Raemond Jappy performs live at the Glenfiddich Fiddle Championship Celebration at Blair Castle

2008 Glenfiddich Fiddle Champion Raemond Jappy, hailing from the North East of Scotland, performs a special selection of tunes on the fiddle including The Surgeon’s Triumph and Doctor McHardy’s live in the historic setting of Blair Castle in Blair Atholl.

On 30 October 2016, seventeen of the twenty Glenfiddich Fiddle Champions returned to Blair Castle for a unique and memorable ‘festival of champions’ to celebrate the legacy of this very special competition. They were joined by US fiddler, Tim MacDonald who had already secured an invitation to compete had the Championship continued that year.

This celebration event provided a memorable finale to the Championship, following the decision by the William Grant Foundation to discontinue the event in order to support Scottish music in new ways in future.

A full recording of the event is available to stream online from TRADtv: http://tradtv.scot/live/glenfiddich-fiddle-championship

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