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Fall for Cape Breton Photo Contest

Bras d'Or Lake, Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Culinary, Fall

Do you love Cape Breton in the Fall? Are you active on Social Media? Then what are you waiting for, share with us your best fall photos by using the hashtag #FallforCapeBreton for a chance to win a stunning fall Weekend Getaway.  


Fall for Cape Breton Photo Contest

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Celtic Hearts : Dé tha thu 'g ràdhainn? | What are you saying?

by: Shannon MacMullin

Bras d'Or Lake , Living Culture , Music & the Arts

Shannon MacMullin is a Gàidhlig learner, singer and storyteller; a community educator, and the Cultural Experiences Co-ordinator at Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village. She loves dancing, making beauty in the world & bringing people together.


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Suas e!

by: Celtic Colours International Festival

Cabot Trail , Canada's Musical Coast , Fall , Living Culture , Music & the Arts

The Gaels celebrated their culture not in huge buildings or sculptures but in their songs. Their songs told the stories of the people, the land, good times and bad, love's lost and yearned for.


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Exceptional Reception

by: Yvette Rogers

Living Culture , Music & the Arts

As a songwriter, I’ve often described my creative process as though I have tuned into an invisible radio frequency.


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Dance Dance, Wherever You May Be

by: Celtic Colours International Festival

Cabot Trail , Canada's Musical Coast , Living Culture , Music & the Arts

It is well-established that dance tradition is an important, if not defining, influence on Cape Breton's traditional music.


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Mabou, My Home - by Heather Rankin

by: Heather Rankin

Canada's Musical Coast , Living Culture , Music & the Arts , Outdoor Adventure

Heather Rankin is a singer, songwriter, actor and member of the 6X Juno Award winning band The Rankin Family. As a solo artist she has released two albums, A Fine Line (ECMA/Juno Nom.) and Imagine (ECMA Nom.).


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Pick A Tune, Any Tune

by: Celtic Colours International Festival

Living Culture , Louisbourg and area , Music & the Arts , Sydney Area and Marconi Trail

The annual Guitar Summit concert serves as an obvious showcase for these world-class pickers, but this wealth of talent inevitably shines through in concerts throughout each Festival.


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Songs for the Ages

by: Celtic Colours International Festival

Bras d'Or Lake , Fall , Festival & Events , Living Culture , Louisbourg and area , Music & the Arts

Before they were committed to memory and passed down and around through the ages, the traditional songs of today were once brand new.


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7 Places to Square Dance with Locals

by: Yvette Rogers

Bras d'Or Lake , Cabot Trail , Canada's Musical Coast , Cape Breton's South Coast , Festival & Events , Living Culture , Music & the Arts

While in Cape Breton, if wanting a real slice-of-life night out, be sure to check out one of our dandy dances.


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Celtic Hearts : Why Does Gaelic Matter in 2020?

by: Amber Buchanan

Bras d'Or Lake , Living Culture

mber Buchanan has been working as a Ban-chleasaiche | Cultural Animator at Baile nan Gàidheal since 2013. Her ancestors are from the North Shore of Cape Breton Island and before that the Isles of Lewis, Harris and North Uist.


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