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Ceilidh Culture

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Ceilidh Culture is an annual festival held in Edinburgh, Scotland which incorporates folk music, song, dance and storytelling. [1]

24 relations: Battlefield Band, British Council, Cèilidh, Celtic music, Colin Fox (politician), Communist party, Edinburgh, Ewan MacColl, Flora MacNeil, Folk music, Goidelic languages, Hamish Henderson, Ian Campbell Folk Group, Jean Ritchie, Jeannie Robertson, Jimmie Macgregor, Planxty, Robin Hall, Scottish Socialist Party, Scottish Trades Union Congress, The Boys of the Lough, The Corries, The Dubliners, The Scotsman.

Battlefield Band

Battlefield Band are a Scottish traditional music group.

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British Council

The British Council is a British organisation specialising in international cultural and educational opportunities.

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A cèilidh or céilí is a traditional Scottish or Irish social gathering.

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Celtic music

Celtic music is a broad grouping of music genres that evolved out of the folk music traditions of the Celtic people of Western Europe.

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Colin Fox (politician)

Colin Fox (born 17 June 1959, Motherwell) is the national co-spokesperson of the Scottish Socialist Party (SSP) and a former Member of the Scottish Parliament for the Lothians (2003-07).

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Communist party

A communist party is a political party that advocates the application of the social and economic principles of communism through state policy.

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Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.

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Ewan MacColl

James Henry Miller (25 January 1915 – 22 October 1989), better known by his stage name Ewan MacColl, was an English folk singer, songwriter, communist, labour activist, actor, poet, playwright and record producer born in Lancashire to Scottish parents.

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Flora MacNeil

Flora MacNeil, MBE (6 October 1928 – 15 May 2015) was a Scottish Gaelic singer.

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Folk music

Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.

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Goidelic languages

The Goidelic or Gaelic languages (teangacha Gaelacha; cànanan Goidhealach; çhengaghyn Gaelgagh) form one of the two groups of Insular Celtic languages, the other being the Brittonic languages.

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Hamish Henderson

Hamish Scott Henderson, (11 November 1919 – 9 March 2002; Scottish Gaelic: Seamas MacEanraig (Seamas Mòr)) was a Scottish poet, songwriter, communist, soldier and intellectual.

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Ian Campbell Folk Group

The Ian Campbell Folk Group were one of the most popular and respected folk groups of the British folk revival of the 1960s.

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Jean Ritchie

Jean Ritchie (December 8, 1922 – June 1, 2015) was an American folk music singer, songwriter, and Appalachian dulcimer player.

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Jeannie Robertson

Jeannie Robertson (1908 – 13 March 1975) was a Scottish folk singer.

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Jimmie Macgregor

Jimmie Macgregor (born 10 March 1930) is a Scottish folksinger and broadcaster, best known as half of a singing duo with Robin Hall.

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Planxty is an Irish folk music band formed in January 1972, consisting initially of Christy Moore (vocals, acoustic guitar, bodhrán), Andy Irvine (vocals, mandolin, mandola, bouzouki, hurdy-gurdy, harmonica), Dónal Lunny (bouzouki, guitars, bodhrán, keyboards), and Liam O'Flynn (uilleann pipes, tin whistle).

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Robin Hall

Robin Hall (27 June 1936 – 18 November 1998) was a Scottish folksinger, best known as half of a singing duo with Jimmie Macgregor.

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Scottish Socialist Party

The Scottish Socialist Party (SSP; Pàrtaidh Sòisealach na h-Alba; Scots Socialist Pairtie) is a left-wing political party campaigning for the establishment of an independent, socialist Scotland.

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Scottish Trades Union Congress

The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) is the national trade union centre in Scotland.

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The Boys of the Lough

The Boys of the Lough is a Scottish-Irish Celtic music band active since the 1970s.

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The Corries

The Corries were a Scottish folk group that emerged from the Scottish folk revival of the early 1960s.

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The Dubliners

The Dubliners were an Irish folk band founded in Dublin in 1962 as The Ronnie Drew Ballad Group after its founding member; they subsequently renamed themselves The Dubliners.

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The Scotsman

The Scotsman is a Scottish compact newspaper and daily news website headquartered in Edinburgh.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ceilidh_Culture

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