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,…

April 2018 21
Schools Days in August 2018
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We take great pleasure in presenting Schools' Days in August 2018. Music and art preserve our culture and enrich our values. They increase our children`s academic, cognitive and social skills and the ability to work…

March 2018 22
Features of 2018 Eisteddfod
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This year the Dance Sections will be held from August 21 to August 29.  The Lismore City Hall is renowned for the size of, and surface quality of the stage, and availability of dressing rooms.…

September 2015 15
Dancers impress as more than 4000 take part in Eisteddfod
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FOR more than 100 years the Lismore Eisteddfod has been showcasing an array of talent in the local region and last week's competition welcomed more than 4000 performers to the City Hall stage. "The competition…

September 2015 12
Dance eisteddfod still on ‘magnificent stage’ after 50 years
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HAVING endured floods and the ravages of time, for Val Axtens, the allure of holding the Lismore Musical Festival Society's eisteddfod at the Lismore City Hall after 50 years remains the same. "Oh the stage,…