Black and Irish announce a new music festival - ‘For The Culture’
With the first of many to come Black & Irish have launched a brand new music festival - For The Culture - aimed at celebrating community, culture, heritage and the black and Irish experience.
Set to take place on the 28th of May 2022 at Fairyhouse Racecourse in Ratoath, the festival will be focusing on platforming black and mixed-race artists, entrepreneurs and black-owned businesses around the country who may have previously not received the recognition they deserve. The festival is set to feature over 20 artists and DJs from avariety of genres. Although the festival is focused on representation in the black and mixed-race community it is open for all to attended and share the black and Irish experience.
The aim of the festival is to celebrate community, culture and the unique black and Irish experience.
Founded in June 2020 Black & Irish are an organisation set out to highlights and celebrates the identity of black and mixed-race Irish people. Established after the death of George Floyd their mission was to bring the authentic discussion back to Ireland and engage with the wider Irish society by coming together to spread awareness around the world of the experiences, struggles and successes from within the community. Since then they have made an impact with six areas of society to which are Education, Business, Politics, Media, Community and Entertainment.