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Message from His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret'd) Governor of New South Wales and Mrs Linda Hurley

Linda and I are honoured to support the Sydney Eisteddfod, an iconic New South Wales cultural tradition which has launched the careers of many national and international performers over the...

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Message from the Prime Minister

The arts are a universal language, using creativity, vision and drama to enthral audiences and touch the imagination. For the past 82 years, the Sydney Eisteddfod has fostered the performing...

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Message from Professor The Honourable Dame Marie Bashir AD CVO

The Sydney Eisteddfod has been a most significant cultural event since its inception in 1933, 83 years ago. Indeed, many thousands of individuals, young and older, have committed themselves to the...

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Message from Clover Moore MP Lord Mayor of the City of Sydney

I am pleased to support the 2016 Sydney Eisteddfod, one of the most successful performing arts competitions in the world. For 82 years the Sydney Eisteddfod has been encouraging the...

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Message from Mike Baird MP, Premier of New South Wales

I am delighted to send my best wishes to everyone taking part in the Sydney Eisteddfod. For over eight decades, this wonderful event has presented the perfect opportunity for participants...

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Message from Richard Bonynge AC CBE

A huge bravo to the Sydney Eisteddfod. Wonderful results for many decades. The help and encouragement you give to young artists is invaluable. Keep up the good work.

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Message from David McAllister AM, Artistic Director of The Australian Ballet

Every year young people from around the country test themselves in the multitude of disciplines that make up the Sydney Eisteddfod. For young dancers it is a an amazing opportunity...

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Message from Lyndon Terracini AM, Artistic Director of Opera Australia

Many former winners of the Sydney Eisteddfod have become principal artists with Opera Australia and other major companies throughout the world. The competition enjoys an international reputation and is without...

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