Youthsava 2018

Event Date:
Saturday, March 17, 2018- 9:00 am
Event End Date:
Saturday, March 17, 2018 – 9:00 pm
Event Location:
525 Los Coches St, Milpitas, CA 95035

Official Youthsava Rules (PDF)

List of Youthsava 2018 Songs 

YouthSava, named after the sanskrit word utsava – meaning celebration is India Community Center’s signature dance competition. This fun, high-energy dance gala provides a platform to the youth of ages 4-18 years for showcasing dancing talent and connects participants and the audience to Indian culture and heritage.

Annually, approximately 1,000 youth perform nearly 100 dance routines to an audience of more than 3,000 throughout the 12-hour competition.

Youthsava 2018 will be held on Saturday, March 17th, 2018. REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN. Read below.

For Additional Information email or call 408-934-1130 Ext 262


Registration fee: $100 per team

Age Classes

Sub-Junior class: 4 to 8 years of age*

Junior class: 9 to 13 years of age*

Senior class: 14 to 18 years of age*

* Dancers age as of January 1, 2018

Performance Categories

Film category: Dance performance to a song from Indian Cinema. The song cannot be a remixed version. Contemporary songs and songs from private albums and/or remix albums will not be allowed in the film category.

Folk category: Dance performance in South Asia folk or tribal costume to a song with folk beats in any language.

Remix category: Dance performance to a remixed version of a song from Indian Cinema or create your own medley of songs, not exceed seven minutes.

NEW COMPETETIVE CATEGORY: Director’s Choice: This year we are introducing this new open category, that lets the directors share their vision and inspiration. The dance directors will be given a choice of 3 themes. All dance performances will be based on one of the given themes. This category gives the dance directors freedom to choose the style of music as they consider appropriate. For this category ONLY, age classes can be combined- Each group can have a maximum of 18 dancers, age 4 years to 18 years.

Themes for 2018

Girl Child

Five Elements (Earth, Wind, Fire, Water, Spirit)

Disco through the ages

Performances will be judged on how well the theme has been interpreted by the director. First, Second and Third prize will be awarded in the category. All other rules regarding music, props, adjudication etc apply here.

CLICK HERE to read Official Youthsava Rules

REGISTER HERE for Showcase Teams

Registration fee: Free of charge

Attachments: Official Youthsava Rules (PDF)

For Additional Information email or call 408-934-1130 Ext 262

Join the Fun! Become a Volunteer!

We are looking for responsible and energetic adults and teens to help out at Youthsava!  Must enjoy working with young people and be a team player.

As Youthsava is a competition, we ask friends and family of the competitors not to participate as volunteers.  Thank you for your understanding.

If interested in becoming a volunteer at Youthsava, please CLICK HERE

For additional information contact Neena Jain at

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Made possible by the generous donations of our community.

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