Youthsava 2019

Event Date:
Saturday, March 30, 2019 – 10:00 am
Event End Date:
Saturday, March 30, 2019 – 9:00 pm
Event Location:
525 Los Coches St, Milpitas, CA 95035

Registration: Available online ONLY at www.indiacc.org/youthsava

Registration Deadline EXTENDED : March 15th, 2019 11.59 pm.

Music Deadline: March 15th, 2019.

Set Prop/Decoration Drop-off: Friday, March 29th, 2019 between 4:00pm and 7:00pm.

Official Youthsava Rules (PDF)

No refunds will be provided after cancellations.


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 for the youth of ages 4-18 years for showcasing the 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 2019 will be held on Saturday, March 30th, 2019.

For Additional Information email youthprograms@indiacc.org or call 408-934-1130 Ext 262

  for Competitive Teams

Registration fee: $110 per team

  to view list of songs

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*

NEW Adult class: 18 years and up*

* Dancers age as of January 1, 2019

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.

Director’s Choice: This is an 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 20 dancers, age 4 years to 18 years.

Themes for 2019
* Love
* Holi – Festival of Colors
* Mera Bharat

NEW COMPETETIVE CATEGORY: Semi-Classical contemporary Fusion:
ADULTS ONLY (18+ years) – Semi-Classical Dance Fusion Category
In this category we would like to open up the stage to the rich classical/ semi-classical dance tradition of India. With the classical dances of India as base, directors are free to incorporate different dance styles to create a new aesthetic.

The language for the music track is not limited to Hindi- you are free to choose any regional Indian or foreign language like English/ Spanish etc or a blend thereof.

CLICK HERE to read Official Youthsava Rules

Showcase Performances – Limit 5 (FIVE)
These performances are non- competitive and participation is FREE.
Participants may be of age 4 years to adults.
Maximum number of teams allowed- 5 (five). Registration is on first come basis. All directors are
requested to only register one team each.
ICC reserves the right to bring additional teams from the dance classes conducted at ICC.

REGISTER HERE

  for Showcase Teams

Registration fee: Free of charge

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.

For Additional Information email youthprograms@indiacc.org or call 408-934-1130 Ext 262


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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 neenajain@indiacc.org.


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