The Albury Wodonga Eisteddfod is a major cultural event featuring competitions and exhibitions of Dance, Debating, Highland Dance, Music and Speech and Drama. The Eisteddfod is held over 3 weeks in July-August each year. All disciplines are held at the Albury Entertainment Centre in the heart of Albury, overlooking QEII Square. Each year, thousands of young competitors take to the stage to showcase their talents and receive expert critique from experienced adjudicators. Those who enter, gain performance experience and confidence, along with the opportunity to win prizes and scholarships.