John Banville  |  Eleanor McEvoy

 Cartoon Saloon | Family Irish dancing workshops | Music workshops | David Munnelly | Four of a Kind & more


St. Patrick's Festival Amsterdam is delighted to announce that Literature has been added to the programme in 2018 as part of this annual unique celebration of Irish arts & culture for the 5th edition of the Festival om 16th-17th March 2018. None other than Booker prizewinning author John Banville will be appearing in Splendor on Friday 16th March 2018. Iconic singer-songwriter Eleanor McEvoy will head up an evening of musical magic in the beautiful setting of the Uilenburger Sjoel on St. Patrick's Night, March 17th. 


This is the only festival celebrating the best of Irish culture in the Dutch capital. Check out the full programme of concerts, workshops and events for music-lovers, families, fans of Irish culture and the culturally curious. 


About the Festival

St. Patrick's Festival Amsterdam is an annual festival celebrating Irish Arts & Culture, with a special focus on music. Held in the heart of the Dutch capital in The Netherlands, it is the only celebration of the richness of Irish arts & culture in Amsterdam. The festival celebrates not only Irish traditional music, but also Irish music and musicians from other genres such as classical, pop, jazz and world, collaborating to present unique programs with Irish music as the inspiration. Spoken word, cuisine, dance, film and animation have also been featured in the programme for this Festival which first took place in 2014. Read more. 

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A taste of previous St. Patrick's Festivals