The Meriwether Lewis Memorial Eisteddfod Foundation is partnering with AmeriCymru and A Raven Above Press to bring you the 2011 West Coast Eisteddfod: Welsh Festival of Arts, which encompasses art competitions, film festival, outdoor marketplace and much more. To learn more about this festival navigate through the buttons above.

Paul Child singing at the Millenium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales
photograph of David Western carving a lovespoon
Poet Peter Thabit Jones
Welsh flag courtesy Wikipedia
Welsh Author Niall Griffiths
photographs of Welsh cakes in bakery window
Dr. J. Marshall Bevil with crwth

The 2011 West Coast Eisteddfod: Welsh Festival of Arts
at the Barnsdall Art Park, 4800 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, California

September 23rd to 25th, 2011

Welsh Myth Show

Art Competitions on Saturday, 24th, 2011 from 3pm to 9pm

In the Barnsdall Theatre, Hollywood, CA

Buy All Day General Admission Ticket $10



Eisteddfod: Prize Competitions in Poetry, Voice, Comedy, and Storytelling


Vocalists: George Spirit Bear Angelo, Jr., Timo Standing Buffalo, Mia-Chocolate Princess.

Storytellers: John McGee, Laura Wolfe-Bosworth, Harrison Lowe, Michael D McCarty, Anthony Burcher.

Poets: Tiger Moon, Daniel Morales Leon, Karina Dominguez, Janice Ann Johnson, Kalil Cohen.

Comedians: Jeannette Rizzi, Brian Whitaker, Christi Waldon, Carlos Escobar.


There will be musical interludes from Welsh vocalist and harpist Nerys Jones and Tom Jones tribute band Sexbomb.


Surprise guest appearances throughout the evening and the winners of our online Eisteddfod competitions will be announced!



More specific information on events and participants in this year's event will be announced here.


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