NATIONAL CELTIC FESTIVAL
June 8-11, 2012
PORTARLINGTON, Victoria (Australia)
Australia’s National Celtic Festival it’s the largest and most diverse celebration of Celtic music and culture in the southern hemisphere.
Held at the beautiful seaside village of Portarlington, on Victoria’s south coast, the National Celtic Festival has evolved over the past decade to become the internationally recognised event it is today.
Each year, the festival attracts the highest calibre of Celtic bands, pipers, fiddlers, drummers, songwriters and dancers from around the world.
The festival’s line-up in recent years has included Solas, Gaelic Storm, Derek Warfiels & the Young Tones, Battlefield Band, Eleanor McEvoy, Beoga, John Spillane, Grada, and, this together with the very best from across Australia, makes this a festival not to be missed.
The Celtic culture has been an indelible part of Australian life, embracing traditional and contemporary expressions of the diverse art forms.
This is never more apparent than in June, when thousands of visitors descend upon Portarlington for three jam-packed days and nights of the most outsanding quality Celtic program in the country.
The programme features not only concerts across a range of venues, but also an extensive workshop programm with expert tution.
2012 marks the 10th anniversary of the National Celtic Festival at Portarlington (Victoria) and this is sure to be the place to be for some serious good « craic ».
So mark the date – June 8-11, 2012 – and visit
www.nationalcelticfestival.com for more information and to book your tickets !
Una McAlinden, Director
National Celtic Festival
Tél : 0403 192 631
Maryline Faure (AFA) & Una McAlinden (National Celtic Festival/Australia) - Photo Patricia Julien