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Welcome to Belfast International Arts Festival

Our aim is a simple one; to create a genuinely civic event of contemporary arts and ideas of international appeal and stature. See About Us

Planning is underway for 2022, which marks the 60th anniversary of Belfast Festival (see Festival Archive).  Read our first programme announcement. More details on extended season will follow, and please save the core festival dates: Wednesday 5 October to Sunday 6 November 2022.

For a taste, check out our 59th edition, which took place from Wednesday 6 October  to Sunday 7 November 2021:


The team are working remotely from our respective homes and can be reached by email. Stay safe, keep well and we look forward to welcoming you to #BIAF22