Other Voices Ballina Preview screening of TV series

Posted in Connect on February 11, 2019.


Other Voices, the internationally renowned music festival and TV series that has been going strong in Dingle for 17 years, took up residence in Ballina for one glorious weekend on 28th and 29th September 2018. Celebrating incredible music talent in high-profile concerts at St. Michael’s Church,  a local music trail and interactive workshops, along with the Ireland’s Edge conference and the wonderful Ballina Food Fleadh.

There was a tremendously positive response to Other Voices Mayo and it is conservatively estimated that the economic benefit amounts to €2,200,000. Additionally, it received great traction in local and national media, along with great engagement on social media resulting in an overall reach of 39,408,212 unique visitors per month.

The Other Voices acclaimed TV series which runs for 9 weeks, showcasing the music performances that take place over the festival, will this year feature three episodes dedicated to Other Voices Mayo, airing at 23.25 on RTE 2 on February 28th, March 21st and April 11th. The Other Voices Villager’s special, which aired on December 30th, was the first full length programme featuring the Ballina festival.

 One of the Other Voices Ballina episodes previews at the Ballina Arts Centre, next Wednesday 13th February at 9pm. Places are limited so booking is essential, please contact Ballina Arts Centre info@ballinaartscentre.com or 096 73593. Seats will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Other Voices Mayo was built on collaboration and hard-working partnerships which included: Mayo County Council, South Wind Blows, Mayo.ie, Ballina Chamber of Commerce, Mayo North, St. Michael’s Church, Ballina Municipal District, Moy Valley Resources, Ballina Arts Centre, The Jackie Clarke Collection, Ballina Presbyterian Church, Creative Ireland Mayo, Music Generation’s Core Youth Music Hub, Ballina Food Fleadh, Local Gardaí, local hotels, pubs and businesses. A wide range of sponsorship, funding and in-kind supports were provided by these organisations and other sponsors including: INTEL, Hollister and Ballina Beverages.

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