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SeeD – Zonnewende (2020)

Last night, SeeD had a Winter Solstice video release! They launched another song ánd video of their upcoming album. And…, this song is breathtaking! The video makes the picture complete. If you haven’t seen it already, go to YouTube and let these sounds and images come to you. Below the YouTube video (and on Bandcamp ) you can read the translation of the song!
SeeD says: Zonnewende (Solstice) marks the longest night, after which the light will return. The lyrics are a druidic solstice ritual translated from Welsh into Irish.
The song is already in our Spotify CeltCast Radio – Official list and soon we’ll play it on our radio station as well.



Musical greetings, Ilona CeltCast

2020m03 – Priscilla Hernandez – Waking of the Spring

Priscilla Herandez

Time for a new Monthly Marker and some special news!

It’s a new month, so once again, time for a new Monthly Marker!
(And for some special Monthly Marker news! Read to the end!)

In this month of spring, we want to celebrate the returning of vibrant life to the earth, so we went looking for a song that really reflects that feeling. And boy, did we find that in Priscilla Hernandez – Yidneth! Not only does the title of the song we chose, The Waking Of Spring, immediately conjure images of blooming flowers and singing birds, the music and lyrics will transport you to Mother Nature’s reawakening lap. Though this song was released as a single, we strongly recommend you check out her albums as well. The music is beautiful and amazing, but the artwork of the albums is out of this world! So, now for that special news!

Seeing as how this year’s Fantasy Awards 19/20 is the first time that CeltCast is the organiser, we wanted to add some of our own flair to it. One of the ways we decided to do that was to add a brand new category to the list, and one that was undoubtedly linked to the radio stream. So, presenting for the first time ever, the new category: Best Monthly Marker! This category is slightly different than the others, in that we kept the voting for this within CeltCast. (Give us something to vote on too, we can’t vote on any of the other categories 😉) So we listed all of 2019’s Monthly Markers and asked all our volunteers to vote on their favourite! The winner of this category will, of course, be announced during the Awards ceremony on the 14th of March, but to all those interested we can share the contestants here.

Last year’s Markers were:
January: Aérokorda – The Cliffs of MOher
February: M’ANAM – Bitter Wind
March: The Dolmen – Black is the Colour
April: Wouter en de Draak – New Horizons, New Adventures
May: Rob van Barschot feat. Guinevere – Fox and Bird
June: Rapalje Celtic Folk Music – The Strayaway Child
July: Greenrose Faire – Never Walk Alone
August: SeeD Pagan Folk – De Gnoom, de Heks en de Boom
September: Danceperados Of Ireland – Session by the Campfire
October: Emian • PaganFolk Music – Spirit Trail
November: MOJRA – An Raibh Tu Ar An Gcarraig
December: ORO – Music from the wild, wild East – Jovano Jovanke

We wish all contestants the best of luck in this added category, and we hope to see you all there on the 14th of March in the P60. Don’t wait, get your tickets here today!

Hello music lovers!

Also this week, a lot of hard work has been put into setting up the new radio server. And, we have a theme this Monday, namely: “Close to the CeltCast home” ! 17 albums that were created in the Netherlands and by our neighbours from Belgium.

They are all beautiful albums with their own style! The Ambrozijn album (Wim Claeys, Wouter Vandenabeele) dates from 1998 and contains very original songs. I love it! 🎼

The two albums of Rapalje Celtic Folk Music were bought a long time ago in a beautiful wooden box with lovely detailed booklets in it.

For our balfolk fans we have a number of very danceable albums, such as those from Itchy Fingers , Snaarmaarwaar , EmBRUN , , Tweedledum & Tweedledee , Le Vélo Vert and Ambrozijn.

We bought the album of Snaarmaarwaar (together with two others) at a very special festival in Belgium: Celtic Night Geluwe . We still miss that wonderful event. Ann and Marc created this festival every year with heart and soul!

The Harmony Glen “Live in Bremen” album is a recording of a concert in Germany. It is a party to listen to this. Jump, jump!

Two albums of Tjarda , “Fairytale Folk” is one of my favourites! Tjarda has a beautiful voice and the harp she plays, gives a nice “fairy” atmosphere. 🧚‍♀️

And, to stay in the mood of the Fairy tales … the album of Elvya Dulcimer “Untold Stories”, where the front of the album perfectly reflects the atmosphere of the narrative (dulcimer) music.

This week again an album of OMNIA, LEAF ( Kati Rán , Tho Mas , Marijn Sies , Fieke van den Hurk and Chloé Bakker ) and SeeD Pagan Folk , which are, in their own way, very special to our scene.

Are you familiar with these albums? Tell us about your favourites!

Very happy that these beautiful CD’s have been processed:

The Netherlands:
Itchy Fingers – Itchy Fingers (2014)
Tjarda – Fairytale Folk (2016)
Tjarda – Wolf Child (2015)
SeeD Pagan Folk – Ling (EP) (2014)
Rapalje Celtic Folk Music – Into Folk (1998)
Rapalje – Alesia (2001)
Harmony Glen – Live in Bremen (2016)
L.E.A.F. – Lark, Elk and Fable (2012)
OMNIA – Wolf Love (2010)
– Squirrels Stash (2015)
Tweedledum and Tweedledee – Gyre and Gimble (2015)


Belgium:
Elvya Dulcimer – Untold Stories (2015)
Ambrozijn – Ambrozijn (1998)
Azimut – Onze Demo (2016)
EmBRUN – EmBRUN (2006)
Snaarmaarwaar – Snaarmaarwaar (2013)
Le Vélo Vert – Le Velo Vert (2007)


Musical greetings, Ilona CeltCast

New CD's

Ten albums are ready for a new start!

A lot of time is needed to fill our new radio server. All old and new music is re-processed and evaluated before being placed on the new server. Today there were ten (old and new) albums ready for a new start!

We also received a number of new songs that aren’t on a CD yet! It’s fantastic when artists want to share those gems with us! Thank you for this confidence in our station!

Names of the artists: Sowulo (new album), ESTAMPIE , Helisir , Harmony Glen , Lindsay Ritch , SeeD Pagan Folk , PerKelt , Lirio , Annwn , EMIAN • PaganFolk Music , Irregang (new material), Mojra Yvette (new material) Varend Volk (new material).

Goblin’s Grove

Sometimes there are these small events that touch us massively. One of these events is the Goblin’s Grove organised by our friends from SeeD Pagan Folk . It’s a small, intimate event, which always manage to reach deep into the hearts of those present.

As it is always organised in Holland, one small group of very big SEED fans, the Belgische ZaaDvrienden couldn’t easily attend! So, what did they do? Instead of moping, complaining and crying about not being able to go to the last Goblin’s Grove, they decided to organise something special themselves!!!

A few weeks ago this small introduction appeared on social media: A north wind whispers through the trees A portal might soon appear close to thee… and the rest is (or will soon be) epic history!!!

Hobgoblin's hollow







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