If you are born to enchant great audiences with a monologue then the arts festival is just the place for you where you can show till you drop dead.

The arts festival is a platform where everyone with his or her respective talent can perform to his or her hearts delight. Many of our staff are involved in the arts festival and are always prepared to help and assist any Callie with his or her talent.

The arts festival normally takes place from 28 July till 30 August. The entry’s normally close 20 June (These dates are only tentative and may change)

Here are the various sections, there categories and dates of adjudication:

English Section

      Creative writing

  • Solo verse
  • Narrative verse (Poem telling a story)
  • Duo/ trio/ quartet verse
  • Choral verse (minimum 5 people)
  • Prose
  • Dramatized prose
  • Monologue
  • Programme
  • Play
  • Play reading
  • Public or Impromptu speaking
  • Mime (prepared and improvised)
  • Scene with speech
  • Storytelling
  • Sight-reading
  • Speaking or reading own work

      Vocal Section

       Solos singing with accompaniment

  • Folksong with accompaniment
  • Sacred songs with accompaniment
  • Operetta / Musicals with accompaniment
  • TV, Film work or Cabarette
  • Open Section
  • Opera
  • Lieder
  • Art song
  • Oratorio
  • Duets, trio’s and quartet
  • Informal group singing
  • Revue
  • Choirs
  • Solo-, Sacred- and Folksong with backtracks

       Afrikaans Section 11 August – 16 August

  • Poetry
  • Prose
  • Biblical prose
  • Dramatized poetry (solo or groups)
  • Dramatized prose (solo of groups)
  • Monologue
  • Single act
  • Unprepared reading
  • Experimental work
  • Dialogue
  • Choral verse
  • Public speaking
  • Literature (Creative Writing – Essays and Poetry)

       Instrumental

  • Light solo arrangements
  • Piano solo’s
  • Piano studies
  • Sonata
  • Baroque music
  • Modern
  • Piano recital
  • Unisa examination work
  • Quick study
  • Sight reading
  • Duets, trios
  • Recorder
  • Ensemble
  • Other instruments
  • Guitar and electric guitars

       Creative Arts

  • Art section
  • Drawing – any medium
  • Free-style design – any medium
  • Posters and lettering – any medium
  • Photographic art

       Painting

  • Painting – any medium

       General Crafts

  • Modeling – paper mache
  • Sculpture
  • Glass painting / Lead glass work
  • Filigree
  • Candles
  • Material painting
  • Ripple work
  • Pottery
  • Wood-carving and woodwork
  • Beadwork
  • Scrapbooking
  • Weaving
  • Open-categories