Paxos Festival

Irish Poetry and Greek Music

July 7th

Irish Wings IV

Irish Poetry and Greek Music

Muldoon’s Picnic”

Horslips, Martin Hayes &Maria Farandouri

The legendary Greek singer, Maria Farandouri and some of Ireland’s greatest cultural ambassadors – the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon, the virtuoso fiddle player Martin Hayes, and Horslips, Ireland’s answer to the Rolling Stones (credited with inventing the musical genre, ‘Celtic Rock’) come together to tell the extraordinary story of a song written by the Irish writer, Brendan Behan, which went on to become one of the best-known and most enduringly popular songs of twentieth century Greece.

With the generous support of CULTURE IRELAND