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युक्ति युक्तं प्रगृह्णीयात् बालादपि विचक्षणः।

रवेरविषयं वस्तु किं न दीपः प्रकाशयेत्॥

The wise should learn to accept the wisdom from anybody, even from a child.
Doesn't the small night lamp light up things which the sun can not?

The current pandemic has gotten us locked down in our homes and none of us are exempted from this including children. Therefore, this Dasara, we are coming to your home with unique, fun filled contests for children, adults and even senior citizens. e-Spardhe contests are all cultural based and is conducted as part of Dasara celebrations of year 2021. Join us and have fun!

Shloka Recitation

Let us glorify the Goddess who saved us from Evil

Recite shlokas from Mahishasuramardhini Stotram. The participant must wear traditional dress and recite the shlokas with closed eyes in a devotional mood. The shlokas to be recited differ for different age groups.

Read the guidelines for more details.

Age Group: 5-18 years

Judgement Criteria: Bhaava, spashtathe (clarity), manana (memorization) and raaga.

Make sure to record the video of the contestant in Time-lapse mode
for required contests.

Rangoli Design

An art form of our own country

Rangoli is an inherent part of our festivities. Make a Rangoli of size less than or equal to 4 x 4 feet using only white powder. You can optionally use red mud (kemmannu) for filling.

Read the guidelines for more details.

Age Group: 10 years and above

Judgement Criteria: Design, shading, clarity, timing, alignment

Results will be announced during Dasara Festival in our website.

Classical Dance

Traditional Dances of India

Classical dance forms from any part of India with appropriate attires for that dance form, depicting any God or Goddess or scene from epics and scriptures. Dance or imitation of dance from any movies is not entertained.

Read the guidelines for more details.

Age Group: 6-18 years

Judgement Criteria: Choreography, co-ordination, costume and expression.

The best 3 participants will be awarded under each of the age-group within each contest.

Chitra Kathe

A Unique Blend of Sketching and Storytelling

Narrate the story related to any form of Hindu Goddess Durga aided by hand-drawn sketches depicting the scenes from the story. You can optionally add colours. Do not use image editing softwares to make sketches.

Read the guidelines for more details.

Age Group: 7 years and above

Judgement Criteria: Uniqueness of the story, visual appeal, creativity, overall effectiveness, presentation.

You can register for any number of contests. Registration closes on September 19th, 2021

Registration Fee: Rs. 50/- per participant per contest.

Classical Music

Classical Singing with Musical Instruments

Sing a song in classical style (Hindustani or Carnatic) or play the song with instruments like Veena, Violin, Sitar etc. The song should glorify Hindu Gods or Goddesses. Accompaniments (pakka vadya) are optional.

Read the guidelines for more details.

Age Group: 6-18 years

Judgement Criteria: Shruthi, raaga, thala, and overall coordination.

Results will be announced during Dasara Festival in our website.

Rasa Prashne

An online quiz for knowledge quenchers

Are you an expert in our epics and scriptures? What is the depth of your knowledge? Answer 25 multiple-choice questions on various characters / events / scenes picked up from our epics and scriptures. Top scorers will be invited for a telephonic session to decide the final winner.

Read the guidelines for more details.

Age Group: 12-18 years

Judgement Criteria: Correctness of the answers.

Make sure to record the video of the contestant in Time-lapse mode
for required contests.

Pauranic Costume

Fancy Dress contest for Kids

Dress up your kids as characters from our epics and scriptures like Ramayana, Mahabharata, Srimad Bhagavatam or any of the 18 glorious puranas. Let your little one enact a scene, recite a dialog or perform something.

Read the guidelines for more details.

Age Group: Only for kids between 3-11 years

Judgement Criteria: Character suitability, visual appeal (costume & appearance performance, creativity.

Results will be announced during Dasara Festival in our website.

Drawing and Painting

An event for men, women and children

Depict a scene from the theme suggested for your age group in a hand-drawn picture colored or painted. Do not use any image editing software.

Read the guidelines for more details.

Age Group: 7 years and above

Judgement Criteria: Uniqueness of the scene, creativity in drawing, coloring / painting precision, overall effectiveness including caption