The event, that was hosted by the Adelphi Hotel, featured many talented accordionists
from all over the United Kingdom competing in a variety of sections.
"We love to share the beauty and wonder of the accordion with the public," Joseph Natoli, president of the Accordionists
& Teachers Guild, International, said in the days leading up to the event.
International Mugham Center of Mugham there was An evening timed to the 125th anniversary of famous accordionist
Ahad Aliyev (1893-1942), better know as Kor Ahad (Blind Ahad).
& Teachers Guild is pleased to announce its 74th Annual Accordion Festival being held July 24-26, 2014, in Burlingame, Calif.,” said Betty Jo Simon, president of the Accordionists
& Teachers Guild.
Currently, around 20 accordionists
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In Eugene, Lelyukh will perform with his wife, Vlada, also an accomplished accordionist
Mr Curran, said he was very pleased with how the accordionists
, young and old, had worked together.
He said: "Pricey, you've got a column in the ECHO, will you please mention that I am British through and through and have been a busker for many years but now we're being inundated with foreign piano accordionists
and it's costing me dearly.
Organisers hope families will go along and are laying on entertainment including fiddlers, accordionists
, face painters and a funfair.
Along with two accordionists
and eight dancers, the I'm A Celebrity star spent two hours filming and mingling with locals in Lurgashall.
The Performing Arts Service Adult Singing Group, featuring solos by Bella Martin-Williams, the Djembe African Drumming Group, two piano accordionists
, a pianist and a flautist gave us an evening to remember.
The 17 performers taking part include fiddlers, accordionists
, flautists and dancers from all parts of the Emerald Isle and many of them are All-Ireland Champions in their respective field.
Joe Burke is one of Ireland's leading accordionists
, hailing from Kilnadeema, County Galway.
strolled amid stalls selling food to be paired with Muscadet, and French folk bands performed.
Compere John Caskie had earlier wished everyone a Happy New Year and best wishes for 2019 before inviting local and visiting accordionists
, pianists, drummers, tin whistle and fiddle players to grace the stage and entertain during the evening.