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ABERDEEN INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FESTIVAL

EDM (Early Day Motion) 332: tabled on 16 July 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 33 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House recognises the success of the Aberdeen International Youth Festival (AIYF) which will run for the 42nd time from 24 July to 1 August 2015; understands the festival will have over 80 performances across 50 venues in the North East of Scotland; notes that the AIYF began as an orchestral festival in the 1960s in Switzerland before moving permanently to Aberdeen in 1973 where it has grown to include a variety of music, drama and dance performances as well as workshops for up and coming artists; further recognises that more than 27,500 young people from around the globe have taken part in the AIYF since it began, making it one of the biggest and most successful gatherings of youth talent in the world; commends the work the AIYF organisation does throughout the year on community projects to enhance cultural activity across the city; and wishes all those involved with the AIYF every success with this year's festival and in the future.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Ahmed-Sheikh, Ms Tasmina
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2015
Ochil and South Perthshire
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Livingston
Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Boswell, Philip
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Dunfermline and West Fife
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 September 2015
Lanark and Hamilton East
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Docherty, Martin John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
West Dunbartonshire
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 September 2015
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Motherwell and Wishaw
Grant, Peter
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 September 2015
Glenrothes
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Airdrie and Shotts
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2015
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Dundee West
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Falkirk
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 September 2015
Glasgow North West
Mullin, Roger
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2015
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
East Renfrewshire
Salmond, Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Gordon
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Strangford
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Glasgow Central
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Midlothian
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Angus
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Central Ayrshire

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.