Posts Tagged: Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

Llangollen Eisteddfod a family affair for Wrexham residents

Mother and daughter from Wrexham to celebrate 70 years of involvement in International Eisteddfod with special performance

Wrexham residents and mother-daughter duo Helen Hayward and Betty Jones will be celebrating a life-long devotion to the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod this year by performing in the Celebration Chorus on Wednesday 5th July – the first time they have performed together.

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Grammy award-winning composer visits Llangollen

The International Eisteddfod welcomes globally renowned composer, Christopher Tin, to Llangollen

Grammy award-winning American composer, Christopher Tin, made his first ever visit to Llangollen on Monday 10th April, ahead of his performance at the International Eisteddfod’s 70th anniversary festival in the summer.

Tin, whose composition for the iconic video game Civilisation IV Baba Yetu scooped the first ever Grammy for a game theme, was greeted by the International Eisteddfod’s officers and members of The Llangollen Celebration Chorus. He was then given a tour of the Royal International Pavilion, where he will perform on Wednesday 5th July.  (more…)

Musical theatre hopefuls offered chance to perform at iconic Australian Eisteddfod

The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod partners with Australia’s Gold Coast Eisteddfod once again to offer the 2017 Voice of Musical Theatre competition winner a 10,000-mile trip down under (Entries to close on Friday 3rd March 2017).

The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod has partnered with one of the world’s biggest cultural festivals for the second year running, to offer musical theatre hopefuls the chance of winning a trip of a lifetime.

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Sir Bryn Terfel and Gregory Porter to star in International Eisteddfod’s 70th anniversary concert series

The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod is set to celebrate its 70th anniversary milestone with a star-studded concert line up featuring performances from renowned bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel, iconic American Jazz, Soul and Gospel singer, Gregory Porter, vocal harmony group, The Overtones and the Only Boys Aloud Academi, as well as a whole host of global dance and musical talent.

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Llangollen Eisteddfod Welcomes Albanian Peace Ambassador

Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod presented with global sign of peace from Albanian Peace Ambassador

The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod, one of the foremost world festivals promoting goodwill between nations and celebrating unity and peace, has welcomed the Albanian Peace Ambassador ahead of the nation’s participation in the 2017 festival.

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Rotary Club of Denbigh donate £1,000 to Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

Generous donation from Rotary Club of Denbigh to Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod to contribute to on going success of cultural festival

As fundraising for this year’s Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod – the event’s 70th anniversary – gathers pace, one of the event’s long-standing supporters has pledged a further £1,000 donation.

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Manic Street Preachers to play Llanfest’s Biggest Ever Gig

Welsh legends to headline the final night of the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod on Sunday 9th July 2017

Fresh from the phenomenal success of the 20th anniversary tour of their fourth album ‘Everything Must Go’, Manic Street Preachers have announced an appearance at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod in 2017, the event’s 70th anniversary year.

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Bristol teacher makes annual trip to present trophy at famous festival

A 94-year-old retired teacher from Bristol took centre stage at a world famous music festival when she presented a trophy in memory of her brother to a champion choir.

It was a homecoming for Enid Evans at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod in Denbighshire – the Welsh-speaker from Llanrhaeadr yng Nghinmeirch, near Denbigh, in the Vale of Clwyd, sang at the very first Eisteddfod in 1947.

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