Feis Charn Tóchair 2023

Feis Charn Tóchair 2023

A celebration of the culture and revival of the Irish language in Co. Derry.

Feis Charn Tóchair is a family friendly event and is one of the highlights of the Irish speaking community’s annual events. The Feis show cases the talent and level of Irish of the youth in the Carntogher and wider community. It is an excellent opportunity for parents to see and hear their children speak Irish and see the Irish speaking community of which they  are apart of.

There are a wide range of competitions suitable for all levels including Naíscoil, Bunscoil / Gaelscoil, English medium Primary, Irish and English medium Secondary level.

Competitions include Poetry Recital, Conversation, Scholarship Award, Fáinne, Art, Writing, Traditional Singing and Traditional Music competitions.

The Feis will take place on Saturday 29th April 2023

However all entries to the Feis must be submitted by Monday 20th March

This is to allow time for the timetable for the day of the Feis to be drawn up.

The Feis timetable will be emailed to all entrants. Hard copies will also be available for collection upon request.

Organised by: Conradh na Gaeilge Charn Tóchair 

 

Please read rules and guidelines for each of the competitions on the following link:

Rialacha & Treoirlínte FCT’23

Poetry Recital:  Teachers usually practice the poems with the children in school on the lead up to Feis, but we now also have recordings and videos of poems available on our You Tube channel. Feis Charn Tóchair – YouTube  Please check your child’s teacher which poem your child’s class will be learning. Please click on the link below for the full list of poems for the required category.

Choice of poems for English Medium Primary Schools

Choice of Poems for Gaelscoileanna

Choice of Poems for Secondary Schools

 

Structure of Fáinne competition and list of questions  FÁINNE COMPETITION  

 

Art Competition

Please read the notes section of the Rules and Guidelines for art entry requirements:

Themes: 

Naíscoil: Open Choice

Rang 1 / P1 – Rang 7 /P7 = Summer

Year 8 – Year 14 = The Place I Like Best.

 

NOTE ON BOOKINGS:

PLEASE ENTER BOOKINGS FOR EACH CHILD SEPARATELY

Please ensure you enter your child’s name, school and class.

Select the required competition tickets they wish to enter.

 

Complete the transaction and repeat for the next child if you are booking more than one child.

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Poetry Recital
Poetry Recital
Available Tickets: 200

Please book separate tickets / entries for each child.

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Conversation Competition
Conversation
Available Tickets: 200

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Art
Art
Available Tickets: 250

Please book separate tickets / entries for each child Themes: Naíscoil – open choice Rang 1 /P1 – Rang 7 /P7 – Summer Bliain 8 /Year 8 – Bliain 14 /Year 14 – An áit is fearr liom Please ensure that if there is any writing on the pictures that the writing is in Irish. Please ensure that entries are on paper and no bigger than A3. Please ensure the following information is clearly marked on the back of each picture. Name School Class Contact phone number Please send Art entries to An Carn on or before Wednesday 19th April

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Traditional Singing
Traditional Singing
Available Tickets: 75

Please book separate tickets / entries for each child Song must be in Irish

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Fáinne Competition
Fáinne Competition
Available Tickets: 100

Cúpla Focal, Silver Fáinne & Gold Fáinne Children in Bunscoil / Gaelscoil in Rang 6 or below are not eligible to enter the Gold Fáinne Competition.

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Writing Competition
Short Story Competition
Available Tickets: 100

There is no charge to enter the writing competition Write a short story of 500 words or less in Irish. At primary level, stories may be handwritten. At secondary level, stories must be printed with double line spacing. Deadline: Primary level: Wednesday 19th April Secondary level: Wednesday 19th April Theme: Open choice The short stories will be assessed on the following criteria: Primary Level: Originality Charachter Plot Development Style / Art Secondary Level: Originality Style Carachter Plot development Accuracy & Richness of Irish* *This will only apply to Keystage 5

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Writing Competition
Poetry Writing Competition
Available Tickets: 100

Only one poem per pupil may be entered to this section. Theme: Open choice. It is essential all poems are in Irish. At primary level: Poems may be handwritten. Each poem must have at least three verses. At secondary level: The poems must be typed with double spacing between the lines. Poems must have at least four verses. Deadline for entries: Primary level: Wednesday 19th April Secondary level: Wednesday 19th April

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Scholarship Competition
Scholarship Award
Available Tickets: 50

Participants for Scholarship Competition must also take part in another competition, either Poetry Recital or a Music .

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Traditional Music - Flute
Flute
Available Tickets: 50
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Traditional Music - Accordion
Accordion
Available Tickets: 50
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Traditional Music - Concertina
Concertina
Available Tickets: 50
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Traditional Music - Banjo / Mandolin
Banjo / Mandolin
Available Tickets: 50
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Traditional Music - Tin whistle
Tin Whistle
Available Tickets: 150
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Traditional Music - Bodhrán
Bodhrán
Available Tickets: 50
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Traditional Music - Guitar
Guitar
Available Tickets: 50
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Traditional Music - Harp
Harp
Available Tickets: 100
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Traditional Music - Fiddle
Fiddle
Available Tickets: 50
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Slow Air: Tin Whistle
Slow air: Tin Whistle
Available Tickets: 100
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Slow Air: Fiddle
Slow Air: Fiddle
Available Tickets: 50
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Slow Air: Harp
Slow Air: Harp
Available Tickets: 100
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Slow Air: Accordion
Slow Air: Accordion
Available Tickets: 50
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Slow Air: Concertina
Slow Air: Concertina
Available Tickets: 50
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Traditional Music Group
Traditional Music Group
Available Tickets: Unlimited
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Date

Apr 29 2023

Cost

£2.50

Location

An Carn
132A Tirkane Road, BT46 5NH
Website
https://www.ancarn.org

Organizer

An Carn
Phone
02879549978
Email
info@ancarn.org
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