The big traditional festival of the celtic nations
The Interceltic festival was created in 1970 and has become one of the most popular and important events in Brittany and beyond !
Thousands of professional artists and amateurs get together, coming from all over the world, to please an always very enthusiastic public.
Some figures :
- 4500 artists
- 750 000 visitors
- more than 1200 volunteers (thanks to them !)
- more than 100 shows, (60% are free)
Every summer, in August, 10 days of songs, danses and celtic musics
Every year, a country is the special guest of honnor, and allows us to discover and appreciate the richness and variety of cultures, whether it is the music, the songs, the arts of the folklore ...
There are plenty of animations : concerts, parades, fest noz, various contests, artistic exhibitions, sport.
The official site of the Interceltic festival
To know more about the festival, last year and this year's timetables, the dates and all practical information, and the videos you can visit the official site of interceltic festival.
Follow the big parade of the celtic nations in Lorient
Right from the beginning of the festival, it is a unique moment for you : The big Parade of the celtic nations including more than 3000 artists, dancers and musicians, parading in the streets of Lorient, in traditional costums. A spectacle not to be missed !