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arts.wales

'We are the country’s funding and development organisation for the arts. ... Our vision is of a creative Wales where the arts are central to the life of the nation.'

 

www.facebook.com/CommunityMusicWales/

‘Our fundamental aim is to contribute to the empowerment of disadvantaged groups and individuals through enabling them to participate in creativity and learning, initially and primarily through music making. We develop participatory music workshops, mentoring schemes and community music training across Wales. We work strategically to identify need, delivering projects to give people the opportunity to write, play, record or perform their own music, using trained and experienced community arts practitioners.’

 

eisteddfod.wales

'Held during the first week of August every year, the National Eisteddfod is a celebration of the culture and language in Wales. The festival travels from place to place, alternating between north and south Wales, attracting around 150,000 visitors and over 250 tradestands and stalls ... Traditionally a competition-based festival, attracting over 6,000 competitors every year, the festival has developed and evolved over recent years, and whilst the competitions form the central focus for the week, the Maes (site) itself has grown and developed into a vibrant festival with hundreds of events and activities for the whole family ...'

 

www.tycerdd.org

'Our aim is to promote and increase the range and number of professional and non-professional performances of the contemporary classical music of Wales, developing and creating new work. We want to develop the reach, engagement and participation, of contemporary classical music of Wales in communities across Wales, particularly with young people. Central to our vision is our dedication to support the Welsh non-professional music sector in the creation and performances of the contemporary classical music of Wales.'

 

wai.org.uk/wales-arts-international/wai-homep...

'We facilitate international work in the arts through collaborations, projects, networks and communication. We provide advice and support to artists and arts organisations from Wales who work on an international level. We are also a contact point for international artists and arts organisations working in Wales.'

 

www.nyaw.org.uk

National Youth Arts Wales (NYAW) provides a platform for talented young people by offering exceptional performance and development opportunities for Wales’ young actors, dancers, instrumentalists and singers. We do this through the six national youth arts ensembles [including]: National Youth Orchestra of Wales ... National Youth Choir of Wales ... National Youth Brass Band of Wales ... National Youth Wind Orchestra of Wales ... Bringing together the best of the best of Wales’ young musicians, the national youth music ensembles are on tour across Wales performing first-class repertoires under the leadership of world-renowned conductors.’

 

Also indexedNational Youth Orchestra of Wales | National Youth Choir of Wales | National Youth Brass Band of Wales | National Youth Wind Orchestra of Wales

www.s4c.cymru/en/music/

‘S4C's aim is to deliver high quality content and media services in the Welsh language that provide entertainment, information and inspiration, and that reach the widest possible audience across a range of contemporary platforms. S4C provides a TV and online service through the medium of the Welsh language.‘

 

www.walesartsreview.org

‘Our primary aim is to provide high quality critical coverage of the arts in Wales. Wales Arts Review is also a platform for a new generation of Welsh critics to engage with the wider world through writing about and vigorously debating books, theatre, film, music, the visual arts and the media.’

 

www.welshassocmalechoirs.co.uk

‘In 1962, a group of 26 choirs formed an association to collectively address the needs of Male Choirs. Nowadays, the Association has 91 members including 11 members from elsewhere in the UK, 1 in the Channel Islands and 5 overseas members. Since its formation, the Association has increased in numbers and gained experience, which has made it a much more professional body and better able to achieve its aims and objectives.’

 

www.wrbbc.co.uk

‘Organisers of the Regional Championships in Wales ... The Welsh Brass Band Championships is one of 8 regional contests that take place annually from which bands can qualify for an invitation to the finals of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain. The winner of the Championship Section in Wales also qualifies to represent Wales at The European Brass Band Association Championships.’

 

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