An Ceangal Mara Foundation is Lane County's premier Celtic cultural arts & education non-profit organization, hosting high quality, culturally informative, accurate and inclusive Celtic festivals and fairs in Lane County since 1996.

We are entirely
volunteer staffed

An Ceangal Mara means, in the Gaelic language "The Linking Sea", symbolizing the sea that connects all Celtic Lands and the sea of consciousness
that connects people
through culture.

Celtic New Years
October 31, 2009

 Volunteering Opportunities

Leadership Volunteers needed! Email For Info.

An Ceangal Mara's  Executive Director views a Celtic ornamented, jewel incrusted litergical manuscript cover at New York's Metropolitan Museum Of Art

To Study, Honor 
and Celebrate the
Celt, Making our 
Ways and 
Conditions Known.

An Ceangal Mara's mission is to study, honor and celebrate the Celt, making our accomplishments, ways and conditions known. We accomplish this by functioning as a living entity, fostering an understanding of the importance of each individual while encouraging community, including offering of individual talents toward greater goals together.

We research, study, live and teach the culture, exploring culturally Celtic art such as stylistically Celtic music and singing, visual and functional art, sacred sites, the literature, history and mythology. The Celtic languages are researched and studied, as are instances of second sight, various forms of Celtic style dance and astronomy.

 We create and participate in community gatherings, from intimate dinners to blazing fire festivals, fairs and games of old. From solitary to interactive, we enjoy visual, experiential and unexpected learning experiences from sources such as authoritative people and old manuscripts, to modern technology.

Cultural enrichment requires the participation of the whole community. By working together, we continue this tradition of community operated Celtic cultural arts & education programming, and ensure the success and quality of this programming for community enrichment.

An Ceangal Mara offers many opportunities to get involved. Click on Membership or give us a call at (541) 686-6136 to find how you can be a part of the community.

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An Ceangal Mara Foundation
347 West Fifth Avenue, Eugene, Oregon, 97401

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