Malhaar 2016

Non-Competitive Cultural Segment


1) The MALHAAR Segment does not mandate adherence to the theme of the fest. Last date for sending entries is Sep 12, 2016

 2) Minimum no. of participants/performers for each group must be 8. One performer can participate in only ONE Malhaar performance.

 3) Minimum age of participants must be 5 years and above.

 4) Length/Duration of each performance must not exceed 4 mins.

 5) All performances must undergo the India Fest MALHAAR Auditions without exception. Auditions will be in the form of pre-recorded videos. Audition videos or their youtube links can be sent to by October 8th .Videos should be minimum of 1 minute of length and of good clarity.

6) There will be a participation fee of $10 per participant for Malhaar. It can be paid via cashier check to IAM or cash to any members of the cultural team by October 8th. Send all cashier check to the following address: India Association of Memphis, PO Box 382893Germantown, TN 38183-2893

7) In case the no. of entries exceeds the permissible time limits, selection decision from independent judges and IF Committee will hold good.

 8) Audio Tracks in MP3 or WAV format must be submitted by 8th October 2016.

 9) Choice of song is on a first-come-first-serve basis. A repetition of songs may be possible between not more than TWO groups. The THIRD group requesting for the same song will need to select an alternative.

 10) More than 3 songs in a medley cannot be reserved per group.

 11) Background videos and light settings are permissible for MALHAAR performances and will need to be submitted along with the audio tracks by 8th October 2016.


Please Email Entry Form in below format, Audition videos & Audio Tracks To:



Name of Group


Name of Choreographer


Participant Details

Name of Participants

Name of Participants















Title of Song




Contact No.


Email Address
















Rangmanch 2016


1) Performance should adhere to the theme of "Festivals of India – Tell A Tale".  

2) Teams are allotted a maximum of 15 minutes for the performance, including stage setup. Props usage is optional.

3) Every team is mandated to have minimum of 6 participants, minimum 5 years & above.

4) Performance can showcase cultures from any part of India.

5) Each team is requested to send their preference to have this segment as a Competition or a Special segment (no competition). Based on majority responses, India Fest team will take a call.  

6) Additional guidelines will be communicated in case majority votes for a competitive segment.

7) Please send your entries latest by Sep 22, 2016 to