Ryde Eisteddfod Success

Edna Wilde OAM with noted author Ann Howard, who has been commissioned to write the forthcoming book, 'Ryde Eisteddfod – the First Amazing 30 Years'.

Ryde’s 30th Annual and most successful Eisteddfod concludes this weekend after nine weeks of non stop competition with over 5000 entrants.

Eisteddfod founder and chairman former Ryde mayor Edna Wilde OAM extends an invitation to everyone to attend the last few days of competitions to experience the quality of the contests.

Final day is this Saturday September 8 at Cox’s Road North Ryde Community Hall also known as the North Ryde School of Arts Centre with Speech and Drama Scholarships from 1pm and Piano Scholarships from 7pm.

Edna instigated the Eisteddfod over thirty years ago and it has grown from just a handful of entries to one of Australia’s largest and most successful today.

She has been able to enlist, cajole and encourage volunteer support over the years and is always on the lookout for extras.  So if you are interested please don’t hesitate to contact Edna and offer to help. Call 9888 1072.

Edna has had tremendous support fro Ryde Council and many wonderful sponsors from an army of dedicated volunteers and from professional musicians of the highest calibre.

Edna is pictured with noted author Ann Howard who has been  commissioned to write the forthcoming book, Ryde Eisteddfod – the First Amazing 30 Years.