Cruinniú na nÓg - Saturday 15 June 2024 Creative Ireland South Dublin is pleased to announce a call for proposals from children and young people, artists/creative practitioners, professional bodies, cultural organisations, and neighbourhood communities/organisations to be part of Cruinniú na nÓg 2024. This open call is for events that take place as part of Cruinniú na nÓg, the national day of free creativity for children and young people, Saturday 15th June 2024 across South Dublin County. Projects may occur over a longer period of time with a final result taking place on the 15th June 2024. We are inviting applications from practitioners who have the capacity to devise, facilitate and deliver creative content and activities for children and young people in any medium (examples include but are not limited to performance, street art, fashion, photography, digital arts, literature, architecture, coding, biodiversity, folk life, heritage, archaeology, landscape).
- All proposals must be within the South Dublin County Council Administrative Area.
- All proposals must have a clear and feasible budget.
- All proposals must show feasibility of completion and/or demonstration on 15th June 2024
- All proposals must be submitted by 12 noon, MONDAY MARCH 4TH 2024
- Proposals can be inclusive of all forms of creativity including but not limited to artistic practices. We welcome proposals which make innovative use of creativity in practices outside of the arts.
- If artists/creative professionals are engaged in the project, evidence must be shown in the attached budget of appropriate remuneration.
- we welcome and will prioritise applications that gives access to groups of children and young people who have limited access to creative activities.
- We warmly welcome applications for activities that are delivered through the Irish language and Irish Sign Language.
- Partners are expected to bring their own resources to support proposals. Not all events proposed may require or receive financial assistance. This will be agreed on a case-by-case basis.
- Submissions will only be accepted on the online platform. Partners are expected to bring their own resources to support proposals. Please note, that while we welcome all proposals through this open call process, we are also mindful that we have limited resources to support our amazingly talented population of children and young people in South Dublin County. If proposals are not successful, please do not be disappointed. We will work hard to help you develop your ideas, give practical assistance, and point you in the direction of how to access other funding that might relevant.
- Submissions will only be accepted on the online platform submit.com/southdublin
- Applicants should note that all funding awarded is VAT inclusive.
- Proposals responding to the four priorities of the South Dublin Culture and Creativity Strategy 2023-2027: culture-creativity-strategy-2023-2027.pdf (sdcc.ie) are very warmly welcomed.
- Late submissions will not be accepted.
For questions, please contact Eithne Swaine, Creative Communities Engagement Officer for South Dublin County Council: firstname.lastname@example.org, 086926805
APPLY HERE : https://submit.link/2nY
South Dublin’s Cruinniú na nÓg programme, a national day of free creative activities for young people
Now in its sixth year, Cruinniú na nÓg South Dublin encourages young people to join in the fun of this year’s event and participate in creative activities. This year South Dublin had over 20 events that took place in various indoor and outdoor spaces in Adamstown, Perrystown, Clondalkin, Lucan, Tallaght, Ballyroan, Greenhills, Castletymon and Knockmitten.
Young people and their families enjoyed free workshops, exhibitions and performances, and special events to encourage young people to try something new. Cruinniú na nÓg is an opportunity for children and young people to fulfil a secret creative ambition and realise their own artistic expression! Now in its sixth year, Cruinniú na nÓg South Dublin encourages young people to participate in creative activities. This year South Dublin had over 20 events that took place in various indoor and outdoor spaces in Adamstown, Perrystown, Clondalkin, Lucan, Tallaght, Ballyroan, Greenhills, Castletymon and Knockmitten. To get a taste of what took place see the video below:
In South Dublin County, a wide range of activities took place both indoor and outdoor in Tallaght, Perrystown, Clondalkin, Castletymon, Lucan and Adamstown. Activities included Taster theatre workshops with Giant Wolf Theatre Company, a Banner Making workshop with artist Morag Myerscough at Rua Red Arts Centre, Music performances with Ceol Connected as part of Ruaille Buaille Music Festival, Djing, graffiti and dance workshops in Adamstown, Create with Circus with Doulab Circus, CNAG - Percussion Ensemble Creative Workshop and performance at Áras Chrónáin, Street Art Festival with puppeteers, jugglers, stilt walkers, circus acts, musicians at North Clondalkin Library and DJ workshops at the Loft in Tallaght Library’s new teen space, The Loft.
South Dublin Arts office was also delighted to support longer term projects; Schools Out!, an eight week dance and music programme In Adamstown. You can see a short video of the workshop here. Artist Paula Mongey’s project Umbra in the Children’s department of Tallaght University Hospital. Umbra brought together shadow puppetry workshop that uses art, drama, puppetry, movement and sound. You can see a video of the work here
You can view the events that took place in South Dublin here
Download the press release here
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Website: Cruinniú na nÓg - A day of free creativity for children and young people (creativeireland.gov.ie)