Mission Statement

MISSION STATEMENT OF THE NATIONAL EISTEDDFOD ACADEMY

The Vision of the NEA is to become the National Eisteddfod Platform of choice where the youth can participate and celebrate in the magical experience of the arts.

The Mission of the NEA is therefore to establish the National Eisteddfod of South Africa® as the most important national platform to:

  • drive youth development in and through the arts, by unleashing the artistic potential of learners, guided by clearly defined values:
    • Passion and compassion
    • Integrity and credibility
    • Inclusiveness
    • Respect for the unique disposition and potential of each participant
    • Awareness and pride of our multi-cultural diversity;
  • utilize the unique power of the performing arts to build confidence and self-esteem in the youth;
  • empower educators to prepare learners for participation in the arts.