An Ré Nua set to return

An Re Nua winners, Reel It In.
An Re Nua winners, Reel It In.

The popular folk music talent search, An Ré Nua, returns to Derry next month as part of the Pan Celtic Festival.

The competition, which was launched by Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin in 2013, is amied at emerging musicians and singers and the winner will be offered the chance to release an EP, as well as performing at the Music City festival in the city in June.

Arts Manager at An Chultúrlann, Odhrán Ó Maoláin said; “It offers our venue a unique way of connecting with the exciting musical talent of the future and developing a mutually beneficial relationship. Many of the participating acts from last year’s competition have revisited Derry and Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin to take part in other events and projects, and we hope that this pattern will continue in 2014.

Closing date for entries is midnight on Friday 11th April. Full details and entry forms are available online at or by contacting Odhrán Ó Maoláin at Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin on +44 (0)28 7126 4132.