Asian Indians of Hampton Roads (AIHR) invites all those interested to participate in the Cultural program to fill out the online entry form by
October 30, 2013
Introductory Round: All Contestants will be given an opportunity to introduce themselves on stage, wearing evening gowns/prom dresses, which express a sense of their style and appropriateness. Each contestant will be asked one general knowledge question. Ten semi-finalists will then be announced. These semi-finalists will be given 10 minutes to prepare themselves for the talent round of the competition.
Talent Round: Talent is anything that can be performed on stage, ex. singing, dancing, instrumentalists, miming, magic tricks, etc… The talent must be family friendly. Contestants will be given 10-15 minutes to prepare for the Indian Formal Wear round.
Indian Formal Wear Round: Indian Formal Wear should express a sense of their style. Indian Formal Wear includes, but is not limited to, the Saree, Salwar Kameez, or Lehnga.
Interview Round: The Ten semi-finalists will go through a one minute interview round. Five finalists will then be chosen.
Finalists Round: Each of the five finalists must respond to a judge’s question. A second runner up, a first runner up, and Miss India Hampton Roads 2011 will be announced.
Congratulations, YOU could be:
Miss India - Hampton Roads 2011!
Register Now!! CASH Prize money will be awarded to the Top three finalists!
Miss India-Hampton Roads: $350 1st Runner-up: $250 2nd Runner-up: $150
AIHR announces its second Essay Competition- open to our next generation writers’ ages 6-18 years old. The two topics for this year are:
Sunday, October 20, 2013 10 AM – 11 AM
Hindu Temple, 217 Dominion Blvd S, Chesapeake, VA 23322
Sunday, October 20, 2013 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Hampton Main Library, 4207 Victoria Blvd, Hampton, VA 23669
Sunday, November 3, 2013 2 PM – 3 PM
Virginia Beach Central Library, 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Entries will be judged on the depth of their content and the skill with which they are written. Authors should demonstrate a sound knowledge of the subject matter and support their assertions. Essays should be free of grammatical errors and should be clear, concise and well-organized. Judges reserve the right to present no awards or to reduce the number of awards if an insufficient number of deserving entries is received.
Winners will be announced around 3:30 PM on the day of India Fest on November 16, 2013 at Norfolk Scope. Prizes will be awarded at that time.
As in the previous events, this year again, AIHR encourages young artists to showcase their creativity in art & drawing at this competition.
Venue: India Fest 2013 on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at Norfolk SCOPE
The art & drawing competition will take place on the day of India Fest 2013 on November 16, 2013 from 12PM to 3PM in the main arena of Norfolk Scope. There will be First & Second prize awarded for each age group.
Winners will be announced at 4:30 PM. All material for the drawing competition will be provided by AIHR on the day of the event. You can bring your own supplies also.
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