Welcome to Buskfest
WELCOME to BuskFest 2013!
Congratulations to the winners of BuskFest 2012:
- Overall –Scissor Act
- Best Individual –Neil McCague
- Best Junior – Dylan Crampton
- Best Band – Stormtree
- Best Performance –Courtnay Giffin
- Spirit of Buskfest – Shindig (sponsored by THE OUTLET)
- Special Commendation Prize - Ross McLaughlin (sponsored by THE OUTLET)
BuskFest is an international busking festival which takes place in Banbridge, County Down, Northern Ireland. The event, which is now in its 10th year, attracts 6000+ people from across the globe to Banbridge Town Centre.
This year's BuskFest will take place on Saturday 22 June 2013! The event comprises the outdoor daytime busking competition followed by the prizegiving ceremony in Solitude Park.
Busking Competition: 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Every year the streets of Banbridge town centre are full to capacity with hundreds of musicians, singers, bands, solo artists and street performers from across the globe entertaining large family crowds in the hope of winning a prize from the £3000 cash pot.
Prize Giving will take place in Solitude Park, Banbridge 5pm-6pm
The categories are as follows:-
|-~- Prize Pot -- £3000 -~-|
|£1000||Overall Winner||open to all ages|
|£500||Best Band||open to all ages|
|£500||Best Individual||age 17+ only|
|£500||Best Junior||age 10 - 16 only|
|£250||Best Performance||open to all ages|
|£250||Spirit of BuskFest||open to all ages|