Celtic Connections 2012 was officially launched on Tuesday 25 October at The Glasgow Royal Concert with Catalan band Sol i Serena visiting Glasgow to celebrate the connections between Spannish and Celtic music ahead of their performance at the internationally renowned folk, roots, traditional and world music festival that is Celtic Connections in January.
Sol i Serena play at the 02 ABC in Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow on 28 January 2012.
Celtic Connections 2012 runs from Thursday 19 January to Sunday 5 February 2011 and will feature 2,100 artists, 300 events over 18 days at 20 venues.
Liz Clark on her programme on Tuesday evening 25 October will preview a few of the highlights and Gordon Hotchkiss on Wednesday night 26 October will focus on the Scottish and Irish acts appearing.
Picture shows Sol i Serena on the steps of the Concert Hall in Buchanan Street, Glasgow at the official launch on Tuesday 25 October. Pic: Gordon Hotchkiss