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.
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
- Genre Factual
- Topic National Holidays, Festivals, Anniversaries, Annual Events
- First broadcast channel RTÉ One
- Production year 1982
- Country of production IRELAND
- Original identifier P369/00082
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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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