Join us on an Island-wide journey!
Yvette Rogers, Outreach Coordinator for the Celtic Colours International Festival, will guide you on a tour through different regions of Cape Breton Island. This nine-episode series highlights some of the Island’s incredible scenery and explores what makes Cape Breton so special.
We hope you enjoy this special series, filmed in the unceded territory of the Mi’kmaw people.
This region of Victoria County has played host to a variety of activities during Celtic Colours over the Festival’s history. Learn more about Baddeck and Alexander Graham Bell’s life and work in this episode featuring a conversation with Melissa Nicholson, Interpreter at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site.
The Bras d’Or Lake could be called the heart of the Island. This deep, vast, saltwater lake is surrounded by rich culture and beauty, and touches all four counties of the Island. Learn about two-eyed seeing and spend some time on Eskasoni’s Goat Island Trail with Kieran Johnson, in this episode.
Make your way around the artisans’ loop, along the North Shore and up into the Highlands, exploring this inspiring and beautiful part of Victoria County. This episode features a stop in the community of Bay St. Lawrence, and a conversation with composer, author, and former lighthouse keeper Paul Cranford.