Omagh to host its first outdoor jiving festival with £1,000 prize fund

Thursday, 6 July 2017

Omagh to host its first outdoor jiving festival with £1,000 prize fund thumbnail Omagh’s first outdoor jiving festival ‘Jive Live’ takes place on August 5.

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council is asking you to dust down you dancing shoes and cowboy hats and dance the day away at a family-friendly, open air jiving festival next month.

Omagh's first outdoor jiving festival, 'Jive Live', takes place between 12 noon and 5pm at the OASIS Plazza on Saturday, August 5.

With host compere Pio McCann and a great line-up of live music and jiving competitions for all ages, prizemoney to the value of £1,000, food and entertainment, it is sure to be a lively day out.

Jivetastic, winners of Monaghan Jiving Festival 2016, will take to the stage and open dance floor giving you the opportunity to jive with 'Jiving Jim and Fiona'.

On the same weekend as the Omagh Festival and 'Dominic and Friends' music event in the Silverbirch Hotel there will be a great atmosphere in town. Artists include Dominic Kirwan, Patricia Maguire, Pascal McAnenly, Lisa McCrory, Ed Fox, Gareth Prichard and more.

Jiving competition categories include:Junior Jive seven to 17-year-olds; adult Jive 18+ years. There is free entry to competition but registration required as numbers are limited.

Register online at or on the morning of the event from 11am at OASIS Plaza. For further information visit or telephone 028 8224 7831


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