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The Littlefield Celtic Center

Our good friends with the Celtic Arts Foundation in Mt. Vernon, Washington have produced a video about their now completed Littlefield Celtic Center. The Center has become a key location for public performances from some of the world’s great Celtic performers including many from the Pacific Northwest.  Enjoy! The Littlefield Celtic Center

Gandy, Bevan and Knichel capture top solo awards at BCPA 88th Annual Gathering

Halifax piper Bruce Gandy has clinched the BC Pipers’ Association MacCrimmon Memorial Cairn and Medal as the winner of the Open Piobaireachd and the Mary MacLeod Collins Memorial Trophy for the Open piping aggregate at the 2021 Annual Gathering, held online April 2 & 3, 2021. This was Gandy’s eighth win of “The Cairn” at…

Eager Annual Gathering Online Competitor calls steward at 3:00am

BC Pipers’ Association steward Ken Stratychuk says he received an unusual call early Saturday morning, April 3. His phone rang at 3:00 am, with a UK competitor all ready to play at the BCPA Annual Gathering – eight hours early. “In fact, it rang three times, then went to text” says Stratychuk, who thought it…

Looking for photos!

The BCPA is looking for photos of competitors in the recent 88th BCPA Annual Gathering, held April 3, 2021. Please send us a photo taken by the competitor or photos taken of the competitor while recording or competing from home or elsewhere. This will assist the BCPA in marking this unique event in the long…