Friday 10 July
Daytime

Today our energetic and colourful dance competitions get underway with the Choreographed Folk and Traditional Dance categories, as well as the Adult Folk Song Choirs, Youth Choirs and new for 2020, the Show Choirs competition.

In the Pavilion today:

 

  • Choir: Adult Folk Song Choirs – This competition is for female, male or mixed choirs who must be aged 18 and over. They will be singing a programme of traditional folk song from their own country for 6 minutes.

 

  • Dance (Lucille Armstrong Dance Award): Choreographed/Stylised Folk Dance Group – This competition is for groups who are over the age of 16. Groups will present creative, entertaining choreography based on their folk dance traditions. They will have musicians and flag-bearers. No pre-recorded music is used for this competition. The winner from this competition with go through to compete Saturday evening for the Lucille Armstrong Dance Champions Award.

 

  • Choir (Choir of the World): Youth Choirs  – This competition is for male, female or mixed singers who will be aged 16 – 25. Choirs will be singing a programme of 10 minutes including one piece written by a composer from the choir’s native country and at least one unaccompanied piece. The winner from this competition will go through to compete Saturday evening for the prestigious Choir of the World title.

 

  • Choir (Choir of the World): Show Choirs – New for 2020,  this competition is for female, male or mixed choirs of any age. Choirs will be singing a programme of 10 minutes, which will include a fusion of singing and choreography. The winner from this competition will go through to compete Saturday evening for the prestigious Choir of the World title.

 

  • Dance (Lucille Armstrong Dance Award): Traditional Folk Dance Group – This competition is for groups who are aged 16 and over. They will be showcasing folk dance traditions from their own culture in a performance of 8 minutes. They will have musicians and flag-bearers. No pre-recorded music is used for this competition. The winner from this competition with go through to compete Saturday evening for the Lucille Armstrong Dance Champions Award.

 

The famous Parade of Nations through the town of Llangollen will take place today and will begin at 4:30pm.

This tradition is truly a unique spectacle as all of the Eisteddfod competitors march, sing and dance their way around the town bursting with energy and smiles!

 

 

Day Tickets:

Adults £15
Concessions £13
Child £5
Family tickets available

Booking fees apply
Price includes reserved seat in the Pavilion