Active Online Eisteddfod

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Active Online Eisteddfod announces the 2022 dates for the Virtual Eisteddfod! 

  • This virtual online platform provides a complete online entry and performance space.
  • Basically, this is your ONE – STOP – SHOP for all your Performing and Creative Arts’ needs as a student.
  • Find everything you need to know about this exciting, new virtual online Eisteddfod by visiting our website.
  • The AOE believes that the whole process of entering an Eisteddfod playing a musical instrument or performing any art form, should be a positive and enjoyable one.
  • We provide the opportunity for parents to record and enter their children via our virtual online platform.
  • This way of performing removes the stress many children experience when having to perform in an unfamiliar environment.
Created by the Creator to Create!


  • Registration Forms:  19 – 23 September 2022. (Do not include your video recording etc.)
  • Entry/Submission Forms:  12 – 21 October 2022.
    • Submit the actual entry by uploading videos etc. according to the criteria in the category.
    • Upload the proof of payment with every entry form.
  • Final closing date for Submissions:  21 October 2022
  • Judging Period:  1 – 8 November 2022
  • Comments and electronic Certificates:  +/- 15 November 2022
  • Godly Character
  • NO Swearing
  • NO Blasphemy
  • Modest Clothing
  • NO Suggestive Moves or Lyrics
  • All Registration Forms, Entry/Submission forms can be found on this AOE Home page.
  • Entry/Submission Form:
    • Enter student information (1 form per entry).
    • There is an upload button for:
      • Proof of payment
      • Actual entry: video; jpeg; report; scanned document
  • No Entry/Submission Form will be accepted unless accompanied by the proof of payment of R100 per entry/submission.
    • Entry/Submission fees are NOT REFUNDABLE for individuals withdrawing from the Eisteddfod.
  • Registration will be confirmed by AOE office.
  • Participation will be restricted to the online and virtual process only.
  • It is important to remember that NO EDITING will be accepted in any category.
  • Participants need to adhere to copyright where applicable.
  • R100 per entry 
  • There are no limits to the number of entries a participant may partake in.
  • 1 entry per category
    • eg. Photography: you may enter 1 entry in all the different sub-categories (landscape, portrait etc.).
  • Entry/Submission fees are NOT REFUNDABLE for individuals withdrawing from the Eisteddfod.
  • Bank details:
    • Absa: Active Home School Academy
    • Account Number: 4052570877
    • Current Account
    • Branch code: 632005
    • Swift code: ABSAZAJJ
    • Reference: Student Name & Surname
  • A panel of judges will adjudicate all entries according to the age of participants.
  • The judges will judge according to the following ages:
    • Junior (8-12 yrs)
    • Intermediate (13-15 yrs) 
    • Senior (16-20 yrs)
  • Judging Period 1 – 8 November 2022
  • The judges will award percentages to all participants according to the following marking scheme:
    • 95% and above – Cum Laude
    • 87% – 94% – Gold
    • 80% – 86% – Silver
    • 70% – 79% – Bronze
    • 60% – 69% – Merit
  • Judges will not award any category winners or highest marks achieved. Only the above-mentioned outcomes will be communicated and announced.
  • All participants will receive feedback and a certificate to confirm that they have participated in this competition.
  • Certificates will be issued electronically with the name of each entrant, the category and age entered and the award achieved. 
  • The results will be announced on +/- 15 November 2022.
  •  A professional recording is not required.
  • The camera position should represent the “eyes of the adjudicator”, without zooming in and out, moving around with the camera, changing of camera angles, etc.
  • Place the camera in a position where the full performance area will be utilized by the performer and will be visible in the view finder. If necessary, zoom in/out until this can be obtained and then leave the camera stationary.
  • Background:
    • Make use of a plain or neutral background as far as possible.
  • Lighting:
    • Please ensure that there is sufficient light on stage/room or wherever the performance is being recorded.
    • Light should come from the front to prevent shades on the face(s).
    • Do not record in front of a window with the light coming from the back.
    • Do not use any lighting effects when recording items.
  • No backtracks:
    • A capella (without accompaniment)

IMPORTANT: Do NOT edit the video in any way (including auto tuning of voices).

The age you will be on the 31st of December 2022.

  • Junior: 8 – 12 yrs
  • Intermediate: 13 -15 yrs
  • Senior: 16 – 20 yrs

Registration is closed till 2022.

Registration is closed till 2022.

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