Festival Archive

Govanhill International Festival and Carnival began in 2016 as an antidote to racism towards migrant communities from Eastern Europe in Govanhill. It started as a carnival, parade and weekend of music, aiming to celebrate the diversity of the area and combat division and hate. It has since grown into a beautiful, two-week extravaganza, embodying the richness and diversity of the flourishing arts and culture scene in Govanhill.