Connall MacKinnon works at Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College organizing the annual KitchenFest! music festival and teaching Gaelic. Connall is a graduate of Cape Breton University, holding a BA in Celtic Studies. He is a Gaelic speaker who has spent a number of years studying and learning the language in various immersions and language initiatives around Cape Breton, as well as a year at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig on the Isle of Skye. Connall is passionate about the Gaelic language, culture, community and heritage and works to share this passion with others.