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Janmashtami Contest 2022

Online Event started on July 19th, 2022

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    • Registration Fee - 100/- per participant
    • Participate in any number of competitions
    • Registration will be accepted till - 20th August, 2022 [but we recommend you to register as soon as possible]
    • Last date for Performance Submission - 22nd August, 2022
    • Final Result Date:  Tentative September 4th, 2022 on the ocassion of Radhashtami 

PROMO VIDEO

SHLOKA RECITATION

Language for translation can be English, Hindi or Kannada.

Judgement Criteria: Clarity in pronunciation , Proper tune/meter of shloka, Translation ( From Bhagvad Gita As It Is – ISKCON : available ONLINE )

Junior [ Age Group 5-10 yrs ]

Participants should recite with meaning any 4 shlokas from Chapter 6 of Gita without seeing.

Duration 3 minutes

File naming format -

  • SHLOKA-J-name-mobile
  • E.g. - SHLOKA-J-Damodar-9898989898

Best 8 participants will be selected for FINAL ROUND on ZOOM. Further details will be informed to respective candidate.

Senior  [ Age Group 11-16 yrs ]

Open Category  [ Age Group 17-50 yrs ]

Participants should recite with meaning any 5 shlokas from Chapter 10 of Gita without seeing.

Duration : 4 Minutes 

File naming format (For Age Group 11-16) - 

  • SHLOKA-S-name-mobile
  • E.g. - SHLOKA-S-Damodar-9898989898

File naming format (For Age Group 17-50) - 

  • SHLOKA-O-name-mobile
  • E.g. - SHLOKA-O-Damodar-9898989898

 

Best 8 participants  from each group will be selected for FINAL ROUND on ZOOM. Further details will be informed to respective candidate.

See common instructions for uploading and recording participants video

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STORY TELLING

Junior  [ Age Group 5-10 yrs ] &

Senior  [ Age Group 11-16 yrs ]

Participants may select Any story from Krishna Lila.

Language can be Kannada/ English.

Max Duration: 4 +1 minutes

Judgement Criteria: Pronunciation, Punctuation, body language and expression.

File naming format for Junior -

  • STORY-J-name-mobile
  • E.g. - STORY-J-Damodar-9898989898

File naming format for Senior -

  • STORY-S-name-mobile
  • E.g. - STORY-S-Damodar-9898989898

Best 8 participants from each group will be selected for FINAL ROUND on ZOOM. Further details will be informed to respective candidate.

See common instructions for uploading and recording participants video 

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ESSAY-WRITING

Senior  [ Age Group 11-16 yrs ]

Maximum of 1000 words.

Language can be Kannada/ English.

Topics -

  1. Lessons I learned from my favourite character in Mahabharatha.
  2. Bhagavad Gita - A manual for life.
  3. Seeing hands of Krishna in our day to day life [BG ch 7 & 10]
  4. Lessons from the pastime of Krishna’s Govardhan Leela [Refer Krishna book]

Participants should select any one above topic and write essay in a ruled A4 sheet.

Take good quality  photo or scaned photo and upload it to the link which will be shared to you immediatly  on registration.

Make sure text is clearly readable in the photo.

Judgement Criteria: Content, Flow, Creativity, Grammatical composition and vocabulary.

File naming format -

  • ESSAY-S-name-mobile
  • E.g. - ESSAY-S-Damodar-9898989898

Best 3 will be selected . 

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SINGING KRISHNA BHAJANS

Sub Junior  [ Age Group 4-7 yrs ]

Junior  [ Age Group 8-10 yrs ]

Senior  [ Age Group 11-16 yrs ]

Open Category  [ Age Group 17-50 yrs ]

Bhajan shall be preferably in Kannada /Telugu/Tamil/ Hindi language.

Any Krishna Bhajan  from vaishnava saints like Dasara padagalu, jayadev goswami, meerabai etc.]

Max Duration: 3 +1 minutes.

Judgement Criteria: Voice quality, raga, bhava, tala, laya.

File naming format for Sub Junior (age 4-7 yrs) -

  • BHAJAN-K-name-mobile
  • E.g. - BHAJAN-K-Damodar-9898989898

File naming format for Junior (age 8-10 yrs) -

  • BHAJAN-J-name-mobile
  • E.g. - BHAJAN-J-Damodar-9898989898

File naming format for Seniors (age 11-16  yrs)-

  • BHAJAN-S-name-mobile
  • E.g. - BHAJAN-S-Damodar-9898989898

File naming format for Open Category (age 17-50  yrs)-

  • BHAJAN-O-name-mobile
  • E.g. - BHAJAN-O-Damodar-9898989898

Best 8 participants will be selected from each group for FINAL ROUND on ZOOM. Further details will be informed to respective candidate.

Rules for Kirtan

  1. Use of Digital softwares like Auto-tune or Melodine is not allowed
  2. Use of heavy equipment such as condenser mic or audio interfaces is not allowed.
  3.  Singing of Bhajans in filmy tunes will not be entertained.
  4. Use of accompanied instruments such as Harmonium, Tabla, Mridanga, Dholak, Kartals and acoustic Guitar or other wind instruments is allowed.
  5. Recording must be sent in .mp4/.avi format.
  6. The link for submission will be sent in our telegram group after registration.
  7. The decision of the ICC will be considered final, if any discrepancies arise.
  8. Emphasis will be given on traditional setup in video(example – Indian outfit, devotional background etc.)

See common instructions for uploading and recording participants video 

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HARE KRISHNA KIRTAN SINGING

Sub Junior  [ Age Group 4-7 yrs ]

Junior  [ Age Group 8-10 yrs ]

Senior  [ Age Group 11-16 yrs ]

OpenCategory  [ Age Group 17-50 yrs ]

Max Duration: 5 minutes.

Judgement Criteria: Voice quality, raga, bhava, tala, laya.

File naming format for Sub Junior (age 4-7  yrs)-

  • KIRTAN-K-name-mobile
  • E.g. - KIRTAN-K-Damodar-9898989898

File naming format forJunior (age 8-10  yrs)-

  • KIRTAN-J-name-mobile
  • E.g. - KIRTAN-J-Damodar-9898989898

File naming format for Senior (age 11-16  yrs)-

  • KIRTAN-S-name-mobile
  • E.g. - KIRTAN-S-Damodar-9898989898

File naming format for Open Category (age 17-50  yrs)-

  • KIRTAN-O-name-mobile
  • E.g. - KIRTAN-O-Damodar-9898989898

Best 8 participants will be selected for FINAL ROUND on ZOOM. Further details will be informed to respective candidate.

Rules for Kirtan

  1. Use of Digital softwares like Auto-tune or Melodine is not allowed
  2. Use of heavy equipment such as condenser mic or audio interfaces is not allowed.
  3.  Singing of KIRTAN in filmy tunes will not be entertained.
  4. Use of accompanied instruments such as Harmonium, Tabla, Mridanga, Dholak, Kartals and acoustic Guitar or other wind instruments is allowed.
  5. Recording must be sent in .mp4/.avi format.
  6. The link for submission will be sent in our telegram group after registration.
  7. The decision of the ICC will be considered final, if any discrepancies arise.
  8. Emphasis will be given on traditional setup in video(example – Indian outfit, devotional background etc.)

See common instructions for uploading and recording participants video 

Register Here

Reference Videos for Hare Krishna Kirtan Singing

DRAWING AND COLORING

Participants can choose colouring options as per their choice like crayons, sketchpen etc.,

Upload 2 photos

  1. Photo of the Painting
  2. Photo of painting with participant

on a link which will be shared to you on registration.

Judgement Criteria: Visual appeal, color combination, creativity and neatness.

Junior  [ Age Group 5-10 yrs ]

Participants can select any one of the uploaded sample drawing.

Click on below link for Coloring sample Skeches and download and paint one of photo

Click Here for sample Sketches

File naming format -

  • DRAW-J-name-mobile
  • E.g. - DRAW-J-Damodar-9898989898

Best 3 participants will be the winners.

Senior  [ Age Group 11-16 yrs ]

Open Category  [ Age Group 17-50 yrs ]

Participants can select any one of the theme from Krishna Lila.

Participants have to do draw and then paint.

File naming format (For Age Group 11-16 yrs ) -

  • DRAW-S-name-mobile
  • E.g. - DRAW-S-Damodar-9898989898

File naming format (For Age Group 17-50 yrs ) -

  • DRAW-O-name-mobile
  • E.g. - DRAW-O-Damodar-9898989898

Best 3 participants from each group will be the winners.

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FANCY DRESS

Sub Junior  [ Age Group 2-5 yrs ] &

Junior  [ Age Group 6-10 yrs ]

Theme - Lord Krishna or any character connected with Lord Krishna

Dress your baby in the form of Krishna or any character of Krishna Lila with elegant dress with required accessories. Let them narrate their identity in a short talk (Video duration - 30 sec to 2 minute)
(Characters example -> Krishna, Radhika, Arjun, Balram, Kansa, Ghatotkach, Bhima, etc)

See common instructions for uploading and recording participants video

Judgement criteria: Makeup and Costume, Authenticity and Visual presentation.

Best 3 winners from each group will be selected
Winner will be selected as per Jury's judgement.

File naming format for Sub Junior (age 2-5 yrs)-

  • FANCY-K-name-mobile
  • E.g. - FANCY-K-Damodar-9898989898

File naming format for Junior (age 6-10 yrs) -

  • FANCY-J-name-mobile
  • E.g. - FANCY-J-Damodar-9898989898

See common instructions for uploading and recording participants video

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CLASSICAL DANCE

Dance Type - Classical Dance (Bharat natyam)

Language - kannada, telugu, Tamil.

Judgment criteria - Abhinayam(Face expression), nritta( dance), laya( alignment to song).

Junior  [ Age Group 5-10 yrs ]

Topic - Songs or shlokas on Krishna.

Duration - 2 to 3mins.

File naming format for Junior  -

  • DANCE-J-name-mobile
  • E.g. - DANCE-J-Damodar-9898989898

Senior  [ Age Group 11-16 yrs ]

Open Category  [ Age Group 17-50 yrs ]

Topic - Songs on Krishna

Duration- 5 to 6mins.

File naming format (for Age Group 11-16 yrs) -

  • DANCE-S-name-mobile
  • E.g. - DANCE-S-Damodar-9898989898

File naming format (for Age Group 17-50 yrs) -

  • DANCE-O-name-mobile
  • E.g. - DANCE-O-Damodar-9898989898

See common instructions for uploading and recording participants video

Register Here

QUIZ ON KRISHNA LILA

Junior  [ Age Group 5-10 yrs ] 

Senior  [ Age Group 11-16 yrs ] 

Open Category  [ Age Group 17-50 yrs ]

Guidelines :

Questions ( MCQ’s, Fill in the blank etc..)  will be based on  the topics of Mahabaharat and Krishna Lila.

Date : 27th August 2022, 5pm for seniors and  6pm for juniors .

Online link for the quiz will be sent later to participants on the day of competition.

Best 8 participants  from each group will be selected for FINAL ROUND.

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RANGOLI MAKING

Senior  [ Age Group 11-16 yrs ] 

Open Category  [ Age Group 17-50 yrs ]

Participants can make rangoli on any of the following themes.

Themes:

  1. Sri Krishna Janamastami
  2. Krishna’s pastimes

Rules for making rangoli:

  1. All the participants must register themselves here: https://bit.ly/ISBVCCJ2022, ignore if already done.
  2. One rangoli is allowed per participant.
  3. Any colours can be used.
  4. Maximum size of rangoli must be 5ft x 5ft.
  5. Use of flowers is allowed(If available nearby).
  6. Rangoli drawn on paper or any other digital platform will not be considered for evaluation.
  7. The decision of the ICC will be considered final, if any discrepancies arise.
  8. The link for submission will be sent in your email after registration.
  9. You have to Submit the photos of rangoli in different phases on completion. At least 4 photos with the participant making the rangoli.
  10. The image of your Rangoli can be submitted in both PNG or JPEG format.

File naming format (For Age Group 11-16 yrs) -

  • RANGOLI-S-name-mobile
  • E.g. - RANGOLI-S-Damodhar-9898989898

File naming format (For Age Group 17-50 yrs) - 

  • RANGOLI-O-name-mobile
  • E.g. - RANGOLI-O-Damodhar-9898989898

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BIRTHDAY CARD MAKING

Junior  [ Age Group 5-10 yrs ] &

Senior  [ Age Group 11-16 yrs ]

Guidelines

 Eco-friendly material is encouraged for card making

Theme -

Birthday card to Lord Krishna. Other themes will be disqualified.

Use of colors and other necessary enhancing items permitted.

Kindly refrain from using expensive enhancements.

Please make sure upload a good quality of the picture. Picture size not to exceed 5mb.

File naming format -

  • GREET-S-name-mobile
  • E.g. - GREET-S-Damodhar-9898989898

Register Here

Common instructions for recording and uploading participants videos.

Hare Krishna,

All participating contestants are requested to follow rules and then share videos with us.

Rules for Contest -

1. Camera should be at Eye-level.

2.  There should be enough light and the audio should be clear. (light on face and No shadow - record in day not in evening or night)

3. There should enough space over the head.

4. Try to record so that video is stable (not shaking due to holding the Camera in hand).

5. We will not accept Shaking video

6. Background can be plain wall.

7. Don't use any music to avoid copyright issue. (You or family members can play instruments but not of any other singer/musician)

8. We will not accept any video on Whats app.

9. Video duration - maximum 4 minutes

How to name the file which you will be uploading ?

Eg : If your Child named Damodar is participating in the Singing competition and contact number provided is 8792470918 than the NAME OF THE FILE SHOULD BE as follows :    ( J: 5-10 yrs , S: 11-16 yrs, O:17-50 yrs)

[compititionCode-ageGroupCode-participantName-mobileNo]

E.g. BHAJAN-Damodar-8792470918

* For Fancy Dress code - (K:  2-5 yrs, J: 6-10yrs)

*For Singing Krishna Bhajans- (K:  4-7 yrs, J: 8-10yrs, S: 11-16yrs, O:17-50yrs)

Links to submit your participation file

Join the below telegram groups to submit your participation file.

Sub Jr Kids Competition Groups: (age 2-7):

Singing Bhajans Sub Jr( age 4-7):
https://t.me/+5N9Q7GzxMkQ5NjRl

Fancy drees Sub Jr(age 2-5):
https://t.me/+TFQVzB6tnH04NGU1

Hare Krishna Kirtan Signing Sub Jr(age 4-7):
https://t.me/+DL80nETAyZw0ZWI1

 

Jr Kids Competition Groups (age 6-10)

Classical Singing Jr(age 8-10):
https://t.me/+wFGCCp-LtsthM2M1

Hare Krishna Singing Jr(age 8-10):
https://t.me/+UFVnazrxf2VlNzU1

Fancy Dress Jr(age 6-10):
https://t.me/+OBDOwt37bB1hMDA1

Classical Dance Jr(age 6-10):
https://t.me/+WM9N2DGwZkgwNzE1

Shloka Reciatation Jr(age 6-10):
https://t.me/+NA8RPGxDKAxlYzM1

Drawing Jr(age 6-10):
https://t.me/+mtbrMaOU-NJkNzRl

Birthday Card Jr(age 6-10):
https://t.me/+YQWTb7_PGR41NTll

Story telling Jr(age 6-10):
https://t.me/+L0I7c6FED69kMGVl

Quiz Jr(age 6-10):
https://t.me/+TiSfJmcPfhwzMGQ1

Sr Kids Competition Groups (age 11-16)

Shloka Recitation Sr(age 11-16):
https://t.me/+bgUZ-6JqFB1hYWNl

Singing Krishna Bhajan Sr(age 11-16):
https://t.me/+Hxmfy4kpwy4wNjhl

Singing Hare Krishna Kirtan Sr(age 11-16):
https://t.me/+8-A4BLiagoM5YjI9

Classical Dance Sr(age 11-16):
https://t.me/+GzyIP93GuNljZmI9

Drawing Sr(age 11-16):
https://t.me/+9MRcstlp7Co1MTBl

Birthday Card Sr(age 11-16):
https://t.me/+EPdvsK0JBuViYjdl

Story telling Sr(age 11-16):
https://t.me/+4CrJcQ3rnjI3YmY1

Quiz Sr(age 11-16):
https://t.me/+JdCIDDIe5mNhMWRl

Essay Writing Sr(age 11-16):
https://t.me/+3mju6qVDQ2I4MTFl

Rangali Making(age 11-16):
https://t.me/+oQj67v_266kzNDQ9

 

Open Category Competition Groups (age 17-50)

Shloka Recitation (age 17-50):
https://t.me/+fPAlEPRc2N84M2E1

Singing  Krishna Bhajan(age 17-50):
https://t.me/+Frz_8RYQNtI0ZTE1

Singing Hare Krishna Kirtan (age 17-50):
https://t.me/+wo4m37xO6uo2Nzc1

Classical Dance Sr(age 17-50):
https://t.me/+5vRBOdBfW_k4MGY9

Drawing (age 17-50):
https://t.me/+vS9saBcylKBmOWVl

Quiz (age 17-50):
https://t.me/+mbZ-k7sBzAdmOGM1

Rangali Making(age 17-50):
https://t.me/+fnEArfQszIYzYTk1

 

 

Sample Videos

For Registration Please click the link

    • Registration will be accepted till - 20th August, 2022 [but we recommend you to register as soon as possible]
    • Last date for Performance Submission - 22nd August, 2022
    • Final Result Date: Tentative 4th Septeber, 2022 on the ocassion of Radhashtami