Chhandayan center for Indian Music and Dance
is very happy to invite you to apply for our International Competition of Performing Arts
conducted virtually.For information and registration, please click on the links below:For US (and other countries) residents
: Registration and payment link-1For residents in South Asia
: Registration link-2 (Payment options available in INR)
For questions you can reach out by WhatsApp to 91-8240579173 (India) or 01-646-281-4062 (USA), or email email@example.com COMPETITION TIMELINE/OTHER DEADLINES
The Deadline for submission of application: January 31st, 2023.
Entry fee: INR 200
for residents of South Asia, and USD 20
for candidates from US and other countries.
1) PRELIMINARY ROUND:
The Preliminary Screening
will be done by February 10th, 2023.
A committee of experts will review the applications, verify the documents, and decide upon the criteria set forth. The decisions will be notified to all applicants by February 15th, 2023;
selected candidates for the Semi-finals will be requested to submit videos of performances.
The Deadline for submission of videos for the Semi-final: February 28th, 2023.
2) SEMI-FINAL: The Semi-final level of the competition will be conducted based on the submitted videos by a panel of experts in each subject between March 1st and 15th, 2023. The decisions will be conveyed to all candidates on or before March 20th, 2023. Selected candidates for the finals will be informed with specific details of dates, times, and the mode.
3) FINAL: The Final level of the competition will be held between April 1st and 15th, 2023. It will be conducted online through zoom, Google Meet or Skype.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF AWARDS: April 20th, 2023
Hindustani Vocal - Dhrupad and Khayal
Semi-Classical Vocal - Thumri, Dadra, and Ghazal
Regional Vocal - Songs in Indian regional languages
Instrumental - North Indian classical instruments, such as Sitar, Sarod, Violin, Sarangi, Bansuri, Sehnai, etc.;
Percussion - North Indian classical percussion out of Tabla, Pakhawaz, Sri Khol and Mardala;
The competition will be held in three levels based on duration of learning experience.
Level 1: up to 3 years, Level 2: 3 to 6 years, and Level 3: 7 to 10 years.