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Are you 14 to 24, from Laois, and want to perform at Electric Picnic? Read this

Are you 14 to 24, from Laois, and want to perform at Electric Picnic? Read this

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Electric Picnic has announced the return of its Electric Youth competition for this September, which gives young people in Laois who are between the ages of 14 to 24 years old, opportunity to perform at Stradbally.

After first running in 2018 and 2019, the competition with Youth Work Ireland Laois is returning and is open to performers of comedy, poetry, dancers, musicians, singers, spoken word, solo, bands and more.

Here are the details:


Applications are open to young people in Laois from ages 14 to 24 years old. Application forms can be accessed by emailing [email protected].


Selection heats will take place on 15th & 16th August, in Youth Cafe Premises at Youth Work Ireland Laois in Portlaoise.


Heat winners will be picked to go forward to the Grand Final which will take place on 18th August.

The winners of the Electric Youth competition will take to the Hazelwood Stage at Electric Picnic 2022 to perform in a range of genres, from spoken word to vocal and instrumental pieces in solo and collaborative performances – showcasing the very best of Laois’s young and emerging talent.