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Socks in Frying Pan to Play 6 Times at Fest - Irish American News

April 29, 2017 - 2:04pm

Socks in Frying Pan to Play 6 Times at Fest
Irish American News
Socks In The Frying Pan perform the following shows during the festival: Friday, May 26th at 5:45 p.m. (Crossroads) and 7:30 p.m. (Emerald); Saturday, May 27th at 5:00 p.m. (Crossroads) and 7:30 p.m. (Celtic); and Sunday, May 28th at 4:00 p.m ...

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Beltane Festival Thornborough 2017 this weekend - when does it start and what happens there - ChronicleLive

April 29, 2017 - 5:04am

ChronicleLive

Beltane Festival Thornborough 2017 this weekend - when does it start and what happens there
ChronicleLive
Beltane is the Celtic fire festival that celebrates the beginning of summer. It started with the rural tradition of lighting 'lucky fires' at the start of May to provide magical protection to people and livestock in the year ahead. Druids were said to ...

Pan Celtic party attracts 20000 visitors for fab five-day festival - The Nationalist

April 28, 2017 - 2:30pm

The Nationalist

Pan Celtic party attracts 20000 visitors for fab five-day festival
The Nationalist
THE International Pan Celtic Festival was worth a staggering €2 million to the local economy, welcoming almost 20,000 people to Carlow over the past week. “It was a huge success from start to finish,” enthused Bríde de Róiste of Glór Cheatharlach, one ...

Islesburgh abuzz as folk festival is underway - Shetland Times Online

April 28, 2017 - 11:25am

Shetland Times Online

Islesburgh abuzz as folk festival is underway
Shetland Times Online
After a brief introduction by the Chair of the Folk Festival Society, Christine Fordyce, the festival was officially launched by special guest Joella Foulds, former Artistic Director of the Canadian Celtic Colours folk festival, Canada. Ms Foulds, who ...

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“There is so much amazing work coming from the Celtic nations & regions,” Celtic Media Festival Director - The Irish Film Television Network

April 28, 2017 - 10:47am

The Irish Film Television Network

“There is so much amazing work coming from the Celtic nations & regions,” Celtic Media Festival Director
The Irish Film Television Network
In our discussion, Catriona touches on the record level of submissions to the festival's prestigious awards; the changing trends in formats and content, the potential impact of Brexit on co-productions across the Celtic nations and looking forward to ...

Celtic society to host annual festival - MPNnow.com

April 27, 2017 - 5:57pm

Celtic society to host annual festival
MPNnow.com
Finger Lakes Celtic Society, 4925 Collett Road, Farmington, will host its annual Finger Lakes Celtic Games and Festival from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 20. The event will feature pipe bands, Highland games, clans and historical groups, food ...

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Celtic clans will converge at annual festival - Bay Net

April 27, 2017 - 3:14pm

Bay Net

Celtic clans will converge at annual festival
Bay Net
St. Leonard, MD- European heritages will collide at the 39th Annual Southern Maryland Celtic Festival at Jefferson-Patterson Park in Calvert County Saturday, April 29. It's the oldest Celtic Celebration in Maryland and it highlights the heritage of the ...

Experience three styles of fiddling in one sitting when Celtic Fiddle Festival plays Saturday - The Register-Guard

April 27, 2017 - 1:05am

The Register-Guard

Experience three styles of fiddling in one sitting when Celtic Fiddle Festival plays Saturday
The Register-Guard
The Celtic Fiddle Festival — a group of three accomplished fiddle stylists — will perform at Tsunami Books on Saturday. Kevin Burke (Ireland), Christian Lemaître (Brittany) and Charlie McKerron (Scotland) will each play a solo set, showcasing their ...

Celtic musicians, dancers set to perform in town - Ladysmith Chronicle

April 26, 2017 - 10:55pm

Ladysmith Chronicle

Celtic musicians, dancers set to perform in town
Ladysmith Chronicle
The Islands' Celtic Festival is returning to Ladysmith this weekend with workshops and plenty of entertainment in the form of jigs, slip jigs, slides, hornpipes, reels and aires. On Friday night there will be a Big Session from 6-11 p.m. in the Eagles ...

Northwest Celtic Fest returns to Hoffman Estates Saturday - Chicago Daily Herald

April 26, 2017 - 8:16pm

Northwest Celtic Fest returns to Hoffman Estates Saturday
Chicago Daily Herald
Northwest Celtic Fest returns to the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 29. The free family fest will include several new activities this year, including a rare photo opportunity complete with an iron throne ...

Open season in the Outer Hebrides - Stornoway Gazette

April 26, 2017 - 7:31am

Stornoway Gazette

Open season in the Outer Hebrides
Stornoway Gazette
Alan said: “The second Eilean Dorcha Festival (EDF) takes place in Benbecula on July 28th and 29th and performing at the event will be Manran, Niteworks, Hunter & The Bear and others. With the ever-popular Hebridean Celtic Festival taking place between ...

Traditional music festival in Moray branches out to new audiences - Press and Journal

April 26, 2017 - 7:19am

Press and Journal

Traditional music festival in Moray branches out to new audiences
Press and Journal
For more than two decades, Speyfest has hosted Celtic and ceilidh music in a tented village in Fochabers. But, in its 22nd year, a special country slot has been organised for the final day of the festival due to the genre's growing popularity. A ...

No time to waste for Carlow's Pan Celtic organisers as bid already in to host again - KCLR96FM.com

April 25, 2017 - 10:51am

KCLR96FM.com

No time to waste for Carlow's Pan Celtic organisers as bid already in to host again
KCLR96FM.com
There'll be no time wasted by those involved with the Pan Celtic Festival locally as they've already applied to host it again. This year's International Festival came to a close on Sunday evening after thousands of people had descended on Carlow Town ...

Flag raising at Standing Stones honours 25 years of the Celtic Festival in Glen Innes - Glen Innes Examiner

April 24, 2017 - 7:57am

Glen Innes Examiner

Flag raising at Standing Stones honours 25 years of the Celtic Festival in Glen Innes
Glen Innes Examiner
The ceremony was also a chance to recognise the 25-year anniversary of the Glen Innes Celtic Festival, a milestone that Mrs Toms said was much attributed to the foresight and commitment of those involved in the very beginning. “Just the foresight of ...

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STANDING PROUD - Glen Innes Examiner

April 24, 2017 - 5:38am

Glen Innes Examiner

STANDING PROUD
Glen Innes Examiner
The ceremony was also a chance to recognise the 25-year anniversary of the Glen Innes Celtic Festival, a milestone that Mrs Toms said was much attributed to the foresight and commitment of those involved in the very beginning. “Just the foresight of ...

Celebrating Celtic Customs - Ormond Beach Observer

April 22, 2017 - 11:44pm

Celebrating Celtic Customs
Ormond Beach Observer
The Celtic Festival continues on Sunday. by: Jacque Estes Community Editor. Hammers, weights, and cabers were flying through the air in Rockefeller Gardens and Fortunato Park on Saturday, April 22. The athletes throwing them were dressed in varying ...

Celtic Festival kicks off Saturday morning in Coos Bay - KCBY.com 11

April 22, 2017 - 1:45am

KCBY.com 11

Celtic Festival kicks off Saturday morning in Coos Bay
KCBY.com 11
COOS BAY, Ore. -- If you're looking for something to do this weekend you may want to check out the Celtic Festival Saturday. Workshops will be held throughout the day. There is a $10 charge and an evening concert with a $20 admission price. Doors open ...

Dost thou favor a lively joust? Then prithee, get thee to renaissance festival - Wichita Eagle

April 21, 2017 - 7:02pm

Wichita Eagle

Dost thou favor a lively joust? Then prithee, get thee to renaissance festival
Wichita Eagle
This year's festival will again play host to the Wichita Highland Games and Celtic Festival, so Celts and Scots (particularly with kilt and bagpipe) should not shy away. Wichita is one of five cities to be chosen as host for the International Highland ...

Carlow gets a tourism boost as visitors flock to Pan Celtic Festival - KCLR96FM.com

April 21, 2017 - 8:57am

KCLR96FM.com

Carlow gets a tourism boost as visitors flock to Pan Celtic Festival
KCLR96FM.com
Speaking to KCLR Michael Walsh, manager with the Seven Oaks hotel has said the festival has really provided a boost. Meanwhile one of the highlights of the Festival gets underway this weekend. The Celtic Taste of Carlow runs over Saturday and Sunday ...

11 festivals, shows and more for your weekend - Daytona Beach News-Journal

April 20, 2017 - 6:56pm

Daytona Beach News-Journal

11 festivals, shows and more for your weekend
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Thirty entertainers will be on hand for the 7th annual Ormond Beach Celtic Festival from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday to perform live music and dance on five stages. But the festival isn't just for spectators. Highland games ...

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