Date(s) - 07/08/2019 - 21/08/2019
2019 will see the eight consecutive Eisteddfod proudly hosted by NW Musikon. As a school for the Arts in the NW Province we would like to promote cultural participation and recognition in all high and primary schools. Schools will be able to compete for a trophy for the best performing High/ Primary school during the Eisteddfod. These trophies will be handed to the Principal / cultural representative of the specific schools at the gala evening on 21 August 2019.
In order to accommodate more art forms at the Eisteddfod three more categories will be added this year: Dance, Prose and Choral verse.
The dance category does not require any explanation. Prose is a form of language that has no formal metrical structure. It applies a natural flow of speech, and ordinary grammatical structure rather than rhythmic structure. Prose comprises of full grammatical sentences which consist of paragraphs and forgoes aesthetic appeal in favor of clear, straightforward language. An example of prose is an extract from a written piece like a novel.
Choral verse speaking is defined as a group of people narrating a poem or a dramatic piece. The group must be a unit and the costumes used should fit the atmosphere of the poem. Effects and movements may be used but should enhance the atmosphere rather than distract the attention from the spoken word.
It is also important to notice that we distinguish between classical and contemporary singing at the voice and choral category. Classical music refers to all choral/ solo works composed or arranged in “classical style” and Contemporary music refers to arrangements for choir/ solo voice of “popular” contemporary music, e.g. the music of ABBA, Queen, etc.
This year we have streamlined the entry process to make it even easier to enter.
All entries can now be entered directly on to the Eisteddfod Entry Sheet, which can be downloaded by clicking the link below.
For your convenience, all categories and instruments can now be selected from a drop-down list. The sheet will also calculate the total entry fee payable.
Entering the Eisteddfod has never been easier.