Participants have to perform a pure classical dance on the music of their choice. Participants should make a video of their performance and send it to the organizers.


  • Team Size: Solo

  • Styles: Classical (Semi-Classical is not allowed)

  • Judging Criteria: Nritta (pure dance), Abhinaya (Facial expressions), Body language, Footwork, Hand and eye movements, Presentation, Choreography (technical perfection), Overall Impact


  • Deadline for submission: 12th March

  • Rename the recorded video as ''Your name@JAVAHA''

  • Time limit: 3 - 5 minutes (including narration time)

General Rules:

  • Only 1 entry is allowed per participant

  • Participants will have to perform any one of the following classical dances of India: Kathak, Bharatanatyam, Kathakali, Mohiniyattam, Manipuri, Sattriya, Kuchipudi, Odissi, and Gaudiya Nritya. No other dance form is allowed. However, different forms will not be judged separately

  • The music should be strictly classical. Film songs are not allowed.

  • Narration time should not exceed the limit(30 seconds).

  • The obscenity of any kind is not allowed and will lead to immediate disqualification.

  • The video must be recorded from a static camera. Videos having multiple angles/moving cameras are strictly not allowed

  • Special effects or editing are strictly not allowed. 


Winner - Rs. 2000

Runner up - Rs.1000

Note: This event is for IISER Berhampur people and the link provided here is for in-house registration.