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Wednesday 5 March 2014

CCÉ Ottawa Candidate for Rose of Tralee - 2014

CCÉ Ottawa is happy to announce that Genevieve Robinson, branch member and also a dancer of the troupe CCÉ Ottawa Solo Dancers, is representing CCÉ as a contestant for the Ottawa Rose of Tralee.  Genevieve is competing against four other young women!

She is quite an involved member in all aspects of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann (CCÉ) activities, as the Regional Youth Officer for Eastern Canada for the last three years, and has been nominated for the position of Provincial Youth Officer within CCÉ, for North America. Last but not least, she is also involved with the CCÉ Ottawa solo dance troupe.

Genevieve has found so much support within the Irish community from her CCÉ family, through dance, language, and music, and is proud to be representing CCÉ in the running for the Ottawa Rose of Tralee 2014.

If she wins, she goes to Ireland in May for the qualifying round. If she gets through the qualifying round, she competes in the actual Rose of Tralee event in Trá Lí (Tralee) in August. At all times she will be representing CCÉ Ottawa!

The Selection for the 2014 Ottawa Rose of Tralee will be on Sunday afternoon, March 16th, at the Irish Ambassador’s Residence. To attend to this event, check online at Eventbrite (tickets are $25). The money raised through entrance fees to all the fundraising events, and the Selection is used to offset the cost of sending the winning Ottawa Rose to Ireland.

To see the official mini-bios of all the applicants, check the Rose of Tralee site: 

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