Motions and Questions: W/B 02/02/15

Motion S4M-12257: Anne McTaggart, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/02/2015 

That the Parliament congratulates Celtic Connections on what it considers to have been an extremely successful annual folk, roots and world music festival in Glasgow with more than 100,000 people attending in 2015 and gross ticket sales topping £1.1 million; notes that Celtic Connections celebrates Celtic music and its connections to cultures across the globe; understands that, between 15 January and 1 February 2015, 2,100 musicians from around the world descended on Glasgow and brought the city to life for 18 days of concerts, ceilidhs, talks, art exhibitions, workshops and free events; recognises that the festival has broadened its reach and that, in 2012, it brought a taste of Celtic Connections to the Isle of Skye as part of the Year of Scotland’s Islands and visited Chicago as part of the Year of Creative Scotland for various musical performances throughout the Ryder Cup, including the opening and closing ceremonies along with a number of other hospitality event; believes that the festival brings a boost to Glasgow’s culture and economy; congratulates the organisers of Celtic Connections on what it considers a hugely successful event, and wishes the festival every success in the future.

 

Question S4W-24340: Anne McTaggart, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/02/2015

To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to increase cultural engagement in the most deprived areas.

Current Status: Expected Answer date 19/02/2015

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