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Storytellers and music fests get arts cash

Monday, 23rd June, 2014 8:00am
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Storytellers and music fests get arts cash

Storytelling

TEN Cork organisations are to receive funding under Round II of the Festivals and Events scheme run by the Arts Council.

This specific funding programme is aimed at small locally-based events and festivals that have requested funding from the Council of up to €40,000.

The Cape Clear Island Storytelling Festival celebrates the art of storytelling and operates under the premise that good storytellers don't act before an audience, they relate to an audience and facilitate friendships and new perspectives.

The East Cork Early Music Festival will promote Early Music, music composed before 1750, through concerts of the highest quality and an innovative education programme serving all levels.

The average grant awarded to successful applicants in this round was €4,271.

The Arts Council offered the following funding: Blood in the Alley Productions, €4,000; Skibbereen Arts Festival, €6,750; Cape Clear Island Storytelling Festival, €3,500; Clonakilty International Guitar Festival, €4,000; Engage, €4,000; Cork Folk Festival, €10,000; East Cork Early Music Festival, €10,000; Éigse Dhiarmuid Ui Shúilleabháin, €4,000; Cobh Carillon Committee, €2,500; and the Ballincollig Winter Music Festival Committee, €5,000.

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