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Come and discover Australia’s rising stars at the 2015 Royal South Street Eisteddfod in Ballarat, Victoria. Our 124th year since our first competitions promises to be special as we celebrate 10 years of Chopin and introduce new sections in Dance and Debating. Expect spirited performances in Instrumental, Vocal and Calisthenics categories as well.

Come to Ballarat and find out why we are still Australia’s foremost Eisteddfod, hurry most entries close May 1st. CommBank Calisthenics closes April 13th and Freemasons Festival of Bands & Strings and Instrumental Solo’s closes June 5th.

Prize List

The Prize List (or guide to this years competition) lists every section at South Street in 2015 as well as the rules competitors must abide by. You’ll also find details on our Adjudicators, prizes, where to stay in Ballarat and much more.

To view the 2015 Prize List click below

Royal South Street Archives

The Royal South Street archives are rich with our goldfields heritage. Most Ballaratians will have a story of performing at South Street as do thousands from right around Victoria and indeed Australia.

Want to find out if a family member performed at our Eisteddfod? Search the archives for free by entering key words in the search section below. Our results date back to 1891.

Recent News


Jumping For Joy

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Great news for all Intermediate and Senior Calisthenics teams! In the interest of providing better opportunities for more teams in these age groups to experience the thrill of  competing at...
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Volunteer Legends

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As the final curtain came down on the Commbank Calisthenics Competition so to a remarkable era of voluntary service came to a close.  After 17 years as Chair of the Calisthenics Discipline...

Spirit of Anzac Centenary Expereince

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Great South Street sponsors the Commonwealth Bank are proud to be supporters of the Spirit of Anzac an Australian War Memorial touring exhibition.  This remarkable exhibition will be on display at the Ballarat Exhibition...

2015 HSA Winner Fiona Jopson

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A thrilling night unfolded at Hamer Hall on Tuesday 20 as six budding operatic stars competed in the final of the Herald Sun Aria.  Starting from a list of 35, entrants go...

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