Top 3 events Weekend

By Laura Seguro / January 27, 2017

1.Dublin Chinese New Year Festival Opening Ceremony

Come and celebrate the beginning of this year’s Dublin Chinese New Year Festival, on the eve of Chinese New Year. This family-friendly event will see dragons, drummers and daring circus performers take over Meeting House Square for a spectacular celebration, as excitement builds for the Year of the Rooster and we look forward to a fortnight of festivities! 13

Since tomorrow, Saturday 28 January, and until Sunday 12 February, Dublin Chinese New Year Festival will delight us with a lot of activities to let the Chinese culture be spread among the Dubliners. There are a lot of choices, from Table Tennis Championships, to Hot Pot Nights and the well-known Chinese Tea Ceremony tradition among many others.

Don’t hesitate to take a look at the programme and get involved in all the offers that best suit your interests!

Where: Meeting House Square, Temple Bar
When: 19:00, Fri 27
Price: Admission is free
For more information about this year’s programme, visithttps://www.dublinchinesenewyear.com/festival-programme/

2. Sam Divine at The Wright Venue

Long associated with the legendary Defected Records, Sam Divine has come a long way. Her travels have seen her tour throughout Europe as well as Brazil, Chile, Japan and Dominican Republic, with festival highlights including We Are FSTVL (UK) and Pacha Festival (The Netherlands) as well as securing a three year residency at Ushuaia, Ibiza. Without doubt one of the most popular and passionate DJs on the circuit, Sam Divine is a guaranteed floor-filler and party starter.

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Divine’s sets are a blend of Deep ,Vocal and Balearic house and with a solid experienced understanding of the entire house genre guarantees tasteful and exciting performances and this year sees her playing alongside Sandy Rivera, Noir, Dennis Ferrer, Joris Voorn, Pirupa, Flashmob, Supernova, Maxxi Soundsystem, Osunlade, David Morales, Dimitri From Paris, Copyright and many more.

If you want to spend a lovely and amazing night, buy your tickets now to be sure you don’t miss this experience today!

Where: The Wright Venue, Airside South Quarter, Dublin
When: 22:00, Fri 27
Price: From €15. Over 18 ID required.
Buy your ticket at: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/sam-divine-the-wright-venue-tickets-30885248610

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3. And Then There Were None by No Drama Theatre

If what you are looking for this weekend is a good theatre evening, I’m happy to invite you to the No Drama Theatre’s Agatha Christie’s most celebrated work And Then There Were None.

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Tomorrow will be the last day to enjoy this beautiful piece, so rush and buy your tickets and be prepared to enjoy this magical play about ten strangers who receive a mysterious invite to a dinner party on an isolated island.

One by one, their various sordid pasts catch up with them.
One by one, they are accused.
One by one, they meet their end.

Peter Blennerhassett as Philip Lombard
Noel Cahill as Thomas Rogers
Kate Cosgrave as Vera Elizabeth Claythorne
Louise Dunne as Emily Caroline Brent
Szabolcs Ferenczi as Fred Narracott
Triona Keane as Ethel Rogers
Michael O’Kelly as Dr Edward Armstrong
Declan Ryan as William Henry Blore
Robert Shaw-Smith as General Mackenzie
Ciaran Traenor as Anthony Marston
Adam Walsh as Justice Lawrence Wargrave

Directed by Renée van de Schoor
Assistant Director Siobhan Hickey
Produced by David Breen

Where: Smock Alley Theatre, 1662, 6/7 Exchange Street Lower, Temple Bar, Dublin 8.
When: 20:00, 24 to 28 Jan
Price: €15 / €12
Buy your tickets athttps://smockalley.ticketsolve.com/?_ga=1.223789139.914280609.1484092598#/shows/873565090

Now you can support Babylon by buying us a coffee. If we can redirect our coffee expenses towards paying for project operations, it will really help.

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