R350 000in prizes to be won PLUSMasterclassesand aScholarshipto take part in an International Festival

About Kids Talent Festival

Kids Talent Festival is a one of a kind talent competition in South Africa that offers some of the biggest prizes to be won in a competition environment. Each category winner will receive a cash prize of R30 000 as well as Masterclasses by some of the finest International and South-African artists, some with industry experience of over 30 years.

We are extremely honoured to have Lizz Meiring, Jannie du Toit, Ignatius van Heerden, Mario Nell, Berthine van Schoor and the very accomplished International concert pianist Congyu Wang from Singapore on our Judging and Masterclass panel.

All auditions, Semi Finals and the Grand Finale will be a great learning experience for every contestant. Exposure to the absolute professional environment of real-life artists, qualified, experienced judges and performance set-up will prove to be an exciting experience for all.

The overall winner will get to perform at the Wêlakapêla Kids Festival 2020 and will be dressed by one of South Africa’s top fashion designers, Thomas Thomson.

Categories and Competition Requirements

The following categories will form part of the 2019 Kids Talent Festival:

Drama

Vocal

Dance

Instrumental Classic

Instrumental Crossover / Light

How to enter the competition

step 1

Upload your YouTube videos and mail it to:

entry@kidstalentfestival.co.za

step 2

Payment: EFT Payment or

PayFast

step 3

Complete online or send your completed form with proof of payment of registration and entry fees and ID to:

entry@kidstalentfestival.co.za

Masterclass Panel

CLASSICAL INSTRUMENTAL

CONGYU WANG

Hailed as a “complete musician – a sensitive artist and an extremely talented young pianist”, Congyu Wang is an internationally renowned soloist who has garnered acclaim as a recitalist, accompanist and chamber musician. Born in Singapore, Congyu Wang started playing...

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LIGHT INSTRUMENTAL

MARIO NELL

Acknowledged as one of South Africa’s leading musicians and teachers, Mario Nell is a senior lecturer at the University of Stellenbosch. He studied at the Universities of Port Elizabeth and Stellenbosch before he completed his master’s degree in performance at...

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STRING INSTRUMENTAL

BERTHINE VAN SCHOOR-KRUMME

Berthine van Schoor is one of South Africa’s finest cellists and is well known for her warm, burnished sound and versatility. She started cello lessons at age 6 with the legendary Betty Pack and studied with Magdalena Roux at the...

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DRAMA DIVISION

LIZZ MEIRING

From Lady Macbeth to a Pop-up Toaster, Lizz Meiring has played everything! Lizz has received 19 awards as an actress, director, writer, for her service to the arts and a lifetime achievement award. She has also been nominated for a...

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VOCAL CATEGORY

JANNIE DU TOIT

After completing his studies in law and language studies, Jannie Du Toit started a career in music. He writes his own songs and debuted with his solo album “’n Liedjie vir jou” in 1981. This is followed by a series...

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DANCE

IGNATIUS VAN HEERDEN

Ignatius van Heerden, brought up in the town of Ohrigstad, displays his extensive dance training skills in the styles of jazz, ballet and contemporary dance. He successfully obtained several awards and nominations over the last decade, some of which including...

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Prizes

Overall category winnners

Prizes are for overall categories – Dance, Vocal, Drama, Classical and Crossover/Light Instrumental each

R30 000 cash deposit.

A two-day Masterclass to the value of R30 000.

The overall winner will get to perform at the Wêlakapêla Kids Festival 2020 and will be dressed by one of South Africa`s top fashion designers, Thomas Thomson.

Second place category winners

Second place Prizes are for overall categories – Dance, Vocal, Drama, Classical and Crossover/Light Instrumental each

R12 000 cash deposit.

Winner per section

Winner for Age section 1

R 1 000,00

Winner for Age section 2

R 1 500,00

Winner for Age section 3

R 1 800,00

Winner for Age section 4

R 2 000,00

Winner for Age section 5

R 2 500,00

Winner for Age section 6

R 2 800,00

Winner for Age section 7

R 3 500,00

Additional Classical & Crossover/Light Instrumental prizes per performance

R 500.00

  • Prize for the best performance of a baroque piece
  • Prize for the most memorable performance of a classical work
  • Prize for the best performance of a piece by a South African composer
  • Prize for the best performance of impressionist/modern work
  • Prize for the best performance of a romantic piece

Additional Dance, Vocal and Drama prizes per performance

R 500.00

  • Prize for the best performance of the competition
  • Prize for the most memorable performance of the competition
  • Prize for the most unique performance at the competition:
  • Prize for the most technical performance at the competition

Go ahead, change your life, enter now!

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