Rules and Regulations for Events

All the teams have to participate in the compulsory events and minimum six other competitions.

  • CARNIVAL PARADE-Compulsory

    All the teams have to compulsory take part in the Carnival Parade. Marks in Carnival Parade will be given on the basis of traditional dresses/costumes, themes, spectacle etc. However keeping in view if the temperature in Manali during the Carnival, the participants are allowed to wear whit fleets with socks at their own cost.

    SPECIAL ATTRACTION

    Cash Prizes of Rs. 15,000/- 10,000/- & 5000/- respectively will be given to 1st, 2nd & 3rd position winners of Carnival procession.(Cultural Procession)

    FOLK DANCE COMPETITION(Compulsory)

    • The dance must be an Indian folk dance. Balles are not allowed.
    • Total Number of participants should not be less than 12 and more than 20.
    • The maximum time limit allotted for each folk dance is 15 minutes. The minimum time limit is 9 minutes. Marks may be deducted in case less or more time is taken by the teams. In some cases such violation may even attract disqualification.
    • The dance will be judged on the following basis.
      1. Coordination:- 25 Marks
      2. Composition:- 25 Marks
      3. Costumes:- 20 Marks
      4. Music (Vocal & Instruments):- 15 Marks
      5. Overall Effect:- 15 Marks
      6. Total 100 Marks
    • Recorded Music is not allowed.
    • All teams must report at the venue at least 1 hour before the commencement of the show.
    • Cash prizes of Rs. 40,000, 30,000 and 20,000 respectively will be given to First, Second and Third Position winners of the Folk Dance

    WINTER QUEEN CONTEST

    • The contest is open to un-married women only. Each team may send at the most three participants. Runners up of the previous years can take part in the competition.
    • The age limit for the participants is 16 to 25 years.
    • Every presentation should be according to the National respect.
    • The decision of the judges will be final and binding
    • Organizing committee reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any of the rounds according to the circumstances without any prior notice.
    • The competition will be judged on the following basis.
      1. Beauty
      2. I.Q. /G.K
      3. Overall Personality
      4. Dress sense
      5. The minimum height of the contestant should be 5 feet 2 inches.
    • The following cash prizes will be given to the winner of the contest.
      1. WINTER QUEEN MANALI (The Title Award) Rs.1,00, 000/- + Silver Tiara & Gift hampers.
      2. 1st RUNNER UP…Rs.50, 000/- + Silver Tiara & Gift hampers.
      3. 2nd RUNNER UP…Rs.30, 000/- + Silver Tiara & Gift hampers.
    • NOTE:-

      • Form to be submitted at MC Office Manali.
      • Submission of filled in BIO-DATA from compulsory for all participants. (Last page of this prospects)
      • Solo entries can also be taken for the contest
      • Entry fee for Solo entries Rs. 1000/- only

      VOICE OF CARNIVAL

      1. Team participating in Winter Carnival Competitive will be allowed to take part in singing competition without extra entry fee.
      2. Each team can send minimum of 2 entries.
      3. Each participant must perform in 2 songs.
      4. Orchestra will be provided by organizers.
      5. The singers will be judged mainly on the basis of sur, lay and taal.
      6. Out of total participants only 25 selected and qualified singers will be provided free lodging and boarding facilities by the carnival committee from 02-01-2017 to 06-01-2017.
      7. The decisions of judges will be final and binding on the participants.
      8. Entry fee of Rs. 1000/- for individual entries only.
      9. Age limit for all singers 16 to 35 years.
      10. Cash prizes voice winter carnival:
        • 1st Prize- Rs. 50,000/-
        • 2nd Prize- Rs. 30,000/-
        • 3rd Prize- Rs. 20,000/-

      PERSONALITY (Men)

      • The contest is open to un-married males only. Each team may send at the most two participants. Winners and runners up of the previous years cannot take part in this competition.
      • The minimum height of the contestant should be 5 feet 7 inches between the age group of 16 to 28 years
      • Every presentation should be according to the National respect.
      • The decision of the judges will be Final and binding.
      • Organizing committee reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any of the rounds according to the circumstances without any prior notice.
      • The competition will be judged on the following basis.
        1. Grace
        2. I.Q. /G.K
        3. Overall Personality
        4. Dress sense
        5. Audience Poll (optional)
      • The following cash prizes will be given to the winner of the contest.
        PERSONALITY CONTEST (MEN) (The Title Award)… Rs.50, 000/- & Gift hampers.

        1. 1st RUNNER UP … Rs. 30,000/- & Gift hampers
        2. 2nd RUNNER UP … Rs. 20,000/- & Gift hampers

      NOTE: –

      1. Submission of filled in BIO-DATA form compulsory for all participants. (Last page of this prospectus)
      2. Solo entries can also be taken for this contest
      3. Entry fee for Solo entries Rs.1000/- only


      Bollywood Dance (OLD Song)

      1. Each team will send only 1 entry.
      2. The number of participants should be between 4 to 10.
      3. Each team will be given 7 minutes maximum.
      4. Recorded music or orchestra is allowed.
      5. Film song should be before 1970.
      6. Cash prize Rs. 8000/-, Rs. 5000/-, Rs. 3000/-

      Participation certificate will be given to the participants.

      Bollywood Dance (New Songs)

      1. Each team will send only 1 entry.
      2. The number of participants should be between 4 to 10.
      3. Each team will be given 7 minutes maximum.
      4. Recorded music or orchestra is allowed.
      5. Film song should be after 1970.
      6. Cash prize Rs. 8000/-, Rs. 5000/-, Rs. 3000/-

      Participation certificate will be given to the participants.

      Fashion Show

      1. Each team will send only 1 entry.
      2. The number of participants should be between 8 to 12.
      3. Each team will be given minimum 7 minutes and maximum 10 minutes.
      4. Recorded music is allowed.
      5. Cash prize Rs. 10,000/-, Rs. 6000/-, Rs. 4000/-

      Participation certificate will be given to the participants.

      Classical Dance (Group/Solo)

      1. Each team will send only 1 entry.
      2. The number of participants should be between 1 to 6.
      3. Each team will be given maximum 8 minutes.
      4. Recorded music is allowed.
      5. Cash prize Rs. 5,000/-, Rs. 3000/-, Rs. 2000/-

      Participation certificate will be given to the participants.

      Street Dance

      1. Each team will send only 1 entry.
      2. The number of dancer + accompanists should be between 15 to 20.
      3. Each team will be given minimum 15 minutes and maximum 20 minutes..
      4. Recorded music is not allowed.
      5. Cash prize Rs. 10,000/-, Rs. 6000/-, Rs. 4000/-

      Participation certificate will be given to the participants.

      Street play

      1. Each team will send only 1 entry.
      2. The number of participants: No Limit.
      3. Each team will be given minimum 15 minutes and maximum 20 minutes..
      4. Play should be Hindi only.
      5. Cash prize Rs. 10,000/-, Rs. 6000/-, Rs. 4000/-

      Kesh Queen

      1. Each Team can send max. two participants.
      2. Solo entries can also be entertain for the contest
      3. Entry fee for solo entries ₹500 only.
      4. Judges will follow
        • Length of the Hairs
        • Thickness of the Hairs
        • Softness of the Hairs
        • Hair colour
        • Hair style
      5. Artificial and/or coloured Hairs not allowed, Wigs are not allowed, Own (self) Hair style (you may ask to do the same Hair style if judges insist)
      6. Cash prize Rs. 10,000/-, Rs. 6000/-, Rs. 4000/-