Raagalahari

Raaga Lahari is a Youth Service Program by Rotary Banhgalore Indiranagar. 

Please read the guidelines carefully and register.

Registration Closed!

Raagalahari - 2021 Rules And Regulations

Registrations will be accepted online on a first come first served basis at www.raagalahari.rotaryindiranagar.org

1. An entry fee of Rs.100/- will be charged per participant per category payable online.

2. Participation will be in two categories – juniors (10-14 years) and seniors (15-18 years).

3. The participants should provide a proof of age document issued by Central/State
Government or School if required by the organizers.

4. Participants whose DOB is between 01/01/2008 and 31/12/2011 are eligible to participate
in the Junior category.

5. Participants whose DOB is between 01/01/2004 and 31/12/2007 are eligible to participate
in the Senior category.

6. Age eligibility will be based only on date of birth and not the grade in which the student is
studying.

7. A participant can participate in a maximum of 2 events.

8. Participants are requested to note down the registration number or save the screen shot
after registering.

9. We reserve the right to not award any or all prizes if the performances of all participants
are below the expectation of the judges.

10. We reserve the right to cancel any event in any category.

11. The decision of the organizers and the judges will be final in all respects.

12. No refund of participation fee under any circumstances. If participant wishes to
cancel the registration or is unable to participate due to any reason, the fee paid will be
forfeited.

13. Participants selected for finals will be required to sing a different song in the finals and
not the same song that was sung in the preliminary round. Similarly Bharatanatyam
performers should present a different dance routine in the finals.
14. Communication with the participants/parents will be through email and Whatsapp.
Messages will be broadcast on Whatspp. The participantshave to save the mobile no
8147034724 in their contact list to receive the broadcast message.

15. The Prelims and finals will be held on ZOOM video conferencing platform.

16. Participants are required to send a video recorded song for classical and semi classical
and a video recorded dance for Bharatanatyam events.

17. The recordings should be in MP4 format.

18. The performances for classical/semi-classical should be recorded without any
accompaniments or background music. Use of Shruti box is allowed.

19. The performances should be recorded in one go without any break in between. No
performance enhancement or editing tools should be used. Participants whose
recordings are found to have breaks or performance enhancements or editing will be
disqualified. Before the start of the song/dance and at the end of the song/dance the
performance code given in the confirmation mail must be mentioned by the participant.
Example: If your performance code is 1234 then he/she should say “MY PERFORMANCE
CODE IS 1234″ before starting the rendition and at the end of the rendition. Recordings
received without performance code will be disqualified.

20. The mention of performance codes in the beginning & at the end and the rendition must
be in one single flow.

21. The video recorded song/dance can be sent in one of the three modes given below
a) As a mail to [email protected]
b) Stored in a Google drive and access shared with [email protected]
c) As a Whatsapp attachment to 8147034724

22. The video recording should reach us before 5 PM 03/11/2021.

23. Any technical issues regarding the file sent will be communicated to you by 6 PM
07/11/2021. A new file has to be sent to us by 6 PM 09/11/2021. In the unlikely event of
the new file also having problems, the registration of the participant will be cancelled.

24. The songs recorded will be played during the ZOOM meeting sessions. Duration of each
Zoom session will be around 3 hours. Depending on the number of participants multiple
ZOOM sessions will be conducted for the same category.

25. Events for which number of participants is more than 20 will be judged in two stages.
Prelims and Finals.
26. Prelims will be held on 12/11/2021 Friday(Evening), 13/11/2021 Saturday (Morning, Afternnoon and Evening) and 14/11/2021 Sunday (Morning, Afternoon and Evening).

27.The exact timings of the ZOOM session relevant to the participant will be communicated by mail and WhatsApp by 6 PM 10/11/2021. The participants and parents can log into the zoom session to watch the virtual event. The judges will be judging the performances during the event.

28. The results of the Prelims will be announced after all the participants in the category
have been judged. The results will be broadcast in the Whatspp group. The results of all
events will be available by 9 PM 14/11/2021.

29. Finals of events having 2 rounds will be held on 28/11/2021 on ZOOM.

30. Finalists are expected to record a new song/dance for the finals and send to us by 6 PM
25/11/2021. The login details and timings of the ZOOM sessions of finals for various categories
will be communicated to the finalists by 6 PM 26/11/2021.

31. Prize coupons will be given for the first, second and third places in all categories.

Event-Wise Rules

Carnatic classical vocal

Juniors Prelims & Finals

Duration: Maximum 6 minutes
Type: Any Kriti

Senior Prelims & Finals

Duration: Maximum 10 minutes
Type: Kriti with Raaga Alapana, Swarakalpana

Solo (Bharathanatyam)

Juniors Prelims & Finals

Duration: 6-8 Minutes
Type: Kautvam, Thillana, Shabdam, Keerthana and Devernaama

Seniors Prelims

Duration: 7-9 minutes
Type: Devernaama/ Padam/Thillana

Finals
Duration: 10-12 minutes
Type: Varnam

Light Classical Vocal

Juniors Prelims & Finals

Duration: Maximum 5 Minutes
Type: Devarnama – Any Daasa composition

Seniors Prelims

Duration: Maximum 5 Minutes
Type: Devarnama – Any Daasa composition

Finals

Duration: Maximum 6 Minutes
Type: Devarnama – Any Daasa composition along with a UGHA-BOGHA

Carnatic classical vocal

Juniors Prelims  & Finals

Duration: Maximum 6 minutes Type: Any Kriti

Senior Prelims & Finals

Duration: Maximum 10 minutes Type: Kriti with Raaga, Alapana, Swarakalpana

Semi-Classical Vocal

Juniors Prelims & Finals

Duration: Maximum 5 Minutes

Type: Devarnama – Any Daasa composition

Senior Prelims & Finals

Duration: Maximum 5 Minutes Type: Devarnama – Any Daasa composition

Finals: Duration: Maximum 6 Minutes Type: Devarnama – Any Daasa composition along with a UGHA-BOGHA

Solo (Bharathanatyam)

Juniors Prelims & Finals

Duration : 6-8 Minutes

Type: Kautvam, Thillana, Shabdam, Keerthana and Devernaama

Senior Prelims

Duration: 7-9 minutes

Type: Devernaama/ Padam/Thillana

Senior Finals

Duration: 10-12 minutes

Type: Varnam

Light Classical (Bhajans/Devarnaama)

Time Duration

Juniors: 5 minutes

Seniors: 5 minutes

Performance Criteria:
In Light Classical Devarnaama children have to sing only the original ragas earlier composed by Daasas and not sing ones which have been used in films or any new ragas of the Devarnaama.
Light classical bhajans – children are supposed to sing non-filmy bhajans only.
Children can sing bhajans in Kannada,Hindi,Tamil,Telugu,Malayalam and Marathi.

Solo Dance (Bharathanatyam)

Time Duration

Junior: 6 to 8 minutes (Prelims and Finals)


Senior: 6 to 8 minutes (Prelims) 8 to 10 minutes (Finals)


Performance Criteria:
Juniors:
Children can perform to any one of the following in Prelims and Finals
Kautvam, Jathiswaram, Thillana, Shabdham or Keerthana.
Seniors:
Should dance to Kautvam, Jathiswaram, Thillana, Shabdham or Keerthana in Prelims
Should perform to a Varnam in Finals
Participants should come with their costumes and hairdo to the venue.

For any General & Registration related queries, contact Balakrishnana at +91 809 569 4356

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Date & Venue

Date

Candidates to Register and send their Videos by : 3rd November 2021

Preliminary Rounds Conducted by Panel of Judges : 12th-14th November 2021

Final Competition – 28th November 2021

Venue

Online – Zoom Platform

Date

01-11-2020 to 19-11-2020 

Venue

Online – Zoom Platform

Raaga Lahari

Raaga Lahari is a Youth Service Program by Rotary Indiranagar. Please read the guidelines carefully and register.

Contact

General  & registration related queries.

Balakrishna

+91 809 569 4356

Technical queries pertaining to music/dance events.

Sowmya Srikanth

+91 934 201 5272

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