ShakeFest 2009


World Cultures Fair Day

Charleville Castle - Tullamore - Offaly - Ireland 


Come for the Day and choose between over 20 dance and culture workshops for the great value of only 65eu! Please check out Activities/Workshops and Book Workshops for full details.  Charleville Castle is once again all yours for the wonderful funfilled festival of Energy, Movement and Dance.


This year is our 4th year running of  SHAKEFEST'S workshop day EXTRAVAGANZA of Energy-Movement-Dance workshops and Holistic Fair and are proud to be hosting throughout the day and evening - bands and artists of PEACEZONE for 10EU dedicated to promoting peace through music.  Then relax and camp under the stars in the castle's fairytale setting. Our workshops and discussions range from Flamenco to Circus Skills to Specialty Bellydance workshops, even KIDS workshops and face painting! Please see PEACEZONE ARTISTS or ACTIVITIES/WORKSHOPS section for all details and scheduling coming soon.

PeaceZone Ireland Launch

At 3pm on saturday May 30th, 2009, PeaceZone irelad will be launched in the peace Tent at ShakeFest 2009 at Charleville Castle. PeaceZone is developing in response to the growing spread of war, particularly extremely violent civil wars and power struggles, which are gathering momentum and threathening Global Sustainability and holding back badly needed help for people in need everywhere. We need to be able to field units to manage temporary, and less formal, local cease-fire or Truce mechanisms. PeaceZone is bringing together the world of music, Retruned Development Workers, Seasoned and disciplined volunteers, peace management and peacekeeping professionals. Its jst the beginning ..... come support the launch and get involved.


Camp Out For Peace

The public is invited to join up and Camp Out For Peace at Charleville Castle to mark United Nations Peace Keeping Day Friday May 29, 2009. Gates open 6pm. Come Camp Out for Peace - join PeaceZone for 10 eu (get one night free camping) only 10 eu for every additional night of camping per person. Stay untill June 1st noon - if ou wish. Camp out for peace is also to highlight the United Nations internationl day Of Peace September 21st 2009.

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