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India Day

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2023 India Day Celebration
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2023 India Day


All Participants will be awarded a participation medal!!!!

Details/Rules/Information for the Poster Competition:

1.  The event is open to all members of the community (ICS members and non-ICS members). This will be an in-person contest (Contest Date: January 22, 2023 @ 11:30 am to 12:30 pm HSNEF Hindu Temple. Please arrive 30 minutes prior.)

2.  Registration: FREE for 2023 ICS Members; $10 for non-members. Registration opens January 9, 2023 and ends midnight on January 20, 2023.

3.Theme: Festivals of India (showcase various festivals celebrated in India).

4.  Judges Selection Criteria: All entries will be judged by our judges who qualified art practitioners.

6.  One entry per participant

7.  Children can use any paint medium

8.  Poster paper size 9x11 and up and will be provided by ICS for onsite contest

9.  Participants should create a poster based on their memory.

9.  There will be three age groups:

o   4 years – 6 years

o   7 years – 10 years

o   11 years – 15 years

10.  3 winners will be awarded in each category (It may vary based on participation count). Judges will score participants based on concept, creativity and drawing skills.

11.  Prizes will be announced during the cultural celebration on January 28th, 2023.

Details/Rules /Information for the RANGOLI Competition:

1.  The event is open to all members of the community (ICS members and non-ICS members). This will be an in-person contest (Contest Date: January 22, 2023 @ 1.00 pm to 3:00 pm HSNEF Hindu Temple. Please arrive 30 minutes prior.)

2.  Registration: FREE for 2023 ICS Members; $10 for non-members. Registration opens January 9, 2023 and ends midnight on January 20, 2023.

3. Theme:  Your Choice.

4. Duration : 2 hours

5. Rangoli should not exceed the size of 2ft x 2ft. The area will be designated by ICS. 

6. Rangoli should be completed by end of time slot, ready for judging

7. Participants must be present at the venue 30 minutes before/prior to the start of the competition 

8. Rangoli must be handmade. Any tools, such as stencils will not be allowed to make or decorate Rangoli

9. Please bear in mind that your Rangoli should not offend the viewers and is presentable to viewers of all ages.

10. Participants should bring all the required materials for their Rangoli (Rangoli Powder, Props like electric diya, leaves and flowers).

11. Rangoli should be prepared from scratch. No part of the Rangoli can be pre-made before arriving to the competition.

12. Multiple entries by one person are not allowed.

13.  3 winners will be awarded (It may vary based on participation count). Judges will score participants based on concept, creativity and Rangoli skills.


Details/Rules/Information for the Fancy Dress Competition:

1.     The event is open to all members of the community (ICS members and non-ICS members)

2.     Registration: FREE for 2023 ICS Members; $10 for non-members. Registration opens January 9, 2023 and ends midnight on January 23, 2023.

3. Theme: Famous personalities of ancient India (kings, queens, Saints, leaders, Personalities from ancient India)

4.  Judges Selection Criteria: All entries will be judged by our judges who qualified art practitioners.

6.     One entry per participant

7.      Only solo performance on stage is allowed for a minimum of 1 minute and maximum of 3 minutes.   

8.     There will be three age groups:

o   4 years – 6 years

o   7 years – 10 years

o   11 years – 15 years

9.   Winners will be awarded (It may vary based on participation count). Judges will score participants based on concept, creativity and Rangoli skills.

10.  Prizes will be announced during the cultural celebration on January 28th, 2023


Details/Rules/Information for Cultural Performances:

  1. There will be a maximum of 15 cultural performances and registrations will be on a first come basis:
    1. Group Dance / Group Singing (minimum 4 participants)
    2. Regional/ Folk Performances highlighting the rich culture of India (minimum of 4 participants)
  2. Registration: FREE for 2022 ICS Members; $10 for each non-member performer. Registration opens January10th,2023 and ends midnight on January 23, 2023.
  3. Theme: Keeping the patriotic occasion in mind, please refrain from using strong Bollywood music tracks. You may however use light Bollywood music with a patriotic / positive message.
  4. Duration for Each Performance: 4 minutes
  5. No Group Name or Business name should display as part of the costumes, or part of the performance or group name. Participants/Participating group will be responsible for any copyright violations and ICS does not hold any responsibility for copyright infringement related to the performance.

2023 ICS Youth Committee Member Registration

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PLEASE LOG IN USING YOUR ICS MEMBERSHIP DETAILS TO SUBMIT THE REGISTRATION FORM


2023 ICS YOUTH COMMITTEE MEMBERS

The ICS Youth Committee is a Very Active and Integral part of the Indian Cultural Society of Jacksonville.

The objective of the ICS Youth Committee or ICS YC as its fondly called is to introduce the younger generation of Indians to the Indian culture and teach through immersion.

We invite and encourage the younger generations to become active members of the 2022 ICS Youth Committee.

Registration starts - January18th,2023

LAST DATE for submitting your registration is March 29th, 2023.

Following are the advantage of joining youth committee for your children:

o   Get volunteer hours

o   Learn teamwork and make more friends

o   It is platform where your children can come forward and show their talent

Following are some the guidelines you as a parent as well as youth committee member should be aware of:

    • You need to be a 2023 ICS member for your child to participate in Youth Committee.

    • To get proper volunteer hours each child will need to sign in and sign out when they come to any meeting or events. There will be a signing sheet at every meeting and event.

    • The hours will be approved based on the completion of the task or responsibility assigned to you by Youth Committee leadership.

    •  The communications between Youth Committee team members happens in a "WhatsApp" group that each Youth Committee member will be part of.

    • It is not only important to do well on the tasks/duties assigned but also how well you carry them out and work with others.

    • Be punctual, courteous to others, share new ideas and have fun

    • The volunteer hours will be tracked by the Youth Committee officers and the Youth Committee Mentor throughout the year.

    • You must be in grade 9th – 12th (High School) ·

·    LAST DATE TO SUBMIT  YOUR 2023 ICS Youth Committee Member APPLICATION for 2023 is JAN,29th 2023

 

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