Karaoke

Karaoke Contest
Taste of India – Contest Mania 2018 Guidelines – REGISTER HERE

  • No. of spots for each age category (a) 6 – 8 years: 10 entries (b) 9 – 11 years: 10 entries (c) 12 – 16 years: 10 entries

PREPARATION

  • The Contestant must submit his/her selection of the song.
  • The Contestant must provide the background score to be played.
  • The background score should be INSTRUMENTAL only – no singing/lyrics in the music allowed.
  • The Contestant will be given a microphone to sing.
  • The judges can help with the set up if the parent is not available.
  • ALL BACKGROUND SCORE MUST BE SUBMITTED BY MARCH 10th, 2018 by email to contestmania@gmail.com and bparakala@gmail.com in mp3 format.

PERFORMANCE

  • The performance will be limited to 3 minutes.
  • The selected piece must not have any profanity or abusive language in its lyrics
  • The contestant must introduce himself/herself and the piece they will be performing.
  • The timing for the performance begins after the set-up and introduction is complete.
  • The performance must be SOLO.
  • The piece must be memorized. The contestants are NOT allowed to bring their lyrics or notes to read during the performance.
  • The contestant is responsible for being present at the allotted time.

SCORE

The contestants will be scored on the following criteria:

  • Quality of Tone
  • Technique
  • Diction/Communication
  • Musicianship

BASIC RULES

  • NO adults allowed during the contest except for the contestant’s parent or family.
  • Video and Audio recording will be allowed only by the parent/guardian of the contestant.
  • Judges decisions are FINAL.
  • ONCE REGISTERED, FURTHER DETAILS WILL BE SENT VIA EMAIL, THE WEEK OF MARCH 12th.

  • Contact Bhavani Parakala: bparakala@gmail.com