Something for the weekend

 

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The Chinese Film Festival, which opened yesterday, continues for the next week in Dublin, Cork and Galway.

A highlight tomorrow is the showing in Dublin of a restored movie from the Hong Kong Film Archive.

Confucius is a 1940s Chinese film featuring the story and role of the famous philosopher whose teachings are still central to Chinese culture. The screening at 4pm at the Light House Cinema will be preceded by a lecture entitled Confucius for our time.

The lecture by Prof Jerusha McCormack and Prof John Blair is at 3pm.

cny.ie/films

The Hunt Museum in Limerick is hosting a tribute to Sybil Connolly, the Dublin dressmaker who changed the face of Irish fashion.

She was nominated to the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1965 and designed for companies such as Tiffany Co of New York, Tipperary Crystal, Brunschwig Fils, and Schumacher.

The tribute exhibition features the Hunt Museum’s collection of Sybil Connolly’s fashion.

It offers a glimpse of her style and innovative use of Irish craft. Admission is free.

Huntmuseum.com

Cork Tradfest organised by UCC Tradsoc takes place this weekend, with a series of masterclasses, lectures, concerts and other musical events aimed at the general public as well as students. The UCC society promotes Irish traditional music, holding free weekly concerts to showcase Irish traditional musicians.

Among this weekend’s events is a trad Mass at the Honan Chapel at noon tomorrow.

www.ucctradsoc.com

Galway Motor Club says there is a capacity entry of 115 teams for this year’s Safety Direct Galway International Rally which takes place today and tomorrow.

The event has a ceremonial start in Eyre Square, Galway, today at 8pm, following afternoon scrutineering of cars at MotorPark, Terryland, from 2pm. The route will cover eight closed road stages in east Galway tomorrow, with the finish in Ballinasloe at 5pm.

galwayinternationalrally.com

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