The Grand Master’s Cabinet have taken careful advice and have regretfully come to the decision that the 2020 ‘Irish Freemasons Young Musician of the Year” due to take place from October 8th to October 10th this year at Freemasons Hall, Dublin, must be cancelled.
Apart from the overriding desire to create a safe environment in the Covid-19 pandemic, neither is it possible, in the present uncertainty, to make all the advance arrangements normally required by all the many people involved in the management and judging of the Competition. In addition, should ‘social distancing’ still be in force in any form, it would be impossible to hold the competition to the usual standard in Freemasons Hall.
Naturally this is very disappointing, especially after the triumph of our tenth anniversary last year. However, it is the intention that, all being well, the Irish Freemasons Young Musician of the Year will recommence in 2021, from October 7th to 10th 2021.