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Fraser Coast to host Queensland Eisteddfod in 2020

19 December 2019

Hundreds of singers will converge on the Fraser Coast in April next year for the Queensland Eisteddfod.

The event will be held at the Brolga Theatre in Maryborough over the Easter weekend (April 10, 11 and 12) hosted by the Maryborough Eisteddfod Committee.

“It is the second time that the Queensland Eisteddfod will be held at the Brolga,” Maryborough Eisteddfod Committee President Nick Harry said.

“The Brolga was highly praised when the state eisteddfod was held here in 2011.”

The Queensland Eisteddfod is an annual three-day performing arts event that attracts up to 1,000 individual performers and many additional supporters. 

“It is a phenomenal opportunity for local singers and choirs,” Maryborough Eisteddfod Committee vice president and voice coach Gunilla Myren said.

“I’m going encourage all of my students to attend.

“Local singers will be able to compete to test themselves against some of the best in the state, or sit back, watch and soak up the atmosphere of top class performers,” she said.

The Fraser Coast Regional Council was delighted that the event was headed for Maryborough.

“I was thrilled when I heard the state eisteddfod was coming to the Brolga. We’re going to have literally hundreds of Queensland’s top vocalists here,” Cr David Lewis said.

“It is a great opportunity, especially for our young people to see to what they can aspire.

“I think it will be a terrific event for anyone to visit.”

Tickets to attend eisteddfod sessions will be available from the Brolga Theatre.

The schedule for the event has been released and is available at www.queenslandeisteddfod.org.au/maryborough-2020/

Entries close on Tuesday, 24 December 2019. Late entries will be accepted until Tuesday, 31 December 2019, at double the standard entry fee.