WELCOME TO CELTIC ARTS CENTER THE CELTIC ARTS CENTER OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA’S BLOG FOR CELTIC NATIONS MAGAZINE An Claidheamh Soluis – The Celtic Arts Center! Your connection with the Celtic World! Come join in our festivities and help keep the culture alive!This is how our past schedule used to be,Continue Reading

ALL of Nighean’s music in one place, including…the never before compiled releases, The Rise – On To Victory (Celtic Viking Battle and Warrior Maiden Music) and The Awakening Series (Music for the Fae Folk and Elven Realm.) Please support independent music by following Nighean on AudioMack, and sharing my music,Continue Reading

This evening, as we await the snow in my area, I do my first unboxing of @firelightfables , a nontoxic candle company that also offers an immersive experience into the world of fantasy, history, and dungeons and dragons.Thanks to those that joined me and definitely check this candle company out,Continue Reading

Reu

Latest news from Ireland. am absolutely over the moon to have been awarded Business Management Consultancy of the year 2021/22 by the Republic of Ireland Prestige Awards. To say the last two years have been a challenge is putting it mildly. In March 2020 I decided the time had comeContinue Reading

Hey hey!Today I unbox the limited edition Camelot Collection put out by Mythologie Candles, giving my honest first time reaction to the candles in this mini collection.If you are into Medieval and Fantasy stories, along with myth and legend (particularly those concerning King Arthur and Excalibur), you might want toContinue Reading

Travel to a world of dark forests and Gothic Cathedrals. Explore the realms of hidden castles and the ancient runes.Tiffany Apan’s first release for the year 2022 is a journey through such worlds, taking you on many twists and turns through a Medieval Fantasy world, with songs like “Ghost,” ChuckContinue Reading

Last year, Chuck Owston and I livestreamed this Winters Night Living Room Sessions Concert via my Facebook and IG Live pages. This year, we present it to you again and now with a new EP titled Coventry Carol, which was also recorded in a Living Room Session! I began myContinue Reading

If you ever wanted to dig into mystic symbols from Scottish, Viking and beyond, this is the perfect booklet for you. A most enjoyable read full of interesting notes from classic and original designs taken from the author’s sketchbook. Stone Mad Crafts is a self-taught stone carver based in ScotlandContinue Reading

It’s mid-February already! The month has almost flown by and before we know it, it will be St Patricks Day. A day that resonates with the Irish all over the world. A day that millions wear the green and wet the shamrock! Rivers run green, there’s even green Guinness. WeContinue Reading

Mystical Autumn – Fall Collection is just what the crone ordered… As I redraft my manuscript I have been working on these candles take my breathe away and immerse the soul. The smells allow for deeper thought while I write away in my historical, medieval children’s story. The collection ofContinue Reading

Beltane Fire Community Festival (South East Queensland, Australia) “Come one, come all to gather by the fire and celebrate – as our ancestors did many moons ago. For it is Beltane! A time of great celebration and joy, a time to harvest what we have sown and make sacred vows”.Continue Reading

Crafters of Ireland

Get your work visible in Ireland, Europe and the US. March 2020 and the onset of Covid pushed Bernadette to pivot and she founded Crafters of Ireland. Bernadette a management consultant who specializes in Innovation and Design Thinking knew her market inside out through mentoring and business advice clinics deliveredContinue Reading

Handmade Irish Gifts for Christmas Elizabeth, owner of  Caraliza Designs out of the ordinary 100% Merino Wool Shawls & gemstone jewllery such as “Chase your dreams” Amethyst earrings. A love story stretching from Ireland to India, when Elizabeth and Ali fell head over heals in lurve with each other. TheyContinue Reading

That’s right! You heard it here, first! Oh and…guess what? You know all those releases that are forthcoming for the next three years? Well, they are already released… EXCLUSIVELY…to Celtic Nations Radio! No need to wait…just listen to Celtic Nations Radio and you’ll hear ALL my music…ALL OF IT! Don’tContinue Reading

Listen to Streets of Valhalla! Now on Spotify! https://open.spotify.com/artist/44s92cZZvKkAuLIOVcdubB Enjoy! Andrea Dean Van ScoyocCeltic, Viking and Fantasy musician, artist and Wise Woman, Andy Van Scoyoc is a cornucopia of creativity.   From Metal to Apocalyptic Doom, to Trance to Space Trash, Andy is constantly making new music, videos and engagingContinue Reading

Enjoy this excerpt from my Dark Romantic Fantasy series, The Birthrite which is set to be rereleased in January of 2022! PART 1: HECTOR’S CAVE June 20, 1844 Tuxpan, Mexico The serenity of early evening surrounded Hector as he walked along the shore. He reveled in the ocean’s tide swallowingContinue Reading