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Ireland's Tim Edey on accordion and Cape Breton fiddler Wendy MacIsaac at the 2011 Celtic Colours International Festival

2011 A banner year for Celtic Colours

By all accounts, 2011 was a banner year for the Celtic Colours International Festival. In addition to celebrating its 15th year, the Festival’s ongoing success was evident both in the numbers it generated and in the recognition it received locally and nationally. The Cape Breton Island-wide event partnered with 130 non-profit organizations and venues to […]

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Celtic Colours Business Director Mary Pat Mombourquette accepts 2011 TIAC Cultural Tourism Award

Celtic Colours wins top National Cultural Tourism Award

The Tourism Industry Association of Canada announced last night the winners for the 2011 Canadian Tourism Awards. Forty-three finalists were nominated in 14 award categories. Among the finalists were individuals and organizations from all ten provinces as well as Canada’s North. Celtic Colours International Festival was named the winner of the National Cultural Tourism Award. […]

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More national acclaim for Celtic Colours

In the midst of its fifteenth successful annual event, the Celtic Colours International Festival received honours from two national sources. Since its 1997 debut, Celtic Colours has established itself as one of Canada’s premiere musical events, and a cultural highlight of Nova Scotia’s tourism season, with a reputation for excellence that is known around the […]

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