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McDonald's Sydney Eisteddfod 2015. Entries open soon!

Tentative dates now available

Anna adds more strings to her bow

Since winning the Sydney Eisteddfod NSW Drs Orchestra Instrumental Scholarship in 2013, violinist Anna Da Silva Chen has rarely been out of the news. In 2014, as a finalist in the prestigious ABC Young Performer of the Year Award, she performed with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Christopher Seaman and emerged with the Nelly Apt Scholarship, plus a $7,500 Concerto Finalist Prize. Read more.


An Interview with James Ioelu

A man of few words with a great singing voice, New Zealander James Ioelu is singing in the final round of the Sydney Eisteddfod McDonald’s Aria for the third time in 2014.  In 2013, he finished runner-up.   Read more.



Teagan impresses at Mayoral Christmas celebration

In October, Mayor of Lane Cove David Brooks-Horn attended the Sydney Eisteddfod Alf & Pearl Memorial Pollard Awards for Performance Excellence. This stellar event always brings the annual McDonald’s Sydney Eisteddfod to a close and the Mayor was so impressed by talent that performed on its platform, he asked the festival organisers if it would be possible for one of its rising stars to perform at the forthcoming Mayoral Christmas Celebration.  Read more.



An Interview with Molly

Molly Stewart, a finalist in the 2014 McDonald’s Sydney Eisteddfod, talks about her favourite songs, musicals, her idols and one very special Sydney Eisteddfod moment. Read more.



Seven Australians bound for Lausanne

Sydney Eisteddfod takes pride in reporting the seven Australians chosen to compete in the 2015 Prix de Lausanne are all veterans of its stages. Widely regarded as the world’s most important competition for aspiring ballet students, the Prix de Lausanne showcases the best international talent before an audience that includes the artistic directors of leading ballet companies, academies and schools.  Read more


Jack, the audience thriller

When it comes to finding gigs for its champions, Sydney Eisteddfod is always on the look out.  Burwood Council asked us to recommend a young male to sing at their annual Carols in the Park. Delighted to oblige, we compiled a list of super-talents, and after due consideration, they chose Jack Andrew. Read more


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Sydney Eisteddfod would like to thank everyone who was involved in the 2014 festival, whether as a performer, audience member or supporter, and hope that you will return again in 2015.


An exciting new syllabus will be available online in January, containing a wealth of information for prospective entrants including details about every event and much more.


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