Wednesday September 23, 2020

Cork artists to fill empty shops with a €70,000 glow

Council seeks creative team to make Christmas installations trail as festival is cancelled due to Covid-19

6th September, 2020
The Glow festival last year: the event has been shelved this year due to public health guidelines but Cork City Council has come up with an alternative idea

Cork City Council plans to spend up to €70,000 transforming the city’s empty retail units into a trail of artistic window installations to replace its traditional Glow Christmas festival.

The Glow Festival, held on the city’s Grand Parade, has been shelved this year due to public health guidelines put in place to stem the spread of Covid-19.

The festival, which is aimed at attracting visitors to the city and launching the...

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