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The term Fringe Festival refers to festivals that showcase either non-mainstream or up-and-coming artists of all sorts. The Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival in Dublin, Ireland is one of the largest fringe festivals in the world. Open to both local and international artists, the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival spans 13 days and showcases a wide range of artistic talent.
History of the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival
Dublin is the capital city of Ireland and has a vast and rich artistic history. Prominent literary figures Samuel Beckett, George Bernard Shaw and Oscar Wilde did most of their work in Dublin. Furthermore, many prominent theatrical figures have emerged from Dublin's scene. The Dublin Theatre Festival emerged from Dublin's rich theatrical culture. The Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival originated in 1995 as a part of the Dublin Theatre Festival. It was created to promote the work of lesser-known theater company productions. The Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival quickly grew in popularity. This led to it becoming an unassociated festival in 2006. Venues for performances are decided based on what seems most suitable. They range from cafes and theatres to boardwalks and even public buses. Past festivals popularised well known artists Mark O'Rowe, Enda Walsh and Conor McPherson.
Fringe Festival 2015 Dublin
The 2016 Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival runs from the 10th of September to 25th of September. The 2016 festival is all out nights out! RIOT is going to fire on all cylinders - siren songs, drag royalty, jockstraps, hurling helmets and sizzling spoken word. Australia's Hot Brown Honey will deliver burlesque, beat box and banging tunes - so bring your friends for a night on the dancefloor!
Artists at the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival 2016 will investiage ideas of consequence and possiblity. This year's festival has many promising ideas of storytelling and radical reimaginings of the traditional ones. If you're planning to visit Dublin in September 2016, don't miss the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival.
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