Wednesday 3 July
In the Pavilion

The first day of competitions is not to be missed as children’s choirs and folk dance groups take centre stage. One of the most inspiring initiatives of the Eisteddfod, the award-winning Inclusion Project, supported by Grosvenor Insurance Services will celebrate with the theme ‘Tapestry’ and promises to be as moving as ever.

Competitions today:

  • Choir: Junior Children’s Choir – This Children’s choir competition is for singers aged 12 and under. They will be singing a contrasting programme of 7 minutes, which will include an arrangement by a living composer.
  • Choir: Children’s Folk Song Choir  This Children’s choir competition is for singers aged 18 and under. They will be singing a programme of traditional folk song from their own country for 6 minutes.
  • Solo: B1 Pendine International Voice of the Future – This competition is for singers aged 19 to 28. This prestigious prize is intended to advance the career of a young soloist. The competition will be held over two day. Their programme will include areas of Oratorio, Opera, Lieder or Song. The competition will be in three parts. Beginning with a prelim on Tuesday 2nd July, which will be held in the Town Hall, Llangollen. Six lucky soloists will then go through to the semi-final, which will be held on the main pavilion stage on Wednesday 3rd July. Two successful finalists will then be chosen to perform during the Wednesday evening concert in the pavilion; during the evening, the winner of the competition will be announced. For more information on prelims, visit In the Town
  • Dance: Children’s Traditional Folk Dance Group – This competition is for groups who will be under the age of 16. They will be showcasing folk dance traditions from the groups culture. They will have musicians and flag-bearers. No pre-recorded music is used for this competition.
  • Solo: Vocal Solo 12-15  Competition – This competition is for singers aged 12 to 15. Soloists will perform a programme of music for 6 minutes. The prelim will be in the Methodist Church, Llangollen. Three soloists will then go through to the Final on the main stage in the pavilion. For more information on prelims, visit In the Town.

Inclusion Project

This year’s Inclusion Project, ‘Tapestry’ will be extra special thanks to the generosity of our supporters Grosvenor Insurance Services. Groups from a range of diverse backgrounds will come together to create a unique performance including elements of song and dance. This work will demonstrate diversity through music and dance as a tool to promote peace.

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Tickets:

Pavilion Reserved Seating Day Ticket: £17
Price includes reserved seat in blocks A-H

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Wednesday Competition Details

Morning

Competition A8: Children’s Folk Song Choirs

Competition B1: Pendine International Voice of the Future

  • Semi Finalist 1
  • Semi Finalist 2
  • Semi Finalist 3
  • Semi Finalist 4
  • Semi Finalist 5
  • Semi Finalist 6

Adjudication A8: Children’s Folk Song Choir

Afternoon

Competition A6: Junior Children’s Choirs

 Adjudication B1: Pendine International Voice of the Future

INCLUSION PROJECT

Adjudication A6: Junior Children’s Choir

Competition B6: Vocal Solo 12-15

  • Prelim Finalist  1
  • Prelim Finalist 2
  • Prelim Finalist 3

Competition C3: Children’s Traditional Folk Dance Group

Adjudication B6: Vocal Solo 12-15

Adjudication C3: Children’s Folk Dance