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It Takes A Village Festival cancels 2020 edition

It Takes A Village Festival cancels 2020 edition


It Takes A Village is a very fun festival that was due to take place in East Cork in Trabolgan Holiday village from May 8th to 10th this year but no real surprise here, the festival has been postponed until next year due to COVID-19.

Other festivals on the calendar that have cancelled this year due to the crisis are Carlow Arts Festival and K-Fest while Vantastival has moved to September.

“As none of us know how long this pandemic will continue on for we felt it was prudent to make this call now, ” organiser Ed O’Leary said. “We were really looking forward to this year’s festival so we are hoping most of the acts both Irish and international will join us again in 2021. The feedback from all acts is very positive about joining us next year. They are in the same boat as us, caught in the doldrums in this sea of uncertainty. We are all in this together.

“We had hoped that the situation in Ireland and around the world would have improved by the beginning of May, but as we all know there is no clarity on this. In these uncertain times we feel that many acts might not want or be able to travel from the U.S, U.K or Europe. Irish acts also might have issues with social proximity. Our loyal villagers and new found friends that were due to join us on this third instalment of It Takes A Village might not feel comfortable socialising for many months to come.”

The new dates for It Takes A Village are: May 7th – 9th 2021, at Trabolgan Holiday Village, Cork.

The festival team have been in touch with all ticket holders with regard to tickets booked and refunds, but if anyone did not receive an email, you’re encourage to get in touch via the contact button on

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