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World's best viola players in Port Erin

Some of the world's top viola players are currently on the Island competing for a £7,000 prize.

The musicians are taking part in the Lionel Tertis International Viola Festival held at the Erin Arts Centre in Port Erin.

The winner will also gain a recital with the Philharmonia Orchestra in London.

Director of the festival Dr John Bethell says a whole range of countries are being represented.

The festival is open for the public to watch and runs until Saturday at the Erin Arts Centre.

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