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The Eastern Cape Eisteddfod provides an arena for performance and evaluation for emerging artists from a diversity of disciplines, age groups and backgrounds.

Community groups, learners, teachers and aspiring artists are invited to take part in the Eastern Cape Eisteddfod.

The Eastern Cape Eisteddfod exists to:

  • Celebrate diversity
  • Provide an ongoing platform for Arts assessment 
  • Share artistic endeavour, expertise and experiences
  • Reward imagination, creativity and excellence
  • Celebrate uniqueness, and build confidence in our emerging artists
  • Develop an arts-aware public
  • Transform the Arts into a viable industry

The syllabus is designed to showcase excellence and development in the Arts and culture of the Eastern Cape. The Eisteddfod provides constructive, positive and professional adjudication to young and emerging artists in a non-competitive environment.

Participants can look forward to quality adjudications, in a melting pot of arts activities, contributed to by artists from across the whole Eastern Cape area.

Categories include: music, speech & drama, visual art, creative writing and dance. The creative writing and speech & drama categories can be entered in three languages: English, isiXhosa and Afrikaans.

The Eisteddfod fills an important gap in Arts education and assessment. Entries are encouraged from all schools and community groups, and particularly rural and township schools, and candidates in special education.

2014 Syllabus (Complete)


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