Events and Festivals

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival - 22nd-25th October 2022

A visit to Cork during the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival is a must for all music lovers. This October, soak up the electric atmosphere of the Jazz Festival while experiencing the vintage charm of Fitzgeralds Vienna Woods Hotel.

The Cork Jazz festival has become one of Irelands Premier and most successful internationally renowned musical events since it was first held in 1978. Each year thousands of visitors come to Cork to enjoy the city & it’s festival. This year's Cork Jazz Festival promises to be as entertaining as ever. Held across the October bank holiday weekend, Cork city becomes electrified with soulful and infectious melodies floating out of pubs and venues across the entire city & county of Cork.

Cork Film Festival - 10th - 20th November 2022

Cork International Film Festival is Ireland’s first and largest film festival and one of Cork’s most significant and popular annual cultural events. The 67th edition will take place 10th – 20th November 2022. As well as playing a rich selection of the best of contemporary world cinema, latest and best international and Irish features, documentaries and shorts, it uses films to explore some of the burning issues of our time.

Cork International Film Festival is a local, national and international celebration of cinema, running annually in venues and online in November. Award-winning films from the international film festival circuit, new discoveries and cinema classics are selected by our experienced curatorial team, to be premiered in cinemas in Cork and screened online via the Festival Digital Platform, available to viewers nationwide.


The Festival presents 11 awards, including Gradam Spiorad na Féile / Spirit of the Festival Award (presented by The Gate Cinema), Gradam na Féile do Scannáin Faisnéise / Award for Cinematic Documentary, and two Audience Awards (for features and shorts). Its awards for Grand Prix Irish Short (presented by RTÉ Supporting the Arts), Grand Prix International Short and Grand Prix Documentary Short Award are Academy Award® qualifying, ensuring that the winners in Cork automatically join the Oscars®’ long-list.


The Festival is proudly supported by principal funder the Arts Council, along with Cork City Council, Creative Europe MEDIA, Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland, Screen Skills Ireland, BAI, Bank of Ireland Arts Fund, Culture Ireland, ESB Energy for Generations Fund and HSE. Media Partners are RTÉ Supporting the Arts, Irish Examiner and Red FM.


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