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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


Let’s Entertain You

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Our friends at the Ballarat Theatre Organ Society present "Let's Entertain You" on April 19th. There will be music and singing, choirs and bands and the very best of Ballarat...

New volunteer experiences at South Street

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Our Volunteers spend a lot of quality time together whilst the comps are on but don’t see much of each other for the other 9 months. To keep our team...

Entries open now for 2015 Eisteddfod.

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Royal South Street has officially opened entries for its 124th year of competition. Click on the “Competition Entry” button above to be taken to the all new “Stardom” entry facility....
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ACU to partner with Royal South Street.

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South Street is proud to announce a partnership with Australian Catholic University as the new naming rights sponsor of the ACU Debating Challenge Cup. ACU are already recognised as a...

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