Halifax Celtic Fest 2022

Jun 22, 2022 | Events

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Bradan Press is happy to announce that we will be vending and doing read-aloud storytelling this coming Saturday and Sunday, June 25-26, 2022, at the Halifax Celtic Festival!

Admission is FREE and the venue is the brand new Light House Arts Centre, 1800 Argyle St., downtown Halifax (in the old World Trade Centre building). The schedule is below.

Halifax Celtic Festival 2022 Schedule

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

SPIRIT OF OUR YOUTH
Amazing free concert at Neptune Theatre!
7:00-9:00 pm

Thursday, June 23, 2022

FLAG RAISING, LAUNCH & GIVING CELTIC CONTEXT
4:00 PM – Flag Raising, Halifax City Hall
Join us as Mayor Savage hosts the flag-raising ceremony to celebrate the kick-off of the 2022 Halifax Celtic Festival
7:00 PM Giving Celtic Context – panel discussion
Gaelic, Irish and Acadian French language perspectives and why reclaiming and renewing minority and heritage languages and cultures matter. The Old Triangle Ale House in the An Seanchai room – 5136 Prince St, Halifax.

Friday, June 24, 2022

The Lighthouse Arts Centre – 1800 Argyle Street, Halifax

PERFORMERS
6:00 pm – Roger Stone and Anthony Rissesco
7:00 pm – Rowdy Dow
8:10 pm – Rising Tide Dancers
8:40 pm – Andrew Touesnard and Matthew Rockwell
9:50 pm – Lisa McArthur & Kolten MacDonnell
10:20 pm – Cape Jack

Saturday, June 25, 2022 – Family Day

The Lighthouse Arts Centre, 1800 Argyle Street, Halifax

CULTURAL EVENTS (please note a mask is required)
12:30 pm – Irish Language Lessons with Kieran Walker
1:30 pm – Story Telling (all ages) with Bradan Press
2:30 pm – Gaelic Language Lessons with Lewis MacKinnon
3:30 pm – Milling Frolic Songs with Emily McEwan

PERFORMANCES
12:20 – Marcel Amores
12:50 – Papilio
2:00 – Tristan Legg and the Mad Dogs
3:00 – The Spruce Larks
3:30 – Dance Lessons with Ella & Abby Hanson
3:40 – Glenn Coolin Trio
4:40 – Dance Lessons with Ella & Abby Hanson
4:50 – Dave McIsaac & Louis Benoit
5:50 – Dance Lessons with Ella & Abby Hanson
6:00 – Band (Name to come)
6:20 – Dance Lessons with Ella & Abby Hanson
6:30 – Big Island Trio
7:40 – Heather Rankin
8:55 – Fiddles & Feet
10:00 – Brad Reid

Sunday, June 26, 2022 – Celtic Sunday

The Lighthouse Arts Centre, 1800 Argyle Street, Halifax

CULTURAL EVENTS (please note a mask is required)
12:30 pm – Irish Language Lessons with Kieran Walker
1:30 pm – Story Telling (all ages) with Bradan Press
2:30 pm – Gaelic Language Lessons with Lewis MacKinnon
3:30 pm – Milling Frolic Songs with Emily McEwan

PERFORMANCES
12:20 – Clare and Gary Foley
12:55 – Rhapsody Quintet
2:05 – Dave Carroll
3:05 – Abby Hanson
3:45 – Dusty Keleher and the Rusty Wheels
4:55 – Shannon & Tony Quinn
6:05 – Diaga Dancers
6:35 – Alicia Putnam Family
7:45 – Halifax Pier

More details and last-minute updates at:

https://www.hfxcelticfest.ca/schedule-2022

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