Boroondara Eisteddfod Band Sections


Please note - the closing date for entries has been extended to April 1st.

The Victorian Bands' League is proud to announce a new event in the banding calendar in partnership with the Boroondara Eisteddfod to be held at the beginning of June at the Hawthorn Arts Centre (Hawthorn Town Hall).  This new event will cover two days and is open to brass bands, stage bands and concert bands.  The emphasis of this contest will be on entertainment.  Bands are encouraged to choose a program that includes entertainment items including one work that has a soloist (vocal or instrumental).

The dates will be Saturday 1st of June and Sunday 2nd of June with exact timings dependant on entries.  Bands will be allocated 30 minutes of time which includes setup and leaving stage.  Approximate session times will be:

  • Saturday 1st of June: Brass Bands: 10am - 1pm, 2pm - 5pm, 7pm - 10pm.
  • Sunday 2nd of June: Stage Bands / Concert Bands: 1pm - 6pm.

All VBL affiliated bands and non-affiliated bands are encouraged to register.  An entry form, including payment details can be downloaded by clicking on the following link: 

Boroondara Eisteddfod 2019 - Contest Entry Form

The entry fees will be:

  • VBL Affiliated bands: $150.00
  • Non-Affiliated bands: $200.00

Any enquiries can be directed to the VBL Contest Convenor. Shae Stabryla via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We look forward to seeing bands at the Boroondara Eisteddfod in June!