Scotland's 2014 National Gaelic festival hailed as a huge success

Scotland's Gaelic cultural festival, the National Mod, held in Inverness (Scottish Gaelic: Inbhir Nis) over nine days has come to an end and, as reported by the BBC, been 'hailed a huge success'. Over the duration of the festival, more than 3,000 entrants competed in 200 competitions in Highland dancing, music, song, literature and drama. There was also large number of fringe events. 

Highland Council convener Jimmy Gray said: "The Highland Council sees this year's Mod as an incredible success for the city as well as for competitors, their families, supporters, visitors to the Highlands, and not to mention the people of Inverness, who have joined in and embraced this vibrant celebration of Gaelic culture."

Next years National Mod will be held at Oban (Scottish Gaelic: An t-Òban) from 9 - 17 October 2015.

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