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If you are looking for a fun event to attend, complete with glamour and thrills, look no further than the Film Fatale Masquerade ball being organised by La Fête, The Producers and Film Fatale. It takes place in the RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, at 8.00 p.m. on Saturday May 12th, and continues until 2.00 a.m.
This extravaganza has a strict dress code: face-masks must be worn until midnight, together with your fanciest or wildest attire. Masquerade is for the vintage queens, the retro kings, the pop princes, the counts and courtesans, the disco divas, the new romantics, the bold and beautiful, the fantasists and the other-worldly. For one night only, you can be whoever you want.
Music will be provided by DJ Alice Apparently, DJ Mimi Rouge, Swing it Back, Tin Pan Alley Cats Rock and Soul Set with Brian Gilligan and the Film Fatale Orchestra. The event will be hosted by Prince Pompadour, with performances by the Fatale Follies Dance Troupe, Fatale Dollies, Bella Agogo, Azaria Starfire, Bonnie Boux, Bella Curve, Foxy P Cox and Bugsy Divine. While you’re there, don’t miss gambling with Lord Spiffington, Karaoke with the Queen of Pop Marie Antoinette and the Versaile Vixen Art Class.
The Film Fatale Masquerade ball takes place in the RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, at 8.00 p.m. on Saturday May 12th, and continues until 2.00 a.m. Click here to learn more.
We will come together in the circle to create a supportive healing community where we can journey deeper into ourselves and beyond. We will be performing ritual and ceremony on the sacred sites of the Boyne Valley. There will also be a sacred Celtic sweatlodge ceremony and we will journey into Mother Earth inside the cairn.This workshop will include the following:Celtic sweatlodge
Ecstatic Journey – using trance dance, breathwork and drumming to journey deeper
Shamanic healing work
Time in nature
Free time/party timeThis workshop is facilitated by Martin Duffy
Martin is the director of the OakTree Charitable Trust, a nonprofit organization that runs the Irish Centre for Shamanic Studies and The Transpersonal Institute at Dunderry Park.
The Centre is dedicated to promoting and preserving shamanic traditions from around the world, particularly those of the pre-Celtic and Celtic era. Contemporary Transpersonal approaches are also taught at the centre. Martin has worked as a mental health care professional since 1977. He is an accredited transpersonal /Jungian psychotherapist. He has trained in various forms of consciousness raising methods including Holotropic Breathwork ™, Dreamwork, Trance dancing and Firewalking.
His grandfather and mother are traditional folk healers and he is following in their footsteps. His work is influenced by the Druid traditions of ancient Ireland.
He has done fieldwork with indigenous Shamans from Mongolia, Mexico, the Amazon, Andes, and Africa and also has trained in core Shamanism with the Foundation of Shamanic Studies (U.S.A.) and the Scandinavian Centre for Shamanic Studies.
Martin brings warmth and compassion to his shamanic practice. He has strong values with regards integrity, honesty and openness, in particular he believes in empowering the individual to find healing, knowledge and wisdom within themselves.
To see a video of past events see – http://www.youtube.com/watch
Cost is €325 Tuition, Accommodation and all meals included.