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Tara Feis Irish Celebration

Tara Feis Irish Celebration
Saturday, March 12, 2016
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Emmet Park (east end of Bay Street)
Presented by the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs
Free and open to the public

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Cathy Maguire                             Ciaran Sheehan

The family-friendly feis (pron. FESH) – or festival – will be a feast for the eyes, ears and palate, with live performances, food, art activities, crafts and games hosted with Irish ceremony, tradition and hospitality. For the 2016 event, the festival will feature Ciaran Sheehan (Star of Phantom of the Opera) and Cathy Maguire (Star of Ireland in Song) under the direction of Gabriel Donohue.

The festival is held each year in the beautiful Emmet Park located in the heart of downtown Savannah. Festivities begin at 11 a.m. with an official Irish opening ceremony.
For more information call 912-651-6417. This event is a free, non-alcoholic event geared towards families and children.

Stage Schedule

11:00am - Opening Ceremony. Presentation of the Colors. Irish National Anthem, American National Anthem, Official remarks.
11:30am - Irish Dancers of Savannah
12:00pm - Harry O' Donoghue
12:45pm - Ciaran Sheehan, Cathy Maguire & band with musical director Gabriel Donohue
  1:45pm - Legacy Irish Dance Academy
 2:15pm  - Harry O' Donoghue
 2:45pm - The Savannah Ceili Band
 2:45pm - Ciaran Sheehan, Cathy Maguire & Gabriel Donohue
                 (autograph signing at the ticket tent)
3:30pm - The Savannah Philharmonic Chorus conducted by Dr. Monica Harper
4:00pm -  Ciaran Sheehan, Cathy Maguire & band with musical director Gabriel Donohue
4:55pm - Closing remarks

Children' Stage Schedule

11:30am - Conrad Hartz Puppets
12:15pm - Legacy Irish Dance Academy
  1:00pm - Magic Marc
  1:45pm - Irish Dancers of Savannah
  2:30pm - Conrad Hartz Puppets
  3:00pm - Magic Marc
  3:30pm - Irish Dance finale ( Irish Dance Lesson - Audience Participation)
  4:00pm - Stage Closed 

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