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Blackout Feis Review

Blackout Feis Review

Last weekend introduced a new style of feis to the New England and Eastern Canadian regions – the Bracken School “Blackout Feis”. When I first heard about this concept, my (admittedly old-school) reaction was that this is great! This is finally a way for dancers and parents to enjoy a feis for what it should be about – simply the dancing. But with everything else that goes into feising these days, is a blackout feis that simple anymore? What is…

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Heading to ECRO in Toronto?

Heading to ECRO in Toronto?

Toronto is a great city – packed full of people, cultures, restaurants, and shopping! This isn’t the first time that Eastern Canadian Regional Oireachtas (ECRO) has been hosted in Toronto, but there is always something new to see and do when you visit! Oireachtas is a busy dance-filled weekend, so it can be hard to take time to get outside of the venue even for a few hours. As someone who has competed at many an “O”, trust me, you’ll…

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Why “feis travel”?

Why “feis travel”?

Ask anyone I know and they’ll probably tell you that I’m almost always talking about new travel locations and new adventures I’ve researched. These plans don’t always end up happening, but there is definitely some joy found in just planning them all. I’ve even heard of studies that say that part of the happiness you feel surrounding an event is the anticipation. I definitely believe it! Very often I’ve got my head in the clouds thinking about one of two…

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Heading to Feis Nova Scotia 2017?

Heading to Feis Nova Scotia 2017?

Read on for everything you need to do to enjoy the full weekend in Halifax and Dartmouth when you go to Feis Nova Scotia: The feis hotel block closed on July 4th, but there are other hotels close by in both Dartmouth and Halifax depending on your budget. Find one below: Booking.com Getting around the city The feis, hotel, and ceili are located in Dartmouth, not Halifax! The cities are essentially two sides of the same harbour, but there are…

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