Solodance :

​Solodance (divided into 2 categories).
Category A: From 7 to 12 years old.
Category B: From 13 and more years old.

  • The dancers must select songs from movies, western songs, or our nation’s songs.
  • The dancer may also perform in other categories like couple dance or group dance.
  • Category A: The dance should be ​between 3 and 5 minutes.
  • Category B: The dance should be​ between 4 and 6 minutes.

Duodance :

  • The dancers must select songs from movies, Western songs, or our nation’s songs.
  • The dancer may also perform in other categories like solodance or groupdance.
  • The dance should be ​between 5 and 8 minutes.

Groupdance :

  • The dancers have to select songs from movies or western songs.
  • Can only dance in one of the group category.
  • The group members may also perform in other categories like solo or couple dance.
  • In this category no Bharatanatyam dances are accepted.
  • Between 4 and 12 people can dance as a group.
  • The dance should be​ between 6 and 10 minutes.

Viduthalaithee​ (Women) :

  • Only women can participate in this category.
  • The dances are meant to include only our nation’s songs.
  • Only Bharatanatyam allowed.
  • The group name shouldn’t be the name of Bharatanatyam Dance School.
  • Between 4 and 12 people can dance as a group.
  • The dance should be ​between 8 and 12 minutes.

Akkinithandavam :

  • The dance should describe and show the situation in Tamil Eelam.
  • There should be songs related to our nation.
  • Even self-produced songs can be used after consultation with the organizer.
  • Some songs from movies may be used, but this should be discussed with the .organizer beforehand.
  • Only melodies (without text) may be used from all categories.
  • Between 4 and 12 people can dance as a group.
  • The dance should be ​between 8 and 12 minutes.

General Rules for every participant over all competition :

  • The use of alcohol is strictly forbidden for every contestant. If we find out that they had alcohol, they will be eliminated and the tournament fee will not be refunded.
  • Inappropriate clothing, songs and dance moves should be completely avoided.
  • The participants have to be in the hall before 11.00 AM. If the event start earlier, the dancers will be informed.
  • The songs have to be handed over to the organizer before 23.09.2019 at 23.59.
  • The dancers themselves are responsible for the consequences of non-compliance.
  • The contestants should inform us before 25.09.2019 if they can not attend the show. If you do not participate without any good reason, a restriction is required.
  • Tickets are only free for dancers participating in the dance competition.

It is strictly forbidden to combine nation related songs with movie songs. (Only certain movie songs are allowed in case, of interests you should discuss it in advance with the organizers).

Fees for Switzerland and other countries :

Solodance :
(A) – CHF 20.00 / Euro 15.00
(B) – CHF 30.00 / Euro 25.00

Duodance :
CHF 50.00 / Euro 45.00

Groupdance :
3 to 8 people – CHF 15.00/Person
9 to 12 people – CHF 10.00/Person

Akkinithandavam :
3 to 8 people – CHF 15.00/Person
9 to 12 people – CHF 10.00/Person

Viduthalaithee (Women) :
Solo – CHF 30.00 / Euro 25.00
3 to 8 people – CHF 15.00/Person
9 to 12 people – CHF 10.00/Person

For contestants who participate in different categories, the fee will be reduced.

Contact : 079 358 71 57, 076 340 48 54 or akkini.tyo@gmail.com.