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The Kearsney Centenary – 2021

With the Kearsney Centenary fast approaching, preparations have been under way since 2014 in order to plan a year-long program to commemorate this significant event in 2021.

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Culture@Kearsney is an exciting annual programme designed to celebrate the arts and promote cultural appreciation among the youth in KwaZulu-Natal.

Updates to 2020 calendar

Regrettably some changes have had to be made to our calendar due to the closure of schools following the declaration on 15 March by the President of a national disaster in South Africa as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. See https://www.kearsney.com/college/culturekearsney/

Photography competition

The competition is open to any high school and senior primary school pupil. The closing date for entires is 02 June 2020. All the details are in these documents:



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The format of Words@Kearsney has been changed from a live presentation to a written submission in light of school closures. The deadline is 15 June 2020. Please see full details.

For enquiries please email culture@kearsney.com.

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Choir achieved two more Golds at the 2018 World Choir Games

The Kearsney College Choir returned home with two gold medals and one silver after a successful trip to the 10th World Choir Games. The world’s largest competition for non-professional choirs is held every second year.

Under the direction of Mr Marshell Lombard, the Choir competed in three categories in the tough Champions section, winning golds in the Scenic Pop and Music of Spirit and Faith categories and silver in the Scenic Folklore category.

The Choir has now achieved 15 gold medals and seven silvers at the World Choir Games since 2000.

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