Sunday, 25 February 2018
Nina Hynes: In Wim Wenders’ Living Room

Nina Hynes: In Wim Wenders’ Living Room

Just in time for the kick-off of the 68th Berlin International Film Festival, Nina Hynes spoke to Irish Culture Events about visual inspiration, the movie that brought her to Berlin and supporting long-term friend Glen Hansard for two nights in Admiralspalast on February 20th and 21st. Q: You were born and raised in Ireland, toured…

DÚlamán: The inclusiveness of Irish culture is part of the magic

DÚlamán: The inclusiveness of Irish culture is part of the magic

Before their upcoming show in Admiralspalast (Sunday, January 21st), we spoke to Seán McCarthy, the producer and mastermind of Dúlamán – Voice of the Celts. Q: Would you tell our readers a bit more about the name Dúlamán? A: The literal translation is a form of seaweed, but the song tells a bigger story. Dúlamán…

Moya Brennan: Sometimes it seems like all roads lead back to Donegal

Moya Brennan: Sometimes it seems like all roads lead back to Donegal

Moya Brennan, singer, songwriter, producer and harpist from Donegal, is currently touring her latest release “Canvas”. In ICE's latest Q&A, she opens up about the inspiring forces behind her music, touring Germany then and now, music as a family affair and healing after a difficult year. Interview: Franziska Kast, Irish Culture Events, Berlin Q: You…

MARK GEARY: CHOOSE YOUR BATTLES

MARK GEARY: CHOOSE YOUR BATTLES

An interview with Mark Geary - Franziska Kast, Irish Culture Events, 2017 Q: You’re touring your latest release The Fool, which has only been out there for a little over a month now. Any irony involved in the title? A: Ahhhh. Well they say it takes a wise man to act the fool. Not sure…

My Berlin gig was supported by Irish Culture Events. They were of great help, and really good people. I wish ICE all the very best, and I look forward to seeing you again in Berlin!
Luka Bloom, Irish Singer Songwriter
We hope that this website, which was co-initiated by the Embassy, will strengthen the awareness of what’s on in Berlin from an Irish perspective and in turn strengthen the links between Ireland and Berlin.
H.E. Michael Collins, Ambassador of Ireland to Germany
Our country is not just pints of Guinness and leprechauns. I think what is nice for people of other nations is how inclusive our culture is. (…) I guess that’s just some of the magic people feel when they go to Ireland, or experience our culture.
Seán McCarthy, the producer and mastermind of Dúlamán – Voice of the Celts.