Posts Categorized: News 2014

Volunteering at Llangollen helps illuminate lighting designer Mark’s career

HELPING out behind the scenes at Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod since he was just 11 years old has helped Mark Jones shed light on a host of big entertainment occasions including this year’s Glastonbury Festival.

Because the knowledge and experience 31-year-old Mark gained by working as a backstage volunteer at the festival has been invaluable when it came to carving out a career as a professional lighting designer. (more…)

Visas harder to get for choirs as security is stepped up

IT CAN often be easier for soldiers of terror to travel around the world than it is for competitors at Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod to obtain visas to get into the UK.

That was the strong message from the Denbighshire clergyman who delivered the traditional reflection of the day from the Eisteddfod stage. (more…)

Noah brings the house down


American tenor Noah Stewart brought the house down and won a 10-minute standing ovation as he again sang in Welsh on stage at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. (more…)