Mar 6, 2009

The Left Coast Eisteddfod Portland, Oregon - Tickets on Sale Sat March 7th


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So far confirmed to attend are:- Chris Needs, Bruce Anderson, Niall Griffiths, Oceans Apart David Western. Other announcements will follow. There is every chance, should our funding situation continue to improve, that we will book a second and possibly a third day It was our original intention to stage a three day event and we are exploring various sponsorship options with interested parties at the moment.

The Tickets are now on sale from Ticketmaster at this url"- Left Coast Eiesteddfod Tickets There will be a Welsh market/tradeshow with vendor spaces during the day and seminars/appearances by lovespoon carver David Western and authors Niall Griffiths and Penny Simpson in Lola's Room and performers appearing in the ballroom in the evening.

The winners of all our online Eisteddfod competitions will be announced at the event. The Short Story Competition is being judged by Lloyd Jones and Peter Thabit Jones is judging the Poetry Competition. Judges for the other competitions have yet to be announced. David Western will announce the winner of the Left Coast Eisteddfod lovespoon he is creating and auctioning for the event.

We're working out additional presentations and possibly appearances and events at other locations near the Crystal Ballroom: book signings and other events. We'd really love to hear from anyone about events they'd like to see at this, any ideas anyone to make it even bigger and better.

We want to thank all our members and contributors for helping us get to this point and giving us an opportunity to promote Wales and modern Welsh culture in the western USA. We really hope we see a lot of you here and plan a special event for AmeriCymru members.

If you would like to sponsor the Eisteddfod or any of the individual online competitions please email for details . Here is a list of our current sponsors.

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