Mark Your Calendars!
July 5th – 10th 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Grandfather Mountain Gaelic Song and Language Week
Lees-McRae College, Banner Elk NC.
presented by An Comunn Gàidhealach Ameireaganach / The American Scottish Gaelic Society
We are pleased to have Gillebrìde MacMillan from South Uist return to the Gaelic Song and Language Week in 2015. After completing a degree in Celtic Studies at the University of Glasgow and a Masters Degree from the University of the Highlands and Islands, Gillebrìde now works in the Celtic and Gaelic Department at University of Glasgow. He is a Gaelic translator, a published writer, and has worked on the Tobar an Dualchais archiving project. He regularly sings and teaches Gaelic song at festivals and cèilidhs in Scotland, Europe and the USA. You may have seen Gillebrìde in episode 3 of the Outlander television series as “Gwyllyn the Bard”. Find out more on YouTube, on his website: http://www.gillebride.com/ and on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Gillebride.
Also joining us is Joy Dunlop. Gaelic Singer of the Year in 2010 & 2011, she has won both the coveted Royal National Mòd Gold Medal and the Oban Times Gold Medal. An Argyll native, fluent Gaelic speaker and teacher, Joy presents programs on BBC ALBA and makes frequent appearances on Radio nan Gàidheal. She is also an award winning Scottish step-dancer and Traditional Inter-Celtic Dance Champion. Find out more about Joy via YouTube, on Twitter: https://twitter.com/joydunlop and from her website: http://www.joydunlop.com/. We are delighted to welcome Joy to Grandfather Mountain for the first time.
More information about the 2015 Gaelic Song & Language Week coming soon!
Grandfather Mountain Song and Language Week
An Comunn Gàidhealach Ameireaganach http://www.acgamerica.org
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