National Youth pipe band of New Zealand to Visit Penticton

The Penticton Scottish Festival is a unique event that combines traditional Scottish Highland Games of musical and athletic competitions with Celtic cultural entertainment and family fun. This year we welcome the National Youth Pipe Band of New Zealand as our Guest Band.  It is a non-competing, high performance pipe band for…

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New Feature added to this site

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Introducing the Celtic Classifieds A marketplace for Celtic items and services offered in the Interior of BC. Anyone can shop here. There are currently only a few items and businesses shown on the site, we hope this will continue to grow. Members only may now place advertisements for Celtic related…

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Notice of Annual General Meeting


Oct 3, 2021

1:30 pm – snacks and wine provided 🙂

outdoors, 3228 Redecopp Court, Lake Country, BC
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Reading of previous years minutes


1. President’s report

2. Treasurer’s report

3. Reports from the Member groups

4. New Business


1. President – Mary Thurber (term ends 2022)

2. Vice-President – Miriam Campbell (term ends 2022)

3. Treasurer/Registrar – Ian Gilmour (term ends 2021)

4. Secretary -Kim Smith Jones (term ends 2022)

5. Members at large – Greg Davidson  (term ends 2022)  Norm Crearar (term ends 2021)

2021 Bursary Applications being accepted

Kelvern sponsors a bursary for students graduating from High School.  Now accepting applications for 2021.  Applicants can be members, children or grandchildren of Kelvern members. Applications Applications will be accepted from March 1st to  April 25th in the graduating year of the candidate.    The successful candidate’s award will be paid…

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Funding available for Irish Celtic Musicians

Okanagan Irish Society Musician/Singer Expression of Interest WHAT: The Okanagan Irish Society (OIS) is issuing this expression of interest to persons interested in learning or improving their proficiency playing and/or singing Irish Celtic music. One and possibly two candidates will be selected and we will  (a) provide them loaner musical…

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