10 days and 10 nights of concerts, shows, entertainment and many more every year at the beginning of August
4,500 musicians, singers, dancers, visual artists, academics, filmmakers, from Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Cornwall, Isle of Man, Galicia, Asturias, Brittany, USA, ‘Acadia, Australia, etc.
A Grand Parade of Celtic Nations which attracts more than 60,000 spectators to the streets of Lorient on the first Sunday
80,000 paying spectators
750,000 visitors and spectators
1,100 people accommodated, 20 hotel providers, 7 partner high schools, 800 beds rented in boarding schools, 34,000 meals served at the Dupuy de Lôme high school, 40 ferry crossings, 40 chartered bus shuttles to transport our artists,
More than 1700 volunteers
120 live shows, 60% of which are free.
The honoring of a Celtic nation every year and a variety of activities: a Breton weekend (bagadoù championship, large parade broadcast on television, triumph of the bell ringers, dances of Brittany)
Festoù-noz, music workshops, conferences, concerts every day on stages and in the bars of the city, free master classes of Celtic instruments, daily parades, bagpipe and bagpipe competitions, accordion, Celtic harp, drums, pipe bands, a garden of arts and luthiers, a Words and Solidarity space,…
A Quai du Livre, an artisan market consistent with the theme of the festival