Congratulations to Mhairi Hall who has been nominated in Original Work of the Year sponsored by PRS for Music in the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2020. Vote here! Vote now!
We asked Mhairi Hall of Mhairi Hall the following questions.
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Commission by the School of Scottish Studies Archives for their ‘In Light’ online festival in August 2020, Mhairi chose to write this piece ‘Camhanaich’ inspired by the poem by Sorley MacLean. She collaborated with Skye based photographer Cailean MacLean and film-maker Hamish MacLeod.
The MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards, Na Trads 2020, will be broadcast on BBC ALBA on 12th December 2020 at 9pm where the award winners will be announced along with specially recorded music performances. During the day on Saturday the 12th, you will be able to watch from 1pm til 9pm a day of live Scottish trad music including Kinnaris Quintet, Dallahan, Inyal, Paul McKenna Band, Ryan Young and Jenn Butterworth and many more here https://youtu.be/amByvVzxl5E. Keep up to date with all the latest information by joining the Hands Up for Trad newsletter at https://handsup.link/Newsletter or use the hashtags #natrads #HUFTonline.
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