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County Longford, Ireland
*Harp Festival 2011 Cancelled*

Due to various circumstances there will be no Harp Festival in Granard in 2011. We are hopeful it will resume in 2012.

Below is the format of previous festivals

harp sculpture outside GranardThursday & Friday

Workshops in Fiddle, Tin Whistle, Traditional Singing, Poetry & Story Telling, Bodhrán, Junior & Senior Harp, in the Ard Scoil Phadraig, Ballinalee Road, commencing at 10am until 1pm each day. 

Saturday

Commencing at 10am, Harp Competitions will continue all day in Ard Scoil Phadraig, Ballinalee Road.

Sunday

Mass in St Mary's Church, Granard at 11.30am.

Workshops

All workshops take place in Ard Scoil Phadraig, Ballinalee Road, Granard.

Harp / Intermediate / Junior

  • 10.00am Thursday April 8th
  • 10.00am Friday April 9th

Tutors Kim Fleming & Laura O'Reilly

Fiddle

  • 10.00am Thursday April 8th
  • 10.00am Friday April 9th

Tutor Paddy Ryan, Roscommon

Bodhrán & Bones

  • 10.00am Thursday April 8th
  • 10.00am Friday April 9th

Tutor Trever Bury

Traditional Singing

  • 10.00am Thursday April 8th
  • 10.00am Friday April 9th

Tutor Pauline Hanley, Roscommon

Poetry & Story Telling

  • 10.00am Thursday April 8th
  • 10.00am Friday April 9th

Well known poet and playwright, Noel Monahan (Granard and Cavan)

Tin Whistle

  • 10.00am Thursday April 8th
  • 10.00am Friday April 9th

Tutor PJ Kennedy, Westmeath

Competitions

Competitions will be held in Ard Scoil Phadraig, Ballinalee Road, Granard on Saturday commencing at 10.00am. Competition classes are for Novice (U-2 years tuition) U-12, U-15, U-18, 0-18, and Harp duet (harp and one other instrument) with many cups and trophies.

Further information is available on the competitions page.

Harp Exhibitors

*NB* Harp exhibitors fee at Granard Harp Festival is euro100.

 

For more information contact:

Tel: + 353 (0) 43 86643 / 86086 / 86721
Fax: + 353 (0) 43 86922
Email: granardharp@yahoo.ie

 

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