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Call for entries - ARRANE SON MANNIN

Tue, 07 Nov 2017

Arrane son Mannin 2018

Sat 6th January 2018, Peel Masonic Hall, 7.30pm

The best new song in Manx Gaelic chosen at the ‘Arrane son Mannin’ will represent the Isle of Man at the Pan-Celtic Festival in Letterkenny, Ireland [3 – 8 April 2018], in the International Song Competition.

Arrane son Mannin prize: £300 sponsored by Culture Vannin


• Your song can be rock, pop, folk, traditional - any type, as long as it’s in Manx!

• Both lyrics and tune must be new and original, and not performed previously in a public competition

• Live group performance can include up to 6 people with no pre-recorded music or effects

• The adjudication is based on:

30 marks – lyrics (English translation or transliteration required)

30 marks – music

40 marks – performance (which doesn’t need to include the composer)

Judges will also be looking for good Manx pronunciation and phrasing in the performance.

*Assistance with translation into Manx and pronunciation is available. Contact Manx delegate, Fiona McArdle in plenty of time before the closing date (see entry form for contact info)*

CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRY FORM: 04 Mee ny Nollick 2017 / 04 December 2017

CLOSING DATE FOR SONG & LYRICS: 29 Mee ny Nollick 2017 / 29 December 2017