Renowned Celtic Music Fest Ortigueira ’06 Begins Today

Ortigueira (Galicia), Spain – One of Europe’s largest Celtic
music festivals, Ortigueira, begins today. Ortigueira, held in
northwestern Spain, presents some of the finest Celtic acts from Galicia,
(Spain), Brittany (France), Ireland, Scotland (UK), and other countries. There
is also a sizable presence of folk groups from other parts of Spain, as well as
world music acts. All concerts are free.

The Runas Stage is dedicated to folk groups that participate in an
international contest.

Estrella Galicia Stage 22:00h

Thursday, 6 July
Gamelas e Anduriñas + invitados (Galicia, Spain)
Grupo folclórico Lous Thancayres (Las Landas)
Dominic Graham School of Irish Dance (Ireland)
Nova Galega de Danza (Galicia, Spain)

Friday, 7 July

Concierto del centenario de Estrella Galicia, Spain, Galicia, Spain & otras
músicas
Escola de Gaitas de Ortigueira + Xosé Manuel Budiño + Leilía + Uxía (Galicia,
Spain)

+ guests:
Nova Galega de Danza, Hip hop Roots, Buika, La Negra, Jerry González, José
Reinoso, Niño Josele

Saturday, 8 July

Bagad Beuzeg (Brittany)
Original Kokani Orkestar (Romania)
Llan de Cubel (Asturias)
Solas (USA)
Xochilmica + invitados (Galicia, Spain)

Sunday, 9 July

Session A9 (Scotland)
Berrogüetto (Galicia, Spain)
Four men and a dog (Ireland)
Gwendal (Brittany)

Runas Stage 17:30h

Saturday, 8 July

Som ibérico (Portugal)
Korrontzi (Basque Country, Spain)
Nao d’ire (Galicia, Spain)
Irtio (Galicia, Spain)

Sunday, 9 July

Dani Bellón + Diego Maceiras + Álex Blanco (Galicia, Spain)
Linho do cuco (Galicia, Spain)
El espíritu de Lúgubre (Castilla y León, Spain)
Ginga (Portugal)

More information at
www.festivaldeortigueira.com
.

Author: World Music Central News Department

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