A group of German, Swedish, French and Austrian journalist have gathered in Dublin City to witness Tradfest 2014. Now in its 8th annual year, the festival celebrates Irish traditional music and culture. The official launch was at St. Werburgh's Church, beside Dublin Castle. The rest of the festival takes place in Temple Bar from 22nd-26th of January 2014. The festival will feature acts from Paul Brady, Frances Black, We Banjo 3 and much more.
TradFest is supported by Failte Ireland and is considered a favourite on the Irish festival calendar.
“We firmly believe that our traditional Irish music, song and dance product is among the best in the world and, it is important that we fully promote what is available by assisting these European journalists in showcasing what Ireland has to offer. TradFest has long been renowned for showcasing some of the best of Irish music talent and will certainly encourage and help maintain Ireland’s reputation as a destination for high quality traditional Irish music at home and abroad and is now a high point in Dublin’s busy tourism calendar.” says Gillian Binchy, International Publicity Manager of Failte Ireland.