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The International Pan Celtic Festival begins in Letterkenny today

Thousands of people expected to visit the cathedral town

Michelle NicPhaidin

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The International Pan Celtic Festival begins in Letterkenny today

The streets of Letterkenny are set to come alive with music, dance and a mix of celtic traditions as the 47th Pan Celtic Festival hits the town today.
The International Pan Celtic Festival takes place in the cathedral town from April 3rd to 8th. The festival will be officially opened by the talented musician and singer, Mairead Ní Mhaonaigh at an event in the Mount Errigal this evening.  

The event is one that attracts people from across the country, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, the Isle of Man and Brittany.
The festival boasts a packed programme of themed concerts, music, song and dance workshops and competitions, talks, storytelling sessions, Celtic language workshops, street pageantry, spectacle and drama.
The Pan Celtic Festival will see up to 5,000 people attend a range of events and activities in the town.
The Pan Celtic Festival is a great opportunity to witness first hand the majestic displays of Celtic dancing, pipe band performances, a colourful street parade and choral performances and even Celtic rock and pop music in all of the Celtic languages from Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Isle of Man, Brittany and of course Ireland.
For further information on the festival please go to the official webiste http://www.panceltic.ie/