Shetland Folk Festival wins top accolade

by Deborah Leggate -

Shetland Folk Festival scooped a top accolade at a Scottish music awards ceremony at the weekend.  The festival won the Event of the Year category at the 2010 MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards.

The volunteer-run festival was nominated for the inaugural award in 2003, but lost out when it went to Celtic Connections, so organisers had been hoping for a win second time round.

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