UK City of Culture: Events announced for Derry celebration


The Turner Prize, the London Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Ballet will all feature in Londonderry as part of the UK City of Culture celebrations.

The first edition of the programmes arrived in the city by speedboat along the river Foyle.

Derry will take on the title in 2013. The year will kick off with a special Sons and Daughters of Derry concert.

Frank Cotrell Boyce has also been commissioned to devise a performance piece on the River Foyle.

Keiron Tourish reports for BBC Newsline.

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