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This section has news related to the gaita world and about the Obradoiro de Gaitas Seivane from the last few months.

Galician Crafts Awards for his oustanding career to Álvaro Seivane

December 13, 2021

Alberto Núñez Feijóo gave the Honorary Career Award for his outstanding professional and research career in Galician gaita

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Next to a great man there was always a great woman

October 18, 2021

Our beloved mother and grandmother, Fuencisla Magide Jartín, passed away yesterday

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A Pastoriza pays tribute to Xosé Seivane in his centenary

October 03, 2021

Xosé Seivane´s wish came true, the donation of a gaita for his town of birth, A Pastoriza

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Ribeira de Piquín celebrated the 100th anniversary of the birth of Seivane

September 20, 2021

An event organized by the Obradoiro de Gaitas Seivane and the Ribeira de Piquín City Council. It was on September 19, and the second of the three events planned for its centenary, which will finish in A Pastoriza.

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Seivane in Music in the Cloister

August 04, 2021

Professional Forum of Musical Instruments

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Cambre hosted the first act of the celebration of the centenary of the birth of Xosé Seivane

June 22, 2021

Because there are people who should never leave. That day we celebrated his life. It was in the Church Park, on Saturday June 12, at 6:30

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Xosé Seivane Centenary

January 27, 2021

Today marks the 9th Anniversary of the death of our patriarch. But this year is not just any year, it is the year of his centenary.

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Presentation of the book about Seivane at the 27th Traditional Music Instruments Show

August 07, 2020

This instruments fair is held in Pardiñas, but this year for safety and prevention reasons it was in Parga (Guitiriz, Lugo) on August 1st

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July 22, 2020

Last Friday, July 17th, was the first opened to the public presentation of the book XOSÉ SEIVANE. A GAITA CON MAIÚSCULA.

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April 27, 2020

An essential book to know the figure of one of the most recognized bagpipes artisans in the world

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Andaina Senlleira Opinión Award to Obradoiro Seivane for our trajectory

May 09, 2019

A lot of thanks to the newspaper La Opinión for this award this year when we celebrete our 80 anniversary

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Obradoiro Seivane celebrates its 80th anniversary!

March 29, 2019


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Prize FACER PAÍS - Ramón Piñeiro, to the Seivane family

November 04, 2018

We are very grateful to all those who have made it possible for us to receive this distinguished award…

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A new Gaita is born from the collaboration with the Sargadelos group

November 21, 2017

A new Gaita model comes to light, it is the ¨Gaita Sargadelos Model ¨ in granadille, with twelve porcelain rings…

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Homage to the Seivane family at the IV Meeting of Traditional Music of Forcarei

April 23, 2017

Meeting organized by the Cultural Association "Banda de Gaitas do Concello de Forcarei", devoted to the Seivane family

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Artist Special Prize La Zampogna 2017 to the Seivane family

January 15, 2017

In January 15th, the Seivane family received the Prize La Zampogna, at the XXIV Festival La Zampogna, Maranola, Formia, Italia

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Carlos Núñez and Seivane recreate the medieval music

December 28, 2016

This weekend we had the privilege of delivering the “muse” to Carlos Núñez, we did it on stage according to his wish

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The Galician gaita adds a new tune

December 02, 2016

Presentation of the new gaita: Culturgal (Pontevedra), on Saturday, December 3rd, 18:00h

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Seivane creates their first medieval “muse”

June 23, 2016

A year ago we started working on this project of the interpreter and researcher Raul Lacilla to create our first medieval "muse"

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XXII Exhibition of Traditional Music Instruments, Pardiñas, Guitiriz

August 05, 2015

The Obradoiro de Gaitas Seivane attended as every year to this mandatory meeting with the crafts and traditional music

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Gaita Craft Exhibition at the Festival Arcu Atlánticu from Gijón

July 27, 2015

Seivane Asturian gaitas in Gijón

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L.U.C.A. International Bagpipe Symposium in Belgium

March 26, 2015

From 20 to 22 March in Leuven

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Visit of the Regional Minister of Economy and Industry

December 30, 2014

Francisco José Conde López, Regional Minister of Economy and Industry, and the General Director of Commerce, Sol Vázquez Abeal

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Michael Portillo and the BBC visited the obradoiro Seivane

November 27, 2014

Michael Portillo, exminister and current presenter of the BBC, came with his team to the Obradoiro de Gaitas Seivane

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Seivane workshop at the Pirenostrum

August 04, 2014

Last 18, 19 and 20 July in Boltaña, Huesca, in the Aragonese Pyrenees, it was celebrated the 9th edition of Pirenostrum

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Heart of Craftsmanship 2014

July 04, 2014

3rd Convention of Galician Popular and Traditional Craftsmanship, at Os Pendellos, Agolada, Pontevedra

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Obradoiro de Gaitas Seivane, Castelao Medal 2014

June 28, 2014

The Galician Autonomous Government awards a Castelao Medal to Obradoiro de Gaitas Seivane

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Homage by the Cambre Business Association and the Cambre Town Council

June 13, 2014

At the XII Cambre Commerce and Craftsmanship Fair

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Tribute to Seivane´s family at the Festa da Gaita in Arzúa

April 21, 2014

On Saturday 5th April we attended the Festa of the Gaita and of Tavern Songs in Arzúa, organized by the Asociación Festa da Gaita Galega

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Obradoiro de Gaitas Seivane, National Craft Prize 2013

March 31, 2014

The Obradoiro de Gaitas Seivane has just been awarded the most important Spanish prize for crafts.

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The Obradoiro de Gaitas Seivane, finalist in the National Crafts Prizes 2013

December 02, 2013

This nomination rewards the activities of the workshop to preserve and strengthen traditional music

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The first Seivane Sac de Gemecs

October 11, 2013

Seivane makes its first Catalan gaita

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From the Obradoiro de Gaitas Seivane to Antarctica

September 27, 2013

The gaita sound out in Antarctica in perfect tune at minus 40º degrees centigrade

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Seivane at the "Constantino Bellón"

September 06, 2013

XXI International Competition of Composition and Galician Bagpipe

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The obradoiro at the XX Mostra de Instrumentos Tradicionais, in Pardiñas, Guitiriz

August 07, 2013

Presentation of the Guieiros magazine, from the Asociación Xermolos, devoted to our patriarch Xosé Manuel Seivane

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Presentation of the “galleto” gaita in Blacksmiths´ Fair in Riotorto, Lugo

April 22, 2013

The "galleto" gaitas raised great interest and curiosity at the fair.

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Always in our hearts

January 25, 2013

In memory of Xosé Manuel Seivane

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XIII Memorial Ricardo Portela

July 12, 2012

Homage to Xosé Manuel Seivane

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The Obradoiro in the trade and craft fair in Cambre

June 22, 2012

The trade and craft fair in Cambre celebrated the X anniversary this year.

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Seivane at the Liorta Folk in A Pastoriza

May 25, 2012

The First Liorta Folk was celebrated on the Letras Galegas´day, organized by the city council of A Pastoriza

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VII Folklore Fair in Portugalete

May 11, 2012

Seivane took part in the Folklore Fair in Portugalete, Biscay

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A good and generous man

March 19, 2012

Xosé Manuel Seivane Rivas passed away on the 27th of January

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Constantino Bellón 2011

September 09, 2011

The Ateneo Ferrolán rewards Xosé Manuel Seivane Magide with the “Gaita of Gold”.

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The patriarch of Seivane celebrates 90 years!

February 07, 2011

Xosé Manuel Seivane Rivas will be 90 years old next 9 February

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"I only have words of gratitude"

November 29, 2010

Thus Seivane was addressed to the Corporation of A Pastoriza and to the organizers of the XVII edition of the Encontros na Terra Chá.

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A Pastoriza opens the house of music dedicated to Xosé Manuel Seivane

November 17, 2010

The event will be on Saturday 20 November, and it is part of the XVII Edition of “Encontros da Terra Chá”.

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Tribute to Mini e Mero

October 07, 2010

Last September 24 in Riotorto, Lugo, we went to the tribute to the musicians and researchers Xosé Luís Rivas, Mini, and Baldomero Iglesias, Mero.

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The lexicon of the gaita

September 16, 2010

Seivane on TVG

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40th Edition of Lorient Interceltic Festival - 2010

August 20, 2010

For the 6th consecutive year the Obradoiro de Gaitas Seivane shared the pavilion of Galicia with Tourgalicia.

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Xosé Manuel Seivane Magide read the speech of the Muiñeira Day in Pontedeume.

May 30, 2010

Xosé Manuel Seivane was the person in charge of reading the opening address at the XXVII Edition of the Muiñeira Day in Pontedeume.

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Seivane investigates new materials for the gaita

March 30, 2010

Joint Project among the Obradoiro de Gaitas Seivane, the University of Vigo and the Galician Automotive Technology (CTAG)

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Brais Seivane

April 29, 2009

The youngest Seivane takes his first steps in the Obradoiro.

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The “Recuncho da Palleta” award to José Manuel Seivane Rivas

February 09, 2009

Seivane gets the prize “Recuncho da Palleta” from the hands of Santiago Caneiro, the president of the Galician Bagpipers Association.

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Xosé Manuel Rivas Seivane appointed ´Lucense do ano´

November 29, 2008

The Lugo Radio and Television Association distinguished Xosé Manuel Seivane Rivas with the ´Lucense do Ano´ award.

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The first gaita for his great-grandson

November 28, 2008

Xosé Manuel Seivane carves a boxwood gaita for his first great-grandson.

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First Seivane Award presented in the gaita contest Constantino Bellón

September 01, 2008

The Obradoiro of Gaitas Seivane presented the First Seivane Award during the 18th edition of the gaita contest Constantino Bellón

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Lorient´s Interceltic Festival ´08

August 13, 2008

Obradoiro de Gaitas Seivane was present one more year in the FIL, this time as a guest at the Galician Pavilion.

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The tribute to Xosé Manuel Seivane Rivas has been celebrated

August 10, 2008

The president of the county council of Lugo uncovered a bust of Seivane in the squeare of O Chao de Pousadoiro.

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A tribute to Xosé Manuel Seivane Rivas

August 09, 2008

The main event will be the discovery of a bust and a retrospective exhibition on Xosé Seivane.

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Acknowledgement to Xosé Manuel Seivane Rivas

August 07, 2008

A meal in his honour was held by the Federation of Galician Cultural Entities in Catalonia.

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Blacksmiths´ Fair in Riotorto, 2008

April 21, 2008

The Councillor of Innovation and Industry admires the gaitas made by Seivane.

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Visiting Seivane´s

September 07, 2007

Foreign musicians visit Obradoiro de Gaitas Seivane.

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Constantino Bellón 07

August 31, 2007

The mention ´Bagpipe of Gold´ of the Constantino Bellón contest 2007 to Rubén.

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The Gaiteiro de Soutelo´s fiesta

August 19, 2007

Xosé Seivane Rivas reads the starting speech of the XXVIII edition of the Gaiteiro de Soutelo´s Fiesta.

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Lorient´s Inteceltic Festival ´07

August 12, 2007

For third consecutive year, Obradoiro de Gaitas Seivane exhibits its bagpipes in the Lorient´s Interceltic Festival.

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2nd Folklore Fair by the Elai-Alai Foundation

June 10, 2007

Great Success of the II Feria del Folclore of the Foundation Elai Alai at Portugalete.

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Innova Award

December 05, 2006

A National Craftswork Innovation Prize has been awarded to the new web page of the Obradoiro de Gaitas Seivane.

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The Obradoiro de Gaitas Seivane new web site

November 03, 2006

Over one hundred guests attended to the meeting celebrated in the Hall of the Luis Seoane Foundation in A Coruña.

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Constantino Bellón 2006

August 31, 2006

The Ateneo Ferrolán rewards Álvaro Seivane with the mention ´Bagpipe of Gold´.

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Lorient´s Interceltic Festival

July 27, 2006

The Obradoiro of Bagpipes Seivane goes, one more year, to Lorients Interceltic Festival.

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Saint Chartier´s Festival

July 13, 2006

Seivane exhibits in the Festival of Saint Chartier from July 13 to July 16, 2006.

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Seminar about Chanter and Drone Reeds

June 17, 2006

Xosé and Álvaro Seivane took part in the Seminar about Chanter and Drone Reeds organized by the Asociación de Gaiteiros Galegos (AGG).

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The Folklore Fair by the Elai-Alai Foundation

June 06, 2006

Seivane took part in the 1st Folklore Fair by the Elai-Alai Foundation in Portugalete, Biscay on May, 6 and 7.

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Lorient Interceltic Festival (Britanny - Francia)

June 14, 2005

For the first time ever, this summer of 2005, the Obradoiro de Gaitas Seivane will attend the Lorient Interceltic Festival as exhibitors at the festival fair.

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Seipal Drone Reed

January 26, 2005

The Obradoiro de Gaitas Seivane has patented and launched the Seipal synthetic drone reed on the market.

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Obradoiro de Gaitas Seivane
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