15 March 2011: Arts Council announces closing date for Young Ensembles Scheme 2011

The next Young Ensembles Scheme (YES) closing date has been set for 5:30pm, Friday 29 April 2011.

Applications are invited for activities beginning between 1 July  and 31 December 2011 and completed by 30 June 2012.  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 artform (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.

Further information

  • Full details on this award, including guidelines and criteria, are available here.
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Yelemba dance troupe from the Ivory Coast - Clonmel Junction Festival.

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