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:
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.
Structure of Fáinne competition and list of questions FÁINNE COMPETITION
Please read the notes section of the Rules and Guidelines for art entry requirements:
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.