In 2013 this group takes on the organization of the opening folk performance. Furthermore, just like every other year, the formation founder of the festival, in times of Xavier Garrote, will take part in the concerts on Friday.

The bagpipe band senior member in Galicia, created in 1975 and precursor of the later bagpipe movement, will perform on the Estrella Galicia Stage with about 50 musicians (bagpipers, percussionists and dancers).

Led by Rodrigo López, the school, an authentic institution in Ortigueira, keeps the recognition of the role of the Galician bagpipe alive in our traditional culture.