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Nathan MacDonald is a singer/songwriter based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He was a founding member of popular Canadian Celtic music group, Celtae. Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Advance Ottawa/Ottawa en avant City of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Ville dOttawa, Ontario, Canadas Location. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English, French (in some areas) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 106 24 Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 2nd 1,076,395... Celtic music is a broad grouping of musical genres that evolved out of the folk musical traditions of the Celtic peoples of Western Europe. ... Celtae are a Canadian Celtic music band based out of Ottawa, Ontario. ...


Born Nathan Bishop MacDonald in Sydney on Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, Canada. MacDonald's original music has received considerable attention in Canada. His song "Merchant Marine" was used as the theme song for Paul Ciufo's CBC drama, On Convoy. The same song has been included on Avondale Records' 2004 release, Singalongs & Shanties 2. MacDonald is a baritone singer who performs music on guitar, but is also known for his bodhran playing. Sydney, Nove Scotia, on Cape Breton Island Sydney is a community and former city in Nova Scotia, Canada, and is located on its namesake harbour. ... Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada Cape Breton Island (French: île du Cap-Breton, Scottish Gaelic: Eilean Cheap Breatuinn, Mikmaq: Unamakika), almost always just Cape Breton, is a large island on the Atlantic coast of North America. ... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (Latin: One defends and the other conquers) Official languages English Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Lieutenant-Governor Myra Freeman Premier John Hamm (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 11 10 Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 12th 55,283 km² 3. ... Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Cipher-block chaining ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A guitar is a stringed musical instrument. ... Bodhr n with tipper The Bodhr n (pronounced bow-rahn; plural bodhr in) is an Irish frame drum ranging in anywhere from 10 to 26 in diameter, with most drums measuring from 14 to 18. The sides of the drum are 3 1/2 to 8 deep. ...


While attending the University of Guelph and the University of Western Ontario, MacDonald was one of Canada's most successful intervarsity debaters. He won consecutive North American Debating Championships in 1998 and 1999, and was the Vice-President of CUSID, the Canadian national debating organization. He was also the fifth-place public speaker in world at the 2000 World Universities Debating Championships in Sydney, Australia. Established in 1964, the University of Guelph is a medium-sized university located in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. ... The University of Western Ontario is a public, non-denominational university located in London, Ontario, Canada. ... The North American Debating Championship is the premier parliamentary debating championship in North America, sanctioned by the national university debating associations in the United States and Canada, the American Parliamentary Debating Association and the Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate. ... The Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID) is the national organization which governs and represents university debating in Canada. ... The World Universities Debating Championship is the highest-profile tournament in university debating. ... Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and with a population of over four million people is the most populous city in Australia. ...


He currently performs original folk rock music under the stage name Nathan Bishop and traditional Celtic music with Celtae. Nathan has an ecclectic musical history. He has fronted acts that cross the genre boundaries of Rock, Folk, Celtic, and Hip Hop. Celtae are a Canadian Celtic music band based out of Ottawa, Ontario. ... // Rock may refer to: Geology Rock (geology), a substance composed of minerals. ... Folk can refer to a number of different things: It can be short for folk music, or, for folksong, or, for folklore; it may be a word for a specific people, tribe, or nation, especially one of the Germanic peoples; it might even be a calque on the related German... The words Celt and Celtic can have a variety of meanings. ... Hip hop is a cultural movement that began amongst urban African American youth in New York and has since spread around the world. ...


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Nathan MacDonald - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (244 words)
Nathan MacDonald is a singer/songwriter based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Born Nathan Bishop MacDonald in Sydney on Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, Canada.
MacDonald is a baritone singer who performs music on guitar, but is also known for his bodhran playing.
Celtae - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (307 words)
Driven by the creative songwriting force of the group's founder Nathan MacDonald, Celtae has made the traditional music world sit up and take note.
MacDonald was born and raised on Cape Breton Island, in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Celtae's debut CD, No Regrets has been and continues to be a hit with their ever-growing audience and received critical acclaim.
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