Deis recording and publication award
Purpose and priorities of award
The purpose of the Deis Recording & Publication Award is to provide support for traditional arts projects, or projects involving collaboration between the traditional arts and other artforms, that focus on the recording or publication of work.
Priority will be given to projects that demonstrate:
• attention to artistic quality
• significant benefit to the traditional arts community.
Who can apply?
The Deis Recording & Publication Award is open to individuals, groups, bands and organisations
Proposals are accepted from all areas in the traditional arts (traditional music, song, dance and oral artforms such as storytelling and agallamh beirte)
Proposals received from applicants funded by Strategic Funding or Arts Grants Funding must provide evidence that the project is additional to activities already supported by the Arts Council.
What and how much can I apply for?
The Deis Recording & Publication Award is open to individuals and organisations and projects of the following nature will be considered:
• recordings and publications that are of a significant archival nature or that are pertaining to the music of a specific region or in a particular style;
• assist in making the music/song of an exceptional performer/composer/region publicly available;
• have a particularly innovative theme or original artistic format;
• form part of an individual’s career development.
The maximum award available is €10,000. The average award in 2019 was €5,800.
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