Details of Mayo County Council artist awards announced

Mayo County Council Arts Office has announced the deadline for the Amateur Drama Award, Music Recording Assistance Awards, Tyrone Guthrie Regional Bursary Scheme, and an inaugural Film Mayo Tyrone Guthrie bursary. The closing date for all the above awards and bursaries is Monday October 3.

Mayo County Council Amateur Drama Award

The award is €1,000 and is assessed by an independent expert selection board appointed by Mayo County Council, on the following criteria: innovation; development of excellence; quality and creativity which improve the amateur drama sector in an area. All amateur drama groups based in the county are eligible to apply for the award.

Mayo County Council Music Recording Assistance Grant

The award was established to support the recording of original music across all genres by musicians/singers/songwriters resident in Mayo. An independent panel of music industry professionals appointed by Mayo County Council make two awards of up to €800.

Tyrone Guthrie Regional Bursary

Mayo County Council is offering two bursaries to artists born or living in Mayo, to enable them to spend two weeks at The Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig in Monaghan. Applicants should show significant achievement in their chosen field or demonstrate a high degree of promise.

Film Mayo Tyrone Guthrie Bursary

Mayo County Council is offering its inaugural bursary to filmmakers born or living in Mayo, to enable them to spend two weeks at The Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig, County Monaghan. Applicants should show significant achievement in their field or demonstrate a high degree of promise.

Closing date for receipt of applications is October 3. Application forms and further information are available from Mayo Arts Office on (094 ) 904 7558 or email [email protected].

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