Friday, January 15, 2021, 8:30 AM – Sunday, January 24, 2021, 11:00 AM

Duttapukur Arts Center
North 24 ParganasWest Bengal, India

International Competition of Performing Arts

Organized by Chhandayan and Duttapukur Arts Center

Duttapukur Arts Center and Chhandayan are jointly organizing an International competition of performing arts in the following categories:

1. Vocal: a) Classical, b) Semi-classical and c) Regional Songs
2. Instrumental – all classical instruments, such as plucked string (sitar, sarod, santoor etc.), bowed string (violin, esraj, dilruba, sarangi etc.) and wind (bansuri and sahnai)
3. Percussion – tabla and pakhawaz
4. Dance: a) Bharata Natyam, b) Kathak and c) Creative dance
5. Drama: a) Recitation and b) Acting (excerpts)

Although the DAC is located in India, competitors from around the world are invited to compete through the miracle of modern streaming technology. Applications can be submitted starting December 1, 2020 through January 7, 2021. Prizes will be awarded at the end of the competition on January 24, 2021. For details about the competition and how to apply, please download the following document:

2021 DAC Annual Competition Rules