By Merrilyn Podnar and Dylan J. Stone.
This year, the Broken Hill Eisteddfod Society held their 52nd annual Esiteddfod from August 19th to the 22nd.
Eisteddfod publicity officer Merrilyn Podnar has revealed the winners of each category in the results below.
PIANO: Event 75 Solo 8yrs & under 1st Luna Pawson 2nd Meg Encio HC Chella Ryan. Event 76 Solo 9yrs & under 1st Amelia Haring 2nd Meg Encio HC Ben Harvey, Mollie Morgan & Mila Barron. Event 77 Solo10yrs & under 1st Mollie Morgan 2nd Amelia Haring HC Aiya Misagh & Ben Harvey. Event 78 Solo 11yrs & under 1st Lachlan Harvey 2nd Temperance Kuhn. Event 79 Solo 12yrs & under 1st Temperance Kuhn. Event 80 Solo 14yrs & under 1st Natalia Kloczko 2nd Grace Crannaford HC Sam Harvey. Event 83 Solo Open 1st Rachel Harvey. Event 84 Beginners Solo 8yrs & under 1st Lucas Vanegas Del Aguila 2nd Chella Ryan, HC Emannuel Encio & Kota Pawson. Event 85 Beginners Solo 10yrs & under 1st Mila Barron. Event 89 Modern Solo 12yrs & under 1st Lachlan Harvey 2nd Luna Pawson HC Aiya Misagh. Event 90 Modern Solo 14yrs & under 1st Grace Crannaford 2nd Natalia Kloczko HC Sam Harvey. Event 94 AMEB Preliminary Grade 1st Luna Pawson 2nd Lachlan Harvey HC Sam Harvey. Event 95 AMEB 1st Grade 1st Grace Crannaford Event 96 AMEB 2nd Grade 1st Prize Natalia Kloczko. Event 103 Duets 12yrs & under 1st Meg & Emannuel Encio 2nd Sam Harvey & Grace Crannaford HC Aiya Misagh and Lachlan Harvey. Event 105 Duets Open 1st Rachel and Ben Harvey HC Amelia Haring & Mollie Morgan.
INSTRUMENTAL: Event 120 Solo 8yrs & under 1st Zhander Nunn HC Nara Misagh. Event 121 Solo 10yrs & under 1st Hamilton Anflous HC Nara Misagh. Event 122 Solo 12yrs & under 1st Tippi Cannard 2nd Molly Gibson HC Hamilton Anflous. Event 123 Solo 14yrs & under 1st Tippi Cannard. Event 125 Solo Open 1st Kyla Vine HC Melody Hitchcock. Event 129 AMEB 6th Grade or higher 1st Kyla Vine. Event 130 Beginners 8yrs & under 1st Zhander Nunn. Event 132 Beginners 12yrs & under 1st Molly Gibson. Event 139 Duets 12yrs & under 1st Tippi Cannard & Nara Misagh. Event 136 Seniors Duet or Trio 1st The Accidentals. Event 152 Pop Groups Open 1st the Euchres. Event150 Pop Groups 16yrs & under 1st Silver Notes Band.
VOCAL: Event 40 Acoustic 8yrs & under 1st Lyz Faelnara 2nd Meg Encio HC Enrique Cinco. Event 41 Acoustic 10yrs & under 1st Jane Riddle HC Amos Capper. Event42 Acoustic 12yrs & under 1st Molly Gibson HC Nhalla Tabinas. Event 46 Character Song in Costume 8yrs & under 1st Meg Encio 2nd Enrique Cinco HC Lyz Faelnara. Event 47 Character Song in Costume 10yrs & under 1st Jane Riddle HC Amos Capper. Event 48 Character Song in Costume 12yrs & under 1st Molly Gibson 2nd Nhalla Tabinas. Event 52 Modern Song 8yrs & under 1st Meg Encio 2nd Enrique Cinco HC Lyz Faelnara. Event 60 Solo accompanied by singer 14yrs & under 1st Grace Crannaford HC Molly Gibson. Event 53 Modern Song 10yrs & under 1st Grace Ferrell 2nd Jane Riddle HC Amos Capper. Event 54 Modern Song 12yrs & under 1st Molly Gibson 2nd Nhalla Tabinas. Event 65 Duet or Trio 12yrs & under 1st Tippi Cannard & Grace Ferrall 2nd Molly Gibson & Temperance Kershaw HC Nhalla Tabinas & Meg Encio, Enrique Cinco & Lyz Faelnara. Event 68 Vocal Group 12yrs & under 1st Expression Glee Ensemble. Event 49 Character Song in Costume 14yrs & under 1st Grace Crannaford. Event 55 Modern Song 14yrs & under 1st Zoe Carapellotti HC Grace Crannaford. Event 62 Junior Pop Star 12yrs & under 1st Meila Belle 2nd Molly Gibson HC Enrique Cinco, Meg Encio, Lyz Faelnara. Event 44 Acoustic 17yrs & under 1st Grace Molloy 2nd E-J Forster. Event 50 Character Song in Costume 15-19yrs 1st Isla Vierow 2nd Grace Molloy HC E-J Forster. Event 69 Vocal Group 16yrs & under 1st The Doll Chayz HC Expression Glee Ensemble. Event 51 Character Song in Costume Open 1st Jo Crase 2nd Isla Vierow HC Grace Molloy. Event 63 Senior Pop Star 13-17 Yrs. 1st Grace Molloy 2nd E-J Forster. Event 66 Duet or Trio 16yrs & under 1st Grace Crannaford & Zoe Carapellotti. Event 56 Modern Song 17yrs & under 1st Grace Molloy 2nd E-J Forster. Event 61 Solo accompanied by singer 15yrs & over 1st Isla Vierow. Event 58 Senior Vocal Solo 1st Craig Brealey 2nd William Schaeffer HC Peter Fox, Chris Harrison. Event 57 Modern Song Open 1st Isla Vierow HC Grace Molloy. Event 64 Open Pop Star 1st Isla Vierow. Event 70 Open Vocal Group 1st Philharmonic Ladies Choir 2nd Philharmonic Men’s Choir.
CHORAL: Event 71 Infants Choirs 1st Broken Hill Public School Infants Choir 2nd Morgan Street Public School Infants Choir HC Railway Town Public School Infants Choir, Burke Ward Public School Junior Choir. Event 72 Primary Choirs 1st Morgan Street Public School Primary Choir 2nd Broken Hill North Public School Primary Choir HC Burke Ward Public School Primary School, Broken Hill Public School Primary Choir.
SPEECH AND DRAMA: Event 1 Prepared Reading of Prose 8yrs & under 1st Georgia Crase 2nd Nara Misagh HC Zachary Toigo, Meg Encio, Summer Barron, and Emannuel Encio. Event 2 Prepared Reading of Prose 10yrs & under 1st Isabella Toigo 2nd Hamilton Anflous HC Aiya Misagh, Nara Mishagh, Mollie Morgan, and Mila Barron. Event 9 Recitation from Memory 8yrs & under 1st Georgia Crase HC Summer Barron. Event 10 Recitation from Memory 10yrs & under 1st Hamilton Anflous 2nd Lucy Kate Chesworth. Event 3 Prepared Reading of Prose 12yrs & under 1st Lucy Parker HC Nhalla Tabinas. Event 5 Prepared Mime in Pairs 12yrs & under 1st Lucy Kate Chesworth & Charlotte Slice. Event 7 Prepared Speech 12yrs & under 1st Hamilton Anflous. Event 11 Recitation from Memory 12yrs & under 1st Meila Bella HC Nhalla Tabinas. Event 6 Prepared Mime in Pairs 18yrs & under 1st Molley & Ruby Martin. Event 8 Prepared Speech 18yrs & under 1st Ruby Martin HC Molley Martin. Event 13 Recitation from Memory Open 1st Molley Martin. Event 4 Prepared Reading of Prose 18yrs & under 1st Ruby Martin 2nd Molley Martin.
VERSE SPEAKING CHOIRS: Event 18 Infant Choirs 1st Sacred Heart Parish School Year 1 2nd Sacred Heart Parish School Year 2 HC Morgan Street Public School 1A, Sacred Heart Parish School Kindergarten Navy, Sacred Heart Parish School Kindergarten Sky. Event 19 Primary Choirs 1st Sacred Heart Parish School Year 6 2nd Sacred Heart Parish School Year 5.
SPECIAL AWARDS: Proficiency Award and Perpetual Trophy donated by Broken Hill Music: Natalia Kloczko. BIU Band Award for the “Best” individual “Wind “performance from the Instrumental Section: Kyla Vine. Roly Lower Memorial Prize to the most outstanding “Local” from the Instrumental Section: Melody Hitchcock. Hartley Harvy Award to the most outstanding Musician from either Piano or Instrumental Sections sponsored by the Broken Hill Eisteddfod Society: Kyla Vine. Silver City Mint Awards: Piano Most promising 12yrs & under: Lachlan Harvey. Instrumental Most promising 12yrs & under: Molly Gibson. Vocal Most promising singer in 16yrs & under Events: Grace Crannaford. Most promising singer in 17yrs 7 over Events: Isla Vierow.
Speech and Drama Most outstanding Performer: Ruby Martin. Jonathon Welch Award Most Promising singer 16yrs & under: Grace Molloy
“I’d like to take the opportunity to thank everyone involved for the running of a successful Eisteddfod, including the Musicians Club, performers, the audience, tireless volunteers, and everyone else who made the event remarkable for yet another year,“ Ms Podnar said on behalf of the Eisteddfod society.