28 August 2014
Vocalist Rosemaree Dinaro of St Clair is preparing to sing for a third time in the final round of the Sydney Eisteddfod Singer of Year. Rosemaree, who specialises in country singing and loves to yodel, has qualified for a place in this final on four occasions, but last year, she became ill on the eve of he event and could not compete.
Having coveted this title for quite some time, Rosemaree now has her heart set on winning it. A born performer with personality plus, she loves entertaining and has won many prizes at McDonald’s Sydney Eisteddfod and in other competitions.
Rosemaree, who performs at clubs around Sydney as a support act for well-known artists, wants to make her career in the music industry and has been attending the Tamworth Country Music Festival for the past three years. In 2011 made the Top 20 in Toyota Star Maker competition, and in 2012 received a nomination for a Mo Award in the Best New Talent category.
The winner of the Sydney Eisteddfod Singer of the Year title will receive a $5,000 cash prize and the five remaining finalists will get $300 each.
The final of the Sydney Eisteddfod Junior Singer of the Year will take place at Petersham RSL Club on Tuesday, 9 September at 6.30pm and the final Sydney Eisteddfod Senior Singer of the Year is included in the evening’s program. Tickets costing $25 (adult) and $20 (concession) cover both sessions can be booked online at www.sydneyeisteddfod.com.au or by phoning (02) 9261-8366.
Jennie Lees, PhD
Media Liaison & Public Information