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Choir of Southern Lights' heart will go on

Audiences were out in mass to support their favourite choirs at Sydney Eisteddfod’s The John Lamble Foundation Australasia Open Choral Championship on Sunday 14 June  – and they were not disappointed.   Despite competing...

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Download the 2015 Calendar

Download the 2015 McDonald's Sydney Eisteddfod Calendar (PDF).     

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2015 McDonald’s Sydney Eisteddfod opens with choirs singing on a high note

On Christmas Day 1855, a group of Welsh miners working in Ballarat, Victoria sewed the ancient eisteddfod tradition in Australia by challenging choirs from neighbouring mines to come, join and out-sing them. Thanks...

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Opera stars decorated in Queen’s Birthday honours list

Sydney Eisteddfod takes pleasure in congratulating soprano Cheryl Barker and baritone Peter Coleman-Wright who were both named Officers of the Order of Australia (AO) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. The awards acknowledge...

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Sydney Eisteddfod farewells Megan Evans OAM

Sydney Eisteddfod is mourning the death of pianist Megan Evans OAM, one of its most treasured friends and supporters, who died suddenly and peacefully in her 95th year on Monday, 8 June. Megan’s involvement...

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Public speakers shine at McDonald's Sydney Eisteddfod

Speech, drama and public speaking events have been included in the McDonald's Sydney Eisteddfod ever since it began in 1933. Over the decades, politicians, lawyers, industry leaders, clergymen and other...

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