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GATS 2018 Pongal Thiruvizha - Program Entry

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Registration for Pongal Cultural program- Music, Dance, Skit and Drama
Looking forward to yet another year of exciting programs! Let us together celebrate 2018 Pongal Kalai Nigazhchi with family and friends and make it one of the biggest celebrations of the year!!  
If you are looking forward to compete in the event or would like to perform in the cultural event, please take a moment to register your entry!  GATS Cultural Committee shall review your registrations!!

Performance Guidelines:

  1. Each participating entry should have a minimum of 6 participants.
  2. Entries are limited and will be accepted on first come, first serve basis. All the entries must be received before Jan 7th, 2018. We will be closing the registrations earlier, if we have enough registrations.
  3. GATS Cultural Committee would welcome the participants to register their entries (dance/music/drama) on the following genres:
    1. Classical
    2. Semi classical
    3. Tamil Folk - Grammia nadanam like oyilattam, mayilattam, kavadi, karagam etc
    4. Drama / Skit / Dance Drama
    5. Music - Vocal or Instrumental
  4. Coordinators will be receiving an email confirmation, once their entry is confirmed.
  5. Costumes, Dance movements and concept should be age appropriate and should adhere to our Tamil culture and GATS Media policy
  6. Participants cannot participate in more than one cultural event.
  7. Any music/video/presentation files/emcee info/participant list for your program should be submitted by January 14th, 2018 for review by the GATS Cultural committee..
  8. The maximum time allowed per dance/music program will be 3 minutes.
  9. The maximum time allowed for Medley (dance/music) will be 5 minutes.
  10. Repetition of a song in medley is allowed only for the first two entries. In the case of the third entry, coordinators of the later submission must change the song.
  11. Repetitions of full songs will not be allowed. In the case of such situation, the coordinator of the later submission must change the song.
  12. The maximum time allowed per skit / drama will be 10 minutes. Dialogues should be pre-recorded and submitted by January 14th, 2018.
  13. Program coordinators are responsible for giving the participant’s current membership information, collecting non-members fee and signed liability waiver forms from all participants/parents on or before Jan 20th, 2018.
  14. GATS Cultural Committee reserves the right to make the final decision.

*Please print the above performance guidelines for your records.

**Please note that the above said date and guidelines are subject to change by GATS Cultural Committee

***Time limit for the program will be considered based on the requirement. If you have any special skit/ programs which does not fit the above rules, please reach out to Cultural Committee for suggestions.


GATS Cultural Committee 2018

February 3rd, 2018 2:00 PM   through   6:00 PM
Gujarati Samaj of Atlanta
5331 Royal Woods Pkwy
Tucker, GA 30084
United States
Home: 678-757-GATS

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