Ortigueira's Festival of Celtic World


Ortigueira's Festival of Celtic World
Ortigueira's Festival of Celtic World
Festival Internacional do Mundo Celta de Ortigueira
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A concert at Ortigueira's Festival of Celtic World 2006
Location(s) Ortigueira
Years active 1978-1987 and 1995 onwards
Founded by Escola de Gaitas de Ortigueira
Date(s) July
Genre Folk
Website http://www.festivaldeortigueira.com/

Ortigueira, a seaport and borough in County Ferrolterra in Galicia, celebrates its patron saint day -Saint Martha of Ortigueira's Day- on 29th July.

Held during Saint Martha's day, Ortigueira's Festival of Celtic World (Festival Internacional do Mundo Celta de Ortigueira) is the highlight of the borough's summertime festival calendar. The festival lasts for four days, Thursday to Sunday, and is free.[1][2]

History

The inaugural festival was organised in 1978 by the Escola de Gaitas de Ortigueira. It was held from 1978 to 1987 and has been held since 1995.

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Coordinates: 43°40′59″N 7°51′00″W / 43.68306°N 7.85°W / 43.68306; -7.85



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