Day 301- Ava, 15, Comar nan Allt

I am in 5th year at high school and a finalist in the YS Awards 2018 with her band, Lan Chomais.

Tha mi san còigeamh bliadhna san àird-sgoil.

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Which young Scot inspires you?
Cò an neach òg a tha do dheachdadh?

My band mates really inspire me because they are so talented and make me want to work harder to improve.

Tha mo chàraidean san còmhlan agam dha mo dheachdadh o’ chionn ‘s gu bheil iad cho tàlantach is thathar a’ toirt orm a bhidh ag obair na bu cruaidhe gus fàs nas fheàrr.

What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland?
Dè an rud as fheàrr mu dheidhinn a bhidh air do thogail ann an Alba?

The best thing about growing up in Scotland is the culture; the people here are very friendly and the culture is so rich. I also love the landscapes.

‘S e an cultar an rud as fheàrr mu dheidhinn a bhidh air do thogail ann an Alba. Tha na daoine gu math càirdeil agus tha an cultar cho mhèith. Tha mi measail air na seallaidhean cuideachd.

What would you most like people from older generations to know about young people?
Dè bheil thu airson gum biodh fhios aig na ginealaichean na bu shine mu na h-òigridh?

I would like older generations to know that young people all have voices and opinions that should be listened to.

Bhithinn airson gum biodh fhios aig na ginealaichean na bu shine gu bheil beachdan is guthan aig na h-òigridh agus gum bu chòrr aca a bhidh a’ toirt spèis dhaibh.

What is your biggest achievement to date?
Dè am buidhinn as motha agad gu ruige seo?

My biggest achievement to date is getting into the Junior Royal Conservatoire of Scotland because I worked very hard to get in and their standards are very high.

‘S e a bhidh fhaighinn a-steach dhan Conservatoire Rìoghail na h-Alba am buidhinn as motha a ruig mi gun ìre seo. Bha feum agam tòrr obair a’ dhèanamh gus fhaighinn a-steach agus tha na stannardan aca gu math àrd.

What would you most like to achieve in the future?
Dè na buidhinn a thathar airson ruigsinn san àm ri teachd?

In the future I would like to be successful in everything that I do. I want to be able to work hard to get what I want and achieve it.

San àm ri teachd tha mi airson a bhidh soirbheachail anns gach rud a tha mi a’ dèanamh. Tha mi airson a bhidh ag obair gu cruaidh gus na tha mi airson dèanamh.

What message would you like to give to other young people in Scotland?
Dè an teachdaireachd a thathar airson toirt gu na h-òigridh eile?

I would tell young people that they can do anything they put their minds to if they believe in themselves.

Bithinn airson na h-òigridh innsinn gun urrainn iad càil sam bidh a’ dhèanamh ma thathar a’ creidsinn gu bheil iad comasach.


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