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Criou Celt Festival

Samoëns will resonate with Irish sounds, thanks to the presence of musicians and dancers from the town of Westport, in Ireland and other Celtic regions. Parades, concerts, dance demonstrations and a gala on the program for this beautiful week.

SUNDAY AUGUST 14th
5 p.m.: Official opening of the festival with the parade of the Clew Bay Pipe Band in the centre of Samoëns.
9 p.m.: Concert by the Municipal Wind Section with the participation of the Clew Bay Pipe Band (Bois aux Dames cultural space).

MONDAY AUGUST 15th
11 a.m.: August 15th parade with the Municipal Wind Section and the Clew Bay Pipe Band in the center of Samoëns.
2 p.m.: Irish Music & Dance Workshops (Lac aux Dames Leisure Centre).
8 p.m.: Celtic concert with the Clew Bay Rockers and the Clew Bay Pipe Band, followed by the festivity of August 15th (Lac aux Dames Leisure Centre).

TUESDAY AUGUST 16th
6 p.m.: Irish dance workshops with the Cresham School of Irish Dancing (Halle de la Grenette).
8.30 p.m.: Celtic rock concert with the Clew Bay Rockers (Apéro S’pace).

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 17th
6.30 p.m.: “Pipe Versity” concert as part of Music’O Jardin (Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval).

THURSDAY AUGUST 18th
12 p.m.: Celtic music entertainment in partnership with “Taksindu Association Chemin de l’école” (Grand Crêt restaurant).
7:30 p.m.: Parade of flags and the Clew Bay Pipe Band for the official opening of the Mölkky World Championship between the ice rink and Place du Gros Tilleul.
8 p.m.: Festival les Pépites opening with an Irish concert followed by the Fest Noz Breton group ‘NDiaz (Place du Gros Tilleul).

FRIDAY AUGUST 19th
8:30 p.m.: Gala evening with the Clew Bay Pipe Band and Pipe Versity (Municipal ice rink).

SATURDAY 20th & SUNDAY 21st AUGUST
Mölkky World Championship with the presence of the Irish team (Lac aux Dames Leisure Centre).

For more information, do not hesitate to download the program below or inquire at the Tourist Office.

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