Category: Music

Local group Clash Vooar will soon be heading to Denmark to represent the Isle of Man in the thirteenth edition of Liet International Festival, amongst a line-up of twenty participants representing regional and minority languages. Most members of the group, …

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The Arrane son Mannin (Song for Mann) competition is an opportunity for the performance of new and original music written in Manx Gaelic, with the winner representing the Isle of Man at the annual Pan Celtic Festival in Carlow, Ireland, …

Arrane son Mannin Provides Manx Song for Pan Celtic Festival Read More »

The annual Oie’ll Verree, now a concert-based form of entertainment, was once a celebration centred against a more religious backdrop, and has been the subject of much transformation over the years. Many of the outlying districts have abandoned this special …

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When St Stephen’s Day dawned, it was with trepidation that we opened our curtains to the sight of torrential rain, but this didn’t deter many of those heading out to Hunt the Wren across the Island. It’s a long-held tradition, …

Annual Hunt the Wren Performed in Torrential Rain Read More »

The long-standing concert Mollag Ghennal, offering a fantastic evening of local entertainment took place at the Manx Legion Club in Douglas; with a packed house enjoying a range of musical acts, as well as a revival of the celebrated White …

Packed Manx Legion Club for Annual Mollag Ghennal Read More »

The annual ceremony commemorating the anniversary of the death of William Christian took place at Hango Hill, just outside Castletown, close to the site of both his execution and his now demolished home at Ronaldsway. His death in the seventeenth …

Illiam Dhone Commemoration Highlights Climate Change with Additional Wreath-Laying Ceremony by Isle of Man Stamps & Coins Read More »

With the festive season just around the corner, there’s a couple of annual events coming up with a special Manx flavour to entertain you during the cold, winter evenings. The long-standing Mollag Ghennal, starting at 7.30pm on Sunday 29th December, …

Tickets Available Now for Mollag Ghennal & Oie’ll Verree Read More »

With the festive season on the horizon and the uplifting sound of music and song to warm our winter evenings, there’s an opportunity to enjoy a magical, Manx Christmas at the Gaiety Theatre in Douglas. Manannan’s Winterfest, which made a …

Get Your Festive Celebrations Underway with Manannan’s Winterfest! Read More »

It is said that the Cornish have a long history of expressing their distinctive identity, with a steadily increasing identification and promotion of a Celtic dimension since the late nineteenth century, and there’s no better way to experience this than …

Manx Performers Strengthen Ties with Cornish Festival Read More »

The forty ninth edition of the Lorient Interceltique Festival will this year focus on celebrating the region of Galicia, recognised for its language, culture and traditions, with a strong Manx contingent alongside during the ten day event. Holding a population …

Manx Groups Celebrate the 49th Edition of Lorient Interceltique Festival Read More »