CULTURAL PROGRAM RULES & GUIDELINES
Registration Deadline: August 13, 2017
Acceptance Deadline: August 20, 2017
· Performance categories and time limit
o Dance – Group (7 minutes)
o Dance – Solo (5 minutes)
o Music - Vocal (5 minutes)
o Music - Instrumental (5 minutes)
o Master of Ceremony (Entire Cultural Program)
o Other Talents (5 minutes)
o Other Talents include acting/theater, standup comedy/mimicry, etc.
o The maximum time limit for each entry will be strictly enforced.
o Solo performance is defined as any performance with only one participant on the stage. Within this category, a person can participate in maximum of one entry. (We encourage Group performances).
o Group performance is defined as any performance with two or more participants on the stage.
o Except for the United States national anthem, all songs/music must be in Nepali or Nepali sub-culture.
· Things to remember
o Performers should use proper dress code to reflect Nepali tradition. However, in some instances, dress code can be modified according to the nature of the performance, but must be respectful.
o Use of obscene words in tracks or vulgar steps are prohibited.
o Costumes and props for the performance will be arranged by the performers themselves.
o An individual can participate in a maximum of two performances.
o Performers who are planning to dance are encouraged to select new popular songs instead of old popular songs that have been used in the past events. Re-mix songs are allowed.
o Provide at least two to three song choices to avoid duplication.
are highly encouraged to register in the Joint Convention. Please
remember that registration is required to attend other Joint Convention
· Registration deadline
o Sunday, August 13, 2017
must complete the application form and email us a visual link of your
performance. You will be notified if the performance does not meet our
quality requirements and asked to submit another performance.
· Acceptance deadline
o Sunday, August 20, 2017
o Performance acceptance period will start from August 13th to August 20, 2017. During this period, pre-screening process will be also completed.
o Acceptance will be based on first come first serve basis.
o The selected performers should provide high quality audio of their performance in a CD, flash drive, or a weblink, no later than August 20, 2017.
o The Cultural Committee reserves all rights to make final decision on the performance acceptance or rejection.
For any questions or concerns, please email the cultural committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.