Highlands & Islands Festival Announce Entries Open

Cameron MacDougall and Steven Leask winners at the 2018 Highlands & Islands Festival

Piping events at the popular Highlands & Islands Festival are now open. The contest takes place on May 2 and entries close on March 9.

The festival blurb reads: ‘The 37th Festival 2020 is going to be our biggest year yet with new venues, over 1100 participants, 125 competition classes in eleven disiplines and fringe events to be announced.

‘The Highlands and Islands Music and Dance Festival has developed into one of Scotland’s major cultural festivals, and takes place annually in Oban, Scotland.

‘The event has developed to include new special events and competitions, and the festival now offers over 1100 participants 125 competition classes in eleven disciplines including piping, accordion, fiddle, clarsach, piano, recorder, singing, woodwind & brass, highland dancing and choreography.’

Junior Piping details:

Senior Piping details:

Contact details:

JUNIOR PIPING: Alistair Dewar 2 Underwood, Longistan Road, Oban, PA34 5JW; Tel: 01631 571066; Email: alistairdewar@hotmail.co.uk

R. McColl, 7D Quarry Road Oban, Argyll, PA34 4DP

SENIOR PIPING: Riona MacCormick, 2 Tower View, Villa Road
Oban, PA34; Tel: 01631 562926 / 07759 234325 Email: riona.macinnes@gmail.com

Download the HIMDF entry forms and syllabus here.

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