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  • 04/2016

    Call for a Gaelic Artist - Tosta 2016

    We are looking for a Gaelic artist (working in any art, or cross artform – Sgrìobhadair/ Bàrd/ Neach-ealain Lèirsinneach/ Neach Dràma Gàidhlig/ neo Ceòladair) to take up a residency in The Basque Country from 5 May – 10 June 2016 to create work as part of  TOSTA - an artistic... more...
  • 04/2016 The Macdonald of Sleat Poetry Prize

    The Macdonald of Sleat Poetry Prize

    A second Gaelic poetry competition for ‘The Macdonald of Sleat’ Poetry Prize will be held this year.  The annual competition was inaugurated by Sir Ian Macdonald in memory of his daughter, Deborah, who passed away two years ago. The competition will be run once again by Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the... more...
  • 03/2016 Bòrd na Gàidhlig appoints new Ceannard

    Bòrd na Gàidhlig appoints new Ceannard

    Bòrd na Gàidhlig, today announced the appointment of Shona MacLennan as its new Ceannard (CEO) who will take up post on 6 June 2016. Ms MacLennan, originally from Spean Bridge, brings to the Bòrd over 20 years experience in the development of business within the Highlands and Islands.  She is... more...
  • 03/2016 Lecture to explore the challenges faced by minority languages

    Lecture to explore the challenges faced by minority languages

    An expert on minority languages will present a free lecture at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI next month. Conchúr Ó Giollagáin, Gaelic Research Professor at the University of the Highlands and Islands, will explore the local and global challenges faced by minority languages. He will discuss how features of modern life... more...
  • 02/2016 Stars of the Big screen turn out to present National Gaelic Film Awards

    Stars of the Big screen turn out to present National Gaelic Film Awards

    Stars of the big screen turned out in Glasgow on Friday 19th February to present a number of awards at the annual National Gaelic Film Awards ceremony.  MG ALBA, the Gaelic Media Service, was celebrating another successful FilmG competition, its prestigious Gaelic screen talent awards, which this year were streamed... more...
  • 01/2016 Visual Artist in Residence Tosta2016

    Visual Artist in Residence Tosta2016

    As part of the arts project #Tosta2016 with Donostia/San Sebastián (European City of Culture 2016), and in partnership with Golden Tree Productions, Cornwall, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig is delighted to announce that artist Zenna Tagney, from Cornwall, will be joining us on Skye as Visual Artist in Residence from 27 Feb... more...
  • 01/2016 Jon Schueler Centenary Symposium at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Jon Schueler Centenary Symposium at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    The life and work of the internationally renowned artist, Jon Schueler, will be celebrated with an international arts symposium and exhibition marking the centenary of his birth. 'An Linne' (The Sound of Sleat): Echoes, Reflections and Transfigurations' will take place at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI, the National Centre for Gaelic... more...
  • 01/2016 University recognises work of Gaelic and Celtic academic and writer

    University recognises work of Gaelic and Celtic academic and writer

    A Skye academic and celebrated poet has been made a Professor by the University of the Highlands and Islands. Meg Bateman was awarded the title in recognition of her contribution to scholarship and research in Celtic and Gaelic studies. Based at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI, the National Centre for Gaelic... more...
  • 08/2015 Language learning as cognitive training

    Language learning as cognitive training

    Implications for brain, mind and society. with Dr Thomas Bak   Dr Thomas Bak from the University of Edinburgh will give a lecture on the subject ‘Language Learning as cognitive training: implications for brain, mind and society’ on Thursday 13th August in the TDC, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig at 1pm.  Dr... more...
  • 07/2015 Voices from the Cillín

    Voices from the Cillín

    The tragic fate of countless thousands of infants who were buried secretly, at night, in unconsecrated ground, and the heart break that followed from this custom, (which continued up to the middle of the twentieth century), is what gave rise to the project, Glórtha ón gCillín/Guthan on Chladh Bheag/ Voices... more...