Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore Campus will organize Amritotsavam 2019 on March 12, 2019.

General Guidelines for Cultural Events

  1. Students are requested to provide their proper bank details, while registering, if not they’ll be disqualified while prelims.
  2. Students should represent only their own House.
  3. In Group Events like Group Music and skit, mixing of Boys & Girls may be allowed if necessary.
  4. Finalists will be selected purely on their performance during prelims. Hence, representation of all the Houses in the finals is not MANDATORY.
  5. For Events the first and second prizes will be given. The third prizes will carry only certificates
  6. In case of team swapping, the lending team secretary will sign a declaration form and hand it over to the Department of Student’s Welfare through the Organizing Students Committee.
  7. The Organizing Student’s Committee members will ensure that there is no mixing up of Houses. If any mixing up comes to our notice, 15 points will be deducted from the total points gained by that particular House and it will be disqualified for the particular event.
  8. The Secretaries and Joint Secretaries should try to find out the talented students and motivate them to participate in the various events. The House that scores the maximum points will win the trophy.
  9. Any issues to be discussed from the students’ or office bearer’s side should be brought to the Dept. of Student’s Welfare through the Organizing Students Committee members.
  10. House Secretaries or the participants are not supposed to meet the judges directly or indirectly. Hence they will be intimated about the appointment of judges only at the final moment.
  11. High tech sound and light equipment must be avoided as they interfere with the exhibition of the creative talents of the students.
  12. No professional training (choreography) for dances / acting / music is allowed. The students should use the opportunities to create and innovate by themselves as intrusion of professionals robs the freshness of their creations / talents.
  13. Themes / concepts / episodes may be taken from our traditional regional folklores
    • Dance dramas may depict incidents from the lives of great people like Tagore / Meera / Gandhi / our epic personages

Fine Arts – Category I

Event

Rules and Regulations

On The Spot Painting

  • Duration is 2 hours and 30 minutes
  • A2 sheets will be provided to the Participants.
  • Participants should bring their own painting tools
  • Theme will be given on the spot

Cooking Without Fire And Wire

  • Two members per team.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Maximum three items can be prepared, those who present more will be disqualified
  • Fresh ingredients could be brought by the participant
  • The recipe should be prepared without any cooking using fire or wire.
  • Participants should bring the necessary ingredients.
  • For ex. creative sandwiches, sprouts salads, chats etc.
  • Fresh and nutritious combinations are encouraged

Art From Waste / Installation

  • Max 2/team.
  • Duration will be 2 hours
  • For arrangements, space will be provided.
  • The topic will be given on the spot.
  • Material should be brought by the participants themselves.

Clay Modelling

  • Max 2/team
  • Participants have to bring their own tools
  • Clay will be provided
  • Theme will be provided on the spot
  • Duration is 2 hours

Rangoli

  • This is an individual event.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • 3’ X 3’ space will be provided, drawing beyond the area will be disqualified
  • Only color powder should be used; salt is banned
  • Participants should bring the necessary material
  • Theme will be given on the spot

Fine Arts – Category II

Pencil Sketching

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Charts will be provided to the participants
  • Participants should bring their own drawing tools
  • Theme will be given on the spot

On The Spot Photography With Caption

  • Participants will be given 3 hours to shoot and submit the soft copy.
  • Each Participant may submit a maximum of 5 entries
  • Mobile Cameras are not allowed
  • Participants should format the camera in the given venue before they start shooting.
  • Participants have to bring their own digital camera of not more than 12 Mega Pixel.
  • The participant has to capture photographs on the theme announced on the spot by the judges.
  • No mixing, matching or morphing of photographs will be permitted.
  • Software such as Photoshop, etc., for enhancing images is not permitted.

Poster Making

  • Students have to bring their own laptops
  • Theme will be given on the spot
  • Time limit: 90 minutes for designing

Mehandi

  • This is an individual event.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Participant if a girl can bring another girl friend to design on her hand.
  • Participant should bring the necessary material.
  • It can be black/red/Arabic mehandi etc.

Literary

Debate (English)

  • Only in English
  • Time duration per participant for the prelims - 3 minutes
  • Time duration per participant for the finals - 5 minutes
  • Lots will be taken for a particular topic to decide who is FOR and AGAINST.

Elocution (Multilingual)

  • Topic will be given 24 hours in advance.
  • Time duration is 5 minutes for finals (90 seconds for prelims)
  • More than one language can be represented by getting prior permission from staff coordinator

Creative Writing (English, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi and Telugu)

  • In five Languages
  • Topic will be given on the Spot
  • Time duration is one hour
  • Writing Paper will be provided.
  • More than one language can be represented by getting prior permission from staff coordinator

Quiz

  • Duration is two hours.
  • Teams on stage for finals
  • Each team comprises 3 members
  • Written quiz prelims will be held in advance to select the final six teams

Poetry Writing (English, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi and Telugu)

  • Individual event
  • Duration is one hour
  • Theme will be given on spot
  • Direct final competition will be held on the scheduled date
  • More than one language can be represented by getting prior permission from staff coordinator

Music

Instrumental Percussion Solo

  • Duration of the performance is 10 minutes, including set up time.
  • Maximum set up time allowed is 5 minutes.
  • Maximum number of accompanists is 2. (They need not be from the same House. However their performance will not count in the evaluation)
  • Participants must bring their own instruments.
  • Presentation may be in Carnatic / Hindustani Style.

Instrumental Non-Percussion Solo (Classical)

  • Duration of the performance is 10 minutes including set up time.
  • Maximum set up time allowed is 5 minutes
  • Maximum number of accompanists is 2 (They need not be from the same House. However their performance will not count in the evaluation)
  • Participants to bring their own instruments.
  • Presentation may be in Carnatic / Hindustani

Instrumental Non-Percussion Solo (Western)

  • Duration of the performance is 10 minutes including set up time.
  • Maximum set up time allowed is 5 minutes
  • Maximum number of accompanists is 2 (They need not be from the same House. However their performance will not count in the evaluation)
  • Participants to bring their own instruments.
  • Presentation may be in Western

Song

Classical Vocal Solo (Carnatic/Hindustani)

  • Duration of performance, including set up time is 10 minutes
  • Maximum set up time allowed is 5 minutes.
  • Maximum number of accompanists is 2. (They need not be from the same House. However their performance will not count in the evaluation)
  • Songs in Carnatic / Hindustani music style may be presented.
  • Film songs are not allowed.

Western Vocal Solo

  • Duration is 4 to 8 minutes, including set up time.
  • Maximum set up time allowed is 2 minutes.
  • Maximum number of accompanists is 2. (They need not be from the same House. However their performance will not count in the evaluation)
  • Language of the song shall be only in English.
  • Lyrics must be decent and must preserve the overall decorum.
  • Should get prior approval of the songs if the participant is selected in prelims.

Light Vocal Solo

  • Duration of performance is 4 to 8 minutes, including set up time.
  • Maximum Set up time allowed is 2 minutes.
  • Maximum number of accompanists is 2. (They need not be from the same House. However their performance will not count in the evaluation)
  • Participants must bring their own instruments.
  • Lyrics of the song must be decent and preserve the overall decorum.
  • Should get prior approval of the songs if the participant is selected in prelims.

Group Song (Indian)

  • Duration is 7 minutes, including set up time.
  • Maximum set up time allowed is 2 minutes.
  • A team may present a maximum of two full songs, unless a medley is presented.
  • Songs may be folk or patriotic.
  • Songs may be in any regional language.
  • Maximum number of singers and accompanists shall be 9.
  • Minimum No. of Vocalists shall be 2 from the same house.
  • Participants must bring their own instruments.
  • Should get prior approval of the songs if the group is selected in prelims.

Group Song (Western)

  • Duration of the performance is 7 minutes, including setup time
  • Maximum set up time allowed is 2 minutes.
  • Songs must be in English.
  • Lyrics must be decent and preserve the overall decorum.
  • Maximum number of singers and accompanists shall not exceed 9.
  • Participants must bring their own instruments.

Dance

Classical Solo Dance

  • Duration is 10 minutes.
  • Maximum three accompanists are permissible.
  • Props and stage settings are allowed but no additional time for set up will be given.
  • Soft copy of the song should be submitted at the time of prelims.
  • Judges decision is final.

Group Dance - Indian (Folk / Tribal)

  • Duration is 10 minutes.
  • Maximum number of participants is 10, minimum 4.
  • Each student can perform only in one group.
  • Props and stage settings are allowed but no additional time for set up will be given.
  • Vulgarity on stage will lead to disqualification.
  • A copy of the song(s) used for the entire performance should be submitted at the time of Prelims.
  • Judges decision is final.

Group Dance - Contemporary

Split Sync dance (Free Style)

  • Two members per team
  • Time limit 3 – 5 minutes
  • A screen will be placed between the two dancers
  • Judging is based on the synchronicity and innovation of the dance moves
  • Free style

Theatre

Skit / Drama

  • Topics:
  • Don’t Follow the Crowd
  • Little Things Matter in Life
  • Skit play in five languages - English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu may be presented; but all the plays will be evaluated together.
  • Story Board/Synopsis to be submitted by the fixed date
  • Last date for script submission: 03rd February,2019(via Link)
  • Date of script acceptance: 08th February, 2019(via mail)
  • No pre-recorded conversations
  • Duration is 10 minutes
  • Maximum Number of Participants: 8 on stage
  • Team should register along with the topic/theme

Mime

  • Topic: Social Issues
  • Avoid including politics in your script.
  • Duration is 8 minutes
  • Maximum of 6 members per team
  • Story Board/Synopsis to be submitted by the fixed date
  • Last date for script submission: 03rd February,2019(via Link)
  • Date of script acceptance: 08th February, 2019(via mail)
  • No pre-recorded conversations
  • Face Painting is a must.
  • Music should not be dominant/jarring

Short Film Making

  • Topics:
  • Thriller
  • Follow What Your Heart Says
  • Maximum duration for short film is 10 minutes.
  • The film can be shot in any language; if in a vernacular, English subtitles are mandatory.
  • The film should be shot inside the campus.
  • The synopsis should get prior approval from the staff coordinators.
  • Permission for shooting to be obtained from the Dept. of Students Welfare.
  • Last date for script submission: on or before 03rd February,2019 (via Link)
  • Date of script acceptance: 08th February, 2019 (via mail)
  • Shortlisted scripts will be allowed for final filming.
  • The video format should be .avi or. Mpeg. Submission date: 03rd March, 2019 on or before 10.00 AM.

Adzap

  • 3-5 members per team
  • Language is English only.
  • Time duration is 5 minutes (performance :2 mins)
  • Prelims will be held on specified dates

Monoacting

  • Individual
  • Prelims time limit: maximum 3 minutes
  • Finals Time Limit: 3 – 6 minutes

Informals

Beg Borrow Buy

  • Two members per team
  • A list of items will be given at the start of the event
  • The team which brings the highest number of items in one hour wins

Note For The Prelims

  1. Only the participant is allowed to perform in the venue during the prelims.
  2. Time limit should be strictly followed for the prelims.
  3. Participants must wear their ID cards during the prelims also. Those who do not wear their ID cards will be disqualified.
  4. The entire prelim events are scheduled to start sharp at 4:1-0 pm. Delayed entries will not be entertained.
  5. Participants are not permitted to interact with the judges or staff event coordinators before or after the event.
  6. Any doubts regarding the event should be clarified through the CC, student event coordinators.
  7. First year students who are registering for these events and those who have yoga classes would have to inform the Department of Student Welfare before the day of the competition. Alternate classes may only be arranged with other batches in consultation with Amrita Darshanam - ICSS

Amritotsavam 2019 - Registration

Events
Note: Multiple Events can be chosen from the following list. One member registration is sufficient for Group Events.
Bank Details (Kindly provide Correct details to Remit Cash prizes)
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  1. On the Spot Painting
    • Creativity
    • Painting skills
    • Usage of colors
    • Relevance to the theme given
  2. Rangoli
    • Creativity
    • Color sense
    • Presentation
  3. Pencil sketching
    • Variety of strokes
    • Sticking to the theme
    • Completing within the time
    • Creativity
  4. Mehandi
    • Design Intricacy
    • Creativity
    • Perfection and Neatness
  5. Art from Waste
    • Intricacy in design
  6. On the Spot Photography with Caption
    • Digital images are evaluated on the basis of
      • Impact
      • Composition
      • Technical quality
      • Relevance to theme
      • Technical awareness detail
      • Presence of mind
      • Quality of picture
      • Attention to detail
  7. Cooking without fire and wire
    • Innovation
    • Nutrition and Taste
    • Time
    • Presentation
  8. Elocution
    • Presentation
    • Language
    • Content
    • Relevance to the topic
  9. Debate
    • Content
    • Relevance to the given topic
    • Assertiveness
    • Number of valid points stated
    • Accuracy of language
    • Style of expression.
  10. Creative Writing
    • Content
    • Creativity
    • Crispness
    • Flow of thought
    • Punctuation
    • Conclusion
    • Poetry Writing
    • Uniqueness
    • Content
    • Relevance to the theme
  11. Quiz
    • Time taken
    • Score for each question
  12. Music-Vocal (Solo & Group)
    • Stage presence & Voice throw
    • Technicalities (Thalam & Shruti)
    • Clarity in pronunciation of lyrics (Spashtam)
  13. Music-Instrumental
    • Tone
    • Rhythm
    • Pitch
    • Modulation
  14. Dance-Solo (Classical)
    • Creativity and choreography
    • Costume and usage of props
    • Stage presence, expression and energy level.
    • Entertainment value
    • Crowd response
    • Exceeding the time limit will lead to deduction of points
  15. Dance- Group
    • Costume and music
    • Co-ordination of dance with the song
    • Choreography and uniformity in steps.
    • Stage usage and energy level
    • Appropriate usage of props
    • Entertainment value
    • Exceeding the time limit will lead to deduction of points (10 minutes)
  16. Short film
    • Direction and screenplay
    • Acting skills
    • Relevance to the theme
    • Editing
    • Background score
DATE EVENTS VENUE
28-01-2019 CREATIVE WRITING C-104, C-105, C-106 and C-109 AB1
CLASSICAL SOLO VOCAL (Carnatic / Hindustani) Music Room
31-01-2019 MONOACT C-105 AB1
WESTERN VOCAL SOLO Music Room
01-02-2019 ELOCUTION English -Language Lab and Other Languages - C-104, C-105, C-106 and C-109 AB1
LIGHT VOCAL SOLO Music Room
02-02-2019 DEBATE C-105, C-106 AB1
INSTRUMENTAL - PERCUSSION Music Room
04-02-2019 POETRY WRITING C-104, C-105, C-106 and C-109 AB1
INSTRUMENTAL NON-PERCUSSION(Classical) Music Room
05-02-2019 GROUP DANCE - CONTEMPORARY Sudhamani Hall
INSTRUMENTAL NON-PERCUSSION(Western) Music Room
06-02-2019 CLASSICAL DANCE SOLO Sudhamani Hall
GROUP SONG – WESTERN Music Room
BEG BORROW BUY C-106 AB1
07-02-2019 GROUP DANCE - INDIAN (Folk / Tribal) Sudhamani Hall
ADZAP C-105, C–106 AB1
25-02-2019 SPLIT SYNC DANCE (Free Style) Sudhamani Hall
GROUP SONG – INDIAN / FOLK Music Room
SKIT / DRAMA C106 AB1
11-03-2019 MIME C106 AB1
FINE ART – Category I To be decided later
12-03-2019 FINE ARTS – Category II / FINALS OF THEATRE, MUSIC, SONG, DANCE, DEBATE, QUIZ AND
SHORT FILM SCREENING

Note: Prelims will start sharply at 4:00 pm in Main Block

Event Details
Date: 
2019-03-12 09:00 to 17:00
ORGANIZED BY:
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Coimbatore