Competitions

To see the 2017 Pan Celtic Festival Competition Winners please scroll to the bottom of this page


All correspondence and Irish competition entries should be forwarded to:

An Runai

Féile Pan Cheilteach 2017,
C/o Glór Cheatharlach,
Sráid an Choláiste,
Ceatharlach,
Co. Cheatharlach,
ÉIRE.

Pan Celtic Festival Offices 2017,
C/o Glór Cheatharlach,
College Street,
Carlow,
Co. Carlow,
Ireland.

Teil/Tel: +353 (0)59 9158105; +353 (0)85 1340047
Ephost/Email: pancelticcompetitions@gmail.com
Website/Idirlíon: www.panceltic.ie

Competitors from Scotland, Wales, Brittany, Cornwall and Isle of Man should make contact with their relevent National committee.

Competitions

PLEASE NOTE:
Due to notification of a substantial reduction in Festival funding, as a result of the present economic circumstances, Pan Celtic reserve the right to review the amount of the cash prizes attaching to each competition, if found necessary.


Whilst there are many formal and informal non-competitive events, such as Club Nights, street sessions, pub sessions, etc.,
Pan Celtic is primiarly a competitive festival.

All competitors must send entries in the first instance through their National Committee, and must adhere to the competition rules, as well as the general rules of participation in the festival.


Please open and complete all 'fillable' PDF Competition Forms with Adobe Reader which is downloadable by clicking here:



GENERAL FESTIVAL RULES Rialacha Ginearálta na Féile
Leagan Gaeilge CLICEÁIL ANSEO
English Version CLICK HERE



GENERAL COMPETITION RULES Rialacha Ginearálta na gComórtas
Leagan Gaeilge CLICEÁIL ANSEO
English Version CLICK HERE



NATIONAL SONG COMPETITION - Comórtas Náisiúnta chun Amhrán na hÉireann a roghnú
Leagan Gaeilge Rialacha CLICEÁIL ANSEO
English Version Rules CLICK HERE
Entry Form/Foirm Iontrála CLICK HERE

INTERNATIONAL SONG CONTEST Comórtas Idirnáisiúnta Amhránaíochta
Leagan Gaeilge CLICEÁIL ANSEO
English Version CLICK HERE
Entry Form/Foirm Iontrála CLICK HERE



TRADITIONAL SINGING COMPETITIONS Comórtais Amhrá naíochta Traidisiúnta
Leagan Gaeilge CLICEÁIL ANSEO
English Version CLICK HERE
Entry Form/Foirm Iontrála CLICK HERE



CHORAL COMPETITIONS Comórtais do Chóracha
Leagan Gaeilge CLICEÁIL ANSEO
English Version CLICK HERE
Entry Form/Foirm Iontrála CLICK HERE



DANCE COMPETITIONS Comórtais Rince
Leagan Gaeilge CLICEÁIL ANSEO
English Version CLICK HERE
Entry Form/Foirm Iontrála CLICK HERE



Instrumental/Ceol Uirlise
Leagan Gaeilge Rialacha CLICEÁIL ANSEO
English Version Rules CLICK HERE
Entry Form/Foirm Iontrála CLICK HERE

Competitions

  • International Song Contest

  • Traditional Singing Competition

  • Choral Competitions

  • Dance Copetitions

  • Instrumental/Ceol Uirlise

  • Piping & Drumming Competitions



Other Events

A number of fringe events usualy take place during the festival, and include: Aeríocht/Street entertainment, Language classes/Ranganna teangacha, Music sessions/ Séisiúin Cheoil, Poetry Readings/éigse Filíochta, Dance Workshops/Ceardlanna Rince, Lectures/Léachtaí.

Dancing: As well as the dance competitions, there are dance workshops, performances at the Club Nights, the parade and informal sessions on the streets during the festival.

Music: Music is highly featured during the festival, and many sessions can be heard throughout the town outside the organised competitions.

Parade: A colourful feature is the parade through the town, with Celts in national costume, carrying their national flags and banners, Piping ,marching bands and Interceltic dance groups taking part.



Click here to view the Pan Celtic Festival winners 2017



Buaiteoirí Na gcomórtas 2017/Pan Celtic Festival Competition Results 2017, Carlow
PAN CELTIC INTERNATIONAL SONG CONTEST – Comórtas Idirnáisiúnta:
Winner/Buaiteoir:
1ú Duais: Emer Ní Fhlaithearta (ÉIRE/IRELAND)

CLASSICAL - TRADITIONAL GROUP SINGING - Comórtas I
1ú Duais: Tonic (CYMRU/WALES)
2ú Duais: Búrach (ALBA/SCOTLAND)

MALE CHOIRS - Comórtas D
1ú Duais: Cor Meibion Rhuthun (CYMRU/WALES)
2ú Duais: Hogiau Cytan Clwyd (CYMRU/WALES)

FEMALE CHOIRS - Comórtas C
1ú Duais: Cor Merched Rhuthan (CYMRU/WALES)
2ú Duais: Cor Yr Heli (CYMRU/WALES)
MIXED CHOIRS - Comórtas A
1ú Duais: Cor Cytgan Clwyd (CYMRU/WALES)
2ú Duais: Cor Rhuthan (CYMRU/WALES)
MIXED RURAL CHOIRS - Comórtas B
1ú Duais: Búrach (ALBA/SCOTLAND)
YOUNG SENIORS (12 - 19) - Comórtas E
1ú Duais: Cor Cytgan Clwyd (CYMRU/WALES)
OPEN COMPETITION FOR ALL CHOIRS - Comórtas H
1ú Duais: Cor Cytgan Clwyd (CYMRU/WALES)
2ú Duais: Cor Yr Heli (CYMRU/WALES)
Best Song from a choir that received no prize
1ú Duais: Cór Chois Fharraige (ÉIRE/IRELAND)
Best Overall Choir
1ú Duais: Cor Cytgan Clwyd (CYMRU/WALES)
SOLO SINGING COMPETITION
1ú Duais: Gwilym Bowen Rhys (CYMRU/WALES)
2ú Duais: Lauren Chandler (KERNOW/CORNWALL)
3ú Duais: Bethany Celyn (CYMRU/WALES)
GROUP SINGING COMPETITION
1ú Duais: Brodyr Magee, Bethany Celyn, Gethin Griffiths (CYMRU/WALES)
2ú Duais: Gwilym Bowen Rhys (CYMRU/WALES)
3ú Duais: Ceilear (ALBA/SCOTLAND)
BEST NEWLY COMPOSED SONG (SOLO)
1ú Duais: Anni Llyn (CYMRU/WALES)
BEST NEWLY COMPOSED SONG (GROUP)
1ú Duais: Matt Creer Band (MANNIN/ISLE OF MAN)

INSTRUMENTAL COMPETITIONS/COMÓRTAIS UIRLISE
FIDIL / FIDDLE COMPETITION:
1ú Duais: Stuart MacQuarrie (KERNOW/CORNWALL)
2ú Duais: Shane Nolan (ÉIRE/IRELAND)
3ú Duais: Paul Magee (CYMRU/WALES)
CRUIT/ HARP COMPETITION:
1ú Duais: Holly Harte (ALBA/SCOTLAND)
2ú Duais: Orla Sheridan (Eire/Ireland)
3ú Duais: Cillian Moran (Eire/Ireland)
CEOL BEIRTE /DUET COMPETITION:
1ú Duais: Stuart MacQuarrie & Jamie Toms (KERNOW/CORNWALL)
2ú Duais: Lauren & Tom Foster(KERNOW/CORNWALL)
SOLO DANCE
1ú Duais: Tudur Phillips (CYMRU/WALES)
2ú Duais: Mared Evans (CYMRU/WALES)
3ú Duais: Sophie Stephenson (ALBA/SCOTLAND)
Group DANCE
1ú Duais: Dawnsyr Talog (CYMRU/WALES)
2ú Duais: An Abadenn Nevez (BREIZH/BRITTANY)
3ú Duais: Tipyn O Bopeth (CYMRU/WALES)
NEWLY COMPOSED DANCE
1ú Duais: Dawnsyr Talog (CYMRU/WALES)
2ú Duais: An Abadenn Nevez (BREIZH/BRITTANY)
3ú Duais: Tipyn O Bopeth (CYMRU/WALES)