April 2011 Edition



The 11th Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival & Highland Games is less than 6 months away! So we are introducing a new section to our calendar, "Festival Spotlight." You'll get to know some of the performers and groups coming this year, along with all the latest news and info. For a complete list, please visit our website Have a wonderful Scotland Week! 

Vicki Banks, Guest Relations
Niagara Celtic Inc.

In This Issue
Rochester Tartan Day Celebration
Scotland Week
Festival T-Shirt Design Contest!
2011 Festival Spotlight
Local Events
Rochester Tartan Day Celebration
April 8-9th, 2011
Tartan Day

For the third year running, the Rochester Heritage Society is bringing the celebration of National Tartan Day to Rochester, NY. They've got a great line-up of musicians, workshops, clans, food and more!


Highland Games at Olcott Beach, NY
May 1st, 2011
Highland Games

Join the Highland athletes

for their next event.  




In conjunction with the NAH Strongman Competition.

Lockport native Ashley Butcher to attend National DECA Competition
Good Luck!
We're sending best wishes to Ashley! Her family owns and operate Summit Print & Mail, a longtime supporter of our festival. Have a wonderful time at nationals!

Ki-Pi Autos

D & T Graphics
History & Heritage
National Tartan Day
April 6th
Tartan Day is a celebration of Scottish heritage on April 6, the date on which the Declaration of Arbroath was signed in 1320.
While this day iNational Tartan Days celebrated around the world, CLICK HERE to learn about the American holiday.
Welsh Castles
"In terms of grandeur, they are second only to the dramatic landscape." 
Harlech Castle
CLICK HERE to learn more about the breathtaking castles in Wales, including Harlech Castle (pictured above).
Celtic Culture
Scotland Week
April 3rd-10th
scotland week
Happy Scotland Week! If you live in the U.S. or Canada, check out what's happening near you! Visit for events, trivia, genealogy, tour information and much, much more!

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Festival Spotlight

2011 Festival T-Shirt DESIGN CONTEST

Get Creative!!
Here's your chance to design the official 2011 festival
T-Shirt! The winner will receive a weekend pass (for 2) to the 2011 Niagara Celtic Festival and a T-Shirt featuring their design. The winning design and creator will also be displayed prominently on our website, facebook page and in our online newsletter. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS
Glengarry Bhoys  Niagara Celtic Finale Concert
Glengarry Bhoys
For the first time, the Bhoys will be joining Niagara Celtic's line-up! Be sure to see their performance on Sunday, Sept. 18th.



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