Bloomsday 2018 & other events

sábado 09 de junio de 2018, 13:28h

09JUN18 – MADRID.- The Bloomsday Society in Madrid will celebrate Bloomsday in the Ateneo de Madrid on Friday 15 June, from 19.00 - 21.00. The evening will include a selection of readings from Joyce, live music from Irish group Púca Óg, and there will also be a special tribute to Pamela O’Malley, the Irish teacher and educationist who lived in Madrid for many years and died in 2006.

-Bloomsday at Desperate Literature bookshop in Madrid will take place on Saturday 16 June from 20.00 - 23.00. Details can be found via the link.

-The 8th annual Bloomsday Reading and Bathe on the Beach will be held on Saturday 16 June at the beach in Fuengirola. More details can be found via the link.

-The Sant Vicent GAA club and the Valencia Irish Cultural Association have joined forces this year to mark the occasion – the GAA have their annual open day in Polideportivo Quatre Carreres on Saturday 16 June and this will be followed by a special Bloomsday lunch menu, accompanied by readings from Joyce, poetry in English and Irish, and an introduction to the Irish language. This will be a family friendly event, and later that day there will be music and dancing in St. Patrick's Irish bar. For more details please consult here.

-The 5th annual Bloomsday celebrations in Zaragoza will take place on Friday 15 June at 19.30 in the central patio of the Paraninfo building at the Universidad de Zaragoza (Plaza Basilio Paraíso, 4). There will be readings and live music from the group Celtic Airs.

Other events of interest

  1. Irish poet John Liddy will be launching his latest publication, Madrid & other poems, at Booksellers, Santa Engracia 115, on 8 June at 20.00. Puca Óg will add some music and song to the event. John will also be signing copies at the Feria del Libro de Madrid on the 9 June between 12.00 and 14.00, in Caseta 38 Booksellers. Please find invitation attached.
  2. The Yeats Society in Madrid will be celebrating Yeats Day 2018 on Wednesday 13 June in Café Moliere (Francisco Silvela 20) at 20.30. Everyone is invited along to this informal gathering where you can read your favourite poem by W. B. Yeats. Please find invitation attached.

We hope to see you at some or all of these events. We will be updating our website over the next few days so you can check there for the latest news.

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