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 Festival Ceilidh Dance
Added: 29 Apr 2017
Festival Ceilidh Dance
with Ceilidh’s Homet
Saturday 29th April from 8 -11pm

Skipinnish Ceilidh House

Tickets: £7.00 (available on the door and at

BID4Oban or Festival Stand in Station Square)
 Fis at the Fling
Added: 29 Apr 2017
Fèis at the Fling

SUNDAY 30th APRIL 2017

Oban High School

10am – 4pm
 Festival Programmes are now on sale
Added: 25 Apr 2017
Festival Programmes are now on sale in Oban Music, at the Corran Halls and in Connel Village Shop. £5
Added: 14 Mar 2017
Entries to the Highland Dancing competitions have now closed.
Added: 26 Jan 2017
Music Competition Syllabus available online

Select the competitor tab at the top of the page, go to music competition section, a PDF file of the 2017 Music Competition Syllabus can be found at the Events & Classes section. Entry forms for each competition can be found at the back of the syllabus along with convernor contact details. Any queries please email info@obanfestival.org.

On line Highland Dancing entries now open

On line entries are now open for the Highlands & Islands Dancing Competition. Pre-Premier compete at Atlantis Leisure on the morning of Saturday 29th April 2017. Premier and Premier Confined to Argyll, Bute & the Western Isles compete in Atlantis Leisure Centre on Sunday 30th April 2017. Please see Events & Classes and Entry Conditions from the competitors section for more information

Premier Confined to Argyll, Bute & the Western Isles dancers, please note Conditions of Entry No 11. If entering both sections please enter main Premier Section when entering class number in Section 1 - Select Events. Please type Premier Confined in the dances box. Entry Fee for both classes £21. We will be in touch by email to confirm entry to both classes.

To enter online Select the competitor tab at the top of the page, go to the Highland Dancing section and select online entries from the dropdown menu.


Scottish Choreography Challenge Syllabus and Entry form available by emailing dance@obanfestival.org

Scottish Area Finals invites will be posted to competitors next week.
 Syllabus for the 2017 Music Competitions
Added: 25 Jan 2017
Syllabus for the 2017 Music Competitions now available in Music Scotland, Argyll Square,
Connel Village Store or from any Committee member.

Closing date for entries: 13th March 2017

Piping; Drumming; Singing; Recorder; Clàrsach; Piano; Woodwind & Brass;
Accordion; & Fiddle competitons
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