The Manx Folk Awards 2017 - Fochabers - Dhoon School

Published on 15 Jan 2018

A set of Manx dances set around the Manx tune, 'Fochabers', performed by the Dhoon School, Maughold.

This was a winner in the 2017 Manx Folk Awards, in the KS2 Balanced Dance Programme class.

The Manx Folk Awards (Aundyryn Kiaull-Theay Vannin) are an informal set of competitions in traditional Manx music, dance and performance.

Organised by Department of Education and Children, Culture Vannin and Manx National Heritage, the Manx Folk Awards are held the last week before the Easter holidays at the Douglas Youth Arts Centre and Trinity Church.

The footage for this film was captured by Ron Corkish.

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