Speech and Drama Teachers of Ireland Festival dates  :


April 2022 

Submission Dates and Guidelines to Follow

Members: Please check your emails for regular updates. 

New competitions for Feis 2020

This year we are introducing three new competitions for Feis 2020

  • The Seamus Heaney Special Award
  • Musical Theatre Duet
  • Musical Theatre Group Performance

Ms. Mary Fox, Chairperson

An exciting line-up for Feis 2022 - Full details coming soon!

The Speech and Drama Teachers of Ireland Festival has been running for 36 years and has grown into a major event in our annual calendar.

Details for our NEW and exciting Feis 2022 will be announced shortly – members -check your emails for regular updates. 

We look forward to welcoming existing and new entrants from all over the country, and will ensure that the Feis is accessible to as many students as possible. 

*All measures will be taken to ensure that Feis 2022 takes place in a safe environment. 

All members are eligible to enter their students into the variety of competitions on offer and we encourage them to do so. We endeavour to create a relaxed and encouraging atmosphere for all students and the board wants to support every teacher to get involved.

Children from five to eighteen years of age take part with their peers to win medals trophies and bursaries. Our adjudicators are experts in their fields and competitions range from Poetry, Public Speaking, Sight Reading, Solo Drama, Mime, Duologues, Television Presenting, Write Your Own Poem, etc. 

Taking part in the Feis allows students the opportunity to showcase their work to their peers, an audience and the adjudicator in a safe, encouraging, and supportive environment. Students also get the opportunity to watch other children from all over Ireland perform which brings great enjoyment and learning.

The Festival is open to drama schools throughout Ireland for teachers who are members of the Speech and Drama Teachers of Ireland and entries are welcomed from throughout the country. Adjudicators are invited from a list of experienced teachers and examiners from a broad spectrum of Speech & Drama colleges.

While Feis 2022 may be presented in a slightly different way, we are working hard to ensure that participants experiences are as positive as always. 


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