by / November 28th, 2012 /

First Fortnight Festival details

Ireland’s only mental health themed arts and cultural festival First Fortnight is to return next year, once again based in the Temple Bar district of Dublin. Following the success of the inaugural event last January, First Fortnight 2013 is again using live music, spoken-word, theatre, film and visual art to create open discussion and understanding of mental health problems and challenge prejudice and discrimination.

Among the artists taking part include contemporary British artist Stuart Semple, Irish acts Le Galaxie, We Cut Corners, Róisín O, Kopek, actress Mary McEvoy, and acclaimed theatre productions Silent, Solpadeine Is My Boyfriend & Box of Frogs. The full line-up can be viewed here.