WhenFrom: Sunday, 1 July 2018 To: Friday, 6 July 2018
WhereAn Grianán Termonfeckin Drogheda Louth
The harp festival An Chúirt Chruitireachta ranks among the top international harp festivals for Irish harp. They are passionate about the music of the harping tradition and its place within Irish traditional music. Harpers of every standard from all over the world are warmly welcomed to An Grianán in the village of Termonfechin, Co. Louth where workshops, sessions and concerts provide an opportunity to meet and perform with other harpers, gain a better understanding of Irish music, song and dance as well as gaining further insights into the harp and its music.
WORKSHOPS 2018: Explore the potential of the Irish harp in a wide range of workshops covering all facets of harping and Irish traditional music.
LUNCHTIME CONCERTS: Listen to our Rising Stars with emerging young harpers at Drogheda’s 18th century Tholsel lunchtime sessions.
EVENING CONCERTS: Join our world class harpers and other traditional musicians for the best of Irish harping at our nightly concerts – memorable harp showcases.
HARP EXHIBITIONS: Hear about the latest developments in harp-making. Meet master harp makers from Ireland and further afield.
HANDS ON HARPS: Try your hand — sit behind a harp and pluck the strings at our Harp Open Day.