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Festival Admission € 10.00 pp per day
Open daily 11 am - 6pm
Supporting CBM Ireland
Galway Garden Festival also offers a feast of outdoor melody with St. Patricks Brass Band, Corrib String Quartet, Nuada, Coole Music, Galway Baytones, Colm 'Stride' O'Brien, Silvermoon Jazz Band, Aimee Banks & more
Aimee Banks is a fourteen year old Soprano from Moycullen who had the honour of representing Ireland at The Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Sophia Bulgaria 2015.
A few weeks after returning from Bulgaria Aimee had the honour of performing in Carnegie Hall having won her first International Vocal title for the Operatic Aria Category in the International Vocal Competition, American Protégé. Her rendition of Handel’s Lascia Ch’io Pianga earned her a Special Recognition Award for Performance of the night.
2016 began with a memorable opportunity at Dublin Convention Centre where Aimee performed “Imagine” with The Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland at the Governments Launch of 1916 Commemorations.
This was followed with a performance in The National Concert Hall Dublin with the wonderful Three Tenors Ireland.
Aimee loves to participate in Irelands Classical Festival Feis Ceoil and this year secured Overall Vocalist Award and Bursary 2016 (Sligo Feis Ceoil) having also won the Award 2015 at Midlands.
She then flew to Boston USA in April where she performed at Boston Symphony Hall, The Norman Rockwell Museum and The Whitney Centre for the Arts in Massachusetts.
Things haven’t stopped there in May Aimee was awarded “Outstanding Achievement in Arts and Culture” from GRETB (Galway Roscommon Education and Training Board).
Fanzini Brothers "Circus Jukebox", 'Yer Mans' Puppets, Oddie Braddell, Medieval Armoured Knights in Combat & more
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All Gate Profits from The Galway Garden Festival are donated to:
The Christian Blind Mission www.CBM.ie to alleviate avoidable blindness
Míle búiochas to our sponsors below.
The National Conference on soil will be held at Claregalway Castle on Monday July 6th with Klaus Laitenberger and a panel of expert speakers.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has been nominated to implement the IYS 2015, within the framework of the Global Soil Partnership and in collaboration with Governments and the secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification.
The IYS 2015 aims to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of soil for food security and essential ecosystem functions.