Record entries for this year's Maryborough eisteddfod

MARYBOROUGH'S annual eisteddfod will start this Saturday and a record number of entries have been received.

More than 1300 entries will ensure a full week of performances with competitors coming from the Sunshine Coast, Bundaberg, Nambour, Childers, Isis, Kilcoy and across the Wide Bay.

The Brolga Theatre's auditorium and Federation room stages will be used simultaneously to accommodate performances throughout the week.