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Amateur Drama Award & Music Recording Assistance Awards 2011 - Recipients

Amateur Drama Award & Music Recording Assistance Awards 2011 - Recipients

Mayo County Council are delighted to announce the recipients of this years Amateur Drama Award and Music Recording Assistance Awards. 

Amateur Drama Award

Parke Drama Group has been awarded the Mayo County Council Amateur Drama Award for 2011, following assessment by external, independent expertise.

Parke Drama Group has had three tremendously successful productions having staged superb comedies over the last 3 years – ‘Pretend Sick’, ‘A Wake in the West’ and ‘Cupid Wore Skirts’.  The group are currently rehearsing their next production – a wonderful 3 Act Comedy - ‘Fortunes & Misfortunes’ by playwright Jimmy Keary from Westmeath. 

Mayo Arts Office would like to take this opportunity to wish Parke Drama Group the very best of luck in all future endeavours.

Mayo County Council Amateur drama awards are assessed by an on the following criteria: innovation; development of excellence; quality and creativity. All Amateur Drama groups based in the county are eligible to apply for the award.

Music Recording Assistance Awards

Mayo County Council Arts Office has awarded two Music Recording Assistance Awards.  Congratulations to Mayo Singer/Songwriters Lydia Forde and Rachel Lyons who were the recipients of this years Awards.  BothLydiaand Rachel will receive € 800 each which will go towards the musicians making an original recording. 

The Awards were assessed by an expert independent panel, who were very impressed with the standard of applications. 

Mayo County Council Arts Office would like to thank those who applied and wish the recipients of the award the best in their future careers.

For more information on both awards please contact The Arts Office, Mayo County Council, Áras an Chontae, Castlebar (tel: 094 9024444, ext. 7558 or e-mail: mayoarts@mayococo.ie).


Selected Programmes:

excel 2016

Mayo County Council's Youth Arts Programme  2016

 

Bealtaine 2016

Celebrating Creatibity as we Age – May 2016

Bealtaine 2016 cover 

 

John F. Deane

Mayo County Council Writer in Residence 2015

John F. Deane Mayo County Council Writer in Residence 2015

 

Culture Night 2016

Countywide programme of cultural events – 16th September

Facebook: Mayo Culture Night

 http://www.culturenight.ie/tax_regional_events/mayo/

Culture Night 2016

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