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10 Most Instagrammable Locations on Cape Breton Island

by: Team Destination Cape Breton

Cabot Trail , Canada's Musical Coast , Cape Breton Highlands National Park , Cape Breton's South Coast , Hiking , Music & the Arts , Outdoor Adventure , Spring

Want to show off your Cape Breton adventure? Read through this blog to find your new favourite instagram hot spot this summer. Trust us, nothing says natural more than a nature photo.


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Travel Trivia with Destination Cape Breton!

by: Team Destination Cape Breton

Bras d'Or Lake , Cabot Trail , Canada's Musical Coast , Cape Breton Highlands National Park , Cape Breton's South Coast , Culinary , Louisbourg and area , Music & the Arts , Outdoor Adventure , Sydney Area and Marconi Trail

Join us daily for trivia questions with prize gift certificates to some of the best accommodations, restaurants, and experiences on the Island!


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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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Two of a Kind

by: Celtic Colours International Festival

Cabot Trail , Canada's Musical Coast , Festival & Events , Music & the Arts

There’s nothing better than watching two musicians who just love playing music together.


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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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