The Thrilling Musical A Celtic Christmas, Airing Dec. 22nd & 24th on TBN
TBN Makes a Song and Dance Over All Things Celtic this Christmas
LOS ANGELES (Dec. 15, 2010) -- Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) – the world’s largest religious broadcaster and a favorite with millions of viewers across six continents – is proud to feature programming complete with all the bells and whistles, and Uilleann pipes and Irish drums, as it goes Celtic this Christmas with A Celtic Christmas!
A hauntingly beautiful celebration of Christmas, A Celtic Christmas is a one-hour program showcasing Irish music and dance going back to the 12th century as well as the most modern Celtic innovations such as River Dance and Lord of the Dance. Thrilling pieces featuring the Uilleann pipes, Irish whistle, Celtic fiddles, Irish drums, along with keyboard and percussion performed by the world-renowned Irish music group The Celts are sure to leave viewers breathless.
Special guest performances include a roster of the world’s best Irish musicians including Dublin piper Ivan Goff, Altan singer and Donegal fiddler Mauread Ni Mhaonaigh, The Gael String Orchestra, The Nashville Irish Step Dancers, and the Celtic Christmas Children’s Choir.
“This is a Christian Celtic Christmas extravaganza,” says Susan Zahn, Christian media expert. “It’s a perfect marriage for TBN and Christian television, and a perfect musical blend when the ancient world meets the amazing innovations of the twenty-first century. A Celtic Christmas showcases carols dating back some nine hundred years, combined with the spicy excitement of modern drum loops and synthesizer work. It’s another TBN must-see program for Christians and music lovers alike.”
A Celtic Christmas is a full theatrical, cultural performance, capturing the quick wit and humor for which the Irish are known. Dramatic readings about the birth of Christ from the Glaswegian Bible in the Scottish dialect with a guest appearance by Scottish actor and author Jamie Stuart complete this multi-faceted program.
This special DVD launch and airing of A Celtic Christmas on TBN premiered on December 12th and is being re-aired by popular demand on Wednesday, December 22, 5:30PM to 6:30PM; and Friday, December 24, 1:00AM to 2:00AM.
This DVD launch was spearheaded by Anything Technologies Media, Inc. and AMI. For a free, sneak preview of A Celtic Christmas on DVD, visit www.celticchristmasdvd.com. For more about TBN special Christmas programming, go to www.tbn.org.
About Trinity Broadcasting Network
Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) is the world’s largest religious network and America’s most watched and requested faith channel. Each day TBN offers 24 hours of commercial-free inspirational programming that appeals to viewers from a wide variety of denominations and backgrounds. Beginning in 1973 as a single UHF station in southern California, TBN now reaches every major continent via 78 satellites and more than 18,000 television and cable affiliates worldwide. In the United States, TBN is available to 92 percent of the total households. Its website receives millions of visitors monthly. In addition to TBN, the network owns and operates ten networks, including the Church Channel, JCTV youth network, TBN Enlace USA Spanish language network, Smile of a Child children’s network, the Arabic language Healing Channel, and Nejat TV in Farsi. For more information on TBN, visit www.tbn.org and www.tbnnetworks.com.
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