68th Latrobe Valley Eisteddfod Performing Arts Festival

Entries Open 31st March, and close 30th June via the online platform www.stardom.com.au.

Eisteddfod Dates

Speech & Drama                           19-21 August
Piano                                                24 – 27 August
Instrumental                                   28 – 31 August    
Choral                                               5 September
Brass                                                7-8 September
Theatrical Dance                            20 – 29 September
all dates are subject to final scheduling  

The Latrobe Valley Eisteddfod is a friendly annual major Performing Arts event spanning 6 weeks at Gippsland Performing Arts Traralgon and Kernot Hall Morwell from 19 August to 29 September 2024. It covers the whole range of performing arts disciplines including Instrumental (including strings, woodwind, brass, recorders, and guitar) Brass and Concert Bands, Orchestras, Choirs, Readings, Drama and Dance.

Each year, the Eisteddfod holds over 380 events that provide over 4,000 performers who come from the local community, greater Gippsland and Metro areas, a chance to showcase their talents and experience performing before live audiences. From this performance, the contestants receive an appraisal of their work given by highly qualified adjudicators and have the chance of being a recipient of part of more than $30,000+ offered in awards and prizes, much of which goes towards continuing their studies in their chosen fields.

Prestigious events include:
$1100 PRIMARY SCHOOL CHOIRS
$1100 SECONDARY SCHOOL CHOIRS
$1000 LYTHGO TRUST OPERATIC ARIA
$4000 BRASS BANDS (Divided across all grades)
$1000 DICK TEYCHENNE INSTRUMENTAL SCHOLARSHIP
   1st place – $750; 2nd place – $300; 3rd place – $100
Elsa Ryan Junior Piano Scholarship for 9-11 years: 1st place – $250, 2nd place – $100
Junior Dancing Scholarship for 9-11 years: 1st place – $250, 2nd place – $100
ALL OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS:
   1st place – $500; 2nd place – $150

Event Details

Start Date

August 19, 2024


End Date

September 29, 2024


Event Time

Various


Venue

Gippsland Performing Arts Complex, Traralgon & Kernot Hall, Morwell


Contact Details

Telephone (BH)

(03) 5174 2335


Email

eist@lve.org.au


Website

www.lve.org.au


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