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Storytelling Centre Wins at Scottish Culture Awards

Celebrating the rich, cultural scene of Scotland, the Sunday Herald’s third annual Culture Awards took place at Glasgow’s SWG3 on Thursday 12 July 2018 where the Scottish Storytelling Centre were awarded Best Performing Arts Venue. Amidst tough competition from three fellow shortlisted venues – The CoachHouse, Stirling, The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen and Glasgow’s Theatre Royal … Continued

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International Association for Dance Medicine & Science 2018 Annual Conference

The 28th Annual Conference of the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science (IADMS) will be held from 25-28 October 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. Over 400 industry professionals from throughout the world are expected to attend the conference. Attendees will be invited to participate in didactic sessions, interactive workshops, movement sessions, round table discussions, networking … Continued

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Fun Folk App – Fèis Rois

Original post here Fun Folk App Through fun interactive activities, animations and films, we help you to introduce children aged five and under to Scottish traditional music, song, stories and ceilidh dancing. The app includes material in both Gaelic and Scots language. Fun Folk is designed so that you can explore the different nursery areas … Continued

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Hands Up for Trad Community Music Awards 2018 – Vote Now!

Hands Up for Trad announce the nominees in the Scottish Community Music Awards. The nominations celebrate music teachers, projects, young musicians, organisations and composers who make a musical difference to your community. Please click on the links to read about the nominees below and spread the word about these amazing people and projects. Our communitees would … Continued

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BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician 2019 – Open For Entries Now!

Could you be the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician 2019? This is now the premier award for young traditional musicians in Scotland and many of our past winners have gone on to have success in the world of traditional music. The final of this annual event takes place during the Celtic Connections Festival in … Continued

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Facilitating Music Tourism for the Creative Economy – Research Project by Newcastle University

Original post here. About the Project Music tourism is an increasingly important part of Scotland’s creative economy. Each year, more people travel to and within Scotland for gigs and festivals, while others make musical experiences an important addition to their trip. The impact of this extends far beyond the music industry, and businesses across a … Continued

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RSCDS Teaching Certificate

Are you ready to take the final step to become a RSCDS Dance Teacher? RSCDS Edinburgh is holding a Unit 5 Candidate Course over four weekends in Autumn/Winter 2018 with an examination on the weekend of the 1st and 2nd December. The course will be led by Elizabeth Harry (tutor) with assistance from Atsuko Clement … Continued

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Tasgadh – Small Grants for Traditional Arts

Tasgadh is a fund devolved from Creative Scotland, managed by Fèisean nan Gàidheal and open to organisations and individuals. Tasgadh is designed to provide support for traditional artists and organisations to create, perform, tour and showcase work. The fund can also support professional development and learning projects. The closing dates for applications in 2018/19 are: … Continued

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Forest Quarterly Grant – £200 for any worthwhile creative project

Orginial post here. Forest Quarterly Grant £200 grant for any worthwhile creative project. We don’t want to impose limits and rules on people’s creative process and encourage artists to try out new things and experiment. We want to help more and new exciting creative and artistic projects to sprout. This is why we are starting … Continued

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Piping and Clarsach Competition fit for Royalty

DONALD MACDONALD CUACH PIOBAIREACHD (PIPING) COMPETITION 15TH June 2018 @ CLAN DONALD, ARMADALE CASTLE, SKYE Five pipers from across Scotland will perform in the annual competition named in honour of the revered 19th century piping pioneer. This year is the competition’s 32nd anniversary, and the pipers competing are Iain Speirs, Glenn Brown, Callum Beaumont (2017 winner), Alasdair … Continued

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