Royal South Street Society Ballarat Eisteddfod

The annual Eisteddfod stage is a nurturing platform for artistic growth, where performers can develop their talents and flourish in the spotlight, or simply develop a love and appreciation for the performing arts.

What will you perform on our stage this year? 

2024

2024 Dates

June

June 15 Calisthenics Solo Auditions

June 16 Graceful Solo Auditions

September

Sep 01 Celebrating Chopin

Sep 03 - 06 Choral

Sep 07 - 12 Bands / Instrumental

Sep 21 - 31 Dance

July

Jul 22 - 26 Debating

(Debating Finals scheduled for: Semi Final - 06 August and Grand Final - 13 August)

October

Oct 01 - 04 Dance

Oct 12 - 31 Calisthenics

August

Aug 06 - 09 Pianoforte

Aug 12 - 17 Vocal

Aug 19 - 23 Speech and Drama

Aug 31 Celebrating Chopin

Dates may be subject to slight change pending entries.

Enter

Enter Entries for 2024 Open on 1st March

Our Eisteddfod comprises many different disciplines presented throughout the year.

Each discipline has its own:

  • Process for Entry
  • Rules and Guidelines
  • Entry requirements and deadlines

Please refer to each specific Discipline on the ENTER menu for current important details.

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The Royal South Street Society Ballarat Eisteddfod is the country's oldest running Eisteddfod and home to Australia’s rising stars.

The annual Eisteddfod stage is a nurturing platform for artistic growth, where performers can develop their talents and flourish in the spotlight, or simply develop a love and appreciation for the performing arts.

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Bella Giblett – Winner of the 2023 Ascensions Scholarship with Scimm Dance

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Chloe McMillan – Winner of the 2023 Senior Jazz Championship

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Milly Wakefield – Prize Winner Series

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The Royal South Street Society Ballarat Eisteddfod stands as Australia’s preeminent Eisteddfod, boasting an illustrious heritage of delivering outstanding performance opportunities for over a century, commencing in 1891. Our enduring commitment to fostering and showcasing talent places us at the pinnacle of the Australian cultural and artistic landscape.

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