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Baboró International Arts Festival for Children is Ireland’s flagship international arts festival devoted exclusively to children and families and runs in Galway city and county this year from 14th – 20th October 2019.

Among the Baboró highlights of the 2018 festival were performances of award-winning theatre for young audiences, free family events including three visual art exhibitions, a storytelling with Charlie Byrnes bookshop, and Wonder Walls - where families joined illustrators to create a masterpiece of giant scale!


As a Galway based charity, Baboró relies on the continued generosity of the organisations, businesses, and individuals that support it in order to reach new audiences, strive to deliver a diverse creative programme from Ireland and around the world, and support artists and educators in their endeavours to inspire children to engage with the world through their experience of the creative arts.
2019 will be the biggest Baboró International Arts Festival For Children programme ever, featuring artists and companies from around the world including a very strong Irish programme of work for children and families to enjoy the magic of Baboró together.

The full 2019 programme will be available from early September. For a full list of events and workshops visit:

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