About This Festival
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From the Organizer
Celebrate the cultural heritage of Celtic peoples from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Brittany and Galicia and their influence on Appalachia with a daylong festival and series of workshops for youth by the bonnie banks of the Youghiogheny River in the Town Park in Friendsville, Maryland. Family friendly event featuring traditional and contemporary Celtic music, Irish and Scottish dancing, Highland athletes, Pipe & Drum bands, Clans, living history and educational presentations, Celtic Marketplace, Bairns (Children’s) activities area, and many activities planned throughout the day. Bring the family! New this year: workshops for youths and young adults in instrumental music and singing, dance, storytelling and writing, historical presentation.