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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo announces £150,000 funding boost for young Scottish artists

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo and Creative Scotland have today (Wednesday 10 October) announced the launch of The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Youth Talent Development Fund to nurture youth engagement and participation in traditional Scottish art forms.

Arts and cultural organisations will be eligible to apply for a slice of the £150,000 funding pot which has been donated by the charitable arm of The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. The donation aims to nurture the ambition and talent of young people (aged 5-26) engaged in traditional music and dance, specifically in piping, drumming, Highland dance and fiddle playing.

Applications for funding are now open and will close on Monday 10 December 2018. Successful candidates will be informed in February 2019 and proposed work from selected projects should be carried out between April 2019 and April 2020.

 

For more information on how to apply and eligibility please visit: www.creativescotland.com/funding/archive/the-royal-edinburgh-military-tattoo-youth-talent-development-fund.