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donncha (63.127.208.22)
Posted on Wednesday, September 05, 2001 - 09:24 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

Irish Language Competitions - in Morris County NJ - Sept 9, 2001

Attention all Irish speakers, students of Irish and
those interested in Irish, in the Morris County area.
There will be a Feis with Irish Language competitions.
These competitions are open to all age groups and
are designed to promote a greater awareness of and
appreciation for the Irish Language.

So if you live in the area, why not come out and spend an
enjoyable Sunday afternoon lisening to and speaking Irish.
Maybe even compete in one of the language competitions.

For details see the notice below.
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The Irish American Association of Northwest New Jersey

20th Annual Feis of Morris County

will be held this coming Sunday,

September 9, 2001

at

Waterloo Village - Exit 25 off Route 80, Stanhope, NJ

from

8:30am to 6:00pm

with

Irish Language Competitions sponsored by

Daltai na Gaeílge



$10 Admission fee. Includes admission to the historic Waterloo Village Park.

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****** Schedule of Events: *******
Dancing Competition from ............... 8:45 am
Mass as Gaeilge ....................... 11:00 am
Music Exhibition ...................... 12:00 pm
Soda Bread Competition ................ 12:00 pm
Anthems ............................... 12:00 pm
Mike Byrne ............................. 1:00 pm
Ceili .................................. 1:00 pm
Language Competition ................... 1:30 pm
Bag piping Exhibition .................. 1:00 pm
Celtic Art ............................. 2:00 pm
Massed Bands ........................... 5:00 pm
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Language Competition Categories: [$3.00 entry fee per event (to compete).]
Fíliocht - Poetry
500 - Beginner
501 - Intermediate
502 -Advanced
503 - Native

Comhará - Conversation
504 - Beginner - Simple questions and answers
505 - Intermediate - Simple conversation skills
506 - Advanced - Conversation
507 - Native Speaker - Comhrá

Amhránaíocht - Singing
508 - Sean-nós - Old Style
509 - Traditional - Folksongs not in sean-nós style
510 - Modern sings in Irish

Irish Language competitions begin at 1:30pm at the Irish Language Tent.

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