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Amateur Drama Award 2011 & Music Recording Assistance Award 2011

Arts Office Seeks Application for Two Awards

Mayo County Council Arts Office is currently taking applications for the following Awards.  Music Recording Assistance Award 2010 & Amateur Drama Awards 2010.

The closing date for receipt of applications for both Awards is Thursday 20th October 2011.   For further information please contact: Arts Office, Mayo County Council, Áras an Chontae, Castlebar, Co. Mayo.  Tel: 094 90 24444 ext. 7558 & 7471.  E-mail:    


Music Recording Assistance Award 2011

The recipients of this award will receive up to €800 towards an original music recording. There will be up to a maximum of 2 awards made, and the amount awarded will be decided by an independent expert assessment panel. The award is for new recordings only. No completed and packaged CDs can be funded. Only work in progress will be considered.

To apply, send a written application outlining what the money would be spent on, together with a CV of musical career/ experience, a copy of the recording on tape, CD or DVD (the quality does not have to be pristine, just as long as the music can be heard clearly), website details and lyrics sheets, if relevant, to Arts Office Mayo County Council. Applications will be assessed by an independent and impartial panel of music industry professionals. The award is open to all forms of Music.


Amateur Drama Awards 2011

Mayo County CouncilArts Officeis currently accepting applications for this year’s Amateur Drama Award. The award is €1,000 and is assessed by an independent expert selection board (appointed by Mayo County Council), on the following criteria: innovation; development of excellence; quality and creativity which improve the Amateur Drama sector in an area.

All Amateur Drama groups based in the County are eligible to apply for the award and application forms are available from the Arts Office or downloaded here.

Amateur Drama Award Application Form  

Posted: 16/09/2011

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