Chinmaya Art Fest Rules and Regulations

 


General rules:

  1. Registration is only through online form. Last day for registration is July 25th. On the spot registration is not allowed.
  2. For each group event, only one team per school per category is allowed.
  3. For individual events, registration is unlimited.
  4. Participants can attend any number of events as long as the events do not overlap.
  5. Each participant must carry their school identity card.
  6. Participants in revealing/ inappropriate clothes will be disqualified.
  7. Songs/ music/ content/ language should not be provoking in anyway or compromise the harmony and culture of our Nation.
  8. Participants must review the below specific event rules and adhere to the details.
  9. Participants, props, music, etc. of certain events should be confirmed before registration. Contact the event coordinator if necessary.
  10. All events start at the scheduled times and punctuality is highly valued.
  11. The judge's decision is final.

COMPETITION RULES AND REGULATIONS

Group dance: (Junior & Senior)

  1. Theme for group dance should be Patriotic / Indic Culture.
  2. The time limit is 4 to 5 minutes. Negative marking for exceeding the time limit.
  3. Each team should consist of minimum 5 to a maximum of 8 members.
  4. Song selection is open to participants. But must verify with one of our event coordinators.
  5. Coordinators must email the mp3 of the song to ChinmayaArtFest@gmail.com
  6. As a backup, you may bring a copy of the audio file in a pen drive (mp3 format).
  7. The event organizers does not provide any props. Contestants should bring their own props.
  8. Dance performances should not convey vulgar gestures.
  9. Green room would be given for changing purposes.

Step in synchro dance: (Junior & Senior)

  1. Two (2) participants dance for the same music in exact synchronization without looking at each other.
  2. A screen will be placed between the 2 dancers so they don’t see each other.
  3. Time limit is 3 minutes.
  4. Theme for the dance should be Patriotic / Indic Culture.
  5. Song selection is open to participants. But must verify with one of our event organizers.
  6. Coordinators must email the mp3 of the song to ChinmayaArtFest@gmail.com
  7. As a backup, you may bring a copy of the audio file in a pen drive (mp3 format).
  8. Contestants can wear their own props.

Mime: (Senior)

  1.  Theme for miming: Tributes to great Indian personalities, Climate Change, Drug abuse, Propaganda news, Farmer problems.
  2. Each team can have 8 to 10 members.
  3. Time limit is 5 minutes.
  4. Only instrumental music is allowed.
  5. Coordinators must email the mp3 of the song to ChinmayaArtFest@gmail.com
  6. As a backup, you may bring a copy of the audio file in a pen drive (mp3 format).
  7. The act should not contain any dialogues, lip sync.
  8. Obscenity will be disqualified.
  9. Points will be given on the basis of innovation, depiction of the situation, team work and expressions.

Tableau (Freeze frame): (Senior)

  1. Tableau is a theatrical technique in which actors freeze in poses that create a picture of one important moment in the play. The scene must tell a story visually, without movement or sound.
  2. Themes for Tableau: India as world leader, Agnipath, Chola Dynasty & Freedom Struggle.
  3. Each team can have 10 to 15 members.
  4. Time limit is 5 minutes for getting stage display ready and 3 minutes for display.
  5. Three minute narration or music is allowed in the background while the display is on.
  6. Props will not be provided by event organizers.
  7. Points will be given on the basis of innovation, depiction of the situation, team work, props and expressions.

A cappella (Senior)

  1. A cappella music is a performance by a singing group without instrumental accompaniment.
  2. Theme should be patriotic, inspirational. No romantic, vulgar, provoking song or gaana songs are allowed.
  3. Each team can have 10 to 15 members.
  4. Time limit is 3 to 4 minutes.
  5. No instruments of any kind are allowed. Clapping, tapping, stomping, snapping, whistling, other vocal modulations are all allowed.
  6. Song should be verified with our event organizer.

Pencil Drawing (Senior) and Water colour Painting: (Junior)

  1. Themes for drawing: Ramayanam arangetram by Kambar in Srirangam temple, Kappal Ottiya Thamizhan, kalarippayattu & Goomar dance.
  2. Themes for painting: Ayyanar temple, rekla race, Adi Shankaracharya ji meditating on banks of river Ganga & Puliyattam.
  3. Chart paper will be provided.
  4. Students are required to bring their own drawing & painting material.
  5. Time limit - 2 hours

Mono act (Junior)

  1. Theme: Tribute to great Indian personalities.
  2. Participants need to dress up to suit their character.
  3. Time limit is 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. The medium of expression can be Tamil, English or both.
  5. Do not use vulgar or offensive words.

Story telling (Junior)

  1. Theme: Kings of India
  2. Time limit is 4 to 5 minutes.
  3. The medium of expression can be Tamil, English or both.
  4. Do not use vulgar or offensive words.
  5. Participants need not dress up like the character but props can be used.

Oratorical (Senior)

Theme:
    1. If I become the Education Minister of TN…
    2. India as super power in space research.
    3. Is there a connection between Health & Mind?
    4. Is there a need for youth to be aware & engaged in politics?
    5. Beti Bachao Beti Padhao
    6. Should school uniforms be banned?
  1. Time limit is 3 minutes.
  2. The medium of expression can be Tamil, English or both.
  3. Do not use vulgar or offensive words.

Bharatiyar Poem Recitation (Junior)

  1. Points will be given for memory, pronunciation, expression & body language.
  2. Please see the website for selected Bharathiyar songs list.

Quiz (Senior)

  1. Questions will be published on our web page by July 20. Please watch the website for updates.
  2. 70% of the prelims will be based on these questions.
  3. Preliminary round will be of multiple choice.
  4. Top 10 scorers will be called for final round. Two children will be paired up in teams.
  5. Finals will have multiple rounds like general round, buzzer round, audio-visual round & rapid fire.

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