Wednesday, May 03, 2006


Failte! Irish Spring Fundraiser-Music, Dancing, Food - Sunday, the 21st

On Sunday, May 21st, Noon - 4pm, enjoy Irish Spring, a rousing celebration of Irish music and dance, presented by the Arizona Irish Festival. This event will launch the Festival’s Early Bird ticket promotion. Join us for this taste of Irish fun and culture at the Irish Cultural Center, 1106 North Central Avenue in Phoenix - about ten blocks from the Convention Center.

Irish Spring will offer non-stop entertainment from noon till 5pm. Performers include Black Velvet Band, Blackwood, John Good and Sheila Maguire, Pat McCrossan and Brazen Heads. Dancers from Irish dance schools such as the Celtic Dance Academy and McTeggart School of Irish Dance will also entertain. And guests can kick up their own heels in a traditional Ceili called by Sarah King.

Food and Drink

Donation: Adults $5. Children 6-12 years old $1, Children under 6 free

The Sixth Annual Arizona Irish Festival, like all of its predecessors, will benefit the Irish Cultural and Learning Foundation (ICLF), a 501(c) 3 organization. The ICLF, housed at the Irish Cultural Center at 1106 North Central in Phoenix, provides programs, classes, exhibits and special events to share the history, music, art, dance, literature, drama, crafts, and language of Ireland and of the Irish in America with the people of Arizona. ICLF and the Cultural Center also provide a gathering place for Arizona’s other Celtic organizations and other community groups and activities.

For Further Information, contact:

Marketing Chairman James Weber
Telephone: 602-308-4601, Ext. 201

Press release posted on the Festival Web site:

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