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Co mi/Who am I?

                                                                                                                                    Canaigh agus Sandaigh/The Islands of Canna and Sanday


Brosnachadh /Inspiration

Is mise Fiona J NicChoinnich agus tha mise a' fuireach is ag obair air Eilean Chanaigh, eadar an t-Eilean Sgiathanach agus Uibhist a Deas.....

I have worked in the Gaelic Arts since the year 2000 when I was appointed the Mairi Mhòr Gaelic Song Fellow for Highland Coucil. In my ten years there, I was responsible for creating opportunities for communities  everywhere to participate in Gaelic Song activites. Before coming to Canna in 2015, to take up the post of Archivist in Canna House for the National Trust for Scotland, I perfomed and taught Gaelic song across the UK , Europe and Internationally, including a spell working for the National Theatre of Scotland as the Gaelic Artist in Residence. During the course of these years, the songs collected by Margaret Fay Shaw and John Lorne Campbell of Canna, remained my inspiration.................................................

Ceangalaichean / Links

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