Delve into Spraoi Festival with the #DELVE18 programme!
The Irish Street Arts, Circus and Spectacle Network (ISACS) is delighted to have partnered up withSpraoito offer the opportunity to two of our members to attend all the festival's events this August. They will Discover, Explore, Learn, Visualise over a dozen of national and international street arts' events including the famous Spraoi parade and Engage with the artists and other ISACS members during the three days of the festival. View Spraoi's Street Arts Lineup. To fully benefit from this Go See programme supported by Arts Council Ireland, the two lucky DELVErs will have their transport and accommodation provided by Spraoi and ISACS.
If you are a street arts, circus and spectacle professional, opportunities to meet and greet with loads of different performers including mentorship from Waterford Spraoi organisers and artists are waiting for you on every corner at #DELVE18 Spraoi! Apply today!
Please note this years' edition of Spraoi will also welcome three ISACS companies to the N.E.S.T. (New Emerging Street Talent) Stage where they will be presenting 'work-in-progress' following one week in residency at Spraoi. This programme is part of ISACS and Spraoi's commitment to the creation and development of new Irish work. International programmers will also be brought to the festival by ISACS thanks to Culture Ireland SEE HERE programme.
'I would definitely recommend other ISACS members to take part in the Delve programme at any stage. You are free to dive into art, find what you want. The ISACS team are so informative, supportive and welcoming. For an artist just starting it’s lovely to see how it all operates, for more developed artists it’s great not to be working at a festival and meet all these awesome people and watch all these amazing shows at your leisure. Shows are repeated a lot so it’s easy to navigate times to suit you. My only recommendation would be to have maybe just more participants. It was fab; share with as many as you can!'
'What struck me again and again through the course of the weekend was the atmosphere, how happy everyone from the performers, organisers, audience and delegates were and how incredibly lucky we were to be here to experience all this culture. I would strongly recommend DELVE to others in the future as it gives you an insight and access to the performers, organisers and international delegates that you would not normally be exposed to. Affording you the opportunity to directly engage and network with them directly and discuss the work.'