Language Village Schedule for Virginia Scottish Games & Festival

Thig don Bhaile Chànain aig Geamannan is Fèis Albannach Virginia!
Come to the Language Village at the Virginia Scottish Games & Festival

4 – 5 September
at the Great Meadow in The Plains, Virginia

Check it all out here!

Join us for Scottish Gaelic poetry, song,
games, and language lessons!
Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Gaelic language


Saturday, 4 September 2021
10:00 am – 10:45 am – Gaelic Song session with Seán HeelyLearn a Gaelic song
11:00 am – 11:30 am – Introduction to Gaelic Language
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm – Gaelic Poetry session
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm – Waulking Song Session

Sunday, 5 September 2021
10:00 am – 10:30 am – Gaelic Song session
11:00 am – Noon – Gaelic Children’s Program – Songs and Games
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm -Introduction to the Gaelic Language
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm – Waulking Song Session

Games, music, and displays throughout the day both days!

The Language Village will be an interactive, engaging space where Gàidhlig is being spoken, people are being introduced to the language, and everyone can take part in singing, learning, and other activities. We will run a variety of language activities throughout the festival designed to appeal to children as well as adults, including sessions on Gaelic poetry, Gaelic song, and introductory Gaelic classes, plus a participatory waulking song session, displays, an area for games and other activities, and impromptu poetry, music, and conversation.

Nach tig thu?
Please come!
 We’d love to see you, learn with you, and celebrate with you there.

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