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Opportunity: Festival Mentoring at Baboró 2024

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Baboró International Arts Festival for Children

Baboró is inviting applications to their 3-day paid mentorship programme during the Baboró festival in Galway, from 17 – 19 October. This initiative aims to encourage both emerging and established artists who are interested in making work for children to experience Baboró International Arts Festival for Children in an immersive and rewarding way. Over the 3 days, the small group of mentees will:

  • experience a curated programme of festival shows and industry events
  • be guided by seasoned mentors Phil Kingston (Community and Education Manager, Abbey Theatre) andMaria Fleming (CEO, First Fortnight);
  • be paid €600.

The objective is that artists and creatives from varied, diverse backgrounds and identities will be inspired to make work for babies, children and young people in Ireland, having been exposed to world-class Irish and international work.

A total of four applicants will be selected for this opportunity.

Closing date for applications is end of day Wednesday, 5 June at midnight.

For further information on eligibility, access supports and to apply please visit: 





School Level

Early Years