ORGANIZED WITH FINANCIAL PARTNERSHIP OF OLOMOUC REGION AND STATUTORY CITY PROSTEJOV
UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE GOVERNOR OF THE OLOMOUC REGION
CELTIC NIGHT 2016 – 15th year is behind us and it was just GREAT!!!
Thanks to all of you who participated in it, even as the performers, staff or visitors.
15th International Music Festival Celtic Night, which throughout its existence has already become an integral part of the cultural summer Olomouc region, is successfully behind us.
Celtic Night 2016 was held with financial participation of the Olomouc Region and the City of Prostejov, under the auspices of the Olomouc region Ing. Jiří Rozbořil. The festival took place 22. – 23. 7. 2016, traditionally at the campsite Zralok in Plumlov, which known not for its magnificent castle only, but for the Celtic history of its surroundings as well.
This year’s KN was really successful. We got beautiful weather, and after many years of Celtic night without any rain. We all enjoyed the festival nicely as organizational team, workers, performers and visitors – relishing the beautiful atmosphere of this unique festival. We want to thank all the performers for top great performances, according to the reaction of both visitors and the performers themselves, this year’s program was one of the best in the CN history.
A big thank to our partners who came and enjoyed the festival with us in the real time – “live”. We hope they did not regret it and we look forward to further cooperation in the future. We also thank the councilors of Plumlov town and staff of the campsite Zralok for the excellent cooperation, all workers and professional securities Valhalla Group for the perfect approach and commitment.
Special thanks to our great sound designers – Mirek and Roman, the boys by light systems – Jirka and Roman and all the guys from the video and projection, who contributed much to the fact that the 15th anniversary year was one of the best in the history of our festival.
Acknowledgements also deserves all stallholders who has pleased with its assortment both stomachs and the heart and soul of all the Celts arriving to the festival from all over the Czech Republic and abroad as well.
Celtic Night Festival is not commercially oriented, its main vision and mission will continue – to remind people of the mutual cultural interconnectedness of European countries through the “Celtic tradition” that as a historical thread linking most of the countries of the European Union, which also influenced the culture of many countries around the world. We also want to show that our region is an important part of this history.
We hope that Celtic Night in Plumlov will continue and grow – the organizational team is after this year although very tired, but also full of energy and ideas to further improve the festival.
We invite all fans to next year – CN 2017 – which will take place July 21st – 22nd 2017 back at campsite Zralok in Plumlov. Festival Program CN 2017 will be announced April 1st, 2017.
God bless Celtic Night! Sláinte!
Tom Somr and the organizational team CN.
POSTER CN 2016
On the occasion of the 15th anniversary of the festival, we have prepared a special thing. Commemorative, limited edition of badges CELTIC NIGHT 15. (Ø 35 mm). Badges will be offered in two colors and with the possibility of buying in the official stand of Celtic Night within the festival area. The official stand of Celtic Night will be opened throughout the festival duration with possibility to buy also musical performers CD’s, as well as T-shirts, caps, badges and other official material branded by logo of the festival Celtic night.
CELEBRATE OUR 15th ANNUAL!
“Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful … Great festival! Celtic night was fantastic. We had a very nice holiday among nice people, great bands and a wonderful atmosphere. The Morava is very nice. All is such cool, there. Irish group Sliotar was a great idea. Once again thank you so much for the beautiful holiday associated with the Festival Celtic Night at Plumlov. “
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FESTIVAL CELTIC NIGHT
International Music Festival Celtic Night – Keltská noc is a two-day genre targeted festival of traditional Celtic culture, representing the best of Czech and world Celtic music scene. The Festival, held every year in the Czech Republic, Plumlov, camp Zralok, including rich accompanying programme, such as the Scottish Regiment combat demonstrations, Celtic blacksmith, Celtic bread baking demonstration, Celtic witch, demonstration of the traditional life of the Celts and Celtic crafts, teaching Irish dancing, midnight fire show, etc. On the stage of festival Celtic Night in an unbroken series of fifteen years, was introduced more than two hundred artists from Europe and overseas, such as the Irish Sliotar from Dublin, Los Paddys de la Pampas, Austrian Celtica Pipes Rock, Paddy Murphy, Irish Rose from Slovakia, Hungarian Selfish Murphy, Bran, Poitín, Gwalarn, Tomáš Kočko and Orchestr, České srdce and many others.
Celtic Night is a high-quality cultural event that well represents the Moravian region and its Celtic cultural traditions, the event which attracts more and more people, not only from Czech Republic, but also from abroad. The organizers are proud that International Music Festival Celtic Night with its unmistakable atmosphere is clearly portrayed as one of the best festivals of the genre throughout our country and already has its firm place on the cultural map of the Czech Republic and Europe. Long live to the festival Celtic Night in the Moravian Plumlov! We are looking forward to your visit at this year’s festival, Celtic Night.