Register for the Irish Youth Music Awards

Youth Work Ireland’s Irish Youth Music Awards (IYMAs) is excited to announce the return of its acclaimed all ages national event to the RDS on Saturday, May 20. This event will offer young creatives and musicians from across the country access to some of Ireland’s best industry professionals for exclusive workshops and performances as well as inviting attendees to learn in the interactive market place. Learn more here.

This year’s event will feature leading creative industry professionals including a song writing workshop with BIMM Institute Dublin and the Rio Ferdinand Foundation and Warner Music Ireland will host a workshop on the Journey Of A Song for all aspiring creatives. 

The Irish Youth Music Awards National event will also feature performances by young musicians aged 12-19 from IYMAs hubs across two stages throughout the day. Attendees will also be able to visit the IYMAs interactive marketplace which will feature hands on demonstrations with BIMM Institute Dublin, Pop Up Shop And Guitar Repair with Music Maker, Demo your Music and learn about Music Royalties with IMRO, Live Screen printing, RAAP Information Stand and RTÉ 2FM all in attendance with the latter broadcasting live from the event.

Tickets for the Irish Youth Music Awards National event are available now exclusively from the IYMAs priced at €20 per person here. The event is an all ages, alcohol /drugs free event.

IYMAs Director, Barry Lennon said: “We are very excited to be returning to the RDS this year for our all ages IYMAs National event. This event will provide a space to support young creatives to learn about the music and creative industries as well as amplifying their music and creativity on a national level. We now have at least one IYMAs hub per province with over fifteen hubs across the island of Ireland. This event is a celebration of the work of our IYMAs hubs and an opportunity for all young creatives to come together to learn, see performances and have fun.”