The Irish Lament & Its Cultural Significance

Join Irishman and YouTuber Aaron Gorman for a colourful discussion of contemplation, reflection, and heart-wrenching melodies as he hosts a discussion on Irish laments and their cultural significance in Irish Oral tradition.
Through the ages, the Irish have expressed their grief and sorrow through the hauntingly beautiful songs known as laments. These songs capture the essence of loss, longing, and the pain of separation, and have been passed down through generations as a testament to the enduring power of Irish culture.
In this discussion, Aaron Gorman will delve into the history and significance of Irish laments, tracing their roots back to ancient times and exploring the many different forms they have taken over the centuries. He will also share some of his favourite examples of these poignant songs, and discuss the role they continue to play in Irish culture today.
Whether you are a history buff, a lover of Irish culture, or simply someone who appreciates the power of music to heal and uplift the soul, this discussion is not to be missed. Join us for an event of thought-provoking conversation, beautiful melodies, and the chance to connect with like-minded people.
Perjantai 6.10. 12:00
Valveen Paljetti, Kulttuuritalo Valve
Kesto: 45 minuuttia
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This event is in English
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Aaron Gorman
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