06th INTERNATIONAL OPERA SINGING
COMPETITION SOUTH AFRICA 2019
The closing date for the application is 31 May 2019.
Results for those chosen will be announced on 7 June 2019
No late applications will be acceptable.
Main Prizes 2019
Donated by Dr. Sicelo Nkwanyana
1st prize: R30,000
2nd prize: R20,000
3rd prize: R10,000
Who is eligible to apply?
Singers of any African nationality
Age limit: there is one (1) age categories in the competition and it is 18 to 33 years
Singers must be at least 18 years old at the date of their auditions, and no older than 33 years by 20 July 2019.
The competition is open to all singers trained and untrained as it has a training and development part to it.
High level of preparation of your chosen arias is expected. All pieces must be memorised and sung from memory at the audition, semi-final and final
Entering the competition
Please ensure that you provide all required information especially providing correct phone numbers and emails. The application form is only the first part of the process. Your application will not be complete and will not be accepted unless you have sent your recording with it. Email your recording link to