The National Eisteddfod Academy is calling for entries for the National Eisteddfod of South Africa 2022. CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES EXTENDED!

The National Eisteddfod will again allow opportunities for live participation, as well as video recorded performances that opens up opportunities for young performers and artists across the country. Adjudication will be scheduled in various regions from Aug. - Oct. 2022

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Young Artist Awards Competition 2022


The 10th Young Artist AwardCompetition, (initially launched in 2013), is a competition for young visual artists that has received a diploma award during 2021 in the National Eisteddfod or a similar award in any other festival or event.


While the annual National Eisteddfod is not a competitive event, the Young Artist Awards provides a next level competition for the future Ester Mahlangu and Irma Sterns of our country.


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National Eisteddfod Young Performer Awards Competition 2022

The 19th National Eisteddfod Young Performer Awards Competition is open for all recipients of diploma awards in the National Eisteddfod 2021, as well as top achievers who participated in other local eisteddfods / festivals during 2021.

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National Eisteddfod of South Africa 2022


The annual National Eisteddfod of South Africa®     presents opportunities to young South African talent in all communities for participation and showcasing their talents in music, dance, theatre and fine arts.  The Eisteddfod of South Africa serves as a springboard to prepare learners for a career in the performing arts.

The annual National Eisteddfod of South Africa® is presented in various regions during August – October.  Regional National Eisteddfod events consists of adjudicated sessions where any performers can participate in the following categories.

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The new National Eisteddfod Prospectus for 2022 - 2023 can be downloaded free of charge by registered institutions and individuals.

For full details about registering and entering online, as well as links to various help files, click on the "How do I button"