The 1st Multicultural Women’s Mini Festival in Dublin

Thanks to all participants and the guests who attended and enjoyed the Mini Festival with us to celebrate refugee week on Thursday 17th of June 2021.

Big thanks to The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth for supporting this event through the 2020 Community Integration Fund.

You can see two videos from this event below:

Performing artist:

  • Sandra Palomar – Flamenco Dancer and Trainer
  • Eliana Valentini – Italian Folk Dancer and Teacher
  • Lauryn Bhreathnach – Harp/ and vocals
  • Clare Walsh – Violin/Fiddle
  • Hannah Longmore – Irish dancer
  • Morgan Mahon – Irish Dancer
  • Alina Yu – Chinese Traditional Dancer
  • Daisy Galvan – Belly Dancer
  • Ola Wawrzyniak – Traditional Egyptian Dancer
  • Maya Marquez – Traditional Egyptian Dancer
  • Cristina Bogdan – Poetry
  • Zeinab Elguzouli – Singer and Song-writer


  • Khatuna Petsyukha – Water-colour and oil paintings
  • Mary Colins – Poetry book and cards
  • Selena – hand crochet accessories and toys
  • Zdenka Durajova – Handmade Jewelry


  • Eliana Valentini – Poetry and Art
  • Natalia Garcia – Board-game made of recycled material


  • Videography by Valeria Patarushina
  • Music by Zeinab Elguzouli

Special thanks to all the volunteers and organisers of Southside Partnership DLR Women’s Programme and the women4women Network, Guest of Honour Cllr. Letti McCarthy and also the Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme’s continued support.

Find out more about our Women’s Programme: