International Audio Arts Festival

29th September - 1st October 2017

Kilfinane, Co. Limerick, Ireland



HearSay17: "Discovery"


The theme for this year's HearSay is that of "discovery".




Programme Strands 


Once again there will be 6 strands to the HearSay17 programme:


(If you would like to delve a little deeper into each of these strands click on the links and have a look at the 2015 events that took place under each category)





HearSay provides space to Think deeply about sound. Varied in their approaches and subject matter, join a selection of HearSay contributors as they explore intriguing topics of their choice.




If you are looking for rich insights into the creative process of some of the world's finest audio makers, then HearSay is definitely the place for you. The Deepen sessions are all about practicality and craft drawn from the creators of the sounds in the film, comedy, drama, art and features that inspire us.




HearSay is about a village coming together to celebrate creative audio at every turn. During HearSay, explore the village and Encounter #audioeverywhere.




Eavesdrop on live conversations between creators interspersed with compelling audio extracts  as they explore wonderful sounds and their approach to making them.  Participate in interesting conversations brought about in surprising ways.





There are some things that could only happen at HearSay. Sometimes playful, often dramatic, always surprising, it’s the things we Experience that burn in our memories.




The HearSay Awards and a lot, lot more. From intriguing new ways to engage with audio to being blown away by new audio creations, from unearthing stunning audio from the past to sharing audio from the creators of the future -  the Celebrate thread does what it says on the tin - celebrates wonderful creative audio from around the world.

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The HearSay17 Programme



The Hearsay17 Programme is currently under construction and will be released in July so watch this space....


Don't forget if you would like to contribute to this years festival pitches will open on the 22nd May and will close on 31st May.


In the meantime check out the 2015 programme for a little taste of what's to come!