Aurora Festival 2018

Aurora International Festival of Traditional Dance & Music
8-13 August 2018
 
Aurora is pleased to announce that it is holding its seventh International Festival of Traditional Dance & Music from 8-13 August 2018.  Joining us for the Festival will be Gruppo Folkloristico Pasian di Prato from Udine in north east Italy and Les Echos de nos Montagnes from Annecy in France.  Aurora visited Udine in August 2016 and Annecy in August 2017 and is delighted to be welcoming our friends to Aberdeen in August 2018.
 
Gruppo Folkloristico Pasian di Prato
Les Echos de nos Montagnes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The  programme for the week is as follows:
 

Thursday 9 August 2018 ~ 11am – 12 noon: Ballater Highland Games (Games tickets required – £10 for adults, £2 for children; available at the gate)

 

Friday 10 August 2018 ~ 7.30pm – 11.30pm: Festival Ceilidh, Elphinstone Hall (Tickets required – these are very nearly sold out!)

 

Saturday 11 August 2018 ~ 2pm – 4pm: Duthie Park – outside Winter Gardens and inside Temperate Area

 

Sunday 12 August 2018 ~ 2pm – 4pm: Crathes Castle – on grass in front of castle; if wet, in The Horsemill

 
To keep up to date with our plans, please follow our facebook page.
 
We are pleased to announce that National Lottery Awards for All Scotland and Creative Scotland, via the Tasgadh Fund, have provided funding towards making this festival possible.