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What's a Carnyx? The latest from Lorient

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Hear from Manx Delegate Grainney Sheard

Do you recognise this sound?

That is the Carnyx - which sounds in places like an early natural trumpet or trombone - it's an ancient celtic instrument, tracing as far back as 200BC.

Let's hear a little more from what's happening in Brittany in France - it is of course is the Festival Interceltique de Lorient.

The Manx Delegate there is Grainney Sheard, who's been reflecting on her first week at the festival with Manx Radio's Sarah Hendy:

You can hear and watch more from the festival on Manx Radio's Portal, YouTube channel and Facebook page.

Plus, regular podcasts are posted to download or subscribe to for free.

You can see the instrument in action, at Lorient, here:

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