Greater Derry’s Got Talent

Click here to view video from Greater Derry’s Got Talent 2019

ATTENTION – Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the current social distancing requirements, we came up with another way to host this years competition.

Here is some information about GDGT 2020:

  • Greater Derry’s Got Talent 2020 will be a pre-recorded prime time broadcast on Friday September 18th 2020. Viewers will be able to cast votes for their favorite acts by making donations to support the Greater Derry Arts Council.
  • Winners will be announced the following day during the Remembering Derryfest broadcast on Saturday September 19th 2020. (Time to be announced)
  • The competition is open to all ages with the winners receiving prizes and an invitation to perform live on the main stage the following year at Derryfest 2021.
  • First and second place winners will be selected in 2 categories by a panel of judges. The “Adult” category is 16 years older and over, and the “Youth” category is 15 years old and under.
  • An additional winner will also be selected by viewer votes!
  • Previous years first place winners in the “Adult” category are not eligible to compete in future competitions.
  • Previous years first place winners in the “Youth” category are not eligible to compete in future competitions in the “Youth” category but may compete in the “Adult” category providing they are 16+ years old by September 12th, 2020.

If you would like to compete in Greater Derry’s Got Talent 2020, click on the link below:

Click here for details on how to sign up your act!


GREATER DERRY’S GOT TALENT 2020

When: Friday September 18th @ (time to be determined)

Where: We are currently working out the details with Derry Community Access Media.

Support your favorite performers! Viewers will cast their votes by making donations to the Greater Derry Arts Council either online or by phone (details to be determined).— Viewer votes will be used to break any ties in the judges votes. An additional Viewer Choice act that was not selected by the judges, will be selected by having the most Viewer Votes.— Judges votes will be used to break any ties in the audience votes.

Prizes will be awarded for the following as well as an invitation to perform live at Derryfest 2021!

Adult Category – 16 years old and up

  • First Place = $100
  • Runner up = $50

Youth Category – 15 years and under

  • First Place = $100
  • Runner up = $50

Audience Pick = $50

Greater Derry’s Got Talent in conjunction with Derryfest is a program of the Greater Derry Arts Council. Proceeds from Greater Derry’s Got Talent are used to support and maintain the historic Derry Opera House.  Visit our website http://www.derryarts.org to learn more about the Greater Derry Arts Council.