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Caption   13th Golden Harp Festival (1979)
Programme   Golden Harp Festival 1979 (The)  
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Personalities/Groups   Colley, George (1925 - 1983)
Gronstrand, Karl Gustav
Description   Tánaiste George Colley TD (right) presents a golden harp to Karl Gustav Gronstrand of Finnish broadcasting organisation MTV, during the awards presentation for the 13th Golden Harp Festival, in Galway city in May 1979. RTÉ Television broadcast a programme about that year's festival on 31 May 1979.

The aim of the Golden Harp Festival was to promote international exchanges of folk music and folklore programmes and to encourage interest in traditional cultures among the nations represented through the associated competition. It was organised under the auspices of the European Broadcasting Union.  
Collection   RTÉ Stills Department  
Photographer   Rowe, John  
Date of photograph   01/May/1979
(01/May/1979 - 01/May/1979)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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