2019 Diwali Entry Form

All Group Leaders: Please read the guidelines and expectations before filling out the entry form. Submission for the entries begins September 1st, 2019 at
8:00 am and closes September 20th at 8:00 pm. Any entries received after the deadline will not be accepted. Diwali is on October 26th, 2019!
Important Dates:

  1. A Video of the complete performance with all the participants should be sent to me by October 4th 2019 by 10:00 p.m. This will be used to determine your line up in the cultural program.
  2. All songs/ music/ karaoke tracks used during your performance need to be send to me by October 11th by 10:00pm. Every participant must follow the guidelines and expectations outlined below in order
    to be eligible to perform. There will be NO EXCEPTIONS.

Group Leaders/Performer expectations: PLEASE READ INFORMATION

  1. All participants in the performance are required to be in the Video
    sent to me.
  2. Any participant in the performance should have their name on the
  3. No performer will be added in the already submitted performance.
  4. Only items with 2 or more performers will be allowed. NO SOLO
    PERFORMANCES will be accepted. No EXCEPTIONS.
  5. There must be equal contribution from all participants during the performance
  6. All performances must be within 5 minutes or less.
  7. Participation in more than one item is not permitted.
  8. No repetition of songs will be allowed (no remix either!!!) – The group who claims a song first (determined by the time and date when entry is sent in) will be the only group allowed to perform that song.
  9. No changes to your song selection will be allowed after the last date of entries unless requested by the cultural committee due to repetition.
  10. We will be selecting a maximum of 30 stage performances. Unique, culturally-relevant, and well-prepared performances will be preferred.
  11. We will stop accepting entries at 8:00pm on September 20th, 2019.
  12. Like always we would like to promote the use of props. Each and every group is encouraged to use a prop that is incorporated into the performance. Please fill in the Entry form what prop you would be using.
  13. We are not accepting any entries for MC’s, please do not request.
  14. Entries will only be accepted by Anu Pande, email address
  15. There will be no rehearsal on the stage prior to event.
  16. Cultural Committee’s decision is FINAL on every item.
  17. All entries which are incomplete, not in official entry form, or do not follow all the guidelines and expectations will not be considered and will result in rejection.

I am here to serve my community, feel free to email me with any questions or concerns related to your performance at my email at

Thank you

Warm Regards,

Anu Pande
Cultural Secretory, Friends of India Las Vegas