Basant Festival 2024:
Full of Events and Activities!

Kites will be available on purchase from stall


Exclusive: Kite Making Workshop by expert Kim Ling Morris

WORKSHOP IS FULLY BOOKED NOW. THANK YOU FOR YOUR OVERWHELMING RESPONSE!

Join us on

1st June, 2pm to 8pm

to experience a spectacular day filled with activities ranging from kite flying, dance performances, art exhibition, multicultural cuisine, and a lot more…

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

2pm-8pm

KITE FLYING

Kite Flying performance and public engagement

Carrigaline Community Park, Bandstand [P43TK70]

3pm | 4pm | 5pm

KITE FLYING DEMONSTRATION

10 minutes demonstration will be delivered by 4 expert kite pilots

Carrigaline Community Park, Bandstand [P43TK70]

2pm-3pm | 3:30pm-4:30pm

KITE MAKING WORKSHOP

4:30pm-5:30pm

KITE INSTALLATION

Installation of kites by Kim Ling Morris

Carrigaline Community Park, Bandstand [P43TK70]

2pm-8pm

KIDS DIY CREATIVE ZONE

Creative zone for Kids

Room 2, Carrigaline Family Support Centre (Lion Youth Centre)

2pm-8pm

FILM SCREENING: MULTI-CULTURAL CUISINE (ON LOOP)

Carrigaline Community Complex (Hall)

2pm-8pm

FOOD FESTIVAL: SOUTH ASIAN CULINARY

Carrigaline Community Park, Bandstand [P43TK70]

2pm-6pm | Opening at 3pm

ART EXHIBITION:
FORMAL OPENING

Owenabue Art Collective Gallery, Carrigaline

4pm

KITES CRAFTING COMPETITION AND EXHIBITION

Children and invited to craft their own kite and bring along on the day of festival.

Submission will be made in person by the participants from 2pm to 3pm to exhibit in the Cork Community Complex (Hall) on the wall.

Judgement will be made till 4:30pm.

4pm-4:45pm

MANGO PARTY

For the guests invited by the King of Fruits

This event is Sponsored by Spice Garden and Owenabue Art Gallery:



Carrigaline Community Complex (Kitchen)

4:45pm-5pm

PERFORMANCE: CANDLE LIGHTING

Cork Community Complex (Hall)

5pm-5:15pm

PERFORMANCE: INDIAN CLASSICAL AND BOLLYWOOD DANCE

Cork Community Complex (Hall)

5:15pm-5:30pm

LIVE DHOL AND BHANGRA DANCE

Carrigaline Community Park, Canopy

5:30pm-6:30pm

INAUGURATION AND AWARD CEREMONY

Prizes will be awarded for Kite Crafting children by Cllr. John Healay deputising on behalf of the Mayor of Cork Co.Co.

Carrigaline Community Park, Canopy

WORKSHOP IS FULLY BOOKED NOW!

Kite Making Workshop by Kim-Ling Morris with support from Riki Matsuda

ALL slots for this exclusive workshop are FULLY BOOKED! Thank you for your overwhelming response.

NOTE: This was just to book a slot for Kite Making Workshop. To let us know you are excited to attend the day full of activities, Register for the event here

Venues

TESTIMONIALS FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Video Credits: Murfad Syed Ahmed

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