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Irish traditional music meetings in Rochefort-en-Terre.

For a weekend, Rochefort-en-Terre opens up to visitors who come to share their common passion and pass it on to their guests!
Emming the inhabitants of Rochefort-en-Terre and the surrounding area to an exciting destination: Ireland.
The concept: to offer them this cultural journey “at home”! This 1st edition took place in the heart of the village from April 1 to 3, 2022.

The Concerts

On Stages

During this Irish festival several animations are offered to you. For starters, the concerts! One of the most common ways to travel without moving is through music. Specialized artists of Irish music are coming to Rochefort-en-Terre to take you on a journey through their notes and passion for these beautiful Irish melodies:

So that for one evening, your spirit crosses the Celtic Sea and dances under the soft breeze of Ireland.


In various locations around the village

Already know how to play an instrument? Sessions will allow you to spend a moment of sharing surrounded by people just as passionate as you!”

Several venues such as the Etang Moderne and the Salle de la Perception will host daytime and evening sessions.

The bars and restaurants of Rochefort-en-Terre: the Café Breton, the Ardoisières and the Café de la Pente will also welcome the musicians, without forgetting the castle… It’s up to you!”

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& Master-classes

If the desire to learn to play an instrument has crossed your mind, bingo!”
Many internships and master-classes are offered:

In addition to discovering new instruments, you may discover a passion for Irish music.


& A Luthiers’ Show

A very nice exhibition took place in the exhibition hall of Rochefort-en-Terre, the salle de la Perception. Visitors discovered the works of Armelle Thaï through 2 series:

  • A travel diary about Ireland in connection with traditional music
  • The Musical Bestiary: a series of characters taken out of the 19th century and transformed into troubadours, beating the countryside on their retro-futuristic mounts. Trad’ and steampunk atmosphere, in parallel with the exhibition of the students of the Lycée des métiers d’art Duguesclin around musical instruments.

A Luthiers’ Fair was also held at the Modern Pond Hall, a unique opportunity to discover the instruments used in traditional Irish music, to see these instruments up close and personal, and to talk with their creators.