Sadly more important community events have been hit by the current health situation and have either been cancelled or postponed. The City of Shoalhaven Eisteddfod, arguably one of the region's biggest creative arts events won't be held this year.
The speech and drama sections of the 2019 City of Shoalhaven Eisteddfod were hotly contested, with Sydney adjudicator, Aimee Davies commenting on the fine performances and high level of talent on display.
The Shoalhaven Eisteddfod is ready to roll in May and June. This year's program, available at shoalhaveneisteddfod.org.au, promises another year of high quality performance by young people of the Shoalhaven region and beyond.
Last Saturday was the 33rd annual City of Shoalhaven Eisteddfod Stars of the Eisteddfod performance. The talent and creativity of our local residents was terrific. I am so proud of our volunteers, helpers andorganisers and, most of all, one particular individual....
Some of the region’s most talented performers, young and old, dazzled a packed house at the Stars of the Shoalhaven Eisteddfod event at the entertainment centre on Saturday. Vocalists, musicians, and actors took to the stage.
The program is out, the lighting crew is in and the curtains are ready to be opened – it’s almost time for the Shoalhaven Eisteddfod. The 33rd annual City of Shoalhaven Eisteddfod will kick off on Friday, May 19 and will run until Saturday, June 17.
The Stars of the Eisteddfod Concert of the 32nd Annual City of Shoalhaven Eisteddfod will be held this Saturday June, 25. The programme features some of the very best performances by schools and individual artists in Dance, Vocal, Instrumental and Speech and Drama sections during the very successful 2016 Eisteddfod.
The School Age Choral Sections of the 2016 Shoalhaven Eisteddfod were held on Thursday. Students from 25 primary and high schools across the Shoalhaven competed in the various events throughout the day at the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre.
Ulladulla Public School’s Primary Dance Troupe took first place at the City of Shoalhaven Eisteddfod for the third year running. The troupe were once again awarded the Infants and Primary Dance Title in a field of 11 competing troupes from seven Shoalhaven primary schools
Some of the country’s finest pianists will perform at the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre in the final round of the Shoalhaven Eisteddfod piano championship. The musicians will be competing for $4600 in prize money. Shoalhaven Eisteddfod president George Windsor said for people to come and hear such prestigious pianists for a ticket price of $5 was unheard of.
The Eisteddfod is entering its final stages as the region's aspiring youngsters impress the judges with their vocal abilities, dance technique and acting skills. Thousands of young people have taken part in the huge programme which has been running since late last month. If you missed your favourite acts in the judging make sure you catch them when the Eisteddfod Stars concert premieres at the Entertainment Centre on June 20th.
Not only were Milton Public School students outstanding performers at the Stars of the Eisteddfod, they were awarded the Schools Encouragement Award which recognises the school’s commitment to the Shoalhaven Eisteddfod for more than 16 years and acknowledges the school’s outstanding performing arts program together with the enthusiasm and professional skills of all teachers.
Remebering Eleanor Eade who was a patron and sponsor of the Shoalhaven Eisteddfod.
Eisteddfod celebrates 30 years
South Coast Register
21 May, 2014
"The Shoalhaven Eisteddfod is celebrating 30 years of music and will again showcase local talent from Wednesday. The festival grew from a one-day event to the four-week extravaganza it is today and now stages 150 competitive sections."
"The first word from the Shoalhaven Eisteddfod judge that followed Nowra East Public School’s choral performance last week said it all.“Wow” was how choral adjudicator and former Australian Opera member David Foley began his appraisal of the school’s first entry in the section."