Armadale Castle invites entries to Scottish Clàrsach Competition

The 2021 Princess Margaret of the Isles Memorial Prize for Senior Clàrsach (UK) is now open for entries. Candidates are invited to prepare a 20 minute recital following guidelines available on the Armadale Castle website (deadline 30 April). Finalists will be selected to perform at Armadale Castle, Isle of Skye, on Saturday 12 June. The competition will take place online if necessary due to Covid restrictions.

The winner will receive the opportunity to perform at the 2022 Edinburgh International Harp Festival as well as a cash prize of £2000. All  finalists receive an appearance fee of £1000.

The competition is organised by Clan Donald Lands Trust (CDLT) as part of its programme of support of the Gaelic performing arts.  For details of how to enter and links to information about previous competitions visit here.