Tickets are now available for online purchase through Eventfinda.

Alternatively you can email your contact details to ticketing and a staff member will contact you to organise payment and issue of tickets.

Due to the lack of available accompanists, a decision has been made to allow backing tracks to be used for piano accompaniment, only if it has been impossible for a competitor to obtain an accompanist.

Rules regarding this are as follows;

Piano Accompaniment

If using a playback device for accompaniment;

  1. The device must be
    1. battery operated,
    2. supplied and operated by the user
  1. The Secretary must be advised, prior to the session, to obtain permission for the operator to be backstage to operate the device during the performance. The device must be removed immediately following the performance.
  1. The Eisteddfod Committee accepts no responsibility for any malfunctions that may occur during the performance and will not be available to assist in rectifying any problems.
  1. The recorded piano accompaniment must be as written in the sheet music for the song.  A copy of this sheet music must be submitted as required by the designated time.
    N.B. Vocal pieces may be sung in the published key or transposed to a key suitable for the voice performing.

Entries are now closed and the Program is available.

If you have not received your Program via email please contact us.

The dates for the 2022 Eisteddfod are;

Friday 29 Jul – Thu  04 Aug 2022



Gympie Eisteddfod Association needs new members!

Membership is only $10 a year and entitles you to vote at our Annual Meeting.

Please contact The Secretary   0412 432 120 or


The Eisteddfod Committee advises that they do not provide an Official Accompanist.

Accompanists Available for Gympie Eisteddfod

N.B. Competitors should contact Accompanists directly to discuss rehearsal costs and times.

Franki Anderson
0478 216 393

Kaye Stallmann
0412 492 734

Any accompanists wishing to be listed here please contact the Secretary.

The Gympie & District Eisteddfod Association extends a warm welcome to our website.

The City of Gympie proudly boasts that its heritage is written in the history books as the “city that saved Queensland”. This was possible with the discovery of gold in 1867. The Eisteddfod Association is proud likewise as Gympie held the first Eisteddfod in the State of Queensland.

The Eisteddfod is an annual event with the week providing a platform of performance for the youth of the community involved in cultural pursuits.

The Association’s Aim is: “to foster and nurture the love of the arts in the youth of the community”.

The art forms available to competitors are Piano, Instrumental, Speech and Drama, Vocal/Choral and Dance.

The Gympie Eisteddfod is a junior Eisteddfod offering items in each of the art forms.


PATRON – Mrs. Elizabeth Reid

PRESIDENT – Mrs. Thelma Reisenleiter 54837095

VICE PRESIDENT – Mrs Shirley Byrnes

SECRETARY / TREASURER – Don Thomas 0412 432 120


June Cross, Robyn Godwin, Margot Goldburg, Barry A. Mason


Mrs Margaret Dawson

Mrs Jackie Hyam

Mrs. Val Jones

Mr Reg Lawlor

Mr. Barry Mason

Mrs Elizabeth Reid

Mrs. Thelma Reisenleiter