Celtic Colours International Festival

(Mid October, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia)

Celtic Colours International Festival is a celtic music festival held annually in October in communities all over Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, Canada.

For nine days in October, Cape Breton Island is home to a unique celebration of music and culture as the Celtic Colours International Festival presents dozens of concerts all over the island, an extensive line-up of workshops, a visual art series of exhibitions, and a nightly Festival Club.

Thousands of visitors from all over the world flock to Cape Breton Island for nine days in October to take part in an extensive line-up of more than 250 community events all over the island and to celebrate the music and the culture of the Celtic peoples.

The festival workshops, another popular facet of the Celtic Colours International Festival, are held for all manner of topics, from the use of Gaelic to instrument instruction and traditional dance, as well as offering cultural tours, ceilidhs and a lecture series.

One of the main reasons for visiting the Celtic Colours International Festival on Cape Breton is the time of the year and the amazing colours of fall - scenic splendour that attracts visits from all cultures, and all parts of the world. In fact, Cape Breton Island was noted by Conde Nast Magazine for its scenic beauty and friendly people.

Celtic Colours International Festival has been listed as the Tourism Industry Association of Canada 2007 Event of the Year.

For more information about Celtic Colours International Festival visit the official web site at http://www.celtic-colours.com/

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