The American Scottish Gaelic Society

Registration opens for ACGA Gaelic Song & Language Week

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We are delighted to announce the return of the live and in person ACGA Scottish Gaelic Song & Language Week held near Grandfather Mountain, North Carolina. This year’s event will be held from Sunday, July 3 to Friday, July 8 at Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, North Carolina, featuring four days of instruction with several classes a day to choose from.

Registration is now open at ...

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The American Scottish Gaelic Society

2013 Gaelic Song & Language Week, Grandfather Mountain

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Interested in Scottish Gaelic, the ancient and revered tongue of Scotland that’s still spoken today? Please join us for the 15th Annual Grandfather Mountain Gaelic Song and Language Week, July 7-12, 2013, at Lees-McRae College, Banner Elk, NC.

An Comunn Gàidhealach Ameireaganach (The American Scottish Gaelic Society, ACGA) brings you three distinguished Gaelic Instructors for a week of educational and fun-filled classes. James Graham and Kirsteen ...

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The American Scottish Gaelic Society

2014 Gaelic Song & Language Week, Grandfather Mountain

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Interested in Scottish Gaelic, the ancient and revered tongue of Scotland that’s spoken and sung today? Please join us for the 16th Annual Grandfather Mountain Gaelic Song and Language Week, July 6-11, 2014, at Lees-McRae College, Banner Elk, NC.

An Comunn Gàidhealach Ameireaganach (The American Scottish Gaelic Society, ACGA) brings you three distinguished Gaelic Instructors for a week of educational and fun-filled classes at Beinn Seanair ...

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The American Scottish Gaelic Society

Mark Your Calendars for GS&LW 2015

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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 ...

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Grandfather Mountain Gaelic Song and Language Week Announces Third Teacher for 2015

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We heartily welcome Kathleen Reddy to the Grandfather Mountain Gaelic Song and Language Week 2015. A Nova Scotia native, Kathleen studied and taught multiple levels of Gaelic on both sides of the Atlantic. She’s taught secondary school, college, and immersion courses to learners and native speakers. Kathleen received her BA in English with a Celtic Studies subsidiary (St. Francis Xavier University), holds a Postgraduate Certificate ...

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GFM Gaelic Song & Language Week Open

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Registration is now open for the 2015 Grandfather Mountain Gaelic Song and Language Week!

We have a wonderful lineup of instructors – coming to us from Scotland and Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, from the world of “Outlander” and the present-day Gaelic-speaking communities of America and Alba (the Gaelic name for Scotland)!

Gillebrìde MacMillan is from the island of South Uist and plays the role of Gwillin the ...

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Get ready for Grandfather Mountain Gaelic Song and Language Week 2016!

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When? July 3rd through July 8th, 2016

Where? Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, NC.

What? From Sunday to Friday the sounds of Gaelic, the first language of the Scots, will resound in the mountains of North Carolina. Songs, stories, jokes, and fun galore!

Who? You! Absolute beginners to fluent speakers are welcome. Our experienced teachers come from Scotland and from New Scotland (Alba Nuadh, also known as Nova ...

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Grandfather Mountain GS&LW 2016 – Our First Instructor.

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Our first instructor for the Grandfather Mountain Gaelic Song and Language Week 2016 (July 3 – 8) will be Catrìona Parsons!

A native Gaelic speaker born in the Isle of Lewis, and a graduate of Edinburgh University, Scotland, Catrìona has been involved in the teaching of Gaelic language and song in North America for many years. Married to a Lutheran pastor from Virginia, Catrìona began her ...

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The American Scottish Gaelic Society

Grandfather Mountain GS&LW 2016 – Our Second Instructor.

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We are pleased to announce our second instructor for the Grandfather Mountain Gaelic Song and Language Week, 2016 (July 3 – 8, 2016), Joanne MacIntyre.

Joanne hails from Mabou Coal Mines, Inverness County, where she was raised in the rich culture of Gaelic language, music, and dance. Since her teen years in Cape Breton, she has appeared on stages throughout the island. For a number of ...

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Grandfather Mountain GS&LW 2016 – Our Third Instructor.

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We are very happy to announce our third teacher for the 2016 Grandfather Mountain Gaelic Song and Language Week – Màiri Macinnes!

Màiri is one of the most accomplished singers performing in the Gaelic language in Scotland today.

The beauty and purity of her voice has made her compelling listening for those interested in Gaelic music. She has also become a regular fixture on Gaelic television and ...

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