Belfast International Arts Festival
Belfast International Arts Festival

Belfast International Arts Festival

Bringing the best of Northern Ireland arts to a global audience - 12 October to 1 November.

Belfast International Arts Festival returns for its 58th edition this October with a programme of inspirational events that seeks to respond creatively to the current pandemic. 

The 2020 edition will primarily be hosted online and takes place from Monday 12 October to Sunday 1 November.

As Northern Ireland’s largest contemporary arts festival and cornerstone of the annual cultural calendar, this year’s programme features:

  • Dance
  • Music
  • Theatre
  • Film
  • Visual Arts
  • Discussions

The programme responds creatively to the current pandemic and explores matters of contemporary interest such as gender equality, multi-culturalism, representation, the climate crisis, and democracy.

View the full programme of events here >>

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