CELTICFEST 2016 IS A WRAP
Jigs were danced, reels played, ballads sung, pipe bands marched – and a great time was had by all at CelticFest 2016.
Thanks to everyone who attended, performed, participated, volunteered, sponsored and supported the festival. You made it all so much fun, so exciting, and such a success. We all have wonderful memories now to last a year!
See below for some amazing images of this year’s festival.
These shots were taken by our intrepid photog, Keith Dunn, with assistance at the parade from Rory Coomey. Blake Williams sent us the Bodhran Workshop photo.
Ireland’s Damien Dempsey wowed a packed house at Imperial March 5 in a pre-festival concert. Photo: Keith Dunn
Halifax Wharf Rats “Kicked-off” CelticFest in fine style on opening night, March 10, at Doolin’s Irish Pub. Photo: Keith Dunn
Standing Room Only Theatre’s comedy “Moll” had audiences in stitches. Photo: Keith Dunn
Vancouver Welsh Men Choir at St. Andrew’s Wesley on Friday, March 11.
Lots of happy Celtic Villagers enjoyed the music, dance, workshops, swordplay, food and shopping over the March 12-13 weekend.
The Bodhran Workshop at Tom Lee Music on Saturday afternoon, led by Blake
Williams, resulted in a number of happy purveyors of the art of the
Having a highland fling at the CelticFest Ceilidh,, Saturday, March 12.
The 12th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade
What would a St. Patrick’s Day Parade be without a lucky leprechaun and his pot o’ gold?