Hundreds of talented students from around the region will perform at Inverell's 71st Eisteddfod from June 19-28.
The dance eisteddfod will run until June 23 with session times commencing at 8.30am, 1.30pm and 6.30pm.
Dance will include more than 120 competitors from NSW and QLD and will showcase dance studios from Inverell, Graftin, Glen Innes, Armidale and Tamworth.
The eisteddfod will feature both children and adults and will include categories of performances such as classical ballet, jazz, modern contemporary, tap and hip hop.
On Thursday at 10.30am, local schools, pre-schools and daycare centres will perform their dance routines.
This year, the dance eisteddfod is welcoming esteemed international adjudicator and performer Lyndi Walley to watch and critique the dancers performances.
On Saturday night from 6.30pm, a championships of dance will showcase the highest ranking performances.
While, the music eisteddfod will be held until June 26.
Session times will commence at 6.30pm each night, opened by the Sapphire City Concert Band.
Music will include schools from Warialda, Gum Flat, Yetman, St Joseph's Glen Innes, Delungra, Ashford, Inverell Public, Ross Hill and Holy Trinity.
Categories of music featured will include piano, guitar, woodwind, instrumental and vocal, folk songs, vocal and sacred songs.
On Tuesday night participants will perform choirs, senior vocals, senior piano and piano championships.
While, Wednesday night will be the championships of the music eisteddfod and will feature the highest ranking performances from those categories.
This year, the music eisteddfod will welcome Inverell-born professional adjudicator Bradley Evans back to town.
Speech and drama eisteddfod will be held on June 28 involving participation from Inverell, Moree and Yetman.
This year, speech and drama will welcome local adjudicator Christine Hall.
The Inverell Eisteddfod will conclude with a concert at the town hall on Tuesday, July 2 at 6.30pm and will showcase items from all categories of dance, music, speech and drama. Entry prices to the eisteddfod will be $5 each.