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2014 Winnipeg Irish Festival
October 10, 2014 - October 12, 2014
The Winnipeg Irish Festival is the only event of it’s kind in Manitoba. The Winnipeg Irish Festival features traditional Irish music, dance, storytelling, song, workshops and more held over 3 days – October 10th – 12th.
The festival kicks-off October 10th with a traditional Irish Céilí (music & dance party) at Shannon’s Irish Pub featuring local musicians, dancers and storytellers. On Oct 11th the festival moves to the University of Winnipeg Asper Centre for Theatre & Film for a day of hands-on workshops including workshops geared towards the general public and established Irish music enthusiasts alike.
The evening of Saturday, October 11th festival goers can enjoy the Gala Concert taking place at the West End Cultural Centre. Headlining the concert is the 2014 North American Tour of the Echoes of Erin.
The festival wraps up on Sunday, October 12th with traditional Irish dance workshops at the McConnell School of Irish Dance. Led by dancers from the Echoes of Erin, there will be dance workshops for both novices and experienced Irish dance enthusiasts alike.
Detailed information can be found on the event organizer’s website – including locations/times/ticket costs.
For more information you can also see the 2014 Winnipeg Irish Festival announcement.