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Dancing, singing, music : live local tradition in Morbihan

 

Discover Breton music and dances during your holidays in Morbihan

 

Music, dances and traditional songs are very present in Brittany and continue to live through numerous cultural events and gatherings organized throughout the year. 

During the summer, dancing groups and musicians animate town squares of Morbihan to share their passion for Breton culture.

 

A sea-shanties concert for you at Camping de La Plage

 

Brittany is a country where the sea is always present and often sung about.
Michel Tonnerre, born in Quimperlé, is the perfect illustration with his many songs.


Many male and mixed choirs continue to recount his most beautiful songs as well as sea shanties from the age of sail.
In La Trinité sur Mer, the "Copains du bord" are part of this tradition, but it is "L'Equipage de Saint Goustan", a mixed group from Auray who, under the guidance of their choirmaster Alain, will come and sing for us at Camping de La Plage.

 

 

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Fest-noz in La Trinité sur Mer and Carnac

 

If you want to learn Breton dancing, go to a  Fest-Noz, a "night festival" in Breton!

This Breton style "ball"  mixes traditional music, dancing and singing in a festive and convivial atmosphere


Every Friday evening, La Trinité sur Mer's market place hosts a free Fest-Noz.

Carnac, Locmariaquer and Saint Philibert also organize many Fest-Noz during the summer.

 
Enter the dancing circle and let yourself be guide by the experienced dancers to the sound of the bombards and binious!
A moment of sharing to have between Brittany lovers.

  • A sea-shanties concert for you at Camping de La Plage
  • Parades in traditional Breton costumes @www.fetes-arvor.org
  • Arvor festival Vannes @www.fetes-arvor.org
  • The interceltic night of Lorient @www.festival-interceltique.bzh
  • The bagadoù during the Arvor festival in Vannes @www.fetes-arvor.org

The Interceltic Festival in Lorient and the Festivities of Arvor in Vannes

 

Every year in August, the towns of Lorient and Vannes celebrate Breton culture.

In Lorient, the Interceltic Festival brings together thousands of professional and amateur artists from all over the world, representing different Celtic nations through concerts, shows and parades.

Lace caps and embroidery for traditional costumes; Binious, bombardes and bagpipes for traditional music bands(bagadoù in Bretons) : the streets of Lorient are colorful and vibrating as the great parade of celtic nations passes, which opens ten days of festivites.

A unique event not to be missed!

In Vannes, the Festivities of Arvor animate the historic city center, the ramparts and the port.

On the menu for these festive days : Breton music, traditional songs and folk dances without forgetting the election of the queen of Arvor and her dauphines, as well as the fireworks in 15th August launched from the ramparts of Vannes!
 

A beautiful festival for discovering the richness of Breton tradition and culture !

 

 

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