Michelle McManus to Be Guest Presenter at National Gaelic Film Awards


MG ALBA will next month (Friday 9th March) be celebrating its annual Gaelic screen talent awards, FilmG, at The Old Fruitmarket in Glasgow.

This event has become a highlight in the creative and broadcasting industry calendar and a limited amount of tickets has now been made available to the public who will have the opportunity to mingle with Scottish TV stars and industry professionals as well as meet some of the promising film-makers and actors of the future.

An array of special guests will be in attendance to present awards including singer-songwriter and television presenter Michelle McManus, who has started learning Gaelic since being the subject of a BBC ALBA documentary and has subsequently joined the Govan Gaelic Choir.

Television stars who will be presenting awards alongside Michelle McManus include actor and producer, Tony Kearny and STV weatherman, Sean Batty.

Fiona MacKenzie, continuity broadcaster for BBC ALBA and Sarah Cruickshank, BBC Birmingham weather girl will, for the second year running, be the main event presenters hosting this year’s ceremony.

Popular Gaelic television presenter, Anne Morrison will be presenting two awards in the adult category, with the Dè a-nis? duo, Siobhan MacInnes and Derek McIntosh awarding a number of prizes in the 12-17 competition.

Joining the line-up of special guest presenters will be the fantastic up-and-coming alternative folk band ‘Donald McDonald & the Islands’, kicking off the event with their single ‘Blown Away’ and providing entertainment throughout the ceremony.

The event promises to be a night not to miss. Tickets are now available to the public on a first-come first-served basis, so please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) if you’d like to attend this prestigious event at The Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow on Friday 9th March, at 6.45pm for a 7.30pm start. All entries in this year’s competition, as well as the shortlisted films, can be viewed online on the FilmG website.