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National Eisteddfod of South Africa®

Celebrating 20 years of Youth development in the Arts


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What is the National Eisteddfod Academy (NEA)?

The National Eisteddfod Academy (NEA), a registered Non Profit Company, has combined the magic of the arts and the basic human desire for esteem and recognition to develop the traditional eisteddfod into a powerful tool that supports the personal growth of participants.

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How to participate in the National Eisteddfod of South Africa®

The first step is to register ONLINE, either as a school or as an individual.

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Who can participate in the National Eisteddfod of South Africa™?

It is not only the very talented performer that would derive value from this program. All participants will benefit from participating in this process due to the impact of arts activities on personal development and growth.

An important consideration in any project that eventually seeks to develop interest in the arts, is that this process should start at a young age. Someone that grew up without any interaction or exposure to this is very unlikely to value and appreciate arts in adulthood.

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When do I perform?

Participation detail will be published on the ONLINE entry site as soon as it becomes available. Select LOGIN on the top menu bar and login with your user and pass codes. Select UPDATE/ADD Entries on the MAIN MENU page. On the MAIN ENTRIES page click on DISPLAY SCHEDULED ENTRIES.  Only entries that have been scheduled already will be displayed.

Entries for 2017 have closed.

National Eisteddfod Academy Awards 2018 

 More information about the NEA Awards Competition 2018 will be published soon.

Many young performers have dreams of becoming internation stars, they dream of Hollywood, fame and success. Very often, and unfortunately at a prize, many of them fall prey of promises of instant fame etc.! The reality however, is that only a very small number of these aspiring performers will hit the international fame jackpot. 
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And the winners are!

And the winners are!

The names of ALL the SEMI-FINALISTS have now been released: Click here for more information.

Click here for the names of the QUARTER-FINALISTS.

 

Creative Arts Section Themes for 2017

"Movement"
or
"My dreams, my future"

Gold medal: Cleo Filander


Gold medal: Cleo Filander

Silver Medal: Alexia Munn

Silver Medal: Alexia Munn 

Bronze Medal: Jimmy Roos-Gumboots

Bronze Medal: Jimmy Roos-Gumboots

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