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Presentation of awards at 15th Golden Harp Festival (1981)

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Caption   Presentation of awards at 15th Golden Harp Festival (1981)
Personalities/Groups   Ní Bhriain, Doireann
Ó Gallchóir, Aindreas (1929 - 2011)
Description   RTÉ broadcaster Doireann Ní Bhriain speaks at the15th Gold Harp Festival awards presentation, in the Great Southern Hotel, Galway city, on 29 May 1981. Assistant Controller of Programmes at RTÉ Television and Secretary-General of the Golden Harp Aindreas Ó Gallchóir is on the left of shot, while Madame Vojvodic, Yugoslav President of the Golden Harp, is on the right. An extensive report on the 1981 festival was published in RTÉ's staff magazine 'Access' on 25 June 1981.

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 by RTÉ under the auspices of the EBU (European Broadcasting Union).  
Collection   RTÉ Stills Department  
Photographer   Lee, Mary  
Date of photograph   29/May/1981
(29/May/1981 - 29/May/1981)  
Rights holder   RTÉ