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Hi all:

We all missed the summer school again this year, but continue to run other events and classes during the year as Carolyn continues her Master's degree studies.  Thanks to our volunteers once more who help make this happen. See some exciting news about concerts below..

-Carolyn Phillips-Cusson  & Rene Cusson

          Artistic Director          |              Principal        |             Email: info@celtfest.ca  (250) 758-


RIP Hilary Everitt
Monday, November 21, 2011
It is with sadness that we mark the passing of Hilary Everitt, from Ladysmith, Vancouver Island. She died peacefully on Friday morning in Duncan, BC. We will never forget her contribution as a hardworking volunteer to CeltFest for many years. Not...
MUSIC & SONGS of the MOUNTAINS, GLENS & LOCHS | House Concert!
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
MUSIC & SONGS of the MOUNTAINS, GLENS & LOCHS | House Concert--- A rare event for the mid-island!  Come see two of the foremost musician-singers in Gaeldom! Allan MacDonald from South Uist and Griogair Lawrie from North Argyllshire,...
CHEK TV Feature Story
Thursday, July 21, 2011
The reading of the civic proclamation of Celtic Heritage Week. A big thanks to Mayor John Ruttan and Nanaimo City Council for their support.  View the CHEK CeltFest feature at:  http://bcove.me/6gas0l7l 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
NEW! See all the public events on one page. Celtic Heritage Week at a Glance page, or Download PDF version
Nanaimo Celebrates Celtic Heritage-Times Colonist July 14 article
Thursday, July 14, 2011
CeltFest Signature Tea
Sunday, July 10, 2011
CeltFest is proud to announce that local tea blender The Tea Farm has created a signature CeltFest blend in celebration of our event! Blended in tradition of the Old Country and in the spirit of Vancouver Island, the tea will be available for...
CeltFest Workshop Invitation to the Public
Sunday, July 10, 2011
CeltFest is pleased to release a number of Celtic Arts Workshop spots to the public. Taking place daily in the afternoon and early evening during Celtic Heritage Week (July 17-21), the workshops provide guests of all experience levels an opportunity...