Registration will open on Jan 19th, 2019 @ 11:00 AM EST and close on Jan 26th, 2019 @ 5:00 PM EST

REGISTRATION RULES

IAG invites all to participate in showcasing their talents and exhibiting the beauty of Indian arts originating from different regions, in a variety of Styles and Languages. Registration form must be completed with the correct information for each performance. Any team or individual registering with false information may be disqualified. Please submit only one entry per performance.

Following information is required to register, please have it ready:

  • Program Director (Name of the Choreographer, Dance School Name, Short Skit/Comedy act director etc.)
  • E-mail address
  • Two contact phone numbers
  • Category (Group Dance, Vocal Song, Music/Instrument Performances, Skits/Theatrical, Stand-up comedy)
  • One line description / highlight of the program
  • No. of Participants
  • Age group of Participants   (4 to 7, 8 to 12, 13 to 18, 19 and above, Mixed)
  • Duration of the program (in minutes)
  • For Dance Category - Movie Name, Song First line/For Others – Concept
  • First Name, Last Name and Membership Status of all Participants


Rules and Guidelines:   

  • All participants must be IAG members.
  • Children below 18 yrs. must have IAG Family Membership.
  • Individual membership is for Students who are studying in the upstate. (Individual living with family, parents or with spouses do not qualify for individual membership).
  • Participants can perform up to a maximum of two items.
  • A minimum of 3 participants will be required for a performance.
  • Group dance with 3 to 6 participants must be less than 6 minutes.
  • Group dance with 6 or more participants must be less than 8 minutes.
  • Vocal songs / Instrumental Performances should be less than 6 minutes. A maximum of 3 entries will be considered, if time permits.
  • Skits/Theatrical/Drama/Comedy items (under 5 minutes) will be considered, if time permits
  • In the Dance category, repetition of songs will not be encouraged. However, if the song is part of a medley and under 1 minute in duration, it will be allowed. A maximum of 2 entries that meet this criteria will be allowed. Selection will be done in the order of first come first served basis.
  • In order to keep the event content fresh and new, we request you to refrain from submitting any items in entirety that have been performed in the past 2 months. However, we will accept a small portion of the performance, should it be part of a medley.
  • IAG will do its best to accommodate all entries. If the number of entries is more than manageable, IAG will use a selection process based on specific criteria such as Interest of audience, uniqueness of program, language, style (Classical/Semi classical/Western/Folk) and age of the participants for the waiting list items. IAG reserve the right to make the final decision.
  • IAG reserves all rights to refuse any items that are deemed as inappropriate for the program.
  • All items will be reviewed & confirmed by the committee by Feb 4th, 2019.
  • Entries requiring changes will be notified on or before Feb 4th, 2019.
  • Songs and background music for selected entries will need to be submitted in MP3 format via email to [email protected] by March 3rd, 2019
                                                                 
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