Some well-insulated members of the choir have completed an amazing twenty-six hour journey to compete in the final of Liet International, the European songwriting competition for minority languages. The final is being held in Kautokeino, a town in the north of Norway, Home to the Sámi people.
The song which they will perform, ‘Grioglachan’ (Constellation) was written by Mary Ann Kennedy and Marcas Mac an Tuairneir as a celebration of the life of Maggie Macdonald, a much loved member of the Choir. Bòrd na Gàidhlig and the Inverness Common Good fund generously contributed to make the trip possible.
Here are some of our performances from the Lovat and Tullibardine Shield and the Puirt competition. Our own choice was ‘Ainneamhag’ written by Maighstir Marcas Mac an Tuairneir and arranged by Mary Ann Kennedy:
The puirt this year was arranged by Sileas Sinclair – we loved it 🙂
The set piece in the L&T was the beautiful love song ‘Tiondaidh am bàt’