Two Traditions Commissioned Suite – Tender – closing 14 Dec

Invitation to Tender

For the delivery of a newly composed suite of music, song and dance to highlight the shared history of the music, culture and heritage of the Fermanagh and Omagh District.
Artsland, which is jointly funded by Fermanagh and Omagh District Council and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland through the Local Government Challenge Fund, is a new arts and culture initiative for the district which will develop skills within the sector, promote positive health and well-being and raise awareness of traditions from a bygone era through arts, crafts and performance.

Artsland, has three themes; ‘Arts for All’ concentrating on health and well-being, active ageing and inclusion; ‘Multiple Identities’ focusing on musical cultural traditions and ‘Loughs, Bogs & Mountains’ addressing rural arts, traditional skills and the environment.

Artslandwill make a total inve stment of £250,000 across the district, each of the programme themes will provide a series of arts, crafts, performance and training workshops and activities for various groups in local communities. The activities will result in the creation of new artworks, development of new skills and expertise, exhibition and performance opportunities and increased capacity across the arts and cultural sector in Fermanagh and Omagh.

This project is a partnership between Dún Uladh, the Ulster Regional Resource Centre for Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann and The Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association NI Branch (RSPBANI). It is funded by Fermanagh and Omagh District Council and Arts Council NI.

Tender process

  • The tender should be submitted by e-mail, by 12 noon, on Friday 14th December 2018
  • Submissions received after the closing deadline will be judged ineligible.
  • Proof of sending an email is not proof of receipt. All submissions will be acknowledged in writing.
  • We are not obliged to accept the lowest or any tender.
  • All prices entered on the Pricing Schedule must be exclusive of VAT and in pounds sterling.

Submissions should be sent to:
Full tender information can be found at the link below

   FODC Challenge Fund Two Traditions Suite Tender (pdf) 4mb

Breandán Mac Giolla Uír
Brendan McAleer
Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann
Dún Uladh Cultural Heritage Centre
Drumnakilly Road,
Co Tyrone
BT79 0JP

TEL/FAX 028 8224 2777

The deadline for applications is: Friday 14th December 2018, 12 noon

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