National Eisteddfod Young Performer Awards Competition

Performance Dates: 17 – 29 February and  2 – 19 March 2020

Venue: Roodepoort Basement Theatre 

The Young Performer Awards Competition is presented over 3 – 4 elimination rounds (as determined by the particular category). Winners from this competition receives medals and cash prizes are awarded to the best performers in music, dance and drama.

This competition is open for all top achievers in the National Eisteddfod, as well as top achievers in all other local eisteddfods / festivals. This competition expect skills, knowledge and understanding that are exceptionally high and participants have to comply to the following requirements:

Participants in the annual National Eisteddfod of South Africa:

  • All recipients of diploma awards in the preceding year qualifies to compete in this competition.

Participants in other festivals / events:

  • Any participant that received a diploma or similar award in any other festival or event may qualify.


For more info visit National Eisteddfod Academy website at