Tuesday, 15 July 2008

Gaela Kolegio

...de la Watauga Democrat:

Two representatives from a Canadian College were at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games over the weekend seeking students for Gaelic College in Nova Scotia.

The school’s mission statement: “To promote, preserve and perpetuate … the culture, music, language, arts, crafts, customs and traditions of immigrants from the Highlands of Scotland.”

Jennifer MacAskill Daisley, bookkeeper, and Ann Cantwell, knitmaker, said they had excellent response from “very interested” people.

The school’s class offerings include bagpipes, fiddle, Celtic harp, Gaelic language and song, Highland dance, pipe band drumming and weaving, as well as spinning and dyeing...

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