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Ramnavami Contest 2022

Online Event started on March 15th, 2022

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    • Registration Fee - 100/- per participant
    • Participate in any number of competitions
    • Registration will be accepted till -April 17th, 2022 [but we recommend you to register as soon as possible]
    • Last date for Performance Submission - April 20th, 2022
    • Final Result Date:  May 2nd (Tentative), 2022

PROMO VIDEO

SHLOKA RECITATION

Language for translation can be English, Hindi or Kannada.

Judgment Criteria: Clarity in pronunciation, Proper tune/meter of shloka, Translation

Junior  [ Age Group 5-10 yrs ]

Participants should recite any 16 lines of Nama Ramayanam or Any 4 shlokas from Rama Raksha strotram 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 the respective candidate.

Senior  [ Age Group 11-16 yrs ]

Participants should recite any 20 lines of Nama Ramayanam or Any 5 shlokas of Rama Raksha strotram

Duration : 4 Minutes 

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 the 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 Ramayana.

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. Selfless sacrifice - Basis of strong relation
2. Victory is always for virtuous
3. Establishing Ramarajya
4. Beware of whom you associate with.
5. Lesson from characters of Ramayana.(atleast 10 personalities)

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 RAMA BHAJANS

Sub Junior  [ Age Group 4-7 yrs ]

Junior  [ Age Group 8-10 yrs ]

Senior  [ Age Group 11-16 yrs ]

Bhajan shall be preferably in Kannada / Hindi language.

Any Rama 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) -

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

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

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

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

  • SING-S-name-mobile
  • E.g. - SING-S-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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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 from Ram lila.

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 ]

Participants can select any one of the theme from Ramayana.

Participants have to do draw and then paint.

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

Sub Junior  [ Age Group 2-5 yrs ] &

Junior  [ Age Group 6-10 yrs ]

Theme - Lord Ram or any character connected with Lord Rama

Dress your baby in the form of Rama or any character of Ramayana with elegant dress with required accessories. Let them narrate their identity in a short talk (Video duration - 30 sec to 2 minute)
(Characters example -> Rama, Sita, Laxman, Hanuman, Jatayu, Jambvant, Ravana, etc)

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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 / Rama.

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 ]

Topic - Songs on Krishna / Rama

Duration- 5 to 6mins.

File naming format for Senior  -

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

See common instructions for uploading and recording participants video

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QUIZ ON RAMAYANA

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 Ramayana.

Dates : 

For Juniors - 23rd April 2022, 6 pm.

For Seniors - 24th April 2022, 6 pm.

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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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 Rama. 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

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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 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)

[compititionCode-ageGroupCode-participantName-mobileNo]

E.g. SING-J-Damodar-8792470918

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

*For Singing - (K:  4-7 yrs, J: 8-10yrs, S: 11-16yrs)

Links to submit your participation file

Join the below telegram groups to submit your participation file.

Quiz Seniors:

https://t.me/+B81us_sGpEI0M2Vl

Quiz Juniors:

https://t.me/+QPnRfuHRXPVlNjNl

Classical Dance Seniors:

https://t.me/+g0Zu3LdxcBBmYmRl

Classical Dance Juniors:

https://t.me/+2PWy6aup73syM2M1

Fancy Dress Juniors[age 6-10]:

https://t.me/+x26s7jC8_rc1YmY9

Fancy Dress Sub Juniors[age 2-5]:

https://t.me/+E9oYxI6NQxw2MDll

Colouring Juniors[age 5-10]:

https://t.me/+-E23CbAAqWMyM2M1

Drawing and painting Seniors[age 11-16]:

https://t.me/+oGSnKPaxpds3MTU1

Birthday card making Juniors[age 5-10]:

https://t.me/+i8f2awXKUe1jOTNl

Essay Writing Senior[age 11-16]:

https://t.me/+aZVjk3AuJkY4ODk1

Story Telling Seniors[age 11-16]:

https://t.me/+E_1jXbWWEE8wOTFl

Story Telling Juniors[age 5-10]:

https://t.me/+ZQhbbVkxAlY0YmRl

Shloka Recitation Seniors[age 11-16]:

https://t.me/+EtmPyvs383U3MTg9

Shloka Recitation Juniors[age 5-10]:

https://t.me/+OGs7RUakQ_ozOWY1

Singing Senior[age 11-16]:

https://t.me/+gwZzHF00d_U5MzRl

Singing Junior[age 8-10]:

https://t.me/+koISsbW5v1pkZjJl

Singing Sub-Junior[age 4-7]:

https://t.me/+o00leJ5hTABjZDJl

Birthday card making Senior[age 11-16]:

https://t.me/+n3AzCrUBhRczOGU1

Sample Videos

    • Registration Fee - 100/- per participant
    • Participate in any number of competitions
    • Registration will be accepted till -April 17th, 2022 [but we recommend you to register as soon as possible]
    • Last date for Performance Submission - April 20th, 2022
    • Final Result Date:  May 2nd (Tentative), 2022