On the 4th September, Glasgow Science Centre played host to the inaugural Scottish Events Awards Ceremony, organised by The Drum. Amongst the 400 hopefuls who attended the event, a team of organisers and actors from St Kilda: A European Opera attended, and are delighted to announce that St Kilda was successful in the category for Best Traditional Event.
The new edition of An Leabhar Mòr, The Great Book of Gaelic, was launched by Pròiseact nan Ealan and Colmcille in Edinburgh on 29th August 2008. Published by The O’ Brien Press, the book is a major contemporary artwork that brings together the work of more than 200 visual artists, poets and calligraphers from Scotland and Ireland. Following the successful Scottish launch with MSP Mike Russell, the book will be launched in Dublin by Éamon Ó Cuív, Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs at Foras na Gaeilge on 16th September.