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05 Aug 2020 - 15 Aug 2020

Montagu Youth Arts Festival 2020

Montagu Events - Montagu Youth Arts Festival 2020
Festival Greetings to all!
Corona cannot keep us down! We WILL celebrate the ARTS no matter what! WE ARE GOING TO DO THIS!

The festival WILL go ahead, but ONLINE! We sincerely hope that you will be part of this incredible adjudicated performing arts platform, which will be celebrating our 25th year of the festival. The festival is open to PRIMARY and HIGH School.

Our vision remains clear –“To present with dedication, passion and support a competitive, adjudicated platform for Youth Performing and Visual Arts.
Genres will include: Art (including new DIGITAL ART category), Photography, Music, Dance, Drama and Literature.

ENTRY FORMS WILL BE AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD or WE CAN EMAIL ON REQUEST.
EVERY entry will receive an electronic certificate.

ART, PHOTOGRAPHY and LITERATURE
The 2020 theme for the ART, PHOTOGRAPHY and LITERATURE will be #AWAM Arts with a MESSAGE
(Messages our youth wish to share with their community – feelings, aspirations, dreams - invoking the theme within the visual artist) Take note of the category in ART – “BEST DRAMA POSTER” – we encourage the artists to participate in producing Drama Posters for their schools/friends Drama Entry which will be posted online to create exposure and good advertising for your school’s entry!
ART Trophies will be awarded for best in Grade from R to 12 and in addition, BEST DIGITAL ART entry for both Primary and High School.

PHOTOGRAPHY includes “Edited Photographs” and “Digital Photography” There will be an award for BEST PHOTOGRAPHY ENTRY both in Primary and High School.

LITERATURE/LETTERKUNDE (High School/Primary School trophies).

DRAMA CATEGORIES: MONOLOGUE/SPOKEN POETRY /SOLO DRAMA/ PUPPETRY and GROUP/ENSEMBLE (Which can include own work) All details on guidelines and Entry Forms.

MUSIC and DANCE CATEGORIES: All details on guidelines and entry forms.

AWARDS AND PRIZE GIVING ANNOUNCEMENTS:
* MUSIC AND DANCE TROPHY AWARDS:
17H00 on SATURDAY 8th August at 17h00 on RAD FOUNDATION Facebook page (link).

* ART and PHOTOGRAPHY TROPHY AWARDS:
17h00 on FRIDAY 14th August on RAD FOUNDATION Facebook page (link).

* DRAMA POETRY, & LITERATURE - “Oscars Prize Giving” Nominations and Trophy/Awards
17h00 on SATURDAY 15th August on RAD FOUNDATION Facebook page (link).

We would urge you to join the Facebook GROUP page to keep updated – M.M.A.D.D. Festival
https://www.facebook.com/groups/montaguyouthfest/

We will endeavour to accommodate all requests and will welcome any feedback and suggestions you may have, as we want 2020 to be the BEST YEAR EVER, as we celebrate our 25th birthday!

Enquiries : 082 886 8023 or e-mail youthartsdev@gmail.com

Helen Gooderson
FESTIVAL DIRECTOR

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