PICTURES: 'Fantastic night' Cork celebrates a Culture Night like no other

PICTURES: 'Fantastic night' Cork celebrates a Culture Night like no other

Pictured during Culture Night Cork City 2020 is brother and sister Marvin and Lola Grainger, with performer Aaron Towers, at the Cork City Library Play Event.

People across Cork City enjoyed selecting from over 72 in-venue, outdoor and online events last night to 'Connect Through Culture' for Culture Night 2020.

Pictured during Culture Night Cork City 2020 is Sarah O'Mahony (centre), with Doireann Magee - Salawu (left) and Noreen Angoz (right) at the unveiling of My Generation at Cork City Library supported with The Glucksman.Photo: Cathal Noonan
Pictured during Culture Night Cork City 2020 is Sarah O'Mahony (centre), with Doireann Magee - Salawu (left) and Noreen Angoz (right) at the unveiling of My Generation at Cork City Library supported with The Glucksman.Photo: Cathal Noonan

Many venues adopted innovative approaches to deliver an evening that is always enjoyed across the city.

Pictured during Culture Night Cork City 2020 is artist Stephen Doyle with his exhibition Numb, with Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Joe Kavanagh, and Lady Mayoress, Stephanie at Triskel Arts Centre.
Pictured during Culture Night Cork City 2020 is artist Stephen Doyle with his exhibition Numb, with Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Joe Kavanagh, and Lady Mayoress, Stephanie at Triskel Arts Centre.

The annual celebration usually sees buildings across Cork open their doors for a wide range of events, however, the Covid-19 pandemic has meant that there were some changes this year.

Pictured during Culture Night Cork City 2020 is Rowna Holly Wu, from St. Lukes, at the Cork City Library Play Event.Photo: Cathal Noonan
Pictured during Culture Night Cork City 2020 is Rowna Holly Wu, from St. Lukes, at the Cork City Library Play Event.Photo: Cathal Noonan

Many events took place online, but a range of physical events are also took place, albeit, with restrictions.

More than 60 events took place in the city.

Pictured performing at Culture Night Cork City 2020 is The Vanbrugh String Quartet, watched by the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Joe Kavanagh, and Lady Mayoress, Stephanie, at City Hall.
Photo: Cathal Noonan

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