19 March 2010: Arts Council announces closing date for Young Ensembles Scheme (YES) 2010

The next Young Ensembles Scheme (YES) closing date has been set for Friday 30 April 2010.

Applications are invited for activities beginning between July 1st and December 31st 2010 and completed by June 30th 2011. The primary purpose of this award is to support  groups of young people between the ages of 12 and 23 to create ambitious and original work together in any art form (e.g.: circus, dance, digital media, film, music, theatre, literature, visual arts, or any combination of the above). Groups/ensembles must be made up of 3 or more members.

The maximum award available is €10,000. 

Full details on this award, including guidelines and criteria, are available on the Arts Council website.

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Yelemba dance troupe from the Ivory Coast - Clonmel Junction Festival.

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