Our annual conference ("international congress") is normally held over a five or six day period. The host nation sets the theme for the lectures and each of the six branches provides a speaker. The lectures are usually in English but, if not, translation is provided. Each of the branches also brings along a traditional entertainer from their country for informal entertainment and a more formal concert. Excursions and visits also form part of the Conference. For language enthusiasts there is an opportunity to hear and try out the other Celtic languages.
See also: Coronavirus information
2021 Virtual event
The 2021 International Celtic Congress will be a virtual event hosted by our Cymru/Wales branch. The theme of the Congress will be the one that was chosen by them for the 2020 Congress (which had to be cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic).
Theme: Sut i Lwyddo fel Celtiaid yn y Byd Busnes Cyfoes | How to be Successfully Celtic in the Modern Business World
Dates: July 2021 (dates to be decided later)
Venue: * VIRTUAL *
Cymru / Wales 2020 - cancelled
EVENT CANCELLED because of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Newquay, Kernow / Cornwall 2019
Theme: Recording our past to help inform our future /
Recordya agan Termyn Eus Passyes rag cussulya agan Termyn Alemma Rag
Dates: 25 April - 30 April 2019
Venue: Hotel Bristol, Newquay, Cornwall
Web site: http://www.celticcongresscornwall.co.uk
Kemper, Breizh / Quimper, Brittany 2018
Theme: What do social media contribute to the revival and/or survival of the Celtic languages?
Dates: 16 July - 21 July 2018
Venue: Lycée Le Likès, 20 Place de la Tourbie, 29000 Quimper, France
Peairt / Perth, Scotland 2017
Theme: The Musical Traditions of our Celtic Nations
Dates: 17 July - 22 July 2017
Venue: The Mercure Hotel, West Mill Street, Peairt / Perth
Doolish / Douglas, Isle of Man 2016
Theme: The inclusion of Celtic History and Culture in the School Curriculum
Dates: 31 March - 5 April 2016
Venue: Empress Hotel, Central Promenade, Doolish / Douglas
Ros Ó gCairbre / Rosscarbery, Ireland 2015
Theme: What is national freedom?
Dates: 20 - 25 July 2015
Celtic Ross Hotel, Ros Ó gCairbre / Rosscarbery, County Cork