Ask a question about 'Rapal'
Start a new discussion about 'Rapal'
Answer questions from other users
is a BBC Alba
BBC Gàidhlig is the department of BBC Scotland that produces Scottish Gaelic language programming. This includes TV programmes for BBC Alba and BBC Two Scotland, the BBC Radio nan Gàidheal radio station and the BBC Alba website.-Television:...
music television programme and radio show on BBC Radio nan Gàidheal
BBC Radio nan Gàidheal is a British radio station, broadcasting in Scottish Gaelic. It is operated by the BBC as part of its portfolio of television and radio services broadcasting to Scotland....
. Rapal broadcast its first programme on the radio on the 28th of May, 2001, presented by Niall Iain McDonald
Niall Iain MacDonald is a Scottish Gaelic language radio and television producer for BBC Scotland, and presenter of the popular rock and indie music program, Rapal, for BBC Radio nan Gàidheal....
. Rapal expanded to TV in 2007, and added Anndra Robasdan and Michelle NicDhomhnaill to the presenting team. In 2007, Rapal launched a contest for the best new Gaelic song and in 2008, Rapal was added to the roster of programs to be broadcast on the new Gaelic Digital TV channel, BBC Alba.
Winners of the Rapal Gaelic song contest
- 2007: The Picturebooks - "Rockonica Bhearonica"
- 2008: Na Gathan
- History :Na Gathan were formed in 2007 and first came to national attention in Scotland when they appeared in a piece on the Rapal music program on BBC2 that documented their involvement in organizing the Celtic Connections unofficial fringe held in Glasgow early in 2008...
- "Ruigidh Sinn Màrs"
- 2009: Niteworks
Niteworks is an Electronic Celtic fusion band from the Isle of Skye. The band are known for writing new songs in Scottish Gaelic and melding the bagpipes and traditional Gaelic song such as puirt a beul with techno and house beats.-History:Niteworks came together in early 2008...
- "Nam aonar 's a Fonn"
- 2010: Dòl Eoin - "An Gairm" (The Calling)