National Level Group Dance Competition

About the Competition

  • Free Entry-It is free of cost and everyone can participate
  • A panel of jury making up of esteemed judges will shortlist the participants on the basis of their performance at every stage
  • The decision of the jury will be communicated on the email ID provided at the time of submitting the entry.
  • Group leaders are requested to ensure that the email ID provided is accurate and functional to ensure proper communication.

Category: Classical, Fusion, Tribal, Folk

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Competition Level

District Level :

  • A website and mobile application is created for the event; Participants can submit their entries only on the website and mobile application
  • Only groups of 10-30 members, all of who are falling under the ages 16-25 years, will be eligible to participate
  • Maximum performance time for each video will be 3 minutes
  • 3 groups (on an average) shall be selected from each district who shall be called for the on-ground level auditions.

State Level :

  • Shortlisted groups will be asked to submit their new performance videos on the Vande Bharatam website or mobile application
  • Maximum preformance time for the the video will be 3 minutes
  • Total 36 virtual events shall be held for the State Level covering all 28 States and 8 UTs
  • 5 groups shall be selected from each state/UT who shall be called to represent their respective states at the Zonal Level events

Zonal Level :

  • The selected groups shall be called to participate at the Zonal Level events
  • Total 4 physical events shall be held for North, South, East and West Zone
  • 15 groups shall be selected from each state/UT who shall be called to represent their respective zones at the Grand Finale

National Level :

  • The Grand Finale will be held at New Delhi
  • A celebrity artist will be invited to perform at the show and as a guest observer only
  • 16-25 groups, cumulatively forming a total of 480 dancers, will be selected as winners

Event Schedule

EventStart DateFinish DateVenue
District LevelWednesday, 17 November 2021Thursday, 25 November 2021Pan-India (Digital Entries)
State LevelMonday, 29 November 2021Saturday, 4 December 2021Pan-India (Virtual Events)
Zonal LevelThursday, 9 December 2021Sunday, 12 December 2021New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata
National LevelSunday, 19 December 2021New Delhi

Participation Guidelines

District Level :

  • Participants must be citizens of India
  • Each member of the group must have a valid Aadhar Card and enter the number at the time of submitting the entry
  • The competition will accept participation in groups of 10-30 members only
  • Each group member should be between the age of 16-25 years
  • Participants are allowed to submit their entries only once through the Vande Bharatam mobile application or website only
  • Fill up the registration form correctly with your details; Ensure to fill all details carefully and correctly so that the concerned team can be contacted properly
  • Participants are expected to read all the performance guidelines carefully before submitting their entries
  • Any non-compliance or deviation from guidelines will lead to disqualification
  • Candidates must be mentally and physically fit to participate in the competition
  • Groups are expected to ensure that all group members are available for the entire duration of the competition and, if selected, perform at the Republic Day Parade 2022
  • Any change in the group members will not be allowed at a later date and can lead to disqualification
  • Groups will be informed of the selection decision of each level and other notifications at provided email ID; Group leaders are requested to ensure that the email ID provided is valid and functional so as to not miss any communication
  • The decision of the ministry, department and officials shall be final and binding

Zonal Level and National Level :

  • Shortlisted groups will be asked to submit their new performance videos on the Vande Bharatam website or mobile application
  • State Level events will be held virtually and streamed live on the Vande Bharatam website and social media accounts
  • Groups will be informed of the selection decision of each level and other notifications at provided email ID
  • The decision of the ministry, department and officials shall be final and binding

State Level :

  • Zonal Level events will be held physically across 4 locations, namely, New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Kolkata
  • Selected groups are expected to participate in the location of their respective state, which will be informed to them through email; Groups can also refer to the ‘Competition Levels’ link to identify their respective zones from the table given
  • National Level shall be held in New Delhi
  • All members of the shortlisted groups should carry their Aadhar Card at the time of the registration at the venue for physical verification; Any discrepancy in details can lead to disqualification
  • Travel, Food and Lodging in the event city shall be provided by the department; Groups shall be informed of the same through email and concerned officials will get in touch with the group leader 4 days prior to the event reporting date to confirm the same
  • Groups can bring along only one extra member above their team strength as support staff
  • All shortlisted groups shall ensure that they reach the event city 1 day prior to the event date; Group leaders are expected to inform their time and mode of arrival via email to arrange pick-up
  • Maintain cleanliness and hygiene in your allotted green room and cooperate with your fellow accommodates
  • Maintain decorum and discipline around the venue
  • Respect your fellow participants, staff, security and dignitaries; Maintain a cordial environment at the venue
  • Participants shall follow all directions, rules and regulations given by the organisers; Any deviation shall lead to disqualification
  • The decision of the ministry, department and officials shall be final and binding

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Contact

Email ID : vandebharatamnrityautsav@gmail.com

Website : http://www.vandebharatamnrityautsav.in

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