- register with your Students Union by 2pm on Friday the 25th of September. There is a €5 registration fee per team, all participants will have to have their student number (or some alternative proof of being a DIT student) and will receive a free t-shirt. Full registration and pack pick up details are as follows: 5pm to 6pm at a choice of 2 locations:

  • Bolton St Stage or Aungier St Foyer

Registered teams will receive a pack containing clues and challenges, maps and t-shirts. What you will need to enter:

  • Four registered students of DIT 
  • Digital Camera/Camera phone 
  • Pens 

The Culture Night National initiative is co-ordinated by Temple Bar Cultural Trust and supported by the Department of Arts, Sport and Tourism in partnership with the regional arts offices and local authorities. Staff are welcome to register and get involved, but unfortunately cannot win the prize!

The DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama is also playing an active role in Culture Night 2009. An evening of musical performances by ensembles and soloists studying at the Conservatory takes place between 7.30-9.30 pm in Chatham Row, Dublin 2. Further information is available from 402 3576.

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