Friday, November 15, 2019
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Youngsters in the Trotternish area won a top prize at the Mòd.

Clann Thròndairnis won top prize in the Folk Group Competition for Under 13 year olds.

Clann Thròndairnis also won other significant competitions in the children’s categories’ at the Mòd.

The winning group received £500 prize from Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process Services Company.

Councillor Alister Mackinnon, Chair of the Highland Council’s Gaelic Strategy and Implementation Group, said: “This is an excellent competition, as the young people are able to select their own choice, which can be accompanied by musical instruments if they desire. The young people do perform to such a high standard. Congratulations to everyone who took part.”

Srini Pallia, President – Consumer Business Unit, Wipro Limited said: “We are delighted to support this event as we truly believe that cultural programmes and competitions offer a chance for students to gain experience, showcase skills, discover personal aptitude and adopt innovative techniques. Participation in such activities not only evokes cultural awareness among children and young people, but it also gives them a chance to develop important life skills such as creativity, confidence, self-discipline, effective communication and the ability to work in teams.”

Photograph by Graham Hood Photography.

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