2011 Wichita Highland Games & Celtic Festival Entertainment Schedule Coming Soon!
(For Now, here’s a preview of what we had for our first year in 2010!)
|Knocknasheega Celtic Band|
|It’s only appropriate to have great celtic music at Celtic Festival! Be sure to check out samples of their work below! [audio:http://www.wichitahighlandgames.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/Ballad-of-St.-Annes-Reel.mp3|titles=Ballad of St. Anne’s Reel][audio:http://www.wichitahighlandgames.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/Scarce.mp3|titles=Scarce]|
|Corry Academy Of Irish Dance|
|Corry Academy of Irish Dance instructor Noreen was born in Glasgow, and started dancing at the Age of 3 with Frances Teece. Noreen and her family moved to England and spent the rest of her dancing career with the Grainger School of irish dancing in Manchester.
Noreen and her family travelled al over Ireland and Great Britain dancing in all of the major competitions. Noreen qualified every year for the World Irish Championships and the last time was placed in the top 10 of her age goup.
In 1997 Noreen and her husband Ian brought their young family to live in Kansas.
Noreen is studying under Cumann Rince Naisiunta to take her teaching exam. This is only our second year with CRN and we are learning all the time.
In May this year Noreen took 7 of her dancers to Dublin for the Irish Open and 3 of them came home with awards.
|Featuring the talents of Devery Coretville (formally of the legendary Claddagh Ring) in an exciting new Irish/Celtic Band!|
|The Society For Creative Anachronism|
|The SCA is an international organization dedicated to researching and re-creating the arts and skills of pre-17th-century Europe. The SCA “Known World” consists of 19 kingdoms, with over 30,000 members residing in countries around the world. Members, dressed in clothing of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, attend events which feature tournaments, royal courts, feasts, dancing, various classes & workshops, and more.|
|Scottish – American Military Society|
|Scottish-American Military Society Heartland Post 1854
We are the first Post of the Scottish-American Military Society established in the State of Kansas in and around the City of Wichita, we are named Heartland due to our geographic location in the United States, the number 1854 being the year Kansas became a territory.
To preserve and promote Scottish and American Armed Forces customs, traditions and heritage by:
Providing a forum for exchange of military history and genealogical information.
Conduction public education programs.
Supporting Scottish activities at Highland Games.
Providing a fraternal atmosphere for members.
“It is in truth not for glory, nor riches, nor honours that we are fighting, but for freedom for that alone, which no good man gives up but with life itself.” Declaration of Arbroath, Scotland, 1320.
|Irish Language Society|
|Andy Aitken Scottish Country Dance|
And don’t forget all the rest – the Bagpiping competition, the Athletic games, the Scottish / Irish dog competition, and more!