Ireland at Showcase Scotland & Celtic Connections 2018
Celtic Connections is one of the leading annual festivals of world, folk and roots music and hosting more than 2,000 musicians from across the globe in 300 events at 20 Glasgow venues over 18 days. Each year, at Celtic Connections, Showcase Scotland partners with a country to help create new international links and advance opportunities for their musicians.
Ireland has been selected as the focus country for Showcase Scotland coinciding with the 25th anniversary of Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow in January 2018.
Showcase Scotland offers a special opportunity for Irish musicians to perform with around 200 international delegates (promoters, festival directors, agents and record label representatives) in attendance from over 20 countries. The initiative with Showcase Scotland is being managed and delivered by Culture Ireland. The window for application from artists interested in participating in Showcase Scotland 2018 is now open and the deadline for applications is 17.00 on 19 May 2017.
Apply directly through the Culture Ireland website, where you will also find information about eligibility and assessment criteria. http://www.cultureireland.ie/news/article/ireland-at-showcase-scotland-2018