Hamilton Eisteddfod News

News & Updates from the Hamilton Eisteddfod

2022 Eisteddfod Wrap-Up

2022 Eisteddfod Wrap-Up

After ten days of competition, performance and enjoyment, we’re pleased to reflect on another successful Hamilton Eisteddfod. The committee was delighted to welcome participants back to the stage for the 58th Annual Hamilton Eisteddfod, in our first major event since...

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Competition Dates Modified

Competition Dates Modified

After two years without our much-loved competition, we are pleased to confirm that the 58th Annual Hamilton Eisteddfod will go ahead this year, but with a condensed program. Entries for the 2022 Hamilton Eisteddfod closed earlier this month, and while we are delighted...

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2021 AGM Update

2021 AGM Update

The Hamilton Eisteddfod held a successful AGM in November 2021. The committee worked very hard to hold a series of micro-events over the past year, but were beaten by lockdowns in the end. I am very thankful for the resilience of the committee as we project our...

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2021 Events Cancelled

2021 Events Cancelled

It is with great disappointment that we announce the cancellation of our two special events for 2021. Despite our committee’s most rigorous efforts to host these competitions, the latest COVID-19 lockdown throughout Victoria has led us to close the curtain for this...

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Dance Event Rescheduled: Information for Competitors

Dance Event Rescheduled: Information for Competitors

Members of the Hamilton Eisteddfod Committee would like to thank all dancers who registered for the 2021 Dance Awards. Your support for this event has been greatly appreciated as is your patience during these uncertain times. We have been successful in finding a new...

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Dance Event Postponed

Dance Event Postponed

We regret to advise that the Hamilton Eisteddfod Dance Event scheduled for 24th - 25th July has been postponed, due to the current COVID-19 lockdown in Victoria. The Committee will attempt to reschedule the event. Further details regarding refunds and additional...

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Hamilton Eisteddfod Dance Event 2021: Entries Have Closed

Hamilton Eisteddfod Dance Event 2021: Entries Have Closed

Entries have closed for our 2021 Dance Event, which will be held in Hamilton on 24th – 25th July 2021. We received a large number of entries in all age groups, so we are confident that it will be a worthwhile experience for everyone! Competitors can expect to receive...

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Hamilton Eisteddfod Dance Event 2021: Entries Now Open

Hamilton Eisteddfod Dance Event 2021: Entries Now Open

UPDATE: Please note that entries have closed since this article was published.Entries have now opened for our special Dance Event, to be held in Hamilton on 24th – 25th July 2021. We look forward to welcoming dance students back to the Hamilton Performing Arts Centre...

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Dance Event: 24th – 25th July 2021 (Save the date)

Dance Event: 24th – 25th July 2021 (Save the date)

The Hamilton Eisteddfod is excited to announce plans for a 2-day dance event this July. The event will allow dancers of all ages to compete in Hamilton once again. Two Australian Ballet Summer School Scholarships will be awarded at the event, and two special guests...

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2021 Hamilton Eisteddfod Cancelled

2021 Hamilton Eisteddfod Cancelled

We are disappointed to announce that the Hamilton Eisteddfod will not be held this year. However, we hope to offer different performance opportunities for our contestants in 2021. In our previous update, we explained that we were seeking an alternative venue for the...

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Submission of entries delayed as we seek an alternative venue

Submission of entries delayed as we seek an alternative venue

The Hamilton Eisteddfod is working to secure an alternative venue for its 2021 competition, due to the closure of the Hamilton Performing Arts Centre (PAC) for roof replacement works. Following our official announcement of the 2021 Hamilton Eisteddfod late last year,...

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2021 Hamilton Eisteddfod planning has begun

2021 Hamilton Eisteddfod planning has begun

We’re delighted to announce that preparations are underway for the 58th Annual Hamilton Eisteddfod. The Committee is optimistic that the Eisteddfod will be able to go ahead in 2021. Thank you to everyone who completed our recent survey and shared their thoughts with...

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2020 AGM Update

2020 AGM Update

The Annual General Meeting of the City of Hamilton Eisteddfod Inc was held on 25 November 2020. The meeting was chaired by former Mayor and current Councillor of the Southern Grampians Shire, Mary-Ann Brown. Mary-Ann thanked the committee for the good work that they...

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2020 Hamilton Eisteddfod Cancelled

2020 Hamilton Eisteddfod Cancelled

Due to the current Coronavirus pandemic, we regret that the Hamilton Eisteddfod will not be held this year. While this was initially a very challenging decision for the Committee, it became a much more obvious and clear decision as the weeks unfolded. We have...

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Conductor’s Workshop a Great Success

Conductor’s Workshop a Great Success

The Hamilton Eisteddfod’s workshop for conductors proved to be a valuable experience for the music teachers from Hamilton, Ballarat and Warrnambool who took part in the event. The workshop, ‘The Band is the Mirror of the Conductor’ was held in Hamilton on Saturday 15...

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February 2020: A Workshop for Conductors

February 2020: A Workshop for Conductors

Special Event: ‘The Band is the Mirror of the Conductor’: A Workshop for Conductors with Dr Ralph Hultgren AM   Saturday 15 February 2020, 9am – 4pm Kantor Family Music and Performing Arts Centre, Hamilton This February, the City of Hamilton Eisteddfod Inc...

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2019 AGM Update

2019 AGM Update

The Annual General Meeting of the City of Hamilton Eisteddfod Inc was held in November 2019, and it marked the end of another successful Eisteddfod year. One of the highlights for 2019 has been the introduction of Speech & Drama sections to the Eisteddfod. We...

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Welcome to our new website

Welcome to our new website

We’re excited to be launching a brand new Hamilton Eisteddfod website this year!

Our new website is designed to make it easy to find the information you need, while also helping us to share more Eisteddfod news and stories with you.

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