The Centre Culturel Irlandais is one of the most popular venues for Fête de la Musique for Parisian audiences. With its beautiful courtyard and outstanding music programme, CCI is well used to welcoming thousands through its doors on 21 June.
This year, instead of trying to replicate this experience online, CCI is offering close to 40 people the opportunity of a private little serenade by a top Irish musician!
The impressive line-up of singers - folk, pop, trad, hip-hop, jazz, classical... - is: Glen Hansard, Paddy Casey, Liam O Maonlai,Claudia Boyle, Mick Flannery, Duke Special, Celine Byrne, Bronagh Gallagher, David Kitt, Loah, Lilla Vargen, Brian MacGloinn (Ye Vagabonds), Wallis Bird, Jack O’Rourke, MuRli (The Rusangano Family), Vyvienne Long, Niwel Tsumbu, Christine Tobin, Rioghnach Connolly, Fehdah, Inni-K, Mark Geary, I Have a Tribe, Anna Mieke, Cry Monster Cry, Karen Cowley (Wyvern Lingo), Saoirse and Caoimhe (Wyvern Lyngo), Denise Chaila, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Jack L, Mary Coughlan, Rhob Cunningham, Una Keane, Paul Noonan (BellX1), Barry Moore, Lisa Hannigan, John Spillane and Soak
Would you like a song to be sung just for you?! To be in with a chance of receiving a (locked) zoom call from an Irish singer, between 6 and 7pm French time on Sunday 21 June, sign up below using our short form by 18 June at midnight. The winners will be drawn out of a hat and we will write to you the next day, Friday 19 June, with all the details.
Whether you're in France, Ireland or anywhere else in the world, we encourage you whole-heartedly to put your name into the hat to win this unique experience with an Irish singer. Our way of supporting Irish musicians through this challenging time and celebrating the major contribution they make to the Irish cultural scene!
Check out our Youtube playlist for Fête de la Musique - A Song Just For You!