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All India Radio announces annual music contests for young artistes

All India Radio is organizing a Music Competition for discovering and encouraging new talent among young artistes. The Competition will be held in two stages.

I. Preliminary Competition will be held at ( every regional) station of AIR, and
II. Final Competition will be held at Delhi & Chennai for Hindustani & Karnatak music respectively.

An entry fee of Rs.100/- is to be paid for participation in this Competition by the candidate, which is to be sent to the Station Director of the respective station by Money Order.

The Competition will be open to those (i) who are between 16 to 24 years of age as on 22nd June'2012. (ii) who are not performing music artists of AIR, duly approved and graded by LAC / MAB (or who have not been graded in any LAC/MAB auditions) held at any AIR stations, till the date of the competition.

The Competition will cover the following categories:

I. Vocal Music (Classical, light Music, Devotional Music & Folk Music – Hindustani & Karnatak Music (Light Classical – only for Hindustani)
II. Instrumental Music (Classical, Light Music & Folk Music Hindustani & Karnatak Music)
III. Vrindgaan (Chorus)

The Preliminary Competition will be held from 6th August’2012

Winners in the Preliminary Competition will be recorded for the Final Competition. Suitable prize will be awarded to the winners in the Final Music Competition.

Interested candidates should obtain the application forms from the nearest regional AIR station in their area.

The last date for the receipt of entries in the prescribed form is 15th June'2012