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Royal National Mod – Falkirk 2008

Written by on 05/11/2008

Congratulations to Alexander Mackechnie of Strachur Primary who came away with a clutch of medals on Saturday. He won a Silver Badge in the Accordian (under 13) Highland March, Strathspey and Reel in traditional style, and Bronze Badges in the Piano (under 13) Slow Gaelic Air and March, and the Fiddle (under 13) Slow Gaelic Air and March, Strathspey and Reel competitions.

This years Mod is in Falkirk from the 10th to the 18th October. Competitions for musicians and dancers start on Saturday, Childrens competitions on Monday with the adult singing competions beginning on Wednesday. Along with the competitions there will be various ceildhs, concerts and fringe events. We would like to wish all the best to all the competitiors especially those from cowal in the competitions. As a little taster here is two pieces of music from artistes that have competed at various Mods

The Inverclyde Waulking Song Group sing a waulking song with an introduction by Frances Dunlop[display_podcast]

Jane Basford sings The Boatman