Seán Ó Riada 2017 Gold Medal Competition

Seán Ó Riada 2017 Gold Medal Competition

Friday, 29 September 2017, 11.55pm

The competition for the Seán Ó Riada 2017 Gold Medal is now open to entries from metal reed instruments – box, concertina and mouth organ.

The winner will be awarded the gold medal, and prize money of €2500, at a gala concert in Cork in January to be broadcast live on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta.

The closing date for entries is 29 September 2017.

15 musicians will be shortlisted, and they will be invited to take part in a gala concert on 2 February 2018 in the Rochestown Park Hotel in Cork, where the winner will be chosen. The shortlist will be announced on 1 December.
To enter:

– Record 5 pieces of music
– Upload them to the website below or alternatively burn them to CD and send them by post (see details at the link below)

Over the next few months Peadar Ó Riada will play some of the best entries on his weekly traditional music programme Cuireadh chun Ceoil on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta on Fridays at 7 pm. Listeners can also register at the link below to hear the entries.

See further details at the link below.

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Tá Peadar Ó Riada ó RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta ag glacadh le hiarratais anois don chomórtas bliantúil ceoil i gcuimhne a athar, Seán Ó Riada, Bonn Óir Seán Ó Riada. Bronnfar an bonn óir agus seic €2500 ar an mbuaiteoir.

Tá comórtas na bliana seo dírithe ar an mbosca ceoil, mileoidean, consairtín, orgán béil agus a leithéid agus is é 29 Meán Fómhair 2017 an dáta deiridh a nglacfar le hiarratais.

Roghnófar 15 iomaitheoir don ghearrliosta, agus tabharfar cuireadh dóibh siúd seinm ar stáitse ag ceolchoirm mhór in Óstán an Rochestown Park i gCorcaigh ar 2 Feabhra 2018, áit a roghnófar an buaiteoir. Fógrófar an gearrliosta ar 1 Nollaig.

Le cur isteach ar an gcomórtas

– Taifead 5 phíosa ceoil
– Déan iad a uaslódáil go dtí an suíomh idirlín www.cuireadhchuneoil.ie nó is féidir iad a chur ar dhlúthdhiosca agus a sheoladh sa post (gach eolas ar an suíomh)

Ba é Cormac Begley a bhuaigh an comórtas an uair dheireanach go raibh na huirlisí seo i gceist, ceithre bliana ó shin.

Beidh Peadar Ó Riada ag casadh cuid de na hiarrachtaí ó iomaitheoirí ar a chlár Cuireadh chun Ceoil gach Aoine ar RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta ag 7pm, agus beidh daoine in ann clárú leis an suíomh idirlín www.cuireadhchunceoil.ie agus iad a chloisteáil ansin freisin.

Tá níos mó eolais ar fáil ag an nasc thíos.

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Published on 30 August 2017

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