The Boroondara Eisteddfod is a music and vocal competition that fosters the careers of young artists and runs from 17 April to 17 June. 

    Eisteddfod logo

    Now in its 27th year, the event encourages participation by young artists to build confidence, recognise all abilities and gain inspiration from their peers.

    Whether you know someone competing in the Eisteddfod or you are a music enthusiast, we invite you to come along to one of the many performances and immerse yourself in the music! 

    Audience information

    The Eisteddfod is held across two venues:

    Parkview Room - 340 Camberwell Road, Camberwell.
    Please note: entry is free for all performances. No ticket or registration required for this venue.

    Hawthorn Arts Centre - 360 Burwood Road, Hawthorn.
    Please note: a ticket is required for all performances at this venue.

    To buy tickets to a Hawthorn Arts Centre performance, please click the 'see all Eisteddfod events' button below, find your event and click the 'book now' button. You will be brought to our ticketing website where you will be able to purchase your ticket.

    Hawthorn Arts Centre audience ticket Cost

    Daily Audience Pass - Adult


    Daily Audience Pass- Concession


    Daily Audience Pass - Family (two adults and two children)


    Season Pass (excludes Piano Concerto Final)


    Piano Concerto Final - Sunday 17 June 2018


    Please note: entry is free for performers, accompanists, conductors and teachers supervising school groups. If you are entering for free in this capacity, you must still have a valid ticket which can be collected as part of your registration on the day.


    Competitor information

    Entries to the 2018 Boroondara Eisteddfod have now closed.

    Information for competitors can be found in the 2018 Boroondara Eisteddfod Entry Booklet and the 2018 Boroondara Eisteddfod Guidelines for Entrants.

    The final event schedule is now available. This is subject to change, so check back for further updates. Please note performances highlighted in yellow as these session times have changed.

    Important information and Stage Plan templates for the Ensemble and Choral sections are below. Please complete the included form and return to [email protected] 

    If you have any questions, please refer to the 2018 Boroondara Eisteddfod FAQs.

    Boroondara City Lions Club Legacy Eisteddfod Scholarships

    Scholarships are available for two promising competitors to help further develop their musical pathways and
    careers. Please refer to the 2018 Boroondara Eisteddfod Entry Booklet (page 8) for details. 

    Applications are open until Friday, 11 May 2018.

    Apply now


    For more information, contact us at [email protected] or call 9278 4770.


    Eisteddfod Benefactors include ADMIS, Boroondara Lions Club, Robert Salzer Foundation, Creative Victoria, Fine Music Victoria and Yamaha

    Key supporters

    Boroondara Symphonic Band 

    Camberwell Chorale

    Cordelia’s Potted Operas 

    Inventi Ensemble

    Music Junction Camberwell

    Robert Stolz Viennese Music Society


    Don Cowell Memorial Trust

    Mrs Mary Dorembus

    Melbourne String Ensemble

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