Hebridean Celtic Festival News //www.hebceltfest.com/news/ All the latest news from the Hebridean Celtic Festival en-gb Sun, 24 May 2015 17:00:45 UTC Copyright Hebridean Celtic Festival 3600 UISDEAN CARVES OUT HIS PLACE AT HEBCELT http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=188 http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=188 His work has seen him sculpting kings and queens, but Uisdean Paterson's crowning glory will come this summer when he takes centre stage at one of Scotland's leading summer festivals. Thu, 21 May 2015 00:01:00 UTC SPECIAL MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO HEBCELT’S 20TH YEAR http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=187 http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=187 The 20th anniversary of the internationally-acclaimed Hebridean Celtic Festival will be celebrated with the creation of a new musical composition by one of the islands' most famous sons. Tue, 12 May 2015 00:01:00 UTC HEBCELT JOINS CAMPAIGN AGAINST LEGAL HIGHS http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=186 http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=186 HebCelt will be among more than 40 summer music events taking part in a 'blackout' campaign which will call on the incoming Government after the General Election to raise awareness and improve education to help highlight the dangers of so-called legal highs. Fri, 01 May 2015 09:08:06 UTC HEBCELT PART OF £1 BILLION INDEPENDENT FESTIVAL SECTOR http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=185 http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=185 Independent music events, including the Hebridean Celtic Festival, generated an estimated 1 billion for the UK economy in the last four years, according to a new report. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 12:27:48 UTC INTER-ISLAND MUSIC PROJECT TAKES OFF WITH LOGANAIR SUPPORT http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=184 http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=184 Normally musicians go on the road to promote their new work. But for three island-based musicians who are involved in a unique collaboration, going on tour means taking to the air. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:01:00 UTC HEBCELT STAGE SLOT AWAITS BELLA AND THE BEAR http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=183 http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=183 A duo formed just last year have won a prestigious stage slot in front of an international audience at the 20th anniversary Hebridean Celtic Festival this summer. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:47:23 UTC IDLEWILD READY TO JOIN HEBCELT’S 20TH BIRTHDAY PARTY http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=182 http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=182 Scottish indie rock band Idlewild have joined the line-up for the 20th anniversary Hebridean Celtic Festival this summer, organisers announced today (Thur). Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:31:01 UTC FAMOUS FIVE FOR HEBCELT AS IT MAKES TOP 10 LIST AGAIN http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=181 http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=181 The Scottish Tourism Minister has praised the Hebridean Celtic Festival's "remarkable achievement" in being selected as one of the top 10 UK Summer Festivals by an influential publication for the fifth year in succession. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:31:29 UTC FESTIVAL COMMISSION WILL CREATE THE ART OF MUSIC http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=180 http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=180 A new work of art will be seen by 15,000 multi-national viewers in the space of a few days when it goes on show at the award-winning Hebridean Celtic Festival this summer. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:01:00 UTC HEBCELT WELCOMES VALUABLE FUNDING IN LANDMARK YEAR http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=179 http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=179 HebCelt has secured 75,000 funding from Creative Scotland to help towards the festival's 20th anniversary celebrations.The money, awarded to the Hebridean Celtic Festival Trust Ltd, comes from the Lottery-backed Open Project Funding, a new funding route launched in October 2014. Mon, 16 Mar 2015 00:00:01 UTC SHOOGLES AND SALSAS TO SHAKE HEBCELT STAGE http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=178 http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=178 Globetrotting Celtic fusion band Shooglenifty will continue their 25th anniversary celebrations this summer by helping the award-winning Hebridean Celtic Festival mark its landmark year.Also joining the line-up are Salsa Celtica, whose 's virtuosity, energy and potent blend of traditional Scottish/Irish music and Latin rhythms has made them one of the most popular bands on the world music circuit. Thu, 12 Mar 2015 01:00:00 UTC ISLAND CULTURES EXPLORED IN UNIQUE COLLABORATION http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=177 http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=177 They may be geographically removed and unique in their own way, but Scotland's northernmost islands share many cultural connections, not least their Viking heritage and a tradition of expressing their distinctive lifestyles through music. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:05:34 UTC INTERNATIONAL ACTS READY TO JOIN HEBCELT’S 20TH BIRTHDAY PARTY http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=176 http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=176 Some of the hottest international music acts have joined the line-up for the 20th anniversary Hebridean Celtic Festival this summer. Thu, 12 Feb 2015 00:02:00 UTC FIRST ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR HEBCELT’S LANDMARK 20TH YEAR http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=175 http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=175 Our first three acts for 2015 offer an exciting and diverse mix of music for our audience. Thu, 08 Jan 2015 00:01:00 UTC LET HEBCELT MUSIC BANISH THE WINTER BLUES http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=174 http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=174 Music fans can replace the winter blues with the sounds of the summer over the New Year period by revisiting the Hebridean Celtic Festival in a series of television specials. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:46:49 UTC HEBCELT FANS URGED TO BOOK EARLY AS HEBCELT HITS 20 http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=173 http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=173 A limited number of early bird tickets will go on sale next week for the award-winning Hebridean Celtic Festival which is gearing up to mark its 20th anniversary in 2015. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:35:51 UTC HEBCELT TAKES CENTRE STAGE AT EDINBURGH NEW YEAR PARTY http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=171 http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=171 Musicians representing the multi award-winning Hebridean Celtic Festival will be among Edinburgh's first foot guests during the capital's Hogmanay celebrations. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:04:36 UTC TOURISM AWARD IS MUSIC TO THE EARS OF FESTIVAL ORGANISERS http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=170 http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=170 The internationally acclaimed Hebridean Celtic Festival has capped another successful year by winning a prestigious tourism award.The four-day event, which was held from 16-19 July in Stornoway, won the Best Event or Festival category at the annual Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards held on Friday 7 November. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:42:05 UTC HEBCELT FANS BOOST MACMILLAN FUNDS TO TUNE OF £3,500 http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=169 http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=169 The generosity of music fans at the award-winning Hebridean Celtic Festival has given a substantial financial boost to an island charity. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:24:26 UTC HEBCELT MAKING BIG STRIDES WITH A SMALLER FOOTPRINT http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=167 http://www.hebceltfest.com/news/index.php?id=167 The award-winning Hebridean Celtic Festival has again shown it is one of the greenest events in the world by improving its recycling record. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:20:24 UTC