Rules & Prizes

Manali Winter Carnival

All the teams have to participate in the compulsory events and minimum six other competitions. All participants should be in age group of 16 to 35 years as on 31st December 2021.

CARNIVAL PARADE (Compulsory)

All the teams have to compulsory take part in the Carnival Parade. Marks in Carnival Parade will be given on the basis of traditional dresses/costumes, themes, spectacle etc. However keeping in view if the temperature in Manali during the Carnival, the participants are allowed to wear white fleets with socks at their own cost.

SPECIAL ATTRACTION

Cash Prizes of Rs. 25,000/- 15,000/- & 10,000/- respectively will be given to 1st, 2nd & 3rd position winners of Carnival Parade. (Cultural Procession)

Folk Dance Competition

  • The dance must be an Indian folk dance. Ballads are not allowed.
  • The total Number of participants should not be less than 12.
  • A maximum of 8 accompanists are allowed.
  • The maximum time limit allotted for each folk dance is 12 to 15 minutes. The minimum time limit is 12 minutes. Marks may be deducted in case less or more time is taken by the teams. In some cases, such violation may even attract disqualification.
  • All teams must report at the venue at least 1 hour before the commencement of the show.
  • Live Orchestra Marks : 30
  • Recorded Music Marks : 10

Cash prizes of Rs. 25,000, 15,000 and 10,000 respectively will be given to First, Second and Third Position winners of the Folk Dance

Winter Queen Competition

  • The contest is open to unmarried women only. Each team may send at the most three participants.
  • The age limit for the participants is 17 to 25 years.
  • Every presentation should be according to the National respect.
  • The decision of the judges will be final and binding
  • Organizing committee reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any of the rounds according to the circumstances without any prior notice.

The following cash prizes will be given to the winner of the contest.WINTER QUEEN MANALI

  • (The Title Award) Rs.1,00, 000/- + Silver Tiara & Gift hampers.
  • 1st RUNNER UP…Rs.50, 000/- + Silver Tiara & Gift hampers.
  • 2nd RUNNER UP…Rs.30, 000/- + Silver Tiara & Gift hampers.

PLEASE NOTE

  • Submission of filled in BIO-DATA form compulsory for all participants. (Last page of this prospectus).

Voice of Carnival

  • This competition is open for all as well as for the Teams/groups participating in Winter Carnival.
  • Each team can send maximum of 2 entries.
  • Orchestra will be provided by organizers.
  • The singers will be judged mainly on the basis of Voice Quality,
  • Rhythm and Performance.
  • Selected finalist will be performing on the main stage of Manali Manu Rang Shala, during the Manali Winter Carnival
  • Free lodging and boarding facilities will be provided by the carnival committee from 01-01-2019 to 06-01-2019.
  • The decisions of judges will be final and binding on the participants.
  • No registration charges/Entry Free.
  • Age limit for all singers 16 years & above

Cash prizes for Voice of Carnival

  • 1st Prize- Rs. 50,000/-
  • 2nd Prize- Rs. 30,000/-
  • 3rd Prize- Rs. 20,000/-

Bollywood Dance Competition

BOLLYWOOD DANCE (Old Songs)

  • Each team will send only 1 entry.
  • The number of participants should be between 4 and 12.
  • Each team will be given 5 to 7 minutes maximum.
  • Recorded music or orchestra is allowed.
  • You can mix more than 2 songs.
  • Film song should be before 1970.
  • Cash prize Rs. 8000/-, Rs. 5000/-, Rs. 3000/-

BOLLYWOOD DANCE (New Songs)

  • Each team will send only 1 entry.
  • The number of participants should be between 4 and 12.
  • Each team will be given 5 to 7 minutes maximum.
  • Recorded music or orchestra is allowed.
  • Cash prize Rs. 8000/-, Rs. 5000/-, Rs. 3000/-

Fashion Show

  • Each team will send only 1 entry.
  • There is no limit on number of participants.
  • Each team will be given 5 to 8 minutes.
  • Recorded music is allowed.
  • Cash prize Rs. 10,000/-, Rs. 6000/-, Rs. 4000/-

Street Dance

  • Each team will send only 1 entry.
  • The total number of participants should not be less than 12.
  • A maximum of 8 accompanists are allowed.
  • Each team will be given up to 15 minutes to perform.
  • Recorded music is not allowed.
  • Cash prize Rs. 10,000/-, Rs. 6000/-, Rs. 4000/-

Classical Dance (Group/Solo)

  • Each team will send only 1 entry.
  • Teams can send individual or group to participate.
  • Should be based on pure Indian Classical.
  • Each team will be given maximum 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Recorded music is allowed.
  • Cash prize Rs. 5,000/-, Rs. 3000/-, Rs. 2000/-

Street Play

  • Each team will send only 1 entry.
  • There is no limit to the number of participants.
  • Each team will be given 12 to 20 minutes to perform.
  • The play will be held at Mall road Manali.
  • Play should be Hindi only.
  • Cash prize Rs. 10,000/-, Rs. 6000/-, Rs. 4000/-

Talent Show

  • Any item is eligible other than competitive events mentioned on this page.
  • There is no limit to the number of participants.
  • Time allotted to perform will be 4 to 7 minutes.

Kesh Queen

  • Total time allotted will be 1 to 2 minutes.
  • This is a purely individual item for women only.
  • Cash price of 3000/-, 2000/-, 1000/- will be awarded to first, second and third place winners.