Weekend Highlights

Weekend Highlights
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Convention Workshops
8 – 11 pm
Opening Ceili
Check here
5 - 9 pm
Registration
Friday AM
10-12
Workshop
Teacher
Fiddle
Shane Meehan
Harp
Maire ni
Chathsaigh
Mick Mulvey
Friday, May 8, 2015
8am –5 pm
Registration
10:45 am- 12:15 pm
Sean Nos Dance Workshop
9 am – 12 noon
Regional Meetings
11:30 am – 1 pm
Weekend Package Lunch
(with prior registration)
1 pm – 5 pm
Provincial Meeting
1-2:30 pm
Ceili Dance Workshop
3- 4:30 pm
Sean Nos Step Dancing
6 pm – 9 pm
Grupai Cheoil Competition
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Set Dancing Workshop
9 pm – 1 am
Ceili Mor
Flute
Concertina
Lorraine
Sweeney
Damien
McGuiness
Breda Shannon
Traditional Singing
To be decided
Uilleann Pipes
To be decided
Whistle
Button Accordion
Friday PM
2-4
Fiddle
Enda McGreevy
Harp
Flute
Maire ni
Chatsaigh
Aidan Shannon
Whistle
Mick Mulvey
Bodhran
Saturday, May 9, 2015
8 am – 10 am
Package Group Breakfast
9 am – 3 pm
City Tour with Lunch
9 am – 5 pm
Fleadh solo competitions
Banjo
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Lunch break on own with
hotel food options
Button Accordion
Damien
McGuinness
Lorraine
Sweeney
Brian Mostyn
12:30-3:30 pm
Set Dance Workshop
Traditional Singing
To be decided
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Cocktail Hour
Irish Language
Micheal
O'Maille
6:30 pm – 9:00pm
Gala Banquet & Show
9:30 pm – 1 am
Ceili Mor
Sunday, May 10, 2015
9 am – 10 am
Irish Mass
10 am – noon
Package Group Brunch
10 am – 1 pm
Fleadh Group competitions
11 am – 1 pm
Set Dance Workshop
1 - 5 pm
Ceili Band Competitions
6-9 pm
Farewell Session
Registration
Please indicate your choices below with a check
mark to help determine room size
Dance
Classes
Set
Dance
Ceili
Dance
Sean
Nos
Friday
PM
Mick
Mulkerrin
Maureen
Mulvey
Shannon
Dunne
Saturday
PM
Mick
Mulkerrin
Not
available
Not
available
Sunday
AM
Mick
Mulkerrin
Not
available
Not
available
Individual Events
(Please submit a form for each registrant—make
copies as needed)
Send form with payment
(US Dollars only) to
Maureen Hopkins
Convention 2015
P.O. Box 3817, Union, NJ 07083
Phone: 908-377-1967
(email: mjahopkins@aol.com)
Thursday, May 7
US
□ Thursday Night Ceili
$20
Friday, May 8
□ Set Workshop/Ceili
$35
□ Ceili Only
$20
□ AM Dance Workshops
$25
□ AM Music workshop
$25
All registrations received before
4/1/15 are eligible for a drawing for a
free weekend package.
□ PM Set Dance workshop
$20
□ PM Music Workshop
$25
Weekend Packages *
□AM/PM Workshops Combo
$35
(All prices payable in U.S. dollars)
*includes Friday dance workshop, all music
workshops & Ceili; Friday lunch (in lieu of
Saturday luncheon which will be on your own
at hotel or elsewhere), Saturday breakfast,
Banquet Show and Ceili; Sunday brunch, set
dance workshops.
Check applicable selections
□ Current paid up CCE member
□ Non-member
□ Child under 16 (excludes Banquet)
Price
$175
$200
$60
□ Delegate’s Rate
$160
For branch delegates - access to weekend ceilis
and four meals including Saturday Banquet
(excludes weekend music & dance workshops)
Musician’s Rate $160
Access to music workshops and four meals
including Saturday Banquet (excludes weekend
ceilis & dance workshops)
□
Dollar
Saturday, May 9
□ Fleadh spectator
$10
□ PM Set Dance workshop
$25
□ Scenic NYC tour with lunch
$70
□ Banquet Show & Ceili
$75
□ PM Ceili Mor only
$20
Sunday, May 10
□ Fleadh spectator
$10
□ Set Workshop
$20
□ Set Workshop only
$15
No refunds after May 1, 2015
TOTAL
checks payable to: CCE Convention 2015
Name:____________________________________
Address:__________________________________
Thursday ceili, Saturday and Sunday Fleadh
Competitions, and scenic tour admissions are
not included in the weekend packages
(see next column).
City:________________________St/Pr.:_______
Zip:______________Tel:____________________
Check website for updates to the
Convention program:
www.ccenorthamerica.com
Email:____________________________________
Branch:____________________________________
Travel Notes
Hilton Parsippany Hotel
One Hilton Court
Parsippany, NJ 07054
For Reservations Call
973-267-7373 (direct) or
www.hilton.com
Group code: NAM
(best to call 9 am to 5 pm EST)
Ask for North American Irish
Music Convention special
room rate: $123 (U.S.) plus
taxes
Newark Airport is the
airport of choice.
Comhaltas
Ceoltóirí Éireann
Optional Tour
The Convention offers a Saturday scenic
tour to Manhattan Island which may
include the 911 Museum & Memorial
and Freedom Tower with other
selected highlights as time and traffic
permit.
The Fleadh competitions will be on all day
at the Hilton Hotel so people may want to
escape into New York City on Saturday.
The cost is $75 per person, which
includes transportation and lunch.
Further Details will be available on our
website as they are finalized.
Advance reservations will get priority
If space is limited and will help us
calculate how many buses we may need.
Note Bene: JFK or LaGuardia
require interstate Taxi fares & tolls
or long public transit transfers.
Airport Transportation
We have chosen Patrick’s Limo Service
for regular Newark Airport pickups to and
from the Hilton Hotel in Parsippany
beginning Thursday, May 7, 2015 through
Sunday, May 10, 2015. Grouping arrivals
and departures is the most efficient way
to provide reasonable service for all. One
way fare is $30 per person ($US) and
reservations must be made in advance to:
Mike Cogavin: (201) 230- 2753
Moylurg Ceili Band
Joining us for the weekend
are the 2013 All-Ireland
Senior Ceili Band
Champions who won their
title at the 2013 Fleadh
Cheoil na Eireann in Derry
Irish Music and Dance
Weekend Extravaganza
&
North American Convention
Comhaltas
Ceoltóirí
Éireann
Mid Atlantic Fleadh
The Convention will once again wrap
around our Provincial Fleadh. Come and
sample the Fleadh atmosphere of
Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann in Sligo and
experience the youthful enthusiasm of
our young musicians who are the future
of our cultural movement.
Hall of Fame Night
The MidAtlantic Hall of Fame
ceremonies will be during the Saturday
night Banquet on Saturday, May 9.
Frankie McCormick and Brendan Fahey
will be enrolled along with a
posthumous induction of the Sligo
Masters Michael Coleman, James
Morrison, Paddy Killoran and James
‘Lad’ O’Beirne.
Convention Program includes:
Ceilithe and Concerts
Instrumental, Singing, Irish
Language, Set Dance, Ceili and
Sean Nos Dance Workshops
Please note:
because of the overlap of the
Convention with the Fleadh, the
Convention music workshops will be
held on Friday, May 8, 2015
A Weekend Celebration of
Traditional Irish Music,
Dance, Song and the
Irish Language
2015 North American
Convention & MidAtlantic
Fleadh & Hall of Fame
Parsippany, New Jersey
Hosted by the CCE Mid-Atlantic Region
Parsippany Hilton Hotel
May 7-10, 2015
Program and Registration Brochure
Tel: 845-920-1692 or 201-722-0059
www.ccenorthamerica.com
Email: mjahopkins@aol.com