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Margazhi Bala utsavam by Sumukhi Rajasekharan Memorial Foundation

MARGAZHI BALA UTSAVAM

 

 (15th Year “Mylapore” Festival of Tradition & Culture for Children & Youth)

 

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 Nos. 9382698811.

 

Registrations from 1st December to 10th January 2017. (No Online Registrations)

Time: 10.00am to 12.00noon & 5.00pm to 7.00pm (Contact – Mobile 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).

 

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

 

A Registration Fee of Rs. 100/- is charged for each Competition & Participatory Event, Plus Rs. 50/- towards 1 Photo - 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 24th January, 2017. (subject to change due to unavoidable circumstances)

Prize Distribution Function: 27th to 31st January, 2017.

 

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 Pot 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: Historical Episodes and Anecdotes related to Nature. No Props.

Fancy Dress (English) – Max. 2mins. Topic: Nature as Characters (Gods, Humans, Animals, Birds, Flowers, Trees etc.) Props allowed, No Backdrops.

 

All Levels– 18 Competitions.

*Competitions cannot be witnessed by the Parents & *Rasikas

 

Category 1 – Performing Arts:-

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

No Alarippu, Jatiswaram & Varnam.

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. Dance Costume, Salangai and Make-up mandatory.

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).

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.

Lamp Decor – Max. 45mins. Decorate Traditional Lamp with Real Flowers, Leaves & other Props.

(No Lighting of Lamp) Bring all materials.

Veggie & Fruity Design – Max. 30mins. Topic: Natural Scenery. (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: Nature’s Creation, Preservation, Destruction.

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: Create Nature Themes (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: Biodiversity in relation to Spirituality.

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

Oratory (English) – Max. 3mins. Topic: Conserve Nature – Do’s & Don’ts­. No Props.

Story Telling (English) – Max. 3mins. Topic: Historical Episodes and Anecdotes related to Nature. No Props. 

Fancy Dress (English) – Max. 2mins. Topic: Nature as Characters (Gods, Humans, Animals, Birds, Flowers, Trees etc.) Props allowed, No Backdrops.

 

Common Theme:– “Nature”- Based on this, Topics are specified for the Competitions in the relevant coloumn.

 

Participatory Event

Can be witnessed by the Parents & *Rasikas

 

Bakthi Maalai – Solo - Max. 3mins. / Group - Max. 5mins. (Kids / Sub.Junior / Junior - 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 will be considered for this segment).

 

All Levels:-

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

Multi Talent Prize – Enroll in Min. 9 Competitions with Min. 3 under each Category &
Win in Min. 3 Competitions. (Min. 1 from each Category 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 Prize

will be considered for this segment).

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

 

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*

 

Competition Dates & Venues

17th to 24th January, 2017.

(subject to change due to unavoidable circumstances)

 

Dates - 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 23rd & 24th January, 2017. (Evenings)

Time: – 5.30pm 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 21st January, 2017 (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 22nd January 2017. (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 Friday, 13th January, 2017.

 

Prize Distribution Function from 27th to 31st January, 2017. (Evening)

TAG-P.S.-Dhakshinamurthi Auditorium, P. S. Hr. Sec. School Premises, Mylapore.

 

Prize Distribution Schedule

will be posted on Our Blog on Tuesday, 17th January, 2017.


The Children who participate in the 15th Year “Margazhi Bala Utsavam”- 2017

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.

 

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