All set for Eisteddfod
VOLUNTEERS spent yesterday putting together the venues at the Gympie Civic Centre and making final adjustments for the Heritage 117th Queensland Eisteddfod which starts on Monday.
The 15 volunteers spent their time arranging seating, tables for adjudicators, choir stands, notices and checking catering arrangements.
The group spent the morning making making sure that all was ready for Monday morning’s start.
The Junior sections of the Queensland Eisteddfod start on Monday and continue through the week.
The coach loads of choirs arrive on Easter Friday, the senior section of the event starting at 9am Friday with a Good Friday message by Pastor George Miller.
Competition in all senior sections continues through to Sunday evening.
Organising committee president, Thelma Reisenleiter, said it was rewarding for the volunteers to see the event coming together.
“On the evening of Easter Saturday, we have the formal part where Gympie Regional Mayor Ron Dyne, will welcome our visitors to the city,” she said.
“However, the highlight of the eisteddfod is the sound of the massed choirs after their individual perfomances. We are sure that Gympie will enjoy the whole of the eisteddfod.”