Music for Halloween

EXHIBITION : HALLOWEEN

About this Item

Costumed group The Vizards provide music and dance for Halloween in Ballinaclash, Wicklow.

  • Title
    Music for Halloween
  • 1st Broadcast
    31/10/1982
  • Clip Duration
    00:02:05
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    Ireland's Eye
  • Clip title
    Music for Halloween
  • Extended description

    A report from the series 'Ireland's Eye'. It features a group of adults in costumes called 'The Vizards' who visit houses dancing and playing music at Halloween. Member os the Vizards play button accordion and tambourines. All of the performers have their faces masked.

    The report was filmed by night in Ballinaclash, Rathdrum, County Wicklow.

  • Information

    The magazine series 'Ireland's Eye' was broadcast from 1980 to 1983.

    Halloween (a shortening of All Hallows’ Evening) is a yearly holiday observed around the world on October 31, the night before All Saints' Day incorporates traditions from pagan harvest festivals and festivals honouring the dead, particularly the Celtic Samhain.

  • Local keywords
    Halloween, Music, The Vizards, Ballinaclash, Rathdrum, County Wicklow, Tambourines, Dancing, Button Accordion
  • Geographical coverage
    Ballinaclash, Rathdrum, Wicklow, Ireland
  • Topic
    National Holidays, Festivals, Anniversaries, Annual Events
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    1982
  • Country of production
    IRELAND
  • Original identifier
    P369/00082
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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