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The Lorient Interceltic Festival 2015

The Festival Interceltique in Europe

A Go global and unavoidable in Lorient every year beginning in August The Festival Interceltique is one of the largest in Europe. 2015 was the year of Cornwall and the Isle of Man.

Born 45 years ago to develop the culture and Breton music and also to collect the Celtic nations of the British Isles (Scotland, Cornwall, Wales, Ireland, Isle of Man) and northern Spain (Galicia and Asturias) .

For 10 days, Lorient became the appointment Celtic nations meet to dance and play together for the delight of festival goers. Up to 800,000 festival-goers stroll on the site and imbibe Breton music, Scottish, Asturian, Galician, Welsh …

This year takes place the 45th edition of the Festival Interceltique. Not to be missed !


The Grand Parade is one of the major events of the festival. 4000 musicians and dancers parade through the streets of Lorient for the delight of many festival goers settled very early in the morning to be well positioned and will not miss the parade. Over 2 hours of fun, eyes are mesmerized by beautiful and colorful costumes.

Magical Nights taking place at the Moustoir Stadium are also a great moment full of emotion. The dancers and musicians make you vibrate to the sound of bagpipes, bombards, drums… This magical evening always ends with a magnificent fireworks display. Lights in his eyes!

The Bagadous championship clash sees groups of musicians in the Moustoir Stadium. The issue is important and motivating competition for these passionate and highly skilled musicians.

Every day, groups occur in the streets or in the various theaters. You will surely encounter as you stroll through the streets of downtown Lorient and you will stop your walk to listen.

10 days and 10 nights of shows, happiness, emotion, exchange where everything happens with great usability.
Intergenerational Festival, where nations are more likely to participate.

The Interceltic Festival 2016

In 2016, the Interceltique Festival of Lorient hosts Australia.

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