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April's Manx Music newsletter is out!

Wed, 05 Apr 2023

The latest edition of the KMJ newsletter of Manx music & dance is now online:

KMJ April 2023

This month's edition includes...

  • A full report of this year's Manx Folk Awards, with results and photographs
  • Details of Shennaghys Jiu, with concerts, workshops, sessions, ceilis and more
  • The Manx composers to be feautured in Faber Music's New Folk Tunes from 100 Women
  • Announcements of the line-up for Yn Chruinnaght Celtic Gathering festival in July
  • NAMA award nominations
  • Exciting announcements or appeals from the IOM Arts Council, Lowender, London Manx Society, Oie Voaldyn, 
  • Research News: ‘We Must Have a Song About the Isle of Man’ and 'A Highlig Successful Manx Concert' from 1910
  • Transcription of the Month: 'Ushag Veg Ruy'
  • Calendar of events

The full article by Maurice Powell featured in the newsletter is available here:

"We must have a song about the Isle of Man" by Maurice Powell

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