Oidhche na Gaidhlig
Maggie March 23, 2015

Oidhche na Gàidhlig

Isle of Lewis based arts group Cabraich will be bringing Oidhche na Gàidhlig to communities throughout the island this spring and summer. This event aims to encourage Gàidhlig learners and support volunteer community groups with a will to promote and run Gàidhlig events.

The evening event Oidhche na Gàidhlig kicks off with a Gàidhlig conversation group for all levels, a Gàidhlig singing circle and then an hour of entertainment including plays, poetry, film and song to appeal to native Gàidhlig speakers.

The first event will be at Taigh Dhonnchaidh, the Ness arts and music centre in Habost on Thursday 16th April. The evening begins with An Cearcall Còmhraidh a conversation circle at 6.30pm, followed by An Cearcall Seinn a singing circle from 7.30pm and then from 8pm, the entertainment will include a humorous play by Alasdair Campbell from South Dell.

Cabraich are planning future events with Urras Coimhearsnachd Bhràdhagair ’s Àrnoil at Grinneabhat Centre, Bragar and Taigh Tasgaidh nan Eilean the new museum at Lews Castle. The Gàidhlig entertainment evenings are also available to other community groups who may wish to promote the language and support Gàidhlig learners in their area.

Oidhche na Gàidhlig is supported by Bòrd na Gàidhlig and Comhairle nan Eilean Siar . For more information contact Maggie Smith 07554665549 maggiesmith@hebrides.net or www.cabraich.org  

22nd March 2015

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