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Governance Structure

A representative Board of Directors, appointed at an Annual General Meeting, determines the strategic direction of the association. A full-time Chief Executive Officer and an administrative office manage the day-to-day operation of the organization.  Additional temporary staff members and assistants support the annual roll-out of the festival in the various areas. Board of Directors 2017…

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…

About Us

        Known as the platform of choice for many young performers, the National Eisteddfod of South Africa®  takes culture to your doorstep with regional eisteddfod events where young (and not so young!) performers can experience the magic of the arts while singing, dancing, acting, playing and painting to their heart’s delight! The National Eisteddfod of South Africa®  promotes and encourage participation in the…

Choral Music

To access the complete Part 5: Choral Music extract from Prospectus 2020 – 2021, login to the secure NESA Online Entry platform. If not registered yet, you will be able to do so now. Login HERE   DEFINITION A choir is a group of singers that usually comprises of different voice types (soprano, alto, tenor and bass or SATB…

Novice & Elementary level

To access the complete Part 4: Novice & Elementary Music extract from Prospectus 2020 – 2021, login to the secure NESA Online Entry platform. If not registered yet, you will be able to do so now. Login HERE This section provides for both junior and senior students of  instrumental music only, both classical and contemporary where classical and contemporary refers…

Classical music

Extract from PROSPECTUS 2016 -2017  Revised edition © Copyrighted NEA 2017  (This information may only be copied or reproduced in any way what so ever for the purpose of participating in the activities of the National Eisteddfod of South Africa.)   CLASSICAL MUSIC  RULES AND GUIDELINES FOR CLASSICAL MUSIC   DEFINITION  Classical music describes music that is…

NE Awards Achievers

 Achievements of previous participants  in the National Eisteddfod Young Performer Awards Competition It is true that for many top achievers in this prestigious competition, the NEA has proven to be a springboard for many future achievements. To name but a few: Henno William, Isabella Jane (Snyman) and Julian Hepburn went on to become finalists in E-TV’s SA’s got…