The number of overseas choirs and dance troupes heading for an iconic international North Wales international musical festival is up for the first time for several years
The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod, which was set up to promote peace and harmony in the aftermath of the Second World War, and this month it celebrates an historic milestone, has seen an upsurge in the number of groups entering its competitions. (more…)
Kate Aldrich hailed as “the Carmen of her generation”
A virus has forced Katherine Jenkins to pull out of a concert in North Wales on medical advice but organisers have lined up a “truly world class” opera star to replace her.
The classically-trained Welsh singer was “devastated” after being been struck down by a nasty viral infection but now globally renowned American mezzo soprano, Kate Aldrich, will take centre stage at Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod instead. (more…)
A former Chester solicitor is the new person in charge of the running of one of the UK’s most iconic music festivals.
Sian Eagar has taken on the new role of Operations Manager for the historic Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod which will be held in the tiny Denbighshire town for the 70th time this July. (more…)
World famous Welsh opera singer Bryn Terfel has paid a visit to Llangollen – to film a new TV show and retrace the footsteps of legendary Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti. (more…)
A team of high ropes experts from Llangollen have swung into action to help spread the word about the town’s iconic music festival. (more…)
A North Wales town’s vibrant Portuguese community are to start a search for members of a choir that made the difficult journey across war-torn Europe to the first staging of an iconic music festival in 1947. (more…)
A DOUBLE helping of events highlighting Llangollen’s rich volunteering tradition is planned for the same day week in the iconic tourist hotspot. (more…)
A Wales rugby shirt signed by veteran rockers Status Quo made £350 at an auction in aid of the iconic Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. (more…)
Two young school teachers from Wrexham are among budding opera singers from across the UK who will be a warm-up act for superstar soprano Katherine Jenkins at this summer’s Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod (more…)
A CHILDREN’S choir who enchanted a global audience of almost a billion when they sang John Lennon’s Imagine at the 2012 London Olympics are heading for an iconic international festival in North Wales. (more…)