© 2022
bannerwmic4.png
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
CelticCulturalMinute-1.png
Celtic Cultural Minute
Thursdays, 8:00 PM during Celtic Faire

A weekly feature aired during WDIY's Celtic Faire every Thursday exploring Celtic traditions and history.

Latest Stories
  • In the Celtic countries, trees were treasured and imbued with magical qualities, superstitions, and folklore. One of the most magical is the Hawthorn, a beautiful, often gnarled, thorny little tree which blossoms white in the month of May, and is known by many names.
  • The hearth and its fire holds a special place of reverence at the heart of Celtic culture. After working outdoors in wind and rain, to come in to a warm turf fire with the kettle on was a joy.
  • Keening is a traditional form of vocal lament and mourning for the dead in the Gaelic Celtic tradition, a ritual performed in Irish or Scots Gaelic at the wake or at the graveside.
  • When you think of Halloween, you may think of pumpkins, gourds, Indian corn…but apples? Well, apples were a symbol of Halloween long before American…
  • The tartan has gained international popularity with people selecting and sporting a design of his or her fancy.Travelers to Scotland over the past several…
  • Ah, Haggis…Great chieftain o' the puddin' race, and much misunderstood! - Robbie BurnsHaggis is a traditional Scottish dish, considered by many to be the…
  • Highland Games are a colorful, unique mix of sports, culture and community, a celebration not only of all things Celtic, but especially of Scottish…
  • Find out about the brilliant, talented, and charismatic poet, Dylan Thomas. Learn about the legacy of one of the most celebrated writers and poets of the…
  • Learn about Scottish traditional dance, in all of its many forms.It’s September, and that means that Bethlehem’s Celtic Classic is only a few weeks away.…
  • Whether you are a whiskey novice or a real connoisseur there is no better moment than now to celebrate Scotland’s national drink—as the tourism folks have…