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ISACS Member - Spraoi St Patrick's Parade 2017 | Photographer Graham Cullen

Delve into Irish Festivals with the D.E.L.V.E Programme 2019!

Irish Street Arts, Circus and Spectacle Network (ISACS) is thrilled to announce the return of their GO-SEE professional development programme D.E.L.V.E in 2019. This year we have partnered up with the Dublin Dance Festival (May), Irish Aerial Dance Festival (June), Waterford Spraoi (August) and National Circus Festival of Ireland (November) so far, to offer ISACS artists the opportunity to delve into Irish Festivals!

Participants will Discover, Explore, Learn, Visualise and Engage with the artists and fellow ISACS members experiencing a selection of shows and discussions in the festival's programmes and will be encouraged to share their experiences and learning’s submitting their feedback on the DELVE page of our website, sharing it on social media anyway they like!
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N.E.S.T. Shout-Out: Open Call to New Emerging Street Talent 2019!

Spraoi International Street Arts Festival
in partnership with the Irish Street Arts, Circus and Spectacle Network  (ISACS) created the N.E.S.T. programme to assist street performance artists enhance an existing work-in-progress via mentoring and showcasing during the Spraoi Festival. N.E.S.T. creates supportive frameworks for participating artists, access to International festival directors and opportunities to perform and attend residencies in other countries.

To participate in N.E.S.T 2019 Spraoi and ISACS invite interested artists to submit an expression of interest. This year’s programme will nurture street artists with a dance orientated work-in-progress OR dancers with a work-in-progress and a desire to perform in street settings.

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There are two seats available for appointment at the upcoming ISACS AGM 2019.

The following two nominations have been received. We will seek the ratification of these two candidates at the AGM, to officially welcome them to the Board of ISACS.

 We would like to take this opportunity to thank outgoing directors Aidan Phelan, Chair, and Noeline Kavanagh, for all their time and contributions to the board of ISACS.

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The International Seminar for the development of Street Arts | FRESH STREET#3 presents a diverse and imaginative artistic programme.

In January 2019, the ISACS Network in partnership with Galway 2020 launched an open call for artistic presentations in response to the theme ‘Place and Identity’ for this years FRESH STREET#3, being held in Galway.

Over 120 applications from all over the world were received. A massive thanks is extended towards the dedicated selection panel of Ciaran Walsh – Culture Ireland, Tanja Ruiter – Circostrada & HH Producties and Craig Flaherty of Galway 2020 who trawled through each application in detail.

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Sorcas Garman | A Social Circus Project for Wexford

Sorcas Garman is a brand new Social Circus project developed in partnership with the Irish Street Arts, Circus and Spectacle Network, Core Creations, FDYS, Wexford Arts Centre and Local Links.

This new initiative came about with the financial support of Wexford Local Development, as a way to engage young people in creative and physical activity.              

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Irish Street Arts Circus and Spectacle Network

Irish Theatre Institute, 17 Eustace St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
00 353 (0)87 0541812 info@isacs.ie
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