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2017 Brochure

Féis an Eilein Summer Events 2017

 19th Annual Gaelic Concert Series   “Bu Deònach Leam Tilleadh”

Tuesdays 8pm July 18, 25, Aug 1, 8

 27th Annual Féis an Eilein

August 15 – 19

Events take place at the  Christmas Island Fire Hall

8539 Grand Narrows Hwy (Route 223)

feisaneilein@ns.sympatico.ca | feisaneilein.ca | 902-622-2627


Music Lessons                        

Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays

July & Aug | $6/half hour or $10/hour Beginning July 5 pick up your fiddle or get those toes tapping. We offer private youth and adult lessons in beginner, intermediate, and advanced fiddle, and beginner and intermediate piano, guitar and step-dancing. We are pleased to welcome instructors Maggie MacNeil, Shawnee Paul, and Andy MacMullin back to the Féis this year. Maggie is an accomplished pianist and step-dancer. Andy won our hearts last year with his dynamic step-dancing, and Shawnee has completed her second year of a Bachelor of Arts in Music at Acadia University. She will teach piano, fiddle, and guitar. Lessons fill up quickly and pre-registration is required. Please E-mail maggie.macneil@gmail.com or call 902-622-2627 to book your lessons.


Beginner Gaelic Language Classes

Wednesdays July 5 – Aug 2 | 7 – 8:30pm

$25 for all 5 weeks

Instructor Beth MacNeil will teach Gaelic through the TIP/Gàidhlig Aig Baile methodology which focusses on oral repetition and the use of body language. Students will learn conversational Gaelic in a fun and stress-free environment without the need to learn to read or write the language.


Tì is Seanachas – Tea & Conversation

Fridays July 7 – 28 | 10am – 12pm | Adm. Free

Native Gaelic speakers and learners alike are invited to join Fear an Taighe Mickey MacNeil to enjoy a cup of tea and a snack as they visit, converse, and share songs and stories in Gaelic!



Failte. Bu mhath do bhuill Comunn Féis An Eilein fàilt’ a chur oirbh dhan choimhearsnachd Eilean Na Nollaig, Ceap Breatuinn. Tha muinntir a’ Chomuinn agus muinntir na coimhearsnachd am fior dhòchas gum faigh sibh toileachadh às an ùine a chuireas sibh seachad ‘nar measg. Taing is buidheachas dhuibh uile airson na taice a chuireas sibh ris an oidheirp a tha sinn a’ deanamh gus Gàidhlig a bhrosnachadh. Ar ceud taing dha’n Roinn-Smàlaidh, Eilein Na Nollaig, airson ur taice is ur cuideachaidh. Tapa leibh gu mór.

Our members and members of the community hope that those of you who are visiting will enjoy your time spent with us and the many summer events we have planned. Thank you for supporting our efforts to promote Gaelic language initiatives. Mòran Taing!