General Information

The AKA Festival is a voluntary-run community-led arts festival that showcases the hard work and talent of artists and community groups in Kilkenny City and County.

The AKA Festival 2024 will run from August 8th to August 18th.

2024 marks the 9th year of the AKA Festival.

The festival is organized exclusively by a committee of volunteers from the arts and community development sector in Kilkenny.

The festival takes place in Kilkenny City and County. Specific dates and locations for events can be found on the official AKA Festival website or promotional materials closer to the event date.

As a listing festival, the sourcing of a venue, insurance, and funding of an exhibition or event is the sole responsibility of the artist.

Participation and Events

The festival is open to both established and emerging artists from Kilkenny City and County.

The festival features a diverse range of art forms, including visual arts, music, theater, dance, and other community arts projects.

Artists and community groups can submit their work by filling out the Submission Form 2024.

The deadline for submissions is June 2nd at midnight. No submissions will be accepted after this time.

Volunteering and Support

The festival is organized by a dedicated team of volunteers who work throughout the year to plan and execute the event.

If you have skills to share or time to help distribute programs and posters, please contact akafringefest@gmail.com.

The festival relies on community support, sponsorships, and grants to fund its activities. Additional details on supporting the festival can be found on their website.

More information, including event schedules, participant details, and volunteer opportunities, can be found on the official AKA Festival website and through their social media channels.