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From Llangollen Pavilion to Major Record Deal

Local singer, Elan Catrin Parry, is singing the praises of Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod for landing her a major record deal with the same label as Katherine Jenkins and is urging other aspiring performers to enter this year’s competition. The talented 16 year-old from Wrexham competed in the finals two years ago at the Llangollen… Read more »

North Wales Charities Acknowledged at National Awards

ScottishPower Foundation announces winners of its annual ceremony Two charities from North Wales have taken home a share of a £30,000 award fund after being announced as runners-up at the ScottishPower Foundation Awards last week. Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod was runner-up in the Community Impact and Engagement category, while Bangor University’s Reaching Wider partnership was… Read more »

Magical place

The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod is a magical place full of songs and dancers from all over the world. Everyone should go, just to see that different people do have a communal language.

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Always a fabulous event

A visit to the Eisteddfod is always a fabulous event, no matter who is performing. It’s great to get to the arena well ahead of the performance time, to have a look at the many stalls and watch some of the other free concerts.

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First English win for Children’s Choir of the World

The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod has welcomed back Cantabile Hereford Cathedral School choir conductor, Jo Williamson to collect their prestigious Children’s Choir of the World trophy. After leaving the festival last month without realising their victory, the winning choir now has their trophy at last. The joint win with the British Columbia Girls’ Choir from… Read more »

True friendship travels the world

International Eisteddfod Celebrates International Friendship Day This International Friendship Day, the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod is honoring relationships that have been established over the past 70 years since it began, highlighting the importance of friendship by celebrating the 800 volunteers who provide crucial support throughout the week-long event. Every year the small Welsh town of… Read more »

Van Morrison on his experience at Llangollen

It was fantastic to experience performing at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod, amongst such a welcoming audience and picturesque setting. Singing live is always special, however the festival’s unique combination of location, high spirits and celebration of cultures made the event truly unforgettable for me.

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Patriotism offset by joy and friendship

I so enjoy the Eisteddfod. There is nothing like it anywhere in the world, as far as I know. Patriotism offset by joy and friendship. It is so well organised too. Thank you! I love my annual visits. 

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National University Singapore Choir Crowned Choir of the World

2018 International Eisteddfod concludes with an exciting battle for prestigious titles of ‘Choir of the World’ and ‘Dance Champions of the World’ – and an edgy Baroque performance from special guests, Red Priest. The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod 2018 [SATURDAY 7TH JULY] reached its exciting climax, as two international groups won the highest accolades of… Read more »

Arian Teleheal and Sara Rowbotham Named Winners of Rotary Peace Award

Arian Teleheal wins the international award, while the national accolade is presented to Sara Rowbotham for her outstanding work with the Rochdale Crisis Intervention Team for the NHS A charity that uses volunteer doctors from the UK and US to advise their colleagues in war zones and low resource countries using encrypted social media has… Read more »