Benefits of Eisteddfod
There are many benefits for those who participate in the arts and perform in eisteddfods.
Performing in an eisteddfod gives participants
a goal to work towards
greater focus to their practice
a chance to build confidence and skills
opportunity to see and meet others taking part
Below are some links we have gathered to helpful research-based articles that explain why exposure and participation in the arts are important.
All the world's a stage
Drama performance, reciting poetry and verse and public speaking provide skills of confidence and help memory, learning and literacy development.
Participation in the arts aids students in classroom and life
Research by the University of Sydney and the Australian Council for the Arts shows involvement in the arts has wide-ranging benefits for young people.
Why song and dance are essential for children’s dev't
By communicating freely with the voice, face, and body, children learn to express ideas with confidence, empathise with others from different cultures and backgrounds, and feel at home in their own skin.