Win tickets to Music for Galway’s Cellissimo 2024 with a two-night stay at HYDE Hotel

Music for Galway and HYDE Hotel are offering one lucky Irish Times reader the chance to win tickets to Cellissimo, a new international cello festival on the edge of Europe, plus a two-night stay at the city’s stunning HYDE Hotel complete with breakfast on both mornings and one dinner.

Music for Galway and HYDE Hotel are offering one lucky Irish Times reader the chance to win tickets to Cellissimo, a new international cello festival taking place across Galway city and county this coming May, plus a two-night stay at the city’s stunning HYDE Hotel, complete with breakfast on both mornings and dinner for two on one evening.

Cellissimo is a new international cello festival taking place in Galway from May 18th to 26th, featuring hundreds of artists, composers, musicians, performers, and speakers from across the world. Cellissimo will gather the leading lights of the cello, classical and contemporary scene, for nine incredible days and nights of music, song, story, theatre, gaming, spectacle and more. The festival programme is packed with world premieres, classic favourites, intimate performances and musical spectaculars, and features the National Symphony Orchestra, the Irish Chamber Orchestra, Cello Ireland, conductor Eimear Noone, cellists Alban Gerhardt, Natalie Clein, Jakob Koranyi, Camille Thomas and William Butt, amongst many others.

Perfect for a getaway in gorgeous Galway, HYDE Hotel’s city-centre location lends itself seamlessly to theidea of a sophisticated city break. HYDE Hotel makes it easy for guests to maximise their stay just off EyreSquare. The rooms come with lots of mod cons, are expertly made up, and are sure to draw gasps fromeven the most well-travelled of guests. An influencer’s haven, HYDE Hotel is stylish, chic, and exquisitelydesigned throughout with tasteful touches, unique floral prints, and enticing muted tones. Book now on

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Terms & Conditions

1. The promotion is open to residents of Ireland aged 21 years or over except employees of the Promoter, their families, agents or anyone professionally connected with the promotion.

2. A valid entry consists of a correct answer entered in the form above, accompanied by the entrant’s name, email address and a phone number.

3. No applications from agents, third parties, organised groups or applications automatically generated by computer will be accepted. No incomplete, illegible, or corrupted entries will be accepted. No entries not in accordance with the entry instructions will be accepted.

4. The Promotion will run from 29/03/2024 to midnight on 14/05/2022 inclusive.

5. All entries must be received by the Promotor by no later than midnight on the Closing Date. All competition entries received after the Closing Date are automatically disqualified.

6. Promotion limited to one entry per person. No entrant will win more than one prize.

7. By submitting an entry to the Promotor, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions.

8. Responsibility will not be accepted for entries lost, damaged or delayed as a result of any network, computer hardware or software failure of any kind. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt. Entries will become the property of the Promoter.

9. The prize is tickets to your choice of Cellissimo concerts and events on May 23rd and 24th, 2024 and a two night bed and breakfast for two people at HYDE Hotel Galway on May 23rd and 24th plus dinner on the night of your choice. There will be one winner.

10. All prizes will be subject to any additional terms and conditions of the supplier of the prize to the Promoter. This voucher cannot be refunded or redeemed for cash. The prize is tickets for two people to their choice of Cellissimo concerts and events on May 23rd and 24th, 2024. The two night stay at HYDE Hotel is for May 23rd and 24th, 2024 only, dates are not transferable. No cash alternative. Music for Galway reserve the right to make changes to event schedule should there be any unforeseen reason. Entrants must be age 21 or over.

11. The Promoter shall not be liable for any loss, damage or consequential damage of any nature in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise caused by the acceptance of the terms and conditions or in connection with the prize.

12. In the event of unforeseen circumstances the Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize for an alternative of equal or greater value.

13. The winners will be notified by email. The winner must claim the prize within 30 days of the notification. If the prize is unclaimed after this time, it will lapse and the Promoter reserves the right to offer the unclaimed prize to a substitute winner selected in accordance with the Promotion rules.

14. The promoters’ decision is final and binding in all matters and no correspondence will be entered into.

15. The winners’ details (name and county) will be made available on The Irish Times website.

16. The winner may be required to participate in unpaid publicity arising from this promotion.

17. The Promotor will only process your personal information as set out in and as set out in these terms and conditions.

18. Prizes are non transferrable and cannot be exchanged for cash.

19. These terms and conditions shall be governed by Irish law and the Courts of the Republic of Ireland shall have exclusive jurisdiction.

20. Promoter and Data Controller: The Irish Times DAC, The Irish Times Building, P.O. Box 74, 24 - 28 Tara Street, Dublin 2.

21. The Promoter reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel or amend the Promotion where it becomes necessary to do so.

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