Life festival is a festival of dance, music, performances and fun held every year in Belvedere House and Gardens in Westmeath Ireland. The main event in this annual Irish festival is music and dance shows. The main musical theme for the life festival is extensive mix of different traditional instruments backed with an electronic pulse.
The event showcases live music bands and electronica and gives the live audience a feel of world music. The best part is that music is not the only attraction to life festival but it also provides opportunity to enjoy various art activities, camping activities and street performances like jugglers, fire breathers, magicians and dancers to name a few.
It’s a camping event and hence every ticket gives you free camping. The life festival’s team of volunteers will help to keep you as safe as possible. However, you need to bring necessary tent and camp gear, urgent clothing and first aid with you. To make your camping memorable, it is must to follow the rules laid down for camping like you should not bring any glass containers/bottles or inflammable cooking aid like gas canister, barbeques, candles, flares. Life festival also offers small & large storage lockers to keep your valuable and personal things safe and secure. The camping site also provides facility of mobile shower units which are built as per high international building and health & safety standards. Special care is taken for decontamination as per laid medicals standards and for protecting our environment. Life festival discourages the use of private cars and hence there are steep parking charges. Life festival strongly recommends use of public transport facility.
Life Festival was adjudged the "Best Irish Dance Festival" in 2007 and again in 2009 in the Irish Festival Awards. Life festival was also nominated into the top 10 Small Festivals in the European Festival Awards 2009.