Following a week of intense competitions, the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod 2019 crowned Johns’ Boys Male Chorus Choir of the World and Loughgiel Folk Dancers Dance Champions of the World on Saturday 6th July.
After a thrilling final, Johns’ Boys Male Chorus from Rhosllannerchrugog were named Choir of the World, while Loughgiel Folk Dancers from Northern Ireland were crowned Dance Champions of the World. The Pavilion erupted as the groups were announced as world champions by Eisteddfod Chairman, Dr Rhys Davies.
To celebrate tickets going on sale to the general public today <Wednesday 12th December 9am>, Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod announces Royal Harpist and Vice President, Catrin Finch, as the next addition to its star-studded evening concert line-up for 2019.
Internationally renowned harpist and composer to H.R.H The Prince of Wales, the Vice President of the Eisteddfod, Catrin Finch is one of the most accomplished and versatile harpists of her generation. Showing talent from an early age, Catrin had the honour of being Royal Harpist for four years before delighting audiences as a worldwide performer.
A signed cartoon by legendary singer-songwriter Burt Bacharach of his hit song Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head is to be auctioned for Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod.
The 87-year-old American superstar penned the cartoon on a blank postcard for the iconic festival, writing the first bar of music on one side with some raindrops and then signing the other side. (more…)