The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod will be celebrating the launch of its 2020 programme by hosting an International Christmas concert with Welsh tenor, Rhys Meirion, and presented by Nic Parry, on Sunday 15th December.
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Festival of music, dance and peace celebrates by launching on International Day of Peace, 21st September
Over 4,000 dance, choral and instrumental artistes from around the world perform and compete at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod each year. Prestigious awards in 2020 include the world renowned Choir of the World and Dance Champions of the World with new award categories also being launched this year.
The Scottish indie rockers The Fratellis and the Merseyside music legends The Coral bring Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod 2019 to a tumultuous close.
Llangollen’s Llanfest, the finale festival of the annual International Eisteddfod, drew to a celebratory end last night (Sunday 7th July) with an immense set from joint headliners, The Fratellis and The Coral.
A Welsh performer has been named Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod’s International Voice of Musical Theatre for 2019.
Jodi Bird, aged 21, wowed audiences and adjudicators with her performances of Woman, originally sung by Stephanie J Block, Tell me on a Sunday by Marti Webb and 14g, a stand alone written by Janine Tesori but made famous by Kristin Chenoweth on the stage of the Royal International Pavilion in the competition’s final on Thursday 4th July.
Rolando Villazón left the audience in awe following his first performance in the UK this year. The world-class tenor headlined Llangollen Musical International Eisteddfod for the first time on Tuesday night in a mesmerising classical gala.
In a week that promises an exciting selection of performances, Villazón followed Jools Holland’s sensational opening concert on Monday night.
He’s been shaking up the conducting world, and now British conductor James Hendry brings his imitable style to Llangollen 2019 in what will be his Welsh debut on Tuesday 7th July.
In a break from tradition the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod has taken its annual ‘Parade of Nations’ to the streets of nearby towns and cities.
The annual ‘vibrant carnival of cultures’ parade features performers waving flags representing their nation. It has always taken place in the quaint festival host town of Llangollen. For the first time in the festival’s history, volunteers toured the streets of Liverpool, Chester, Wrexham and Oswestry to celebrate the launch of the International Eisteddfod’s fun-filled daytime programme.
The Rotary International Peace Award, which recognises peace initiatives both in the UK and internationally, is now receiving entries from nominees until 30th April 2019.
Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod, is encouraging all community members to submit details of local individuals or organisations responsible for the furtherance of peace, for the chance to gain international recognition.