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Ceòlas Uibhist and Cnoc Soilleir are among the finalists named in the forthcoming Gaelic Awards 2023.

Ceòlas Uibhist has been nominated for the Arts and Culture Award, while the new South Uist centre is competing in the final of the Community Award.

Also among the finalists in the Bòrd na Gàidhlig/Daily Record-sponsored awards are Marcas Mac an Tuairneir and Ceol is Craic, the other two finalists alongside Ceòlas Uibhist in the Arts and Culture category.

Meanwhile, South Uist’s Cnoc Cnoc Soilleir is vying with Alzheimer Scotland West Highland and Comunn Oiseanach Oilthigh Ghlaschu in the Community Award category.

In the running for the Best Contribution Award are Alzheimer Scotland West Highland, Joy Dunlop and Yvonne Irving.

Elizana Belcina, Lauren NicFhearghais, and YoungScot contest the Best Gaelic Content Creator Award.

The three-way fight for Best Gaelic Contribution to Media is between FilmG, Pàdruig MacCuidhein, and the Hopscotch Films/Uist Film production, DÙTHCHAS.

The award for Gaelic as an Economic Asset sees media company ASTAR go head-to-head with Sabhal Mor Ostaig.

In the running for the Gaelic in Sport Award are FC Sonas - “Seirbheis Ball-Coise Gàidhlig / Scottish Gaelic Football Service”, Gàidheil Ghlaschu, and Mairi MacRitchie, of BBC Gaelic Sport.

The Learning Award finalists are Deasbad Nàiseanta Loganair nan Àrd-sgoiltean Ghàidhlig, GLEANS (GLE Authority Network Scotland), and Sgioba na Gaidhlig, e-Sgoil.

The Lifetime Achievement Award and the Young Gaelic Ambassador Award will be announced on the night.

The awards ceremony will take place on Tuesday, February 21, in the Glasgow Marriott Hotel.