1. Closing date for entries: Friday 19 July 2024
  2. PLEASE NOTE: Late entries will be accepted until Friday 26 July 2024.  A levy of 50% of the original fee will be payable for these late entries.  NO ENTRIES will be accepted after 26 July 2024
  3. Competition dates:  19 – 22 August 2024

Time limits are indicated per item.

Solo Singing

In this section all candidates may present works of their own choice.
A high standard of work is expected.
No pop music and/or performances with backtracks are allowed.


NB:  Please note maximum time includes set up of instruments, etc.

Please also read the General Rules of the Limpopo Eisteddfod as both sets of rules are applicable to this section.


  1. Candidates who do not adhere to the rules will be disqualified.
  2. Entry fees will not be refunded if an entry is withdrawn. When an entry is withdrawn, another participant may not take the place of the withdrawn entry.
  3. Where age is specified, the age of a participant will be his/her age on 30 June in current year The age of the oldest participant in a group item, will determine where the group may enter.
  4. No participant or member of the audience may enter or leave the hall during a session. ii
  5. When called upon the participant must hand in a copy of their music to the adjudicator.  If no copy of the music is available the adjudicator reserves the right to cancel the performance of the participant.  Original music must be available in the hall.
  6. Recurring pieces should be left out, except in Minuet/ Scherzo and Trio.
  7. The same piece may not be presented more than once by the same participant in different items. Participants may only perform once in a specific section, unless they play different
  8. An Instrumental Recital should consist of THREE works, from different periods. The three works must be performed within the time allocated for the item.
  9. Certificates will be printed with the information given on the online entries. Make sure that the spelling of names is correct on your entry.
  10. Participants who are late, will not be allowed to take part.
  11. NO microphones and backtracks are allowed in this section.
  12. Participants may be penalised if they exceed the time limit.
  13. Cellphones must be switched off during performances.
  14. DRESS CODE: An Eisteddfod is a formal occasion, participants will be expected to dress accordingly. School uniforms are preferred. Please take note that that inappropriate or indecent clothing is strongly deprecated.


A Special Sertificate of Merit will be awarded for HIGHEST AVERAGE MARK achieved in THREE items in the instrumental section where Examination grades are specified.

Awards will be made in the following categories:  Pre-gr.1 – Gr.2; Gr. 3-5; Gr. 6-8.  These awards will only be made for ahievements of particularly high standards.


For any information or queries regarding the Instrumental Section, please contact Ms Ans Becker Cell 082 457 8171; or email


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