Hamilton Eisteddfod 2020

MUSIC: Monday 1 June - Saturday 7 June 2020

DANCE: Monday 8 June - Sunday 14 June 2020

SPEECH & DRAMA: Monday 15 June 2020

Hamilton Performing Arts Centre, 113 Brown St Hamilton VIC 3300


Music Adjudicator: Kenji Fujimura
Kenji Fujimura is an internationally-acclaimed pianist, chamber musician and a multi-award-winning composer. A passionate advocate for music education, Kenji is regularly invited to give master classes and adjudicate competitions throughout Europe, North America, Asia and Australasia. He is Patron of the Association of Eisteddfod Societies of Australia.
Dance Adjudicator: Karina Pobereznic of Sydney
A former member of the Birmingham Royal Ballet and the Australian Ballet, Karina has performed internationally and here in Australia. Since retiring from her dancing career, she has been freelancing as a teacher at several schools in Sydney. Karina adjudicated at the Canberra Dance Festival in 2019.
Speech & Drama Adjudicator: TBC
Official Accompanist: Dean Sky Lucas
Dean was the Open Music Scholar at Guildford Grammar School, Perth, where he trained on organ and piano. He graduated from the University Of Newcastle Conservatorium Of Music, NSW. Following 15 years in Melbourne, Dean has recently completed 7 years' employment in New Zealand, 6 of them in the position of Lecturer and Head of Collaborative Piano at the University of Auckland. In 2018 Dean was the Music Director for Gertrude Opera's inaugural Yarra Valley Opera Festival, preparing and performing the Australian premiere of The Handmaid's Tale, The Elixir of Love, Cosi fan Tutte and The Tale of 2 Divas to critical acclaim. Dean is also an outstanding singer (countertenor) and has recorded and performed world premieres specifically written for him, recorded and broadcast live on ABC FM, Radio New Zealand and in venues across the world - St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, UK as a chief example.


Tickets are available for purchase at the door, during the Eisteddfod. Prices will be published before the competition begins each year.

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The Schedule provides details of sections within the Eisteddfod competition, including entry requirements and prizes.

2020 Hamilton Eisteddfod Schedule: MUSIC

2020 Hamilton Eisteddfod Schedule: DANCE

2020 Hamilton Eisteddfod Schedule: SPEECH & DRAMA

General Conditions

Entrants are expected to read the General Conditions below before submitting their entry.

Please note: General Conditions have been changed for the 2020 Hamilton Eisteddfod.

2020 Hamilton Eisteddfod General Conditions

Enter the Eisteddfod

Entries open Monday 20 January 2020.
Entries close at midnight on Monday 30 March 2020.

Competitors will submit their entries online via the Stardom entry system.

Please read the instructions and guidelines for online entry available via this link:

Hamilton Eisteddfod: Entry Instructions 2020

Once you have read the instructions and guidelines, click here to visit the Stardom website.

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Competition Running Sheet

The Running Sheet serves as a timetable for the Eisteddfod, providing dates and times for each section of the competition.

Running Sheets will be available here once finalised.

Results & Placings, 2020

Results & Placings will be available here once finalised, after the competition is complete.

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