Toronto to hold online Gaelic Fèis Oct. 15-16
The Gaelic Society of Toronto will host an online Fèis, a traditional Gaelic arts and culture festival, Oct. 15-16. The event will start off with the Annual General Meeting of Comunn Gàidhlig Thoronto (CGT) on Friday Oct. 15, followed immediately by a cèilidh hosted by Gaelic singer Robyn Carrigan of Nova Scotia. David Livingston-Lowe will present a Gaelic Whisky toast.
The AGM and Ceilidh are free to attend.
After a welcome address from CGT honorary member, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke North, Saturday morning will kick off from Scotland with Gaelic Consultant, Àdhamh Ó Broin presenting a workshop on Gàilig Latharn, the Gaelic dialect of Southwest Caithness. SpeakGaelic hosts, Calum MacLean and Joy Dunlop, will then take the virtual stage to share all the exciting details about the recent launch of this new program for learning Gaelic.
After lunch, former Gaelic Council of Nova Scotia President, David Rankin, will host a presentation on Gaelic History in Canada, and Gìllebrìde MacIllemhaoil (Gillebride MacMillan) will finish off the afternoon with ‘Tha òran annad‘, a contemporary original Gaelic song lecture and workshop.
Saturday evening, there will be a free virtual screening of Pelicula Films and BBC ALBA’s film, As an Eilean, to close out the weekend.
For all the details and to register, please click here.