Thousands of scholars expected at Sundays River Valley arts and culture festival

2017-03-16 10:07

During August the 6th annual arts and culture festival will be hosted by Sundays River Valley Primary and this year it will be known as the Sundays River Valley Provincial Arts and Culture Festival.

According to Cornelius Korkie, Head: Arts & Culture at Sundays River Valley Primary, thousands of learners annually participate in the festival and currently it is the largest educational festival of its kind in the Eastern Cape.

“Approximately 55 primary and high schools are expected to participate and there will be 12 categories consisting of more than 50 sub-sessions. There will be magnificent prizes with the compliments of our dedicated sponsors,” said Korkie.

The sub-sessions of participation include instrumental music, bands, dance, singing, choirs, speech and drama, creative writing, karate, provincial choir competition, provincial singing competition, arts and crafts including themed categories, photography and many more.

This year also includes live marimba/djembe performances from Mozambique including professional workshops.

“The festival has become extremely popular over the years and is respected for its outstanding adjudicators, professional standard and above all, the sincere friendliness of festival staff.

Like any festival there will be a variety of food and other vendors on the premises. Vendors are welcome to submit their applications to the festival office which includes the Arts Festival as well as the annual Citrus Sports Day in August 2017.

  • For more information contact the festival office at: or visit

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