Incredible talent presented
at the 2018 ABC Motsepe SASCE
The Foundation’s commitment towards this initiative is R3 million per annum, including prize money and trophies for the winning school.
Creativity, inspiration and pure talent showcased at the 2018 ABC Motsepe SASCE competition, leaving the audience asking for more. The schools which won the provincial leg came together for the four-day national choral competition in Johannesburg and incredible talent was displayed.
Each year the Eisteddfod draws in thousands of learners from across the country, mostly from schools in rural areas to compete and stand a chance to win prizes which are designed to improve the school and the community at large.
The competition has 36 different categories and runs for four days. The first day of the competition was dedicated to Primary Schools. Day two until the last day, showcased Secondary Schools which performed various pieces from choir, opera, izitibili and indigenous folklore. On the last day of the competition, Special Awards were given to the most deserving participants. Mr G Makama from Njanji Primary School in Mpumalanga took home the Best Conductor in Primary Schools. Best Conductor in Secondary Schools went to Mr M Mdingi from Fezeka High School in the Western Cape. Nontobeko Bhengu who delivered a breath-taking soprano solo performance took the Best Soloist, making the Lihlithemba High School from KwaZulu-Natal proud. Gauteng was awarded Best Province based on excellent administration and development programmes that grow the Eisteddfod.