29th July - 1st August 2021, Virtual Event

The 44th Ballyshannon Folk and Traditional Music virtual re-imagined festival is taking place this Bank Holiday Weekend. It the oldest festival of its genre in the world. Ballyshannon is situated on the Wild Atlantic Way in the beautiful county of Donegal – the coolest place on the planet!

Every year over the August Bank Holiday this festival celebrates the very best of traditional and folk music.

More Information On 2021 Virtual Festival To Be Announced Shortly


Competitors to compose an original song with a Ballyshannon theme (Folk or Trad Genre). Prize €300 plus song will be featured in 2021 festival. Check the festival website for details. Closing date for submissions is 5pm on Friday, 30th April 2021.

  • Start Date Thursday 29 July 2021
  • End Date Sunday 01 August 2021

Main Street,
Ballyshannon ,

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