The Southeastern Manitoba Festival's 2019-2020 Addendum is now available!  This year the Addendum and Entry forms will be available ONLINE only.   DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES IS DECEMBER 1st!

There will be a paper copy of the addendum available at the Steinbach Cultural Arts Centre - to view, take a picture or copy.  


For more details, please consult the Official Program, available February 1st at:

2020 SEMF Calendar

latest info here!

The festival committee strives to do their best to provide dates and information in the addendum published in October each year. However, there will possibly be changes as venues and adjudicators are booked. 

Please keep checking this website page for the very latest dates and information. 


Dates: Monday, February 24 to Thursday, February 27
Location:  Evangelical Fellowship Church
Adjudicator: James McLennan

Awards Night:


Dates: Monday, March 2 and Tuesday, March 3
Location: Evangelical Fellowship Church
Adjudicator: Elation Pauls

senior piano

Dates: Monday, March 9 to Thursday, March 12
Location:  Steinbach Cultural Arts Centre

Awards Nights:
Grade 5 and 6:

Grade 7 and 8:

Grade 9 to Diploma:

junior piano

Dates: Monday, March 2 to Thursday, March 4
Location: Steinbach Cultural Arts Centre
Adjudicator: Nicola Davies

Awards Night:
Wednesday, March 4
Steinbach Mennonite Brethren Church


Dates: Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, March 15
            Saturday, March 21 and Sunday, March 22

Location: Steinbach Regional Secondary School

Romeo Suban
Joseph Sevillo
Robin Dow

Highlights Evening:
Steinbach Regional Secondary School

musical theatre

Dates:  Monday, March 16 to Wednesday, March 18
Location: Steinbach Cultural Arts Centre/Steinbach Regional Secondary School
Adjudicator: Aaron Hutton

Awards Night:
Wednesday, March 18
Steinbach Regional Secondary School


Dates: Wednesday, March 11
Location: Steinbach Cultural Arts Centre
Adjudicator: Skender Sefa

speech/theatre arts

Dates: Friday, March 6
Location: Steinbach Mennonite Brethren Church
Adjudicator: Bill Millar


Dates:  Monday, March 23 and Tuesday, March 24
Location: Steinbach Mennonite Church
Adjudicator: Jennifer Lang

southeastern stars gala

Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: TBD

am 1250 radio broadcast dates

festival cancellation policy

If there is a school closure in the Hanover School Division due to a storm day, Festival classes scheduled at the SRSS will be cancelled, however classes at non-school venues will continue as scheduled for the day and evening.   Awards nights (including the Southeastern Stars Gala) also will not be cancelled.

If the Hanover School Division announces a school closure due to extreme cold, Festival classes will continue as scheduled. We will make every effort to reschedule cancelled classes, subject to adjudicator availability.

School cancellations will be announced on Mix 96.7 FM, Country 107, AM 1250, and
Festival changes can also be found at our website