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Celtic Fling Feis

Saturday June 22, 2019

Feis begins at 9:00 am

Registration closed on QuickFeis

Day of Feis registration available for all dancer levels

Tickets can be purchased at PA Rennaissance Faire

Use Discount Code "Feis19"

Buy $18 tickets before the feis.  Ticket price increased to $24 at the feis before 10am, and $29.95 after 10am

Celtic Fling Feis Stages 2019

Music/Language Competitions Begin at 10am in the Gazebo

Breads and Crafts should be dropped off at the registration area in the morning by 10am

Saturday June 22 Forecast for Manheim PA

Partly Sunny - High 78 -  Low 56

10% chance of precipitation



Registration for Back to Back Tessie Burke Feisanna at QuickFeis

Tessie Burke Reel Feis Saturday Junly 20, 2019 beginning at 8:00 am

Tessie Burke Jig Feis Sunday July 21, 2019 beginning at 8:00 am

To make your hotel reservations, please click here: Hyatt Hotel Pittsburgh International Airport

If you need additional assistance, please contact us at 877-803-7534 or clickhere to find contact information by Region.

If the group rate is no longer available, prevailing rates may be offered for some or all of your dates.



Grades Exam offered at Pittsburgh Halloween Feis and Pittsburgh Winter Feis

Sign up early.  Examinations Registration will close once cap is reached.

Only mailed in entries will be accepted.

Click Grades Exam link for more info and costs


Registration for Back to Back Pittsburgh Feisanna Coming Soon at QuickFeis

Pittsburgh Halloween Feis Saturday September 21, 2019 beginning at 8:00 am

Pittsburgh Fall Feis Feis Sunday September  22, 2019 beginning at 8:00 am

Grade Exams 1 - 10 available on Friday September 20 @ 6pm and Saturday September 21 immediately following Feis



Registration for 2 Day Pittsburgh Winter Feis Coming Soon at QuickFeis

Pittsburgh Winter Feis Saturday December 28, 2019 beginning at 8:00 am - Non Championship Dancers

Pittsburgh Winter Feis Sunday December 29, 2019 beginning at 8:00 am - PC and OC Dancers



Irish Day at Kennywood Dance Schedule


Noon - Shovlin Academy

1:00 -Burke Conroy School

2:00 -Bell School

3:00 -Burke Conroy School

4:00 -Shovlin Academy

5:00 -Reelers

6:00 -Bell School


Irish Day at Kennywood Band Schedule



7PM  NA GAELS (TO 8:30)








The Mid-America Teachers voted on January 5, 2019 to remove the Bling Rule for younger dancers in the Region. 
Effective immediately, all dancers may now wear bling in all age groups.

Martin McHugh Scholarship
The Winner of the 2019 Marty McHugh Scholarship is Kelly Bench. Kelly has danced for the Bell School of Irish Dance for the last 13 years. Kelly has been an integral part of the Pittsburgh Feisanna as the National Anthems Singer.  She is a Senior at Seton-La Salle HS where she was the Drum Major.  Kelly also served as Eucharistic Minister and Lector at SLS HS. Kelly was in SLS's competitive acapella singing group "The Trebles", on the La Cross Team, in the schools Musicals and Dramas over the last 4 years, and was an Altar Server at her local church. Kelly is heading to Penn State in the fall where she will continue her Irish Dancing with the Penn State Irish Dance Team, "Rince Na Leon". Congratulations Kelly!

The Irish Centre Seisiún



Free Open Tunes Session for anyone who plays Irish Traditional Music.

Irish Traditional Music Sessions are mostly gatherings at which people play Irish traditional music. 

The Irish language word for "session" is seisiún



Irish Centre Swimming Pool Open Every Day Noon - 6 pm

Contact Jim at 724-689-5140
with pool questions, to rent the pool for private parties, or to check on the pool hours before going to the Irish Centre




Classes in the Irish Language

Minced Gaelic

"Minced Gaelic - 101 Original Fiddle Tunes"