Events

MARGAZHI BALA UTSAVAM

(16th Year “Mylapore” Festival of Tradition & Culture for Children & Youth)

 

Kindly read the Rules & Regulations of the Event furnished below

Thoroughly & completely and abide by the same.

Those who do not adhere to the Norms of the Event will not be entertained.

 

*TRADITIONAL ATTIRE (Dress Code of the Foundation mentioned below) is compulsory for all Participants, Parents, Children & *Rasikas during Registration, Competitions and Prize Distribution Function.

 

*TRADITIONAL ATTIRE (Dress Code of the Foundation)

 

(Participants, Parents, Children & *Rasikas - Guests / Invitees / Relatives / Friends / Public)

Boys: Only Kurtha, Pyjama (No Fancy Pants, Jeans, Cargos, T. Shirt, Dhoti, Shirt)

Girls: upto 13 years – Paavaadai, Chokka. 14 years & above – Paavaadai, Dhaavani, Saree.

Men: – Kurtha, Pyjama, Dhoti, Pant, Shirt (No Fancy Jeans, Cargos, T. Shirt)

Women: – Only in Saree. (No Sleeveless Chokka / Blouse for Girls & Women)

Common for all Girls - Hair Style: Single Plait (No lose hair). No Fancy Bindhis.

Pottu – Only in Red Colour / Min. Size: 8mm Round or Thilakam.

 

Registration at Foundation Premises

New No.5, Old No.3, (First Floor), Third Trust Link Street,

Mandavelipakkam, Chennai – 600028.

(Near Santhome High Road ICICI Bank & Sub-Registrar Office)

Phone No. 9382698811.

 

Registrations from 16th November 2017 to 10th January 2018. (No Online Registrations)

Time: 10.00am to 12.00noon & 5.00pm to 7.00pm

During Week Ends & Public Holidays - Walk-in at the above mentioned Timings.

During Week Days - Call & Come with prior intimation. Contact No.: 9382698811


Parents & Participants must come in person, strictly adhering to *Traditional Attire  (Dress Code of the Foundation mentioned above) during Registration, Competitions and Prize Distribution Function.

A PARTICIPANT MUST TAKE PART IN MINIMUM OF 2 COMPETITIONS (COMPULSORY) excluding Participation Segment.

 

Once Registered for a Competition, it will not be changed / altered / cancelled.

 

A Registration Fee of Rs. 100/- is charged for each Competition & Participatory Segment.

Plus Rs. 100/- towards 2 Photos (Solo & Group) - Mandatory for each Participant, taken by the Foundation during Prize Distribution Function.

Photograph will be posted on Our Blog / Facebook. Hard Copy will not be given.


Photography / Videography – Camera / Handycam by the Parents & Rasikas are strictly prohibited inside the Auditorium, during Competitions & Prize Distribution.

 

Competition Dates: 17th to 28th January, 2018. (subject to change due to unavoidable circumstances)

Prize Distribution Function: 1st to 5th February, 2018. 

 

Levels

 

Kids Section: – Pre.KG, LKG.

 

All Levels:-

Sub. Junior: – Sec. A – UKG, I Std. & Sec. B – II, III Std.

Junior: – Sec. A – IV, V Std. & Sec. B – VI, VII Std.

Senior: – Sec. A – VIII, IX, X Std. & Sec. B – XI to UG.

 

The nature of the Festival is of Two Categories – Competition & Participation.

 

Competitions

 

Kids Section – 9 Competitions.

*Competitions cannot be witnessed by the Parents & *Rasikas

 

Paapaa Bharatham – Max. 3mins. (Any Language Song

Participant must bring only 1 Song in 1 Audio CD / Pen drive for the performance.

Multiple Tracks CD will not be entertained. Video DVD / VCD not allowed.

Audio system will be provided. Paavaadai Chokka, Jewellery, Make-up mandatory.

Bhajan – Max. 3mins. Any Language – Bhajan. No Film Song.

Thirupaavai – Max. 3mins. (Only 1 song of your choice / Must Sing).

Flower Kolam – Max. 30mins. Use Chalk piece for outline & fill with Real Flowers, Leaves. No Props. (Size 1ft X 1ft Box) Bring all materials.

Flower Vase – Max. 30mins. Bring Pot (any size/shape/material) & Artificial/Real Flowers, Leaves, Twigs etc. Only 1 Flower Vase to be done within the given time. No pre-fabrication.

Painting – Max. 30mins. (Only Colouring) Bring Colour Pencils / Crayons to fill Colours in an Outline Drawing given by us.

Rhymes (English Rhymes) – Max. 3mins. No Props.

Story Telling (English) – Max. 3mins. Topic given below. No Props.

Fancy Dress (English) – Max. 2mins. Topic given below. Props allowed, No Backdrops.

 

All Levels – 20 Competitions.

*Competitions cannot be witnessed by the Parents & *Rasikas

 

Category 1 – Performing Arts:-

Bharatanatyam – Max. 3mins. (Any Language Song)

No Alarippu, Jatiswaram & Varnam.

Proper Bharatanatyam Costume, Jewelry, Salangai and Make-up mandatory.

Semi Classical Dance – Max. 3mins. (Any Language Song)

Must Perform a Semi Classical Genre along with a PROP.

Authentic Costume, Jewelry and Make-up mandatory according to the Dance form.

For both Dance Competitions:-

Participant must bring only 1 Song in 1 Audio CD / Pen drive for the performance.

Multiple Tracks CD will not be entertained. Video DVD / VCD not allowed.

Audio system will be provided.

Keerthanai – Max. 3mins. Any Language Keerthanai / Any Composer. (Only 1 song of your choice).

Bhajan – Max. 3mins. Any Language Bhajan. No Film Song. (Only 1 song of your choice).

Slokam – Max. 3mins. Any Slokam. (Only 1 Slokam of your choice).

Thirupaavai – Max. 3mins. (Only 1 song of your choice / Must Sing).

Thiruvempaavai – Max. 3mins. (Only 1 song of your choice / Must Sing).

Participants must bring their own Sruti Box with Batteries for All Vocal Music Competitions.

Instrumental Music – Max. 3mins. (Any Instrument / Any Language Song / Classical -  Devotional)

No Film Song. Bring Keyboard with Batteries.

 

Category 2 – Fine Arts:-

Podi Kolam – Max. 30mins. Use White Kolam Powder and Kaavi. No Props. (Size 2ft X 2ft Box) Bring all materials.

Flower Kolam – Max. 1Hr. Use Chalk piece for outline & fill with Real Flowers, Leaves. No Props. (Size 2ft X 2ft Box) Bring all materials.

Flower Vase – Max. 30mins. Bring Pot (any size/shape/material) & Artificial/Real Flowers, Leaves, Twigs etc. Only 1 Flower Pot to be done within the given time. No pre-fabrication.

Veggie & Fruity Design Max. 30mins. (No Knife & Scissor)

Bring Vegetables, Fruits & relevant materials. Minimum 1 item must be made within the given time. No pre-fabricated materials allowed.

Painting – Max. 1½ Hrs. Topic given below.

Chart alone will be provided by us. (Chart Size 12” x 16”). Bring all other Materials.

Can use Colour Pencils / Crayons / Water / Poster Colours / Oil Pastel / Sketch Pens.

Craft Work – Max. 1½ Hrs. Topic given below. (Use Only Eco Friendly Products). Bring all materials. Only 1 item must be made within the given time. No pre-fabricated materials allowed.

 

Category 3 – Academic Arts:-

Hand Writing (English) – Max. 30mins. Content & Ruled Paper will be provided.

Sub. Junior – Sec.A – 4 line Paper. Bring Writing Pad, Pencil.

Sub. Junior – Sec.B / Junior / Senior – Pen & Paper. Bring Writing Pad, Pencil, Pen etc.

Essay Writing (English) – Max. 1Hr. Topic given below.

Min. 250 words. Ruled Paper alone will be provided. Bring Writing Pad, Pencil, Pen etc.

Oratory (English) – Max. 3mins. Topic given below. No Props.

Word Puzzle (English) – Max. 15mins. Topic given below. Content & Paper will be provided. Bring Writing Pad, Pencil, Pen etc.

Max. 10 Puzzles to be completed & the early bird with Maximum correct answers Wins.

Story Telling (English) – Max. 3mins. Topic given below. No Props.    

Fancy Dress (English) – Max. 2mins. Topic given below. Props allowed, No Backdrops.

 

Common Theme:– “Festivals of India” for the Competitions – Painting, Craft Work, Essay Writing, Oratory, Word  Puzzle, Story Telling, Fancy Dress.

 

Participatory Segment

Can be witnessed by the Parents & *Rasikas

 

Bakthi Maalai – Solo - Max. 3mins. / Group - Max. 5mins. (Kids / All Levels - An exposure to Talk / Recite / Sing / Enact in Any Language). 

 

Prizes

Certificates & Medals for Participants, Certificates & Prizes for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd & Consolation Prize Winners.

 

Special Prizes - (Conditions apply*)

Certificate & Memento for Special Prize Winners.

Kids Section:-

Talent Prize – Enroll in 6 Competitions & Win in Min. 3 Competitions within First 3 Prize levels.

Proficiency Prize – Enroll in All 9 Competitions & Win in All 9 Competitions (Min. of 6 Prizes within First 3 Prize levels & 3 Consolation Prizes).

 

All Levels:-

Talent Prize – Enroll in any 6 Competitions & Win in Min. 3 Competitions within First 3 Prize levels.

Proficiency Prize – Enroll in Min. 12 Competitions from All 3 Categories &
Win in Min. 9 Competitions (Min. of 6 Prizes within First 3 Prize levels & Min. 3 Consolation Prizes).

Multi Talent Prize – Enroll in Min. 9 Competitions with Min. 3 under each Category &
Win in Min. 6 Competitions (Min. of 2 Prizes from each Category within First 3 Prize levels).

Outstanding Prize – Enroll in All Competitions & Win in All Competitions within First 3 Prize levels.

 

Rolling Trophy - (Conditions apply*)

 

A Gold-Coated Rolling Trophy* “Swarna Kalas”- Golden Kalasam in the name of our Grand Mother & Patron Late “Smt. R. NAGAMMAL”, is awarded to the institution for large participation. (Above 100 Registrations). Conditions apply*

 

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

Golden Opportunity for DANCE & MUSIC PARTICIPANTS

(Junior & Senior Levels)

 

1) To Perform in “KALA POSHAKAM”* (A Free Platform)

2) To Compete for “TITLE & AWARD”*

 

Criteria:

 

1) To Perform in “KALA POSHAKAM”:-

The Winners of Bharatanatyam, Semi Classical Dance, Keerthanai & Bhajan Competitions in “Margazhi Bala Utsavam”-2018 & The Winners of Bharatanatyam, Naattupura Nadanam, Keerthanai & Naattupura Paadal Competitions in “Balar Chithirai Kalai Vizha”-2018 shall be given an opportunity to perform in Our Monthly Concert “Kala Poshakam” (A Free Platform to showcase your Talent).

*Conditions apply.

 

2) To Compete for “TITLE & AWARD”:- The Winners of Dance & Music Competitions of “Margazhi Bala Utsavam” & “Balar Chithirai Kalai Vizha” (for 2 consecutive years) & who have Performed in “Kala Poshakam”, “Bala Vidhwan Bavani” & “Mottamaadi Nilaa Cutchery” Programmes are alone eligible to Compete for a “Title & Award”.  

*Conditions apply.

 

Competition Dates & Venues

17th to 28th January, 2018.

(subject to change due to unavoidable circumstances)

 

Dates – 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th & 26th January, 2018. (Evenings) –

Time: – 5.30pm to 7.30pm  Venue: Foundation Premises.

Dates - Sunday 21st January, 2018. (Full Day) –

Time: – 9.30am to 1.30pm / 3.30pm to 7.30pm Venue: Foundation Premises.

New No.5, Old No.3, (First Floor), Third Trust Link Street,

Mandavelipakkam, Chennai – 600028.

(Near Santhome High Road ICICI Bank & Sub-Registrar Office).

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Saturday 27th January, 2018 (Evening)

Time: – 5.30pm to 7.30pm  Venue: Vivekananda Hall (AC)

P. S. Hr. Sec. School Premises,

R.K. Mutt Road, Mylapore, Chennai – 600004. (Opp. Ramakrishna Mutt)

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Sunday 28th January 2018. (Full Day)

Time: – 9.30am to 1.30pm / 3.30pm to 7.30pm  Venue: Centenary Hall

P. S. Hr. Sec. School Premises,

R.K. Mutt Road, Mylapore, Chennai – 600004. (Opp. Ramakrishna Mutt)

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Time Schedule, Important Instructions, Roll Numbers

will be posted on Our Blog on Saturday, 13th January, 2018.

 

Prize Distribution Function from 1st to 5th February, 2018. (Evening) –

Narada Gana Sabha, Mini Hall (AC), Alwarpet, Chennai - 18.

 

Prize Distribution Schedule

will be posted on Our Blog on Wednesday, 17th January, 2018.


The Children who participate in the 16th Year “Margazhi Bala Utsavam”- 2018

are alone eligible to receive their Participation Certificate / Medals / Prizes.

During the Prize Distribution, only the Participant must come in person to receive it on Stage.

Parents / Representatives cannot receive it.

*TRADITIONAL ATTIRE (Dress Code of the Foundation mentioned above) is compulsory 

for all Participants, Parents, Children & *Rasikas during Prize Distribution.

 

Foundation Links

Website: www.srimylaporetrio.in / Blog: www.srimylaporetrio.blogspot.in

Facebook: Srimylaporetrio / Email: srimylaporetrio@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

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