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'Celtic Woman – Ancient Land' to premiere on AETN Nov. 25

Posted 26 Nov 2018

"Celtic Woman – Ancient Land" will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network Sunday, Nov. 25, at 6 p.m. Filmed at the enchanting 19th century Johnstown Castle in Wexford, Ireland, this new PBS special features stunning music from Celtic Woman's latest album "Ancient Land," along with a selection of their timeless classics.

Showcasing the fiddle playing of Tara McNeill and the voices of Mairead Carlin and Éabha McMahon, "Ancient Land" also introduces the newest member of Celtic Woman, 21-year-old Megan Walsh.

Joining Celtic Woman will be a choir and Irish dancers, as well as an orchestra and some of Ireland's finest musicians playing an array of Celtic instruments, including Uilleann pipes, whistles, percussion and bagpipes.

Celtic Woman will be appearing at the Arc Best Performing Arts Center in Fort Smith as part of the UA Fort Smith Season of Entertainment Tuesday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. The AETN Foundation has a limited number of tickets to this performance available as thank-you gifts. The AETN Foundation will also host a special Meet & Greet for up to 20 people prior to the concert at 6:30 p.m. A donation of $75 gets one ticket to the concert. For a donation of $150 the donor will receive a ticket to the Meet & Greet, as well as the concert. Donations may be made by calling 800-662-2386.

These tickets are a fundraiser for the AETN Foundation, and all proceeds will support programming on AETN, Arkansas's PBS affiliate and only statewide public service media network.

"Celtic Woman – Ancient Land" will also air Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 9 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 9, at 2:30 p.m.

The AETN Foundation exists to raise the funds necessary to support AETN's mission of enhancing lives through trusted public television programs and educational services. The Foundation provides Arkansans opportunities to connect with the only statewide public media outlet by becoming a financial donor, corporate or foundation partner, volunteer, or by other means of giving. The AETN Foundation builds relationships between AETN, donors and viewers and is committed to being a transparent and accountable steward of private financial support.

The Arkansas Educational Television Network is Arkansas's only statewide public media network, which enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. AETN delivers local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers through the distinct channels AETN PBS, AETN Create, AETN PBS KIDS, AETN World and AETN AIRS on SAP. Audiences can also watch on several digital platforms, and members with AETN Passport have extended on-demand access to a rich library of public television programming. AETN depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. Additional information is available at aetn.org. AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro) and KETZ (El Dorado).