‘Fiddles and Faeries’ competition reaches its climax

by Sean Hillen I am both delighted and proud that ‘Fiddles & Faeries,‘ an international fiddle-playing competition I launched, has proved so successful, with ‘Awards for Excellence’ being presented at a most enjoyable event at Leo’s Tavern, home of famed Celtic group, Clannad, and singer, Enya, in west Donegal this past weekend. While not aContinue reading “‘Fiddles and Faeries’ competition reaches its climax”

Finalists in ‘Fiddles and Faeries’ competition announced

Minnesota, Donegal, Aberdeenshire, Connecticut, London – these were just some of the diverse cities and regions from which musicians entered the inaugural ‘Fiddles and Faeries’ competition, part of a proposed Guinness Book of World Records fiddle-playing project. And the ages and backgrounds of musicians also differed greatly. They included a 12-year-old schoolgirl; a retiree fromContinue reading “Finalists in ‘Fiddles and Faeries’ competition announced”

New Fiddle Playing Competition

Open To Everyone In advance of the ‘Fiddles and Faeries’ Guinness World Record Breaking Event to take place later this year in Donegal, we are delighted to organise a fun online fiddle-playing competition open to everyone regardless of their country of origin. Judges will then make their decision in April on a single winner, who willContinue reading New Fiddle Playing Competition