FIREWORKS TO LIGHT UP THE SKIES OF WEXFORD ON OCTOBER 23
WEXFORD FESTIVAL OPERA OFFICIAL OPENING
If you are in Wexford on October 23 head to the Quayside, if you’ve not yet planned to go to Wexford on October 23, then get planning!!
A giant fireworks display will lightup the Wexford Quayside to officially open to the 62nd annual Wexford Festival Opera. Internationally bestselling author and Wexfordian, Eoin Colfer, will be on hand to officially open the ceremony at 7pm.
The Fireworks display is undoubtedly the climax of the ceremony and Energia, Ireland’s leading independent energy supplier has come on board to light up the skies over Wexford as the sponsor of the opening night fireworks display.
Wexford Fringe Festival an annual open-access arts festival which will run in parallel to Wexford Opera Festival from Friday, 18th October to Sunday, 3rd November 2013 will also be in full swing.
Wexford Fringe offers an eclectic mix of over 300 events over 17 days including cabaret, comedy, circus, dance, film, theatre, puppetry, music, and visual art, many of which are free to attend.
Artists from around Ireland and further afield participate alongside home-grown talent, in art forms spanning cabaret, comedy, circus, dance, film, theatre, puppetry, music, visual art and design. Wexford Fringe literally takes over the entire town with over 300 events staged in pop up venues as well as established venues such as theatres, hotels, art galleries, cafes and civic buildings. What differentiates Wexford Fringe from many other Fringe Festivals is that alongside the ticketed open access programme are the Fringe produced and/or supported special free events, which run throughout the programme.
These events add to the carnival atmosphere that engulfs the town and includes the Wexford Festival Opera and Wexford Speigel Tent Festival.
For more details see http://www.visitwexford.ie