Competitions

Children’s Choir Competition 

On Sunday, March 12, 2017 primary school children from South Wales will have the opportunity to perform and compete in Cwlwm Celtaidd’s first choir competition. Young competitors under the age of 11 will perform songs from the folk traditions of Wales and beyond.

Tickets for the competition day are £5 – available here

Young Musician of the Festival Competition 

On Saturday, March 11, 2017 the Young Musician of the Festival competition will welcome young performers aged 10 to 18 years old from the Celtic countries to compete and perform. The winner will receive a lovely plate handmade by local Ewenny Pottery.

Aneirin Jones

Aneirin Jones – Young Musician of the Festival Winner 2016
© Dave Williams

 

The Winner of the 2016 Young Musician of the Festival prize was Aneirin Jones, an 18 year old  violinist from Pontardawe. Aneirin will perform with the 2015 winner, Dylan Cairns-Howarth at the Festival this year. Aneirin says;

“The competition was a great experience in every respect with the judges giving useful advice on my performance, whether technical or commenting on how to further improve my performance skills. It has contributed hugely to the way I prepare, perform and practice my repertoire.”

You can download the competition form here