Am Mòd Nàiseanta Rìoghail comes to Inbhir Nis (Inverness)

Am Mòd Nàiseanta Rìoghail (The Royal National Mòd) had a successful opening weekend in the Scottish city of  Inverness as reported in the Aberdeen Press and Journal. This is a festival of Scottish Gaelic literature, song, arts and culture. A Mòd is a Scottish Gaelic word meaning assembly. Mòd's are run throughout Scotland at both local and national level under the care of An Comunn Gaidhealach (The Gaelic Association).

Over Friday, Saturday and Sunday there was a procession through Inbhir Nis (Inverness) and the opening concert featured Gaelic music stars Skipinnish. In his opening address, John Macleod, president of An Comunn Gaidhealach which organises The Mòd spoke of the positive growth of Gaelic-medium education, particularly in the cities. The Mòd will close on Saturday, October 18 with a procession of massed choirs going through the city.

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