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Christmas and New Year Greetings from Mayo Choral Festival
By Mayo Choral Festival
18, Dec 2016 - 10:26

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Dear Friends

you all
a Happy
and a Songful

We have had a wonderful year of singing and music -
from the spectacular Concert For Peace in Knock Basilica and our
festival in May, including the amazing Gala night,
to the many visiting choirs throughout the year
including choirs from Missouri and Wales.
And what and a super 2017 festival launch we had on Lough Corrib -
here's to repeating all the fun again - and more - in 2017

Also a reminder that the choir entry closing date
to the festival for all choirs is fast approaching -
December 31st

Visit Mayo in May (24th - 28th May 2017) to experience
the warmth and hospitality of the Mayo people,
and to perform together with local choirs.
All events open to a public audience.

Visit for more information.


Castlebar Gospel Choir Concert
The Annual Christmas Concert with the Sophisticats
and special guests - The Troubadours.
Venue: Christchurch, Castlebar, Co. Mayo.
Date & time: Sun 18th December
3pm (matinee) and 7pm.
Early booking advisable - ticket only.

A Candelight Christmas
Presented by St Muredach's Cathedral Choir
Also Parish Children's Choir and Parish Youth Group
Venue: St Mureadach's Cathedral, Ballina.
Date & time: Sunday, 18th December, 5pm
Admission Free

Welcome To Mayo
Presented by Ireland West Internatinal Airport Knock
Mayo Male Voice Choir performs for passengers arriving
at the airport and for passenger friends and families at arrivals
Venue: Knock Airport Arrivals.
Date & time: Friday, 23rd December, 10.30am to 12noon
(times approx, subject to flight arrival times)
Admission Free

The 12 Days of Christmas Panto

Castlebar Pantomime Presents
The 12 Days of Christmas
Venue: Breaffy Arena, Castlebar, Co. Mayo.
Dates: 26th Dec: Matinee only, 5pm.
27th Dec.: Matinee at 2pm and evening 7.30pm.
28th, 29th and 30th Dec.: evening show 7.30pm.

Me and My Girl
Claremorris Musical Society presents the musical
Me and My Girl
Venue: Town Hall Theatre Claremorris, Mayo.
Dates: 25/01/2017 - 28/01/2017


The Armed Man
Presented by the RTÉ Concert Orchestra
Anne Marie Gibbons, Ballina Chamber Choir and Cór Mhaigh Eo
Venue: National Concert Hall, Dublin
Date & time: Sat 4th February, 2017, 8pm

Nine to Five!
Ballinrobe Musical Society presents the musical
Nine To Five
Venue: Ballinrobe Community School, Mayo.
Dates: 19/02/2017 - 25/02/2017

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~


Contact Us:

Festival Office: +353 (0)94 90 2 30 40
Festival Director: Declan Durcan +353 (0)86 2658038
By Post: Festival Office, C/o Declan Durcan, Cloontubrid, Ross,
Castlebar, Co. Mayo, Ireland.

Download our 2017 Syllabus and Entry forms here


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