International Carnatic Music And Dance
7 July - 25 September 2022

Competition Details


Competition Guidelines

1. Competition Format

Registration for the Competitions should be done by 30 June 2022.
− Late registrations will be charged double the registration fees
− Once registered, no refunds will be entertained

Preliminary Round: 7 July to 15 August 2022

For Vocal, Instrument and Dance Categories

  • Contestants in these categories will be divided into the following regions:
  1. Americas (Canada, USA, Mexico, South America, etc)
  2. Europe (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Greece, etc)
  3. South Asia (India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, etc)
  4. South East Asia (Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, etc)
  5. East Asia, Central Asia, West Asia & Australasia (China, Japan, Korea, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Australia & New Zealand)
  • Registrations for this round is through video submission. The link will be provided after the registration.
  • Top 10 to 30 Individuals / Group from each region, will be selected for Finals (based on Judges discretion)
  • In the event, for a particular category, the judges decide that no contestant from a particular region qualifies for the next round, than no contestant from that region will be selected for the Finals.

For Creative Categories
− Entries need to be submitted by 3 September 2022. Winners will be selected at this round and announced during Competitions Results Announcement

Finals: 3 September to 25 September 2022
− Competitions schedule will be set by the Organiser.
− Live Online performance with live judging
− 5 winners will be selected per category

2. Competition is open to participants globally.

3. Age Groups

4. Traditional attire is recommended for the competitions.

5. Participants will be contacted for prize claims within 14 working days after the official announcement of winners.

6. All participants will be awarded e-Certificate of Participation. Winners will be awarded an additional e-Certificate of Achievement.

7. Prizes per Category


1st Prize  :    RM100 + e-Certificate of Achievement

2nd Prize :   RM70  +  e-Certificate of Achievement

3rd Prize  :   RM50 +  e-Certificate of Achievement

4th Prize  :   e-Certificate of Achievement

5th Prize  :   e-Certificate of Achievement


1st Prize  :     RM300 + e-Certificate of Achievement

 2nd Prize :   RM200  + e-Certificate of Achievement

3rd Prize  :   RM100 + e-Certificate of Achievement

4th Prize  :   e-Certificate of Achievement

5th Prize  :   e-Certificate of Achievement


8. Decision of the judges will be final and no appeal will be entertained at any level.

9. Registration Fee

10. Payment Methods

Bank Transfer

Acct Name             : Sugam Culture & Heritage Berhad

Bank Name             : Malayan Banking Berhad @ Maybank

Account Number     : 5641 6443 6231

Swift Code              : MBBEMYKLXXX


Payment id           :

Kindly state “MYICMF/Contestant’s Full Name” in the Reference/Subject column


11. Please read this Competition Guidelines carefully before registering. Closing date for registration is 30 June 2022.

12. For any further enquiries, kindly contact the MYICMF 2021 Secretariat at +60129439356 or email


  • Participation in the competition implies that participants accept these rules. Non-compliance with the rules results in the automatic cancellation of the participation in the competition and of the candidacy for the prize.
  • Inaccurate or dishonest declarations, or any fraud, results in the participant’s disqualification.
  • The Organisers reserve the right to record, produce, print and broadcast the recordings of the competition. Participants have no rights to make any claims. The production is solely owned by the Organiser.
  • The Organiser assumes no liability in case the internet network, phone lines, or any reception tool dysfunctions and prevents the effective functioning of the competition.
  • Moreover; its responsibility will not be engaged for problems related to the transport, reception or loss of mail or e-mail.
  • The Organiser assumes no liability in case of technical, material or software malfunction or defect (virus, bug) affecting the participants’ computer system or computer equipment and data, and the related consequences on their professional, personal or commercial activity.
  • The Organiser will be able to, at any point in time, notably for technical reasons or for updates and maintenance, interrupt access to its website and the competition it contains.
  • The Organiser will in no case be responsible for these interruptions and their consequences. No compensation can be claimed on these grounds.

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