Awbeg Macra, Avondhu were crowned Macra/FBD Capers 2018 champions last weekend in the Mallow Youth Centre, Cork. In second place were Freemount Macra, Avondhu and in third were Bree Macra from Wexford.
Speaking at the event, James Healy, Macra National President, said, ‘It was a fantastic evening, the variety of entertainment on show at Capers is always second to none and tonight was no different. Well done to all our finalists, and our hosts Avondhu Macra and special thanks to FBD for their continued support of this fantastic competition.’
Other prizes given on the night included Best Act which went to Devil’s Bit Macra from North Tipperary, Best Producer was Sinead Doyle from Bree Macra, Best Male was Joseph O’Sullivan from Clonakilty Macra, Carbery and Best Female was Sheila O’Flynn from Freemount Macra, Avondhu.
Macra’s FBD Capers is a competition designed for clubs wishing to gain experience in producing and performing a light entertainment variety show, with performances ranging from singing and dancing to comedy and drama.