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Portadown Music Festival Association as it began in 1922 is a movement which has been proudly preserved through the last  94 years.

From a Festival of forty-one classes in the Music section initiated by Dr Winifred E Hadden in 1922 it has grown to a total of 510 classes devoted to the present five different sections namely; Music, Speech, Drama, Irish Folk Dancing, and Dance, With well over 8,268 competitors extending over 42 days during February to May each year.

Your Cross Community Arts Event -

Performed by Amateurs

Judged by Professionals

Organised by Volunteers.

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Portadown Festival is affiliated to The British & International Federation of Festivals for Music, Dance and Speech, of  which Her Majesty the Queen is Patron.  The Association of Ulster Drama Festivals. (A.U.D.F) The Amateur Drama Council of Ireland. (A.D.C.I)
N.I. Charity Number NIC 100622
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