Youth Arts Festival 2014
Wednesday, 06 August 2014Montagu Youth Arts Festival
Support and celebrate with the young artists - Music, Art, Dance and Drama.
Meet the esteemed adjudicators and enjoy the wonderful talent of our youth.
the 2014 dates are set!!!! 6-16th AUGUST.
We hope that you will be part of an incredible performing arts platform now in it’s 19th year!
ENTRY FORMS ARE AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD NOW - FOLLOW THIS LINK:
http://ow.ly/pSOhP OR you can request Entry Forms and we will gladly send it to you via e-mail.
Our vision remains clear –“To present with dedication, passion and support a competitive platform for Youth Performing and Visual Arts.
M.M.A.D.D. Festival starts on the 6th August and this will be launched with MUSIC, ART and DANCE entries. Art Exhibition, ART & Photography Prize Giving - Venue NG Kerk Saal.
CHOIR performances – 8th August IN the beautiful historical NG KERK!!.
Final performances will be on 9th August, followed by DANCE and MUSIC prize-giving at 19h00.
The 2014 theme for the ART will be “HERITAGE” (Themes of Heritage sites, foods, personalities, Rites of Passage, or simply something that invokes the theme within the visual artist)
There is a category in the ART entries – “Best Drama Poster” – we encourage the Art Departments to participate in producing Drama Posters for their schools Drama Entry which will be displayed the week before the Drama entries take place – great exposure and good advertising for your school’s entry!
An additional category in Photography is “Edited Photographs” and this year there will be an award for BEST ENTRY both in Primary and High School.
TWO NEW ART ENTRY CATEGORIES – CRAFT and PUPPETRY!!
NEW DRAMA CATEGORY - PUPPETRY
13th -16th August DRAMA, POETRY & LITERATURE Afternoon and Evening shows.
DRAMA, LITERATURE & POETRY “Oscars Prize Giving Celebration" will be at 17h00 on 16th August.
This event will include “nominations” as well as the prize/trophy winners and will begin with a SHOWCASE for all participants and family.
Great news for all contestants is that the Trophy Winners in ALL Categories will be invited to present/perform at the HEITA HELLO HERITAGE event during the MONTAGU MAKITI Family Heritage Festival 20th September 2014.
We would urge you to join the Facebook page to keep updated – M.M.A.D.D. Festival
There are several accommodation properties in Montagu which would like to offer “Festival Accommodation Packages” – please contact us for special rates.
We also have offers from Montagu Museum, Joubert House, Montagu Museum Gallery, Montagu Dried Fruit and Guano Caves – offering package options for outings when you are visiting our town. If you need meals arranged please send your requests and we will gladly assist with catering.
Many of our local restaurants are offering options to provide meals and rest areas for learners and teachers who have time during their stay with us – and we will assist with individual enquiries.
The Festival will again be managed by the NPO - RAD Foundation (Rural Arts Development) and a portion of the entry fee will be allocated to the Foundation who will identify and assist performing artists that are unable to compete due to financial constraints.
We have also secured sponsorship and funding opportunities, to assist in this regard. If you are aware of schools that would like to apply - please send us their details. We will endeavor to assist where we can.
Enquiries : 082 886 8023
082 886 8023
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