About Lorient Festival

Festival Interceltique Lorient is the largest Celtic festival in the world and is dedicated to showcasing the cultural traditions of the many different Celtic nations from around the world.

The Gaelic Language: Past and Present

The Gaelic language has been part of the Scottish consciousness for centuries and recently, it's been enjoying a 'Renaissance' through the mediums of folklore, literature and music.

Celtic Musical Instruments

Whether it's the airy rasp of the wooden flute or the high-pitched skirl of the bagpipes, Celtic music is best known by its instruments.

Scottish & French Connections

The relationship between Scotland and France is as old as it is strong. It’s a partnership that was forged on ancient battlefields and it remains just as important today as it was centuries ago.