The Winter Feis @



Friday and Saturday December 29th - 30th 2017 @ the Pittsburgh International Airport

Stage Assignments and Competitor Names are on our website at


We extend a warm and cordial “Céad mile Fáilte”

to all competitors, adjudicators, teachers, musicians, parents, and families attending our Feis.

We thank you for your support and patience, commend you on your commitment to the promotion of our heritage,

and wish you all the best of luck!


The 2017 Pittsburgh Feis Committee


Jim Graven

Entry Secretaries Kathleen Yates David Yates


Isabella Graven

Adjudicators/ Musicians

Jim Graven


Mary Clark

First Aid Christobel Graven Brittany Link

Program Book

Bebe Duffus

Registration Isabella Graven Meghan Lowy Kathy Yates

Data Entry Christobel Graven, Cliodhna Graven, Kathleen Stewart, Meghan Lowy, Eileen Coughlin, Peggy Toomey, Kerry Hanahan, Angela Melanosky,

Theresa Hollywood, Maureen Eakin, Alicia Kanary


Mary M Murtha, Patty Osekowski, Jared Spencer,

Kathleen Yates, Jen Mitterer


Sarah Degnan, Anna Mitterer, Kelly Bench, Rose Brienza

Stage Numbering System

Julie Mosco

Stage Crew

Jim Graven

Stage Monitors Kathleen Bench, Pam LoFiego, Julie Mosco,

Pam Stewart, Jen Urbanek, Kelsie Urbanek, Alisa Carey, Karen Brienza, Elayne LoFeigo, Jenny Duffus, Maria Taylor, Emily Eakin

Feis Parking Passes

Each registered family will receive one parking pass which is attached to your dancer’s number card.


North American Feis Commission Rule #29 – Photography

With the exception of First Feis, Beginner 1, and Beginner 2, photography of any kind, which has the capability of capturing a dancer's image while in motion, is strictly forbidden.






Dancing                                                                                           Musicians

Kerry Kelly Oster - NY                                                                      Oliver Brown - Fiddle - Pittsburgh

Fiona McCafferty - Canada                                                            Samantha McNamara - Fiddle - Ohio

Kathy Irvine - Canada                                                                      Jimmy Butke - Accordion - Ohio 

Moira McHahon -  NY                                                                        David Yates - Accordion - Pittsburgh





Thursday Itinerary

Registration Opens 6-7pm

Grade Exams 6pm


Registration Opens 8am

Dress Room 7pm-8pm

*drop off only

Opening Ceremonies 9:30am

Competitions begin 10am

Concessions 8am-3pm

Teacher group dance 6pm

*see our Facebook page

Seisiun 7pm

Grade Exams 6pm


Itinerary Cont.

Registration Opens 6:30am

Opening Ceremonies 7:30am

Competitions begin 8am

Baking/Crafts Competition 10am-2pm

Concessions 8am-3pm

Dress Room 7:30am-3:30pm

ALL dresses to be picked up by 3:30pm or they will be turned in to the HYATT Hotel LOST AND FOUND


                                                                                                        Rutherford Shoes

                                                                                                        Irish Seams

                                                                                                        Donna Fleck-Camelia Rose Girls got Glitter



We could not do it without you!



Bell School • Pittsburgh

Burke Conroy School • Pittsburgh


Shovlin Academy • Pittsburgh




Look for:

Registration on efeis for

* The West Virginia Feis

Grades on Saturday and OC/PC on Sunday

March 24-25, 2018

Registration info: Kathleen Yates •

Other questions: Jim Graven •

Info on all feiseanna at