Friday 21st of June 2024 - Sunday 23rd of June 2024
The Robert Burns Celtic Festival is a literary and music festival, celebrating Scotland’s national Poet and the Celtic culture in poetry, song, music and dance, in and around the historic buildings of Camperdown... read more.
2 Bath Street, Camperdown, VIC, 3260
Fri Jun 21st, Sat Jun 22nd, Sun Jun 23rd
The Robert Burns Celtic Festival is a literary and music festival, celebrating Scotland’s national Poet and the Celtic culture in poetry, song, music and dance, in and around the historic buildings of Camperdown.
The festival will host the President of the Robert Burns World Federation, Mr Neil McNair. He will be in Camperdown for the Festival as part of his International tour, and it is hoped he will Address the Haggis at the Gala Dinner and speak at the festival Lectures.
Performing include: The Melbourne Welsh Male , The Melbourne Scottish Fiddle Club, Fiona Ross, Apolline, The Twa Bards, Merran Moir, Pete Daffy and Band, Tuniversal Music Group and more musicians to be booked.
There will be a Choir competition, Gala Dinner and Festival Lectures, At the Statue with the Twa Bards and the Festival Finale Concert on the Sunday. A series of Concert performances and music will be at the Theatre Royal, Killara and local businesses. The Schools Arts project, Street Activation, market stalls, music in the Avenue will continue and look out for Flash Mob moments and random performances over the weekend!
Highland and Irish Dancers will perform along with the Warrnambool Pipes and Drums. Peter Daffy will head a Celtic Ceilidh Band bringing together a troop of wonderful Musicians to perform over the weekend and Family Ceilidh Dance on Saturday night.