Prizes, Awards and Support provided by (so far):
Sabhal Mòr Ostaig
Colaisde na Gaidhlig (St. Anns)
An Comunn Gaidhealach
University of Ottawa
Houston Kiltmakers, Paisley
McCarthy Highland Services
The Ottawa Folklore Center
The Scottish and Irish Store
Mòd Chanada 2014
Ar Cànan ‘s Ar Ceòl
Mòd Chanada 2014 is one of 3 Mòd’s held around the globe. A Mòd is a gathering and competition of Scottish Gàidhlig language, singing and instrumental competitions and demonstrations.
Attendance and competitions are open to the general public.
When What Where
Friday, May 30th
6:30-pm – 9pm • Drama, Spoken Oral Competitions University of Ottawa, Lamoureux Building Room# LMX 106
Saturday, May 31st
9am – 5pm • Official Opening Ceremony with Mayor Watson, written address from Prime Minister Stephen Harper, and introduction of our esteemed adjudicators
• Special Performances, Keynotes and Demonstrations
• Solo, Group and Choral Singing Competitions
• Instrumental Competitions (Practice Chanter, Small Pipes, Piobaireachd, Whistle, Fiddle and Harp)
• Highland Dancing Competitions
• Seminars (Piobaireachd)
• Silent Auction and other items for sale
• Lunch available for a nominal fee Main Events:
University of Ottawa, Arts Building Room# ART 033
University of Ottawa, Lamoureux Building Room# LMX 106
Highland Dancing Competitions:
University of Ottawa, Lamoureux Building Room# LMX 339
Store / Lunch / Silent Auction:
University of Ottawa, Lamoureux Building Room# LMX 121
Saturday, May 31st
7pm – 11pm • Mòd Ceilidh includes supper, song and fellowship ($25 / per person) 28 Granville Avenue (Off Byron)
Sunday, June 1st
• Piobaireachd workshop with Pipe Major Bruce Campbell of Duntroon Publishing, Scotland ($25 per half day or $50 for the full day) University of Ottawa, Lamoureux Building Room# LMX 122
Sunday, June 1st
9am – Noon • Gàidhlig language workshop with Beathag Mhoireasdan, Ilse of Lewis, Scotland ($25 )
28 Granville Avenue (Off Byron)
Adult: $10 ; Children 5 – 12: $5 ; Family: $25
Military/Police Veterans and Senior Citizens: Goodwill offering
Children (under 5): free
Paid up or those taking out an annual CGO membership: free
Competitors are admitted free if they are competing in two or more competitions (most of which are $5/each competition).
1 parent per highland dancer is admitted free of charge.
There are great prizes to be won!
I'm hoping that you'll all consider one of the following options:
1. Competing in one of the MANY categories: Speaking, Drama, Singing, Storytelling, Artwork, Piping, Irish Whistle, Smallpipes, Harp...etc
2. Volunteering to help out...please contact me, as we need all the help we can get with an event of this magnitude.
3. Attending the Mod and/or related workshops:
4. Join Comunn Gaidhlig Ottawa in support of Scottish Gaidhlig education and activities in Ottawa, and beyond...
If you have any questions, let me know. If you're going to be in Ottawa over the weekend of May 30 - June 1st, I would like to encourage and challenge you all to consider participating....
For information, visit our website at: http://gaidhligottawa.ca/ or email: email@example.com
Cuinn-suidhe / President of Comunn Gàidhlig Ottawa, Director of Ar n-Òran Gàidhlig Choir, Host of Mòd Canada, P/T Professor of Gàidhlig, University of Ottawa, Bagpipe Tutor, Ottawa City College of Piping
Ar Canan 's Ar Ceol / Our language, our music
Làrach-Lin / Website: http://www.gaidhligottawa.ca
Post-d / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fòn / Phone: 613-286-1003
Seòladh / Address: 3M Arnold Drive, Nepean, Ontario, Canada, K2H 6V6