Costa Rica News – If you are looking for something free and fun to do this weekend and you are in the San Jose area, you might want to check out the Celtic Music festival. Be transported to other lands at the Premier Intercéltico Festival being held at Cenac on Saturday.
The free concert will be from noon to 6 pn. Local and foreign bands will delight you with their sounds.
Thus, bagpipes, violins, flutes and Irish variety of other tools of Celtic music invade Cenac Amphitheater.
Guests are Awen Celtic Seisiún, Iona Fiddle Band, Orquestap and Grey Pilgrim.
In addition, as a special guest will be the group Deva, originally from Spain.
The activity is part of your program Love Your City, the Ministry of Culture, and also has the support of the Embassy of Spain.
The Grey Pilgrim group is one of the managers of this festival, and they will share the stage with the musician Lalo Rojas and the cast of Orquestap Hundred and One Step Rhythms.
Formed in 2001, Peregrino Gris has released two albums of original music and is currently working on the postproduction of their third album.
The group consists Eduardo Oviedo (Scottish bagpipes, Galician and Irish flute), Rodrigo Oviedo (keyboards, acoustic guitar, accordion), Carlos Quesada ( bodhran or Irish drum, percussion, drums) and Randall Najera (violin, electric bass and bass ).
The other national groups participating in this festival are the most recently formed, some having Celtic sound fused with other genres.