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Mòd Chanada 2012

Mòd Chanada 2012

When: Friday, June 8th, 2012 – Sunday, June 10th, 2012

Friday, June 8th – Speaking/Oral/Drama events (pm) Saturday, June 9th – Singing / Choral / Instrumental / Art / Dance (TBC) / CD Launch (evening) Sunday, June 10th – Singing workshop (am) / Mòd Ceilidh (pm)

Where: Will be announced shortly (Hoping for on campus at University of Ottawa, but will be confirmed) Confirmed:

1) Gàidhlig Singing / Speaking event adjudicator

Organizers are pleased to announce that Catriona NicÌomhair Parsons will be the Gaidhlig adjudicator at Mòd Chanada 2012 in Ottawa. As well as adjudicating, Catrìona will officially launch Eileanan mo Ghaoil” (Isles of my Love), her latest CD.

2) Gàidhlig Whistle / Flute / Fiddle event adjudicator

Organizers are pleased to announce that Kevin Dooley will return to the Mòd for a second year

3) Practice Chanter / Small Pipe adjudicator

To be confirmed. Mòd Chanada organizers are hoping that Graeme Ogilvie or Ross Davison will be able to adjudicate this year.

4) Highland Dancing Commentator

To be confirmed.  Organizers are hoping that Katharine Robinson, a consistent participant will be able to comment on a Highland Dancing Demonstration again this year.

5) Art adjudicator

To be confirmed. Organizers  are hoping that John Madden will return for a third time.

Special Guests

Mòd Chanada is very pleased to announce that Trueman Matheson of Sìol Cultural Enterprises (, a faithful and long-time supporter of Comunn Gàidhlig Ottawa and Mòd Chanada, will travel to Ottawa and have a booth at the Mòd.

Mòd Chanada is pleased to announce a special musical performance by Kevin Dooley and is already talking to several more guests that will definitely entertain and captivate you.

2012 Prescribed pieces are:

– Siubhal a’ Choire (Margarat Duncan competition) – Seonaid NicGumaraid/Beinn Eadarra/Cairistion’ nigh’n Eoghainn (Puirt)

Stay tuned for more exciting news surrounding this years Mòd event, and please check the website regularly for updates.


Randaidh Waugh Cuinn-suidhe / President of Comunn Gàidhlig Ottawa (Home of Mòd Canada and Ar n-Òran Gàidhlig Choir), Canada Iar-cheann-suidhe / Vice President of An Comunn Gàidhealach Ameireaganach, United States

Riochdaire air Comataidh Riochdairean nan Oileanach, Cùrsaichean air Loidhne / Student Representative, Online Studies at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Scotland Ar Canan ‘s Ar Ceol / Our language, our music Làrach-Lin / Website: Post-d / Email: Fòn / Phone: 613-286-1003 Seòladh / Address: 3M Arnold Drive, Nepean, Ontario, Canada, K2H 6V6


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