Oireachtas Gaeilge Cheanada

Oireachtas Gaeilge Cheanada

June 24, 2014 17:00 ET

4th Annual Award-Winning "Oireachtas Gaeilge Cheanada" June 27-29 2014

Canada's Only Outdoor Festival Celebrating the Irish Language (Gaelic) Through Traditional Music, Song, Dance, Poetry and Drama

June 27, 28, 29th, 2014

TAMWORTH/ERINSVILLE, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 24, 2014) - Irish (Gaelic) speakers and learners of all ages are polishing their dancing shoes, practicing their songs and memorizing stories and poetry in anticipation of the 4th annual outdoor Irish language and cultural festival.

Main event: 10am -5pm June 29th 2014, 298 Gilmore Rd just outside Tamworth, Ontario

The friendly competitions during "Oireachtas Gaeilge Cheanada" are held at the only officially recognized "Gaeltacht" (Irish-speaking community) outside of Ireland, "Gaeltacht Thuaisceart an Oileáin Úir". This lively festival is modeled on "Oireachtas na Gaeilge" in Ireland, and anyone who is familiar with that festival will be at home at OGC. All of the competitions are open to every age and skill level with the emphasis on promoting, fostering and celebrating indigenous Irish language arts and culture in Canada.

Food vendors and craft village on-site.

Admission $10.

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