Joshua Doak performed a piano solo at the Eisteddfod Gala.
Joshua Doak performed a piano solo at the Eisteddfod Gala. Trevor Veale

Final gala encore for eisteddfod

IT was a music lover’s feast at the Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery yesterday as they 2010 Gala Recital showcased the amazing talent the Coffs Coast has to offer.

While the halls, stages and floorboards fell silent as the 38th Annual C.ex Coffs Harbour and District Eisteddfod came to an end last week, yesterday was the opportunity for people to appreciate the best of the best from the impressive competition.

Nearly 600 sections were entered in programs of piano and keyboard, instrumentals, vocal and choirs, speech and drama and dance at this year’s eisteddfod and included in these were outstanding performances of small to enormous groups representing most of the schools throughout our region.

Yesterday those talents were at the forefront as our most talented entertainers in their chosen fields of instrumental, vocal, piano, speech and drama took to the stage for one last time.

With more than 2000 entrants annually, the eisteddfod offers our local youth the rare opportunity to appearing on stage in their various categories of the performing arts.

Many former entrants have gone on to become well-known national and international representatives in their chosen art such as dance, ballet, singing, entertainment musicians, actors and playwrights to mention but a few.



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