September 2020 04
Lismore Eisteddfod 2020 Entry Refunds
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As you are no doubt aware, we made the difficult decision to cancel this years' Eisteddfod in order to ensure everyone's health and safety during the Covid-19 pandemic. Thank you for your patience as we…

August 2020 14
2020 Eisteddfod CANCELLATION
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It is with great regret that as of today 13th August 2020 the executive of the Lismore Musical Festival Society has been forced to cancel the 2020 Eisteddfod. Some of the reasons are listed below:…

June 2020 18
Lismore Eisteddfod 2020 Proceeding As Planned
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Yes, we are going ahead. HOWEVER THERE WILL BE NO TROUPE DAYS. Entries are being accepted for solo, duo, duet and trio sections in the Vocal and Instrumental, Dance and Spoken Word Competitions. We are…

May 2020 29
Tilly Jones – A Story of Love
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Tilly's story is one of love. The love of a nurturing family, the teaching skills of caring teachers, and sharing with others the fulfilling love of music which brings joy to the performer, the listener…

May 2020 01
Lismore Eisteddfod Entries Open!
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The STARDOM portal is now on our website waiting for your Eisteddfod entries. Thank you for your patience during these challenging times. We can't wait to start receiving your entries. Visit stardom.com.au, create an account…

March 2020 30
New Section – Mature Age Performances
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The love of performing does not stop when we become adults. There are many people in our communities for whom playing an instrument and singing are lifelong pursuits. In response to demand, the Lismore Eisteddfod…

March 2020 15
New Section – Special Needs Performances
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The 2020 Lismore Eisteddfod will introduce sections open to all SCHOOL AGE solo or group performers with special needs. There will be own choice of solo or group presentation of vocal, instrumental, verse speaking, mime,…

February 2020 20
Performance entries, new entry closing date, new performance sections
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We have a substantial change regarding entry forms for the 2020 Lismore Eisteddfod. All our entries will now be submitted via the Stardom platform, through this website. Entries will be opening very soon, so remember…

April 2019 18
New Dance: Musical Theatre Section
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Due to several late requests for the addition of a Musical Theatre Section, the Lismore Musical Festival Society has decided to trial this section for this year. These are the corresponding section numbers MUSIC THEATRE…

May 2018 22
Origin of the Modern Eisteddfod in Wales
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The tradition of Eisteddfods can be dated back to at least the 12th century, when Rhys ap Gruffydd held a festival of poetry and music at his court in Cardigan in 1176. At this gathering,…