Winners of the MOD Under 13 Folk Group Competition

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Sgoil an Rubha, in Lewis have won top prize in the Folk Group Competition for Under 13 year olds at the Royal National Mod in the Western Isles. 

For the eighth year running The Highland Council has supported this competition, and this year the winning group will receive a £200 prize.

Councillor Hamish Fraser, Chair of the Highland Council’s Gaelic Implementation Group, said: “I had the honour of presenting the prize in this excellent competition. It’s been a delight to be present here today to see the young people perform to such a high standard.”

He continued, “The standard keeps improving each year and all the young people taking part should feel very proud of their performances.  I’ve every confidence that they will all progress and become successful ambassadors for Gaelic in the future.”

 

18 Oct 2016
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