Spraoi is a professional arts organisation based in Waterford City, Ireland. The company programme and produce the annual Spraoi Festival in Waterford each summer,featuring the best of national and international street art and world music.
Spraoi also devise, programme and produce other high quality spectacle and events. These productions, both large and small scale, take place in a variety of settings.
The Spraoi Festival, held over the August Bank Holiday weekend in Ireland, is in itself an annual riot of colour, energy and excitement with an atmosphere that is unique among Irish festivals. It takes over city centre areas of Waterford for three days, transforming the streets and quays of the city into a giant stage for acts from all over the world. Spraoi is committed to the advancement of street arts, and the festival produces, premieres and showcases some of the best in the world. The festival is also a platform for top quality world music. And it’s all free!