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Music Competition(Unofficial)


We(CCÉ Japan) are happy to announce that we will hold a virtual competition of Irish traditional music. This competition is open to all musicians who reside in Asia and play traditional Irish music. 

Entrants are requested to present a recorded performance that will be reviewed by a qualified adjudicator (Mr. Colin McGill from Co.Laois, Ireland) . 

The fee is 1,000 JPY per entry. 

If you are an international participant and interested to join, please contact us before 15th November by mail from here.

The rules will comply with those of  CLÁR NA gCOMÓRTAS 2020. The categories of this competition are as follows.

  • 18-22: SLOW AIRS
  • 23-24: DUETS AND TRIOS

Colin McGill
Colin McGill from county Laois in Ireland plays the Piano Accordion. He has won numerous all-Ireland titles on the accordion. He has travelled extensively throughout Europe, USA, Russia and Australia playing for Irish dancing competitions. He teaches Piano Accordion, Piano in the local Comhaltas branch and participates in traditional sessions and has adjudicated at all levels of fleadh competitions.

【Entry~Post your video】


Please submit one entry par one category. 

②Pay entry fee

¥1,000 par one entry, one person.
ex.1) When you entry 2 solo category, it will be ¥2,000.
ex.2) When you entry duo category with your friend, it will be ¥1,000 for each person.
We will let you know our bank account for payment after your entry by e-mail.
However, if you have difficulty in international bank transfer, let us know from here.

③Post your video(by e-mail)

《Shoot your video》
Please make sure to record video, not only audio of your play.
Fix your camera to record your face and instulment.
Do not stop recording until you finish all of required tunes.(One entry, One file)

※It is not allowed to edit your video or audio.
(It is OK to cut the blank part before/after playing)
《Post your video》
Please use cloud strage (Google drive/ One drive / Drop Box etc...) to upload your video, and share us the link.

<Ex.>Google Drive

Mail Title:“Music Competition2020, (Name)”

Mail Boby:(Name) /(Category) /(URL)https://~~~~

①~③Deadline:15th November


After the Scoring, we will send you score sheet by E-mail(that you submitted in entry form)

※No postal mail will be sent this time.
This comtetiotion doesn't define lanking though, we'll send "Gold" prize for everyone who reached the line of 85% of score.
We'll publish all "Gold" players via SNS afterwords(Name with photograph).


Please look into the rulebook before you entry.


Click the link to download.
Clár na gComórtas 2020(English)


We Accept only three categories below for this competition.
Please note other catrgories won’t be accepted this time.

  • 18-22:  SLOW AIRS
  • 23-24:  DUETS AND TRIOS

Note:【18-22:SLOW AIRS】

In the rulebook, it says ”Each Competitor shall submit a list of airs to the adjudicator and play as outlined in Age Groups A-D”.
However, this competition doesn’t require the list beforehand.
Please select One tune for age group A, Two tunes for age group B,C,D by yourself and play.

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