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July 29th – August 5th, 2013

The dates for the 35th O’Carolan Harp and Traditional Music Festival in Keadue, Co. Roscommon have been announced.

The Festival which is held under the auspices of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Eireann takes place over the August Bank Holiday weekend from July 29th–August 5th.
Included in the programme of events are Concerts, Céili’s, International Harp Competition, Lectures, Harp Recitals, Music sessions, craft exhibitions and demonstrations and Art exhibitions.The official opening of the festival takes place on Sunday August 4th.

The Summer School in Traditional Irish Music, Song, Set–dancing and Sean Nos Dancing which has increased in popularity over the years will take place the week before the Festival from July 29th to August 2nd.

A full range of classes with Irelands top tutors are booked to give tuition in the Harp, Tin Whistle, Flute, Bodhran, Button Accordion, Banjo, Fiddle, Concertina, Piano Accordion, Traditional Singing, Uilleann Pipes, Set Dancing and Sean Nos Dancing.

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