Australian Celtic Festival 4 - 7 May 2017 celebrates Ireland

The Australian Celtic Festival takes place every year. Crowds flock to the New South Wales town of Glen Innes in a celebration of the music, song, dance and culture of all the Celtic Nations. The Festival attracts clans, cultural groups, dancers and performers from around Australia and beyond. The Festival’s focal point is the remarkable Australian Standing Stones, with some other events held in various venues around the town of Glen Innes. Each year’s Festival celebrates one of the Celtic nations and this year the featured nation is Ireland. 

The festival this year take place from the 4th May to 7th May. Glen Innes is a town known for its friendly people and welcoming atmosphere which has embraced this wonderful festival of all things Celtic. Locals and visitors join in the street parade, concerts, kirking of the Tartan, massed pipe bands, strong man events, yard dog trials, children’s entertainment, fun run, dancing, flag raising ceremonies, poet breakfasts, market stalls and Celtic foods. All part of the Celtic experience on offer at the Australian Celtic Festival.

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