The Irish Youth Music Awards announces 2022 National Event

May 3, 2022

Youth Work Ireland’s Irish Youth Music Awards (IYMAs) is excited to announce the return of its all ages national event to an in person event on Saturday May 28th in the RDS. This acclaimed event will offer young creatives and musicians from across the country access to some of Ireland’s best industry professionals for exclusive workshops and performances.

This year’s event will feature leading creative industry professionals including chart topping artists Hudson Taylor, RTÉ Choice Music Prize song nominees True Tides, TikTok sensation Lea Heart plus RTÉ 2FM’s Dave Treacy will deliver a DJ workshop for aspiring DJ’s and BIMM Institute Dublin will host a song writing workshop with much more to be announced.

The Irish Youth Music Awards National Day will also feature performances by young musicians aged 12-19, performing across two stages throughout the day and attendees will also be able to visit the IYMAs marketplace which will feature hands on demonstrations and will give attendees the opportunity to learn new skills around the creative and music industry with BIMM Institute Dublin, Girls Rock Dublin, Music Maker and RTÉ 2FM all in attendance with the latter broadcasting live from the event.

Tickets for the Irish Youth Music Awards National event are available now exclusively from the IYMAs priced at €20 per person here. The event is an all ages, alcohol /drugs free event.

IYMAs Director Barry Lennon said: “We are delighted to be returning to a real world event this year after running our event online the last two years. Its brilliant to create an all ages event like this that provides a space for young people to learn more about the creative and music industries. It’s more important than ever that we support and nurture our creative industries and our future creative leaders and we are delighted to be a part of doing this through our IYMAs hubs located across the country and through this all ages event. We look forward to welcoming everyone to the RDS on Saturday May 28th

Director of Music RTÉ 2FM, Adam Fogarty said “We are delighted to be supporting the IYMAs programme and their national event in the RDS on Saturday May 28th this year. It is so exciting to be part of a programme that supports young creatives and musicians across Ireland and we are excited to be part of that journey. This partnership is extremely important for 2FM so we can provide young people access to the music industry and support them in developing their careers”

IYMAs partners and supporters include The Department of Children and Youth Affairs, RTÉ 2FM, BIMM Institute Dublin, IMRO, European Year Of Youth, Music Maker, Gaisce – The President’s Award, National Lottery and Youth Action Northern Ireland.

For More Information:

www.iymas.ie

www.facebook.com/irishyouthmusicawards

https://www.instagram.com/official_iymas

https://twitter.com/officialiymas

RDS – Saturday May 28th, 2022

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