An Eisteddfod is a competition for those participating in and learning the performing arts. The Cowra Eisteddfod has been running each year since 1954. In 2018 the Eisteddfod will run from Wednesday May 15th culminating in a grand concert on Friday June 8th!
The Cowra Eisteddfod caters for all those interested in the performing arts, from children to adults, with sections for soloists, duo/trios and groups in Vocal, Instrumental, Speech & Drama and Dance. Offering thousands in prize money. In 2017 the Eisteddfod had a total cash prize value around $50,000 including scholarships!
The dates for the 2018 Cowra Eisteddfod are:
Vocal Section Wednesday May 16 to Sunday May 20
Speech & Drama Monday May 21 to Thursday May 24
Dancing Friday May 25 to Sunday June 3
Instrumental Monday June 4 to Thursday June 7
Concert Finale Friday June 8
Vocal Choirs Friday 18th May
Bands Wednesday 6th June
Verse Choirs Tuesday 22nd May
Special Needs Sections Wednesday 23rd May
Dance Groups Saturday & Sunday 26th & 27th May