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Acoustic Band Competition

Witness the notes being charges up with power, as Alcheringa brings an event without electrical amplification.

Rules

1. Participants can use any instrument of their choice provided they are acoustic.

2. Vocals are compulsory. The judging will be on the overall performance and not just on the instrumental performance.

3. Mikes, one acoustic guitar and a keyboard will be provided.

4. Participants must confirm availability of the instruments in advance with the event organizers.

5. A drum set will not be provided by Alcheringa. Participants are encouraged to use alternate percussion instruments.

6. Participation can be teams of minimum 3 and maximum 5 members.

7. The vocals must only be in Hindi or English.

PRELIMS

1. Top 10 teams will qualify for the finals.

FINALS

1.Teams will be given 10 minutes of performance time and 3 minutes of setup time.Teams should perform at least 2 songs in the given time.

**Subject to change depending on the participation number.

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Hindi Band Competition

A harmonium or a keyboard, a guitar or a tanpura, hindi music has always been a sublime confluence of musical influences from all over the the country. Come and let the pleasant Classical, the eclectic Pop and the divine Sufi bring out the best in you. Mesmerize the world with the power in your music!

Prelims

1. Based on online submissions,top 20 bands will be invited to participate in the prelims.

2. Vocals of the songs should only be in Hindi.

3. Each band should consist of a minimum of 3 members.

4. Each band should consist of a minimum of 1 vocalist.

5. The total time for prelims is 15 minutes including stage setup

Finals

1. The top 7 bands from the prelims round will be selected for the finals.

2. Each team will be given a total time of 25 minutes (which also includes stage setup time).

3. Performance must include one original composition (OC) of at least 3 minutes.

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Experience

1. Introduce yourself in the worst way possible

2. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

3. What is that one significant thing that you have done in
your life?

4. Who has been the most influential person in your life? Why?

5. Let's say a Genie grants you one wish, what would that wish be?

6. If all jobs paid the same, what would you do?

7. What do you think of the US President-elect Donald Trump?

8. How do you feel about the entire 'Demonetization' ruckus?

One Word Answers

1. You are alone on an island, what would you like to have with you?

2. If you are given a second chance, what would you like to come back as? Boy or girl?

3. What is that one thing in yourself that you would like to change?

4. What do you like most about yourself?

Let us give you another chance with a bonus question, eh? Name a book that everyone should read. Why you feel so?

Personality Contest

"Hide not your talents, they for use were made, What's a sundial in the shade?"

It's all about the title! Those who don't wish to be just a part of the floating crowds in Alcheringa get the taste of royalty through this battle of talent, spontaneity, grace and beauty. The stakes are high and the competition tough but when it comes to these titles, everything is worth fighting for!

Rules

Prelims

Round 1: Ramp walk cum Short introduction.

Round 2: Talent Round.

Round 3: Common Question Round.

Finals

1. Participant should wear a single dress of his/her choice.

Round 1: Ramp Walk.

Round 2: Talent Round.

Round 3: Surprise Round.

Round 4: Situation-reaction Round.

Round 5: Judges Question Round.

2. The details about the Surprise round will be provided at a later stage. Contact the organizers regarding this.

3. The minimum age limit for this competition is 16 years.

4. Requirements of any sort must be informed well before-hand both for prelims and finals.

5. Any music or video file must be submitted to the organizers well in advance.

6 .The file name should have the format

ParticipantName_MrandMissAlcher.

Eg:'GulshanChauhan_MrandMissAlcher.mp3'

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1. Describe your personality

2. Craziest thing you have ever done.

3. How important is it to look good?

4. Given a guarantee of being caught, would you cheat on your partner?

5. Is flirting on Facebook cheating?

6. Let's say everything is legalized for 12 hours, what would you do?

7. A task at Alcher Roadiez that you absolutely cannot do?

8. Indian or Western culture? Why?

9. One weakness that has been repeatedly exploited by people close to you.

10. Who did Donald Trump defeat to be elected the President of the United States?

11. How do you feel about the present Indo-Pak relations, and the long term scenario under the BJP Government?

Alcheringa's Own version of Popular TV Show - Roadies

You trade in your reality for a role. You trade your sense for an act. You let go your freedom , the ability to feel , in exchange put a mask. And just when you look forward to seal the victory it hits you. You have been doomed. You always tried to fit in. But this game was for the misfits.That's not the end of it. You get back with every ounce of your energy. You stretch you shrink, you do everything to prove your mettle, to charm the populace. And then there is an applause, the crowd seals it for you. You are ecstatic. You are crowned the olive wreath. It is you who creates and you who destroys, so decide which path to follow, and the mental tenacity to conquer everything mother earth has in store for you this winter. Strategy, Scheming, Trudging ahead, Hop in, and let us know what it is you are made of?

QUALIFICATION

All candidates are screened on the basis of their answers to the form which is available here and only 20 participants qualify for the next round.

JUSTIFICATION

The selected candidates are asked to perform a series of challenging tasks to identify who can walk the talk.

FINALS

Five candidates selected from the previous rounds are tested for personality and appeal, as the auditorium filled with three thousand people heckle every move you make. Only the real roadie survives this round.

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DJ-ing Competition

As the twilight falls, the sky turns dusky. The sun has played the trick, dusk is an illusion. Now the populace turns to you, for now it's for you to set the groove. Keep the trick going.The stage is set, the beats are yours, enthrall, enchant, enrapture! Become the masters of the mood, the creators of the melody.You are the puppeteer to whose rhythm they swings, to whose music they jump and to whose creation they jump. Amidst all this adulation, watch out for the coveted honor of being crowned the best. Become your idols, realize who you are, mix it and shake it in this edition of Crossfade-the DJ Contest.

Rules

1. REMIX WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED AS AN ENTRY.

2. Each mix should not exceed 7 minutes. It should be of minimum 5 minutes.

3. The mix should contain at least 3 genres of music. For example, Rock, Hip-Hop/Rap, House, etc.

4. The mix should have your own voice recorded in it somewhere to ensure that you made the mix. Ensure that it does not spoil the flow of the song and the decision of the organizers will be final and binding in all matters.

5. Stick to the languages that most people know (English, Hindi and Punjabi), though a little local mix would be entertained

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Doodle Making Competition

You must have thought how a doodle artist would have started his creation , so this time we provide you a small element of a doodle and all you have to do is to complete that doodle (without editing the given element) from your own creativity.

Rules

1. To download the template, visit alcheringa.in/doodlepad.jpg

2. Take a print out of the template on an A4 size sheet Paper and complete the rest of it.

JUDGING

Artistic merit - Drawing skills and use of color.

Creativity and originality - Considering the representation of your theme, as well as the unique and novel approach to the Doodle.

Communication of your theme in both the drawing and supporting statement - how well the Entrants explain what their doodle represents in the supporting statement and drawing.

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Online Dubsmash Competition

Rules

1. Team size: Solo, group

2. Round(s): Direct online finals

3. Judging Criteria: Creativity, Content, resemblance to the actual content, performance.

4. Video should not last more than 2 minutes.

5. Video should not contain and vulgarity.

6. Maximum 3 entries per person/ group

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Rules

1. Teams have to choose one clipping and compose a theme, which they feel suits the setting of the video. Each team can compose at most two themes for the video they pick.To get the list of the videos, go to alcheringa.in/blenditup

2. The composition is to be merged with the video. The final video is to be uploaded on YouTube/Google Drive and the link is to be submitted

3. The quality of the audio should be good.

4. Last date for the entries is

5. Entries will be judged on the basis of originality, creativity and the coherence of the audio and the video.

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Light Paint Photography

Is photography your all time passion? Does experimenting with something new excite you? Then turn on the lights. This is an event for you. You have to create a story with light paint photography.

Rules

Team size:Solo

Round(s): Direct online finals

Judging Criteria: The contest will be judged on the 3 C's, Composition, Creativity, and Complexity.

1. Maximum 1 entry per person

2. Please submit photographs that are un-manipulated.

3. Digitally enhanced images that have been altered beyond the basics of cropping, burning and dodging, or a slight levels/color adjustment will NOT be accepted.

4. If the image is layered in post or if you have digitally added or removed anything, please don't submit it.

5. You cannot use any post production software of any kind to create any of your light designs!

6. If there is any question you may be asked to prove how the procedure by which you created your image.

7. You may use Photoshop to resize your images to the required 1200 pixels on the longest side at a resolution of 72 dpi.

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Movie Poster Design

It is always the simple that produces the marvelous. (Amelia Barr) .Ever caught yourself gazing up a simple yet catchy poster? Alcheringa is the place that offers you to pour out your imagination and illustrate one such minimal poster. There are great prizes to be won!

Rules

Judging Criteria: Theme implementation, Creativity, Originality

1. Theme: To be declared soon

2. Entries are limited to 1 poster per person.

3. All entries must be in digital format and at the highest resolution possible in a .jpeg, .jpg, or .png format. Files submitted may not be larger than 10 megabytes.

4. Link of the poster must not be more than 10 MB in size and must be submitted in the given form and the Organisers may request for higher resolution images subsequently.

5. Please remember to give us the permission to access the file

6. Entries must be the original and unpublished work of the participant and copyright owner.

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Light Camera Action

Want to come to our campus and create movies while winning exciting prizes? Then this is the event for you.

Follow the storyline given below and create a plot and script based on this.

"A room-- 2 people having a conversation-- they seem to be in disagreement-- the lights go off--one of them is lying dead when the lights are on-- there is some dirt(sand) near the dead body on the otherwise clean floor-- a knock at the door------------------------------------------"

Rules

1) The scripts should to be submitted online through the given form.

2) The top 5 scripts would be selected for the finals.

3) In the finals, participants have to come to the IIT Guwahati campus and make a short film based on the script they had sent within a span of 2 days.

4) The results will be based on the final movie that would be made.

JUDGING CRITERIA

1) Story telling

2) Creativity and Originality

3) Screenplay and Actor's Performance

4) Technical Execution : Camera/Sound/Light/Editing

5) Overall Impression

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Short Movie Making

Tired of the typical cinema?? Do you think that the time has arrived to come out of the cliched movies and show the world what real movies are about? If you agree and want to show the world your direction skills, then the stage is set for you to bring a change by depicting your ideas with the help of this moviemaking competition.

Rules

1. Participants are free to choose any kinds of theme as well as genre for the short movie

2. The short film should not last for more than 12 minutes (credits included).

3. Short movies which were not shot in Hindi or English shall have English subtitles.

4. Entries must be original.

JUDGING CRITERIA

1. Story telling

2. Creativity and Originality

3. Screenplay and Actor's Performance

4. Technical Execution : Camera/Sound/Light/Editing

5. Overall Impression

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Online Photography Competition

In this digitalized world of today, the best way to make memories is to get clicked. Photography is one of the finest art of present world. Let's cherish this art via the online photography competition : Snapthrillz. From amateurs to professional photographers, every photography lover can participate.

Rules

Judging Criteria: Theme implementation, Creativity, Originality

Theme:Perspective Photography.

1. Link of photographs of not more than 10 MB in size must be submitted in the given form and the Organisers may request for higher resolution images subsequently.

2. Please remember to give us the permission to access the file

3. Each participant can submit one entry

4. Digital manipulation that distorts the reality of the photos will not be allowed. Only basic enhancements such as sharpening, contrast adjustment, or simple cropping will be allowed.

5. Entries must be the original and unpublished work of the participant and copyright owner

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Online Creative Writing Competition

It's been too long. You've forgotten what you should've remembered, and you remember what you shouldn't have. There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside. Let me share a secret with you. There is nothing to writing. You just have to sit to your desktop and bleed. For all your untold stories and verses we bring to you zephyr. This is an opportunity one simply doesn't miss.

Rules

Categories:

1. Short fiction-Prose

2. Poetry

Participants need to submit their entries through the given online form

Language: English, Hindi.

Participant can take part in both categories but only one entry per category is allowed.

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Digital Painting

Do you believe you can find a Van Gogh inside you without holding the tip ofthe brush against the paper ? Here is your chance to blend the cursor onto the screen and make the big picture speak for itself. Set up your mood and composition and explore the translation of going from the analog to digital.

Judging criteria:

Graphics, Originality, Creativity, technical quality

Rules:

1. Theme: Free To Choose.

2. Entries are limited to 1 photo per person.

3. Link of painting of not more than 10 MB in size must be submitted in the given form and the Organisers may request for higher resolution images subsequently.

4. Please remember to give us the permission to access the file

5. Entries must be the original and unpublished work of the participant and copyright owner

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