Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann
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CCE IRISH SATURDAYS
February 22 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
CCE Irish Saturday continues in February!
Foinn Seisiún Tune Learning 4-5pm (upstairs)
Learn two or three tunes by ear, selected from the CCE Foinn Seisiún books and presented by one of our local, accomplished session players.
Irish Gaelic Conversation 4-6pm (small room off the lobby)
This is an opportunity to improve your Irish Gaelic, or just sit back and let the syllables flow over you! Unguided conversation practice in Gaelic for all levels. Introductory phrase handouts provided for those who don’t know much but want to get a taste of this thing called Gaeilge.
Improver’s Seisiún 5-6pm (in the Lobby)
This is a slower session for players looking to improve their playing with other musicians.
Community Singing & Song Circle 5-6pm (upstairs)
Come learn a song or two from one of our area’s local singers, then stay to share a song of your own.
Potluck starts at 6pm (in the kitchen)
Bring a hot pot, cold dish or just a snack to share. Help yourself to some tea and cookies.
Open Seisiún 7-9:45pm (in the Lobby)
Irish Traditional session open to players at all levels. Play, listen, enjoy!
Set Dance Lesson 7-7:30pm (in the Gym)
Basics of Set Dancing explained.
Set Dancing* and Party Pieces 7:30-10pm (in the Gym)
Set dances will be called, interspersed with songs, solo instruments and maybe even some poetry.
*Music For Dancing Provided in February By Our Community Seisiún Players
The Portland area hosts a number of outstanding Traditional Irish Sessions. We’ve invited the members of each of these sessions to play for our Set Dancers. Each Session “Team” will be scheduled to play for one or more specific set dances throughout the evening.