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Online Vedic Cultural Contest

Online Event, Started on 24th July..

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    • Registration Fee - 100/- per participant
    • Participate in any number of competitions
    • Registration will be accepted till - 3rd Aug 2020
    • But we recommend you to register as soon as possible
    • Last date for Performance Submission - 4th Aug 2020

PROMO VIDEO

SHLOKA RECITATION

Junior  [ Age Group 5-10 yrs ]

Participants should recite any 4 shlokas from Chapter 9 of Gita without seeing.

Duration 3 minutes

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

Language for translation can be English, Hindi or Kannada.

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 ]

Participants should recite any 5 shlokas from Chapter 7 & 9 of Gita without seeing.

Duration : 4 Minutes 

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

Language for translation can be English, Hindi or Kannada.

File naming format -

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

Best 8 participants 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 ]

Participants may select any one of the stories for narration from Krishna lila, Prahlad, Vamana,  Hanuman, Dhruva .

Language can be Kannada/ English.

Duration: 3 + 1 minutes

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

File naming format -

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

Best 8 participants 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 -

  • Lessons from Bhagavad Gita,
  • God's gift to us ,
  • Krishna, the cause of all causes,
  • Corona – Is God cruel on us ?

Participants should 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

Junior  [ Age Group 5-10 yrs ]

Songs shall be preferably in Kannada / Hindi language.

Songs should be bhakti songs written by vaishnava saints[ like Dasara padagalu, jayadev goswami, meerabai etc.]

Max Duration: 4 minutes.

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

File naming format -

  • SING-J-name-mobile
  • E.g. - SING-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 ]

Songs shall be preferably in Kannada / Hindi language.

Songs should be bhakti songs written by 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 -

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

Best 8 participants 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 

Register Here

DRAWING AND COLORING

Junior  [ Age Group 5-10 yrs ]

Participants can select any one of the uploaded sample drawing from Krishna lila.

Click Here for sample Sketches

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, Partial weightage will be given to number of likes on our Temple Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/iskconculturalcenter/ + Jury’s judgement. ( You can request your friends /relatives to view our facebook page )

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 ]

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

Participants have to do draw and then paint.

Participants can choose colouring options as per their choice like crayons, water colour, 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, Based on number of likes on our Temple Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/iskconculturalcenter/  + Jury’s judgement .( You can request your friends /relatives to view our facebook page )

File naming format -

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

Best 3 participants will be the winners.

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FANCY DRESS

Junior  [ Age Group 3-6 yrs ] &

Senior  [ Age Group 7-10 yrs ]

Theme - Krishna or any character connected with 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, Radharani, Balaram, Yashoda Maiya, Arjun, Kunti Maharani, Subhadra Maharani, Draupadi, Sakhi/sakha)

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 Judges  &  Based on number of likes on our Temple Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/iskconculturalcenter/ + Jury’s judgement ( You can request your friends /relatives to view our facebook page )

File naming format for Junior -

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

File naming format for Senior -

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

See common instructions for uploading and recording participants video

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POT PAINTING

Theme - Krishna with Butter

Guidelines: 

  1. Participants to have their own pots and colour & decorate them at home.
  2. Only mud pots are allowed. Maximum size of mud pots must be 1 ft. in diameter.

Eligibility: Class V-X.

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, colour combination, creativity and neatness. Partial weightage will be given to number of likes on our Temple Facebook page + Jury’s judgement .( You can request your friends /relatives to view our facebook page ).

File naming format  -

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

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ELOCUTION

Senior  [ Age Group 11-16 yrs ]

Guidelines: 

Download the list of Elocution passages below.

Click Here For Topics

Participants may select any one passage for Elocution.

Preliminary level is online.

Duration: 3 minutes.

Judgement criteria: Philosophical accuracy as per the reference material, pronunciation, body language and expression.

File naming format -

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

Best 8 participants 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

Register Here

Quiz

Junior  [ Age Group 5-10 yrs ] &

Senior  [ Age Group 11-16 yrs ]

Guidelines :

Questions ( MCQ’s, Fill in the blank etc..)  will be based on  the topics of Mahabharat and Krishnas Leela.

Date : 3rd Aug 2020 – 6PM  . Online link for the quiz will be sent later to participants on the day of competition.

Best 8 participants will be selected for FINAL ROUND.

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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 Elocution 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)

[compitition_code-age_group_code-participant_name-mobile_no]

E.g. ELOC-J-Damodar-8792470918

* For Fancy Dress code - (J:  3-6 yrs, S: 7-10yrs)

Competition NameCompetition CodeExample for
Junior[Age Group - 5-10] - J
Example for
Senior[Age Group - 11-16] - S
Story Telling -STORYSTORY-J-Damodar-9898989898-
Singing -SINGSING-J-Damodar-9898989898SING-S-Damodar-9898989898
Shloka Recitation -SHLOKASHLOKA-J-Damodar-9898989898SHLOKA-S-Damodar-9898989898
Pot Painting -POT-POT-S-Damodar-9898989898
Fancy Dress -FANCYFANCY-J-Damodar-9898989898FANCY-S-Damodar-9898989898
Essay Writting -ESSAY-ESSAY-S-Damodar-9898989898
Elocution -ELOC-ELOC-S-Damodar-9898989898
Drawing And Coloring -DRAWDRAW-J-Damodar-9898989898DRAW-S-Damodar-9898989898

Sample Videos

For Registration Please click the link

    • Registration will be accepted till -3rd Aug 2020 [but we recommend you to register as soon as possible]
    • Last date for Performance Submission - 4th Aug 2020