Bands and Orchestras: 25 – 28 May 2023
Entry closing date Friday 31 March 2023.
Band and Orchestras Event guide available here.
Stardom Guide available here.
Choirs: new organiser required – please make contact if you are able to assist.
Speech and Drama: 26 August 2023
Piano: Thursday 31 August – 3 September 2023
Piano Entry Guide available from the website early May 2023.
Entries open 1 June to 10 August.
Entries close 10 August 2023
Friday 8 September, Saturday 9 September and Sunday 10 September 2023
Singing Entry Guide available on the website from early June.
Entries open 7 July, late entries until 14 August – see note below.
How to Enter
Promoting participation in the performing arts.
Latest News & Announcements
2022 Choirs results are up!
Thank you to all our entrants for the 2022 Choir Event. View results here.
Banding together online in Eisteddfod
The Australian National Eisteddfod’s 2022 Bands & Orchestras event took place in an online format, due to COVID risk factors. A total of 56 groups submitted recordings for adjudication and received feedback on their performances.
2022 results for Piano, Singing and Speech & Drama
The Piano, Singing and Speech & Drama Eisteddfods went ahead in August/ September 2022. View the 2022 results here for Piano and Singing.
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.
Speech and Drama
The Speech and Drama Event offers sections covering poetry, prose, religious readings, individual and group drama, mime, improvisation and public speaking.