One of Hollywood’s most renowned actors, Tom Hanks, will make a stunning appearance at this year’s Dalkey Book Festival. Therefore, if you are a fan of the actor and want to know a little more about the launch of his novel, you cannot miss this year’s edition.
If you live in Ireland, or intend to visit the country next month, know that the actor will perform at the festival on the second day of the event, June 16th, to present his book The Making of Another Motion Picture Masterpiece and, of course, talk about his film career in the film industry.
The official launch of the book by Tom Hanks took place on May 9th and was well received by critics. It is a fiction inspired by the actor’s own life, towards stardom.
The book also provides insight into changing American culture over the decades. The story begins in the 1940s, when a World War II soldier inspires his five-year-old nephew to become a comic book writer.
Another star making an appearance will be Succession’s Brian Cox. He will sit down with Ruth Freeman, head of Science Foundation Ireland on Saturday. Another star making an appearance will be Succession’s Brian Cox. He will sit down with Ruth Freeman, head of Science Foundation Ireland on Saturday.
Bono will also be present at the event and will close the festival with a one-on-one chat with Fintan O’Toole. Both will talk about their memories, Surrender and We Don’t Know Ourselves. Dylan Moran and Ruby Wax are also part of the line-up and many more.
How to participate
You can participate in the festival by purchasing tickets online, on the official website of the organizers. Youchoose the lecture or workshop you want to attend and buy the ticket. Values vary according to each event.
If you want to buy tickets for the performance of actor Tom Hamks,Click here. Entry costs €59. It is worth mentioning that the participants of this lecture with Tom Hanks will take home a copy of the book.
To see the complete program and purchase tickets for other lectures,Click here.
What is Dalkey Book Festival
With its relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, the Dalkey Book Festival is a great opportunity to immerse yourself in Irish literary culture and enjoy a unique and unforgettable experience.
The Dalkey Book Festival is also known for its nightly events, which include literary dinners, poetry sessions, comedy nights and musical performances. These events provide a unique opportunity for attendees to have fun and socialize with other literature lovers while also exploring Dalkey’s nightlife.
The festival is organized by volunteers and supported by a range of local sponsors, who help to ensure that the event continues to grow and attract participants from around the world. In addition, the festival has a strong commitment to sustainability, using recyclable materials and promoting the reduction of plastic use.
The Dalkey Book Festival is an annual literary event that takes place in the picturesque coastal town of Dalkey, located about 10 miles south of Dublin, Ireland. This festival brings together internationally renowned writers, publishers, literary agents, literature lovers and all those who are interested in the world of writing and reading.