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Forté Project 'Unearthing and supporting bright young things'

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Forté Project 'Unearthing and supporting bright young things'
by Hilma Wright - Wednesday, 9 November 2016, 10:13 AM

‘Arts Connect’ a partnership between Vale of Glamorgan, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Caerphilly, Merthyr Tydfil and Bridgend County Borough Council’s has successfully secured funding from the Arts Council of Wales, to re-launch for a second year the Forté Project! Forté Project will once again select ten emerging artists from these regions aged between 16 and 25years to mentor, guide and set them on the road to a professional career. The ten chosen artists will work alongside assigned industry mentors who will support the artist on their journey at a critical point in their musical career.


Applications are invited from individual song writers, bands, duo’s etc. to apply here in the Vale of Glamorgan and surrounding regions.  Please spread the news! We have attached a press release that provides more details.  

The Forté website provides the information portal for all applications :


CLOSING! FOR THIS PROJECT  for Completed applications must be emailed to by 11:59 on Sunday, 13th November, 2016