New residences for online website

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In an exciting new development, Julie Fowlis and Chris Wright have been appointed as artists in residence for the Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches website.

The two musicians will acts as ambassadors for the oral archive project within the arts, community and education sectors and will also look for potential collaborations with other traditional artists.

Gaelic artist in residency Julie Fowlis was brought up on North Uist in the Western Isles and has been a proud standard bearer for Gaelic music and culture over the course of a solo career which has spanned three highly acclaimed albums.

Scots artist in residency Chris Wright comes from Dundee and has been singing songs from the Scots tradition since his teens.

The Tobar and Dualchais/Kist o Riches website contains almost 30,000 oral recordings made all over Scotland from the late 1930s onwards. To find out more log on: to