#CovidCeilidh started with a call from Duncan on social media to other musicians around the world to post an acoustic track whenever they could, in order to bring people together through music, to comfort and reassure people who might be feeling isolated or vulnerable. The response was incredible with thousands of tracks being posted from all around the world and millions of views. What was especially gratifying to Duncan were the messages of thanks from people who genuinely felt relief and were uplifted by listening to the music as they were navigating their own journey through the pandemic.
The awards ceremony, Na Trads 2020, will be broadcast on BBC Alba on Saturday, 12 December 2020 where the award winners will be announced along with specially recorded music performances.
Good luck to all nominees and a huge thank you to those who voted.