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CANCELLED YTV Contest Finals at the 2020 Young Tradition Festival

2 May 2020
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Contois Auditorium at City Hall

The Contest Finals is a part of Young Tradition Festival (April 27-May 3).

Contest Finals

Spintuition, 2019 contest winners

Saturday activities include the finals for the Young Tradition Festival Contest, including guest sets from past winners, held this year in Contois Auditorium at City Hall between 11am and 3pm. The contest is designed to encourage young musicians and dancers to keep traditions alive and to support their involvement in traditional music and dance. In addition to cash prizes, the winners are provided performance opportunities in the region and linkages that would support continued involvement in traditional music and dance.


Other festival events include school and hospital programs during the week, a weekday evening acoustic concert series (featuring Alasdair Fraser, Liz Carroll, Fiachra O’Regan & Sophie Lavoie & André Marchand, Eric Wright & Mairi Rankin, Pete’s Posse, and Spintuition), and the mentor/student showcase (6pm) on May 2nd at City Hall.

Tickets for the evening concerts will be available soon at through Seven Days Ticketing. Limited seating for all evening concerts-purchase your tickets early!

Admission to the contest finals, the mentor-student showcase are by suggested donation (no advance tickets). Questions or additional info about the festival from mark.sustic@gmail.com