FÉILE AMHRÁNAÍOCHTA AN CHLÁIR
CLARE FESTIVAL OF TRADITIONAL SINGING
NOVEMBER 6TH – 8TH 2009
BELLBRIDGE HOUSE HOTEL
SPANISH POINT, CO. CLARE
Our festival will comprise of Opening Launch, 1 Lecture, 1 Seminar, 1 Singer’s Workshop and a Grand Concert on Saturday night. The theme this year is: “O Glúin go Ghlúin”, (The Handing on of the Tradition)
8.00 pm: Opening Launch and Registration
8.45 pm: Lecture: Power and Delight – Learning North Indian Singing by Stan Scott
9.30 pm: Informal Singing Session hosted by Annette Munnelly
11.00 am: Singing Workshop facilitated by Rosie Stewart & guests.
2.00 pm: Amhrain in nGaeilge. Seisiún Amhránaithe. Rosie Day sa chathaoir.
3.00 pm: Informal Singing Session hosted by Rosie Day.
4.00 pm: Seminar: Mol An Óige (The Encouragement of Young People)
Rosie Stewart, Áine Uí Cheallaigh, Jerry O’Reilly,
Jim MacFarland, Roisín White. Chaired by Colm Munnelly.
8.00 pm: Grand Concert of Traditional Singing, hosted by Roisín White.
Singers: Áine, Iriel & Éadán Uí Cheallaigh, Rosie Stewart & Kreena Mulcrone, Jim & Seamus MacFarland, Peadar & Saileóg Uí Cheannabháin, Bridie & Peadar Cleary
10.30 pm: Informal Singing Session, hosted by Jim MacFarland
12.00 noon: Marrinan’s Pub: Farewell Singing Session hosted by Jerry O’Reilly
(The Bellbridge Hotel are offering a special rate of €119 per person sharing for the weekend. This is for 2nights B+B and evening meal on Saturday)