Edward Bunting Harp Festival 2009
ARMAGH CITY HOTEL & COI CATHEDRAL, ARMAGH, N IRELAND.
Friday 29th May – Sunday 31st May
This annual Harp Festival, organised by Patricia Daly of Armagh Harpers' Association, celebrates the life and work of Armagh born collector of music - Edward Bunting 1773 – 1843 and now ranks among top international harp festivals. Its primary focus is on the music of the ancient harping tradition and Irish traditional music and song. Today it attracts students from all over the world. A challenging weekend programme of workshops, recitals, concerts and sessions it offers an opportunity to gain a better understanding of Irish harp music and song as well as developing skills and repertoire for players of all standards.