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Performing Arts students commended across the Colleges

Employment and Learning Minister, Dr Stephen Farry today commended students competing in the second Northern Ireland Performing Arts Competition at the Island Arts Centre in Lisburn. The event, hosted by the South Eastern Regional College, showcased the range of skills and talent of 120 students from Northern Ireland’s 6 FE Colleges in various categories including musical theatre performance, drama and dance. The College also secured key figures from the world of theatre to judge the event.....
Posted: Fri 28 Mar 2014

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