Posts Tagged: Llangollen

#YourLlangollen: Festival Fundraiser

Llangollen Eisteddfod is inviting people to help celebrate the launch of their #YourLlangollen fundraising campaign as part of National Fundraising Week (20th-24th May) with a free event in the town’s Centenary Square on Saturday 25th May from 11am-4pm.

#YourLlangollen aims to raise awareness of the International Eisteddfod’s charity status and how crucial donations are to maintain this unique festival for future generations.

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Liverpool’s Cavern Club returns to Llangollen

North Wales’ week-long summer festival, the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod, has announced that the world’s most famous music club, Liverpool’s Cavern Club, will return this year.

After debuting its first ever pop-up stage last year at the International Eisteddfod, the Liverpool-based club is returning to entertain audiences at the festival’s finale party, called Llanfest, on Sunday 7th July.

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Llanfest’s Double Bill of Sponsors

Two Wrexham businesses have been announced as sponsors for this year’s Llanfest, Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod’s hugely popular finale festival on Sunday 7th July 2019.

Wrexham-based housing developer, SG Estates, and Wrexham Lager are joint sponsors of Llanfest 2019, which has a star-studded line up this summer, including The Fratellis, The Coral, The Pigeon Detectives and Dodgy.

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The Fratellis and The Coral to headline Llanfest 2019

Celebrated British rock bands, The Fratellis and The Coral have announced their double headline appearance at Llanfest, the finale party of the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod, on Sunday 7th July in Llangollen, North Wales.

The influential band from the Wirral, The Coral, who recently released their critically acclaimed new album Move Through The Dawn will fill the International Pavilion with perfectly-crafted melodic and eccentric songs as well as renowned classics including Dreaming of You, Pass it On and In the Morning.

Also taking to the stage will be award-winning Scottish band, The Fratellis, who roared into their second decade with their fifth album, In Your Own Sweet Time in 2017. The three-piece will rock the Pavilion with their famous top 10 singles, Chelsea Dagger and Whistle For The Choir as well as some new hits which push the band’s mantric sound in vivid new directions.

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Welsh singing sensation wows ‘Down Under’

The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod’s International Voice of Musical Theatre 2018 winner, Mared Williams travels to the Australian coast for prestigious Gold Coast performance.

As part of her prize, 21-year-old Mared Williams from Llannefydd, North Wales, joined hundreds of exceptional artists in the Gold Coast Eisteddfod’s Musicale. The show is a rousing celebration of musical theatre and one of the highlights of the seven-week long Australian festival of dance and music.

After wowing audiences and adjudicators with her performance on the stage of the Royal International Pavilion this July, Mared travelled over 10,000 miles to the picturesque Gold Coast for a once in a lifetime performance.

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Final Call for Pendine International Voice of the Future competition

The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod is seeking talented young soloists to enter before the March 2 deadline so they can vie for the prestigious title.

A “sensational” soprano who won one of the main prizes at an international festival is urging young soloists from around the world to enter this year’s competition to launch their career on the global stage.

According to Sian Dicker, 27, being crowned the Pendine International Voice of the Future at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod has been a boost to her career aspirations to become a leading opera singer.

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Mobile App Launched for 2017 Llangollen Eisteddfod

Visitors to this year’s Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod will be able to access vital information about the festival through its new mobile app, Llangollen.

Built by Caernarfon-based creative agency, Galactig the free app contains content in both Welsh and English and is available now on both Apple and Android.

It contains videos of all the competitions from the pavilion stage, a timetable of all the main activities on the Eisteddfod field, information on all evening concerts and an interactive map of the site.

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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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Opera star Bryn Terfel joins the kids in Eisteddfod music workshop

Opera superstar Bryn Terfel harmonised with youngsters having fun with music at Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod.

Taking a break from rehearsals for the 70th Gala Classical Concert, Bryn paid a whistle-stop visit to the tent where the award-winning Pendine Park care organisation was hosting a morning of musical workshops as part of the festival’s Children’s Day activities.

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