Féile na Gealaí was founded in 2016 and the main objective of the organisers was to provide an all-Irish language camping festival for speakers of the Irish language to promote music, culture and all of the Irish language arts in a new and innovative way.
In addition to that it was also their objective to create a link with groups, people and artists who speak Scottish Gaelic fluently and who are willing to partake in the festival events. Some of the Scottish artists who have taken part in the festival to date are Niteworks, Griogair Labhruidh, Sian, Trail West and Whyte, to mention but a few. The Irish audience show a huge interest in the blending of electronic and sean-nós singing by Niteworks for example. There is no all-Gaelic festival in Scotland at present and Scottish Gaelic speakers greatly enjoy Féile na Gealaí.Continue Reading