Call – Ceangal Cwlwm Commission 2021


Extended deadline for proposals until 07.01.2022

Commission fee: €2,400.00 (Ireland) | £2,000.00 (Scotland/ Wales/Northern Ireland)

As part of this year’s gathering, Ceangal | Cwlwm III will commission 6 new pieces of work to be presented digitally in a dedicated online event in March/ April 2022 and online on the Ceangal | Cwlwm website thereafter The final selection will contain 2 applicants from each partner country. The aim of this commission is to provide paid creative opportunities to artists working in Irish, Scottish Gaelic and Welsh during these challenging times and to support the development of new work in these three minoritized languages.


  • A new piece of theatre based on the theme “Resilience”.
  • The piece will be pre-recorded and should be written and/or performed in Welsh, Scottish Gaelic or Irish.
  • The final piece should have a duration time of between 5min-10min, filmed to a professional quality (1920×1080 / 25fps) and presented in an MP4 or Mov format. Guidance on best practice approaches to filming can be requested.
  • Applicants are encouraged to show innovation, ambition and originality.
  • The applicants must provide examples of previous work in the associated languages of the commission call.

Closing date: 07/01/2022