Press release: Friends Alex Chorley and Hudson Musty score gold at Sydney Eisteddfod's Speech and Drama events

26 May, 2016

Alex Chorley  and Hudson Musty were pretty pleased with themselves after winning a gold medal at the Sydney Eisteddfod Verse Speaking and Prose Speaking events at the Northside Baptist Church on May 25 - the fact they are friends made this victory the more special.

Alex, 16, is a Sydney Eisteddfod veteran who competed in 15 events in 2015, taking home the winning title in the Shakespeare Event (14-16), the Monologue/Character Event (under 15), Verse Speaking (14/15), Song from Operetta (under 16) and the Song from a Musical (under 15).

This year the Ryde resident won the Verse Speaking event (16-18 years) and a cash prize of $250.

Castle Hill resident Hudson, 16, won the Sydney Eisteddfod Prose Speaking event (16-18 years), taking home $150. In 2015 he entered six events and won the Sydney Eisteddfod Actor’s Championship (12-15 years), pocketing $500 in prize money.

The Sydney Eisteddfod Verse Speaking and Prose Speaking events are among 326 events in the Sydney Eisteddfod calendar this year, which goes from May to September.

Media enquiries:

Flora Cauchi

Media Liaison and Public Relations, media@sydneyeisteddfod.com.au or (02) 9261 8366.