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The annual Belfast International Arts Festival features theatre, performance and visual art, music and more.

The Belfast International Arts Festival reflects both the changing city and the continuing evolution of creative practice from around the world and features artists and performers from across the globe, bringing everything Belfast audiences have come to expect from the festival and more: a world class programme of theatre, performance art, moving image, visual art, dance and music from folk, to contemporary and classical with opportunities for audiences to directly engage and participate in the creative arts.
The 2018 Belfast International Arts Festival brings an eclectic fusion of cutting edge performances to Belfast from 16 October – 3 November with world class theatre, dance, visual art, music, film, literature and talks.
With over 120 events, including 12 premieres, highlights of the 56th edition include Italian star of stage and screen Isabella Rossellini with her new one woman show Link Link, multi Grammy award winner Angélique Kidjo touring her version of iconic Talking Heads album Remain in Light, critically acclaimed Nina - A Story about Me and Nina Simone and American folk and blues legend Eric Bibb.
With cultural walking tours available and opportunities to experience both international and local talent in no less than 28 venues across Belfast this is one event not to be missed!
Tickets are available to purchase at the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre and online at visitbelfast.com/tickets.
There are also a number of free events visit BelfastInternationalArtsFestival.com for the full festival line up.
 
Mon, 22 Oct 2018
9:00am to 11:00pm
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Tue, 23 Oct 2018
9:00am to 11:00pm
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Wed, 24 Oct 2018
9:00am to 11:00pm
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Thu, 25 Oct 2018
9:00am to 11:00pm
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Fri, 26 Oct 2018
9:00am to 11:00pm
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Sat, 27 Oct 2018
9:00am to 11:00pm
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Sun, 28 Oct 2018
9:00am to 11:00pm
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Mon, 29 Oct 2018
9:00am to 11:00pm
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Tue, 30 Oct 2018
9:00am to 11:00pm
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Wed, 31 Oct 2018
9:00am to 11:00pm
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Thu, 01 Nov 2018
9:00am to 11:00pm
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Fri, 02 Nov 2018
9:00am to 11:00pm
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Sat, 03 Nov 2018
9:00am to 11:00pm
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Upcoming events at Various locations

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Belfast Children's Festival 2019

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08-13 Mar

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Event

Outburst Queer Arts Festival

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08-17 Nov

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Fleadh Feirste: The Gaeltacht Quarter Festival

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28 Nov-02 Dec

A vibrant cultural festival celebrating Belfast’s heritage as Ireland’s leading Irish language city.

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Handle With Care

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27-28 Oct

A street show with a tender message that we should all take care of each other. Artist Diana Gadish brings her charming show to Belfast for...

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