The Follow the Vikings Roadshow arrives in Waterford this evening.
There will be two performances of a 45 minute theatrical reimagining of the Vikings at 8.30pm and 9.45pm. There will be music, dance and poetry all set against the largest atmospheric video backdrop ever mounted in Ireland. The Roadshow will be performed by a large number of international artists in the new covered outdoor performance area in the Apple Market in the centre of historic Waterford.
A huge screen has been errected in the Applemarket for the event.
Don’t forget to join us in the Applemarket for the Viking Roadshow tonight! Shows at 8.30pm and 9.45pm! #VikingWaterford #FollowTheVikings
The roadshow has been travelling across Europe since August. It stopped off in Dublin on Saturday night, he’s a taster of what tonight will look like:
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The International Viking Roadshow and Festival are made possible by Waterford Treasures’ membership of an EU-funded marketing co-operative Follow the Vikings, the financial support of Fáilte Ireland, Ireland’s Ancient East and of Waterford City and County Council and the enthusiastic support of the people of Waterford who are so proud of their Viking heritage.
Waterford’s International Viking Festival is continuing this afternoon. There’s archery at Deevys Parnell Street, shieldwall battles in the People’s Park, re-enactments beside Bishop’s Palace and storytelling in Cathedral Square.
The Troula Drummers/Fire-breathers and Jugglers from Galicia in Spain also retuen to Bailey’s New Street at 3.00pm. They entertained the crowds yesterday despite the rain. Pictures by Noel Browne.