Lorient Interceltic Festival

August 1, 2014
Lorient, Other

 Originally held in Brest, the InterCeltic Festival now takes place in Lorient and remains the key event for Celtic musicians and artists. Every year, 4,500 artists and bands from Scotland, Ireland,Wales, the Isle of Man, Cornwall, Cornouailles, Asturias, Galicia and Brittany come to Lorient to take part in this exciting festival.

The programme includes a range of Celtic music styles - traditionalclassicalfolkjazzrock… This lively event also features dancerspainterssculptorswritersfilm directors and lecturers who will be giving visitors a glimpse of their skills at various venues all over town, providing the 500,000 festival-goers with quality entertainment.

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