Australia’s Premier Celtic Celebration

The National Celtic Festival is widely recognised as the premier Celtic festival in the southern hemisphere. With a reputation that grows each and every year, this is Australia’s largest and most diverse Celtic gathering, attracting audiences and performers from across the country and around the world.

NCF’s Jack Wilson works with Fèis Rois and takes part in this year’s Commonwealth Ceilidh Trail.

National Celtic Festival, Feis Rois & Celtic Colours partnership.

Keep up with Jack’s Wilson’s blog here

EARLY BIRD TICKETS FINISH SOON (4/25/2014) - Hurry – Early Bird Tickets end 30th April …. Have you organized your tickets to this year’s National Celtic Festival at Portarlington yet? The long weekend, June 6-9 , is just around the corner so you’d better hurry if you don’t want to miss the biggest craic of the year!  Early Bird Tickets end on […]
Celtic Fest says “see you next year” as sunny celebrations wrap up (4/25/2014) - Three days of beautiful winter sunshine and wonderful Celtic entertainment welcomed visitors to the 11th annual National Celtic Festival at Portarlington over the long weekend. Thousands of visitors poured into the small Bellarine Peninsula town from Friday night until Monday afternoon to partake of the warm hospitality and witness some of the world’s best Celtic performers. […]
Festival’s Cultural Exchange Project to foster young Trad musicians (4/25/2014) - Australia’s National Celtic Festival is launching an innovative two-year cultural partnership with the Highlands of Scotland that will nurture young artists in traditional music and culture. At the heart of the partnership is the aim of fostering cultural exchange and collaboration between our two countries. The project, in collaboration with Scotland’s Fèis Rois organisation (meaning […]

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Wow - look at Jack Wilson, Maxim Cormier and the Fèis Rois crew ! Fantasitc - Scotland , Australia and Cape Breton.
#glasgow commonwealth games #nationalcelticfestival #Celtic Colours International Festival
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So we've arrived in Glasgow! #excited #commonwealthgames #glasgow2014 #tradmusic #gàidhlig — with Maxim Cormier and 5 others.

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And we're off! We have 3 trails heading out this summer... Our Ross-Shire Trail have their first gigs in Ullapool tomorrow. The National Trail are off to House of Bruar tomorrow. Here's a pic of half of the Commonwealth Trail. We're en route to Glasgow to play at the media launch of the Commonwealth Games this afternoon. All dates at www.feisrois.org #ceilidhtrail

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Recognize anyone ?
Lets follow the all the adventures over the coming weeks #ceilidh trails
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Here's our Commonwealth Trail raring to go and heading to Glasgow and Edinburgh next week. Look out for them at Anta, Scottish Storytelling Centre and The National Airshow at East Fortune Museum of Flight amongst others - details to follow #ceilidh trails — with Jack Wilson and 5 others.

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Misha Macpherson Trio ...... think it all may have started in Oz :-)
Now look at them !
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Live on Radio2 in a couple of seconds! :) Eeeeek!!

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The National Celtic Festival is held at Portarlington in Victoria, Australia. It is 105 km from Melbourne and 30 km from Geelong. Take the Portarlington road from Geelong and enjoy the beautiful scenery and wineries on the way.

Getting There and Staying There