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Participation Guidelines

Manali Winter Carnival 2020

Age Limit The maximum age for participation is 35 years and the minimum is 18 years.
Entry Fee
  • Team Rs. 5000/-
  • Team with 1 Winter Queen Participant : 7000/-

Please note all Winter Queen Participants have to pay an entry fee of 2000/- irrespective of weather they are participating in the event individually or as a part of team. 

Mandatory Events for all teams Carnival Parade & Folk Dance
Minimum Participation required All teams have to participate in at least 09 out of all events listed below.
List of available Events
  • Carnival Parade (Mandatory)
  • Folk dance Competition (Mandatory)
  • Winter Queen Competition
  • Bollywood Dance (Old songs, before 1970)
  • Bollywood Dance (New songs, after 1970)
  • Fashion Show Contest
  • Fancy Dress Competition
  • Street Play
  • Street Dance
  • Classical Dance
  • Talent Show
  • Voice of Carnival
  • Littel angel traditional dress competition (For ages 04 to 10 yrs)
How to Apply Download the form and mail it along with entry fees of Rs 2500 before 20 December 2019. Please check the bottom of this page for all downloadable forms.
Payments All payments are to be made in the form of demand draft payable at Manali in favour of -

  • Chairman National Winter Carnival Committee
    Manali, Distt. Kullu (H.P.)
  • Secretary National Winter Carnival Committee, Manali, Distt. Kullu (H.P.)
Last Date The last date for receiving entry forms in Manali is 20 Dec 2019. The entry should be sent to the under signed on the above addresses

Right to accept/reject entry lies with the Chairman of the Winter Carnival Organizing Committee.

Cash prize Settlements Please note all settlements will be made to official bank accounts of registered teams. Under no circumstance shall Winter Carnival Committee settle any payments in personnel accounts.
Inquiry & Help Line For any further information regarding cultural events of the Carnival you may contact

Office phone | 01902-252363
Office of SDM Manali | 01902-254100
Mr. Satish Sood 9418428939

Important Guidelines to all participants

  1. Total Number of participants should not be more than 22.
  2. All participating teams must report on the 1st Jan 2020 After noon. Arrangements for lodging & boarding will be provided by the organizers from 1st Jan 2020 to 7th Jan 2020.
  3. All traveling expenses have to be borne by the participants. However, if required, organizers may help in arranging conveyance from Delhi to Manali and back if a request for the same is made in advance.
  4. Teams must maintain strict discipline.
  5. No alcoholic drinks will be allowed to be consumed during the Carnival. Teams found misbehaving are liable to be expelled and sent back.
  6. The organizers can in no way be held responsible for any mishap or accident that occurs before/during or after the carnival.
  7. All participants must report at the back stage at least an hour before their scheduled program is to start.
  8. Teams reporting at Manali should immediately contact our central control room in the District Tourism Development Office, near Ram Bagh The Mall Manali for allotment of Hotel, Guest Houses, Rest Houses rooms.
  9. Contact No. 01902-252175
  10. All the participants should be bring 2 passports size photographs with them and intimate their time of arrival at Manali in advance.

Food & Accommodation for all participants

  1. Food Coupons will be issued daily.
  2. Team confirmation will be considered only of those consisting of minimum 6 female artist.
  3. Triple occupancy based accommodation will be provided to the participants.
  4. Non performing members with the teams will be charged Rs. 500 per person per day.
  5. Participants should be bring blankets and woolen clothes along with them.
  6. Teams reporting at Manali should immediately contact our central control room in the District Tourism Development Office, near Ram Bagh The Mall Manali for allotment of Hotel, Guest Houses, Rest Houses rooms.
  7. Contact No. 01902-252175
  8. All the participants should be bring 2 passports size photographs with them and intimate their time of arrival at Manali in advance.
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