Palle Pata ATA Nota

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“PallePaata - ATA Nota”
(Folk and Cinema Songs- Singing Contest)

ELIGIBILITY

1. There are two age categories and two competition segments.

Folk Segment
Cinema Segment
Juniors - 15 Years and Below
Juniors - 15 Years and Below
Seniors - 16 Years and Above
Seniors - 16 Years and Above

2. Only budding & amateur singers are eligible. Professional singers are not eligible. (Definition of a professional singer: one who performs at functions and small gatherings on a regular basis for some form of compensation)

Guidelines

  • 1. The competitions will be conducted in two segments
    • Folk Segment: Participants have to sing a folk song, preferably a non-movie folk. However, folk songs from movies will also be entertained.
    • Cinema Segment: Participants have to sing a song (Non-Classical and Non-Folk) from Telugu movies
  • 2. The Maximum duration for each participant will be 4 minutes in preliminaries.
  • 3. Songs for both the categories have to be in Telugu only.
  • 4. There is only one round in the preliminaries and two best singers from each segment and age category will be selected for the semi-finals which will be held at American Telangana Association (ATA)’s convention to be held in Houston during June 29th to July 1st.
  • 5. Contestants will be allowed to sing with or without KARAOKE Tracks.
  • 6. Decision of the judges is final. No further reviews are allowed. For any disputes, only ATA team will reserve the right to make the final decision.
  • 7. Participant can participate in both segments and the registration is free.
  • 8. ATA membership is not required to participate in the competition.
  • 9. All the events will be aired on TV5 and/or Mana TV.
  • 10. Please visit www.ataconvention.org for registration and guidelines.
  • 11. The dates and cities of the preliminary competitions are as follows.
    City
    Date
    Contact
    Phone
    Detroit
    06/07/2018
    Srinivas Chittaluri
    848-219-5270
    Chicago
    06/03/2018
    Bindu Gongati
    847-912-5790
    Houston
    06/17/2018
    SasiLingineni
    216-262-2687
    Washington DC
    06/03 or 06/17
    Raghu Varma
    703-732-6469
    Seattle
    06/02 or 06/03
    Mayuri
    337-422-2380
    New Jersey
    06/02 or 06/16
    Ravi Dhannapuneni
    732-809-3456
    Dallas
    06/16/2018
    Madhavi Reddy
    972-849-6845
    Tampa
    06/16 or 06/23
    Chandu Talla
    813-476-9508
  • 12. PRIZES & AWARDS
    • All winners and runners in each category will get a cash prize along with an American Telangana Association memento.

GENERAL DISCLAIMER

The organizers (American Telangana Association ) of “PallePaata - ATA Nota” contest reserve the right to refuse any entry without giving reasons. The judges have the right to stop any candidate’s performance at any stage of the competition. Marks are awarded, and may be withheld, at the jury’s sole discretion. The judge (s) decision is final.

The organizers reserve the right to record or broadcast any part of the preliminary rounds, semifinal or final contests without any royalty payments to the participants or their related parties. The organizers will conduct the contest in a professional and civil manner. The contestants are expected to cooperate with the organizers by maintaining civility and not resorting to unruly conduct – prior to, during or after the contest.

Return of Recording and Photos:

All material submitted including recordings become the property of American Telangana Association . American Telangana Association could use the performances and the information provided for promotional purposes. Recordings submitted by the contestants may be returned at the conclusion of the competition, if requested by the candidate with appropriate expenses are paid by the candidate

The organizers are not responsible for any loss or physical injury that occurs to the contestant on account of their participation in the event. The applicant will participate at his/her own risk and can have no claim against ATA in any regard.

For further information , Please contact the following National Coordinators:

Name
Phone No
Chandu Talla
813 -476-9508
Vijay Pallerla
248-470-3671
Ravi Upad
408-203-8978

ATA Convention Team

Designation
Name
Chairman
Karunakar Madhavaram
President
Satyanarayana Kandimalla
Convener
Bangar Reddy
Cultural Chair
Sarada Akunuri
Cultural Co-Chair
Prasad Kalva
Cultural Co-Chair
Madhavi Reddy

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