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Rules & Prizes

Manali Winter Carnival 2020

Winter Carnival Manali 2020 | Official rules for all events and activities


All the teams have to participate in the compulsory events and minimum seven other competitions. For details of all available events please click here.

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)

Payments & Settlements

All teams please note, All winning teams need to be registered in order to be eligible for Cheque payments and bank settlements. Winter Carnival Committee will not entertain any requests for personnel bank account settlements.  

Folk Dance Competition

  • The dance must be an Indian folk dance. Ballads are not allowed.
  • Total Number of participants should not be less than 12 and more than 20.
  • The maximum time limit allotted for each folk dance is 15 minutes. The minimum time limit is 9 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.
  • The dance will be judged on the following basis.
    1. Coordination:- 25 Marks
    2. Composition:- 25 Marks
    3. Costumes:- 20 Marks
    4. Music (Vocal & Instruments):- 15 Marks
    5. Overall Effect:- 15 Marks
    6. Total 100 Marks
  • Recorded Music is not allowed.
  • All teams must report at the venue at least 1 hour before the commencement of the show.

Cash prizes of Rs. 40,000, 30,000 and 20,000 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 18 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 competition will be judged on the following basis.Beauty

  • I.Q. /G.K
  • Overall Personality
  • Dress sense
  • The minimum height of the contestant should be 5 feet 3 inches.

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

  • Form to be submitted at SDM Office Manali.
  • Submission of filled in BIO-DATA from compulsory for all participants. (Last page of this prospectus)
  • Solo entries can also be taken for the contest

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 01-01-2020 to 06-01-2020.
  • 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 to 10.
  • Each team will be given 7 minutes maximum.
  • Recorded music or orchestra is allowed.
  • Film song should be before 1970.
  • Cash prize Rs. 7000/-, Rs. 5000/-, Rs. 3000/-

BOLLYWOOD DANCE (New Songs)

  • Each team will send only 1 entry.
  • The number of participants should be between 4 to 10.
  • Each team will be given 7 minutes maximum.
  • Recorded music or orchestra is allowed.
  • Film song should be after 1970.
  • Cash prize Rs. 7000/-, Rs. 5000/-, Rs. 3000/-

Fashion Show

  • Each team will send only 1 entry.
  • The number of participants should be between 8 to unlimited.
  • Each team will be given minimum 7 minutes and maximum 10 minutes.
  • Recorded music is allowed.
  • Cash prize Rs. 10,000/-, Rs. 6000/-, Rs. 4000/-

Street Dance

  • Each team will send only 1 entry.
  • The number of dancer + accompanists should be between 15 to 20.
  • Each team will be given minimum 15 minutes and maximum 20 minutes..
  • Recorded music is not allowed.
  • Cash prize Rs. 10,000/-, Rs. 6000/-, Rs. 4000/-

Classical Dance (Only Group)

Classical Dance (Group/Solo)

  • Each team will send only 1 entry.
  • Entry can be Solo or Group.
  • The number of participants should be between 1 to 4.
  • Each team will be given maximum 8 minutes.
  • Recorded music is allowed.
  • Cash prize Rs. 7,000/-, Rs. 5000/-, Rs. 3000/-

Street Play

  • Each team will send only 1 entry.
  • The number of participants: No Limit.
  • Each team will be given minimum 15 minutes and maximum 20 mins.
  • Play should be Hindi only.
  • Cash prize Rs. 10,000/-, Rs. 6000/-, Rs. 4000/-

Talent Show

  • Each team can send one entry.
  • There is no limit to number of participants.
  • Time limit or act is 4 to 8 minutes.
  • Teams can present only the items which are not included in the carnival competition list of otherwise mentioned as a competitive activity elsewhere.
  • First prize 5000
  • Second prize 3000
  • Third prize 2000

Fancy Dress Individual

  • Each team can send two entries.
  • Individual activity
  • Time limit for each act is 2 minutes maximum.
  • First prize 5000
  • Second prize 3000
  • Third prize 2000

Little angel competition

  • Only for ages 4 to 10 yrs
  • Total time to perform 1 minute
  • Individual activity
  • Participants will be judged on the basis of -
    1. Dress : 10 Marks
    2. Confidence Level : 10 Marks
    3. Overall Appearance : 10 Marks
  • First prize 5000
  • Second prize 3000
  • Third prize 2000
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