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Winning videos launched for ‘In Tune with Nature’ lockdown contest - NatureScot

sand dunes at Forvie bathed in pink light.
Forvie National Nature Reserve (Image: SNH)

Stunning videos, featuring award-winning compositions inspired by Scotland’s national nature reserves, are being released today by NatureScot and Highland arts organisation, Fèis Rois.

The first competition of its kind in Scotland encouraged entrants to connect with nature by writing music inspired by the coasts and waters of Scotland’s beautiful nature reserves, as part of the celebrations for the Year of Coasts and Waters 2020.

The 11 music videos are being launched online to help connect people to nature through music. The competition, In Tune With Nature / Air Ghleus le Nàdar, was judged by a panel of well-known faces from the Scottish music industry, including Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis; BBC broadcaster and journalist Vic Galloway; Scottish Music Centre Director Gill Maxwell; and singer-songwriter Karine Polwart. Compositions entered ranged from classical to pop with songs written in Gaelic, Scots, Shetland dialect and English.

To watch the In Tune With Nature films, please visit https://bit.ly/3f4JM53 .

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