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The international World Celtic Festival of Ortigueira, in La Coruña (Spain), is the largest dedicated to the folk music of the world. If you are passionate about Celtic music don’t miss it this year. Discover the Festival of Ortigueira 2018.


The International World Celtic Festival of Ortigueira also called Festival of Ortigueira is, together with the festival Carballeira de Zas, the most important folk festival in Spain. The international Festival of the Celtic world of Ortigueira is focused on the reunion with the Celtic roots. This is a four-day event dedicated to folk music that celebrates its 40 anniversary this year and for which great Celtic music artists such as the Chieftains and Carlos Nuñez have passed. In Spain we celebrate during the summer, specifically in the village of Ortigueira, located in the province of La Coruña, Galicia.

The international Festival of Ortigueira, the identity of the Celtic people

It was created in 1978 as a handicraft festival thanks to the Escola de gaitas de Ortigueira, but without official support was interrupted for more than five years. Later and since then has not stopped surprising so much by his artists, the Chieftains or Alan Stivell, and by the effort to provide all kinds of services.

A festival in which the good atmosphere and the magic are breathed by all Ortigueira and also by its surroundings. The streets are filled with animation, music and people from all over the world willing to enjoy the most.

Come to the festival of Ortigueira 2018, the largest Celtic festival in Spain

Dates: from 12-07-2018 to 15-07-2018.


Tickets: sale in person, Internet or via email cultura.deportes@concellodeortigueira.com.

Price: The festival is free.


And is that we can now advance some dates of this wonderful festival that celebrates its 40 anniversary in an event that promises to be unique and unrepeatable, without a doubt an essential date for lovers of folk music:

Milladoiro, Imar, Ives Lambert Proyect, Kila, Rubén Alba, Os D’abaixo, Escola de gaitas de Ortigueira and Carlos Núñez among others, will celebrate with us the 40 years of the Festival! The countdown begins! As last minute news comment that Carlos Nuñez finally will not perform in the festival of Ortigueira 2018.

Festival of Ortigueira 2018 (40 Anniversary)

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Escola de gaitas de Ortigueira

The band of bagpipes of Santa Marta de Ortigueira, better known as the Escola de gaitas de Ortigueira, is a musical formation of folklore founded in 1975 in the locality of Ortigueira. The Escola de Gaitas de Ortigueira was the creator of the international Festival of the Celtic world of Ortigueira.

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