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The premier eisteddfod held in Canberra each year, with a rich history of participation in the performing arts.
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Competitions for groups and individuals including bands and orchestras, choirs, piano, singing and speech and drama.
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Support your performing arts community by becoming a member of the Australian National Eisteddfod.
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Event Dates

Bands and Orchestras: Online only – Entries close on Tuesday May 31, with submissions due on Friday July 1.

How to Enter
http://www.stardom.com.au
Revised Bands & Orchestras Event Guide available here
Guide to using Stardom for Bands & Orchestras available here
Copyright Declaration form available here

Choirs: 19 -20 August

Choirs entry Guide available here
Choirs Entry Guide and Guide to using Stardom for Choirs

Piano: 25 – 28 August

2022 Piano Entry Guide can be downloaded here

Speech and Drama: 3 September

For more information click here.

Singing: 9, 10, 11 September

2022 Singing Entry Guide

Promoting participation in the performing arts.

Latest News & Announcements

2021 Choirs results are up!

Thank you to all our entrants for the 2021 Choir Event. View the results here. View results here.  

Banding together online in Eisteddfod

The Australian National Eisteddfod’s 2021 Bands & Orchestras event took place in an online format, due to COVID risk factors. A total of 62 groups submitted recordings for adjudication, and received feedback on their performances.

2021 results for Piano, Singing and Speech & Drama

After initial postponement, the Piano, Singing and Speech & Drama Eisteddfods went ahead in November 2021. View the 2021 results here for Piano and Singing.

National Eisteddfod 2019 - Bands and Orchestras. Section BHS3 – ACT High School Bands (Intermediate). Lyneham High School Year 8 Concert Band. Photo by Peter Hislop

The premier eisteddfod held in Canberra.

The Australian National Eisteddfod is the premier eisteddfod held in Canberra each year and has a rich history of participation in the performing arts. We run a variety of competitions for groups and individuals. Categories include bands and orchestras, choirs, piano, singing and speech and drama. Competitions are open to performers in a range of age groups spanning across primary and high school. There are open categories for individuals of any age to get on stage and perform.

How to Enter

To join in the fun and excitement of eisteddfod competitions, choose from the categories below, or visit the STARDOM online entry system, stardom.com.au

If you need assistance with the system please do not hesitate to contact the relevant division convenor.

Bands & Orchestras

The Bands and Orchestra’s Event offers sections covering concert bands, jazz bands, brass bands and orchestras across both age and grading classifications.

Choirs

The Choirs Event offers sections covering contemporary choirs, sacred choirs, popular choirs and the nationally renowned Australian Choral Challenge.

Singing

The Singing Event offers sections covering classical, spiritual, pop, musical theatre and folk song compositions across both age and grading classifications.

Speech and Drama

The Speech and Drama Event offers sections covering poetry, prose, religious readings, individual and group drama, mime, improvisation and public speaking.

Piano

The Piano Event offers sections covering contemporary, classical, improvisation, chamber music and period compositions across both age and grading classifications.

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