About

About

May we introduce to you the Lismore Musical Festival Society? The aim of this society, established in l908, is to encourage children and adults of amateur status in the Performing Arts to further their skills by providing them with stand up stage space and to have their work tested by skillful, qualified adjudicators. Each year more that 4,000 amateur performers are involved through dance studios, schools, individual students of various teachers in piano, woodwind, string, brass, vocal, dance, spoken word, school choirs, bands, choral speech and creative class work.  Their ages range from 4 years to 50 plus. Our competitors come from...

Our Eisteddfod

Lismore Musical Festival Society, Performing Arts Competitions (Eisteddfod) was formed in l908. Our aim is to encourage children and adults of amateur status to further their skills and to have their works tested by skilful, highly qualified adjudicators. The Society provides stimulation for performers to prepare for public performance, have the opportunity to hear others, to benefit from professional adjudicators and to realise the value of appreciative audiences.

Eisteddfod 2019

The 2019 Lismore Eisteddford is shaping up to be a great event and our own anticipation is rising. Dance Competition…

History

How it all began The Festival story begins in l907 when Messrs Paling & Co “with a view to stimulating…

Teacher’s Testimonial

Experiencing music and learning to play an instrument early in life can have a profound effect on our ongoing capacity…

Gallery

Images and videos of past performances can be found below. If you would like to add a picture, please email…

Student Comments

I would like to say Thank You so very much for giving me the opportunity to adjudicate at this years Eisteddfod. I have had a…
Adjudicator
  • Katie Kermond

Recent News

Origin of the Modern Eisteddfod in Wales

The tradition of Eisteddfods can be dated back to at least the 12th century, when Rhys ap Gruffydd…
Read More May 22, 2018

Schools Days in August 2018

We take great pleasure in presenting Schools' Days in August 2018. Music and art preserve our culture and…
Read More April 21, 2018

Features of 2018 Eisteddfod

This year the Dance Sections will be held from August 21 to August 29.  The Lismore City Hall…
Read More March 22, 2018