About Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod
The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod was established in 1947 to promote peace and goodwill between nations and to provide education and knowledge of the arts through the delivery of an annual festival of music, folklore and dance. It is acknowledged as one of the foremost world festivals and has been nominated for a number of awards, including the Nobel Prize for Peace.
During the first week of July in the beautiful town of Llangollen, Wales Welcomes the World, with singers, dancers and instrumentalists from around the globe take part in a variety of competitions adjudicated by leading names from the world of music and dance. The festival site also features additional stages with performances from both competitors and world music acts. In the evening, the 4000 capacity Pavilion plays host to a variety of concerts including world-class artists and the prestigious Choir of the World competition.
The annual International Parade of Nations held during the week sees all competitors march, sing and dance through the town - a spectacular and colourful event enjoyed by hundreds.
It attracts some of the world’s best artists and musicians but is rooted in its local community, committed to engaging with the local community through its volunteering, outreach projects with community groups and schools, and the heart-warming Inclusion Project.
Donations and fundraising are vital for the continued work of Llangollen Eisteddfod to ensure it continues
Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod Registered charity number 504620