Registrations open (for usa only)

International Carnatic Music & Dance Competitions 2024

7 May - 7 July 2024

We are back once again for another round of our annual International Carnatic Music & Dance Competition. Cash prizes and e-certificates await for our winners, who will also stand a chance to perform for our International Carnatic Music Festival LIVE later this year!

Registrations open for USA contestants only

About The Festival

Bringing together artistes, practitioners, students and lovers of carnatic music globally in a common platform.

The Malaysia International Carnatic Music Festival (MYICMF) had its inaugural year in 2019 and will be hosting the sixth event in 2024.

The event comprises of 3 pillars: Concerts, Conferences and Competitions and focus on 3 outcomes which are Entertainment, Education and Excellence to provide its beneficiaries a privilege to experience the treasures of a profound heritage.

About The Competition

A platform established for recognizing talents around the globe.

Our competitions are designed for participants right from the tender age of 6, and with no maximum age limit.

Competition Categories


Carnatic Vocal

Vocal (Individual)

  • Nottuswaram
  • Geetham
  • Varnam
  • Krithi
  • Tamizhisai
  • Divine Classics
  • Concert Competition

Vocal (Group)

  • Indian Folk Song
Classical Instrument

Instrument (Individual)

  • Nottuswaram/Geetham
  • Varnam
  • Krithi
  • Divine Classics
  • Percussion Basic
  • Percussion Advanced
  • Concert Competition

Instrument (Group)

  • Ensemble
Classical Dance

Dance (Individual)

  • Bharatha Natyam
  • Odissi
  • Kathak

Dance (Group)

  • Bharatha Natyam
  • Odissi
  • Kathak
  • Indian Folk Dance
Creative Competitions
  • Multimedia
  • Role Play
  • Fancy Dress
  • Craft
  • Visual Art
Age Groups

Sub Junior (SJ)

6 to 9

Junior (J)

10 to 13

Sub Senior (SS)

14 to 17

Senior (S)

18 and above

Age to be categorized according to year of birth

Competition Prizes

Cash prizes and e-Certificates await!

Semi Final (National Level)

1st Prize
Trophy + e-Cetificate of Achievement
2nd Prize
Trophy + e-Cetificate of Achievement
3rd Prize
Trophy + e-Cetificate of Achievement
4th Prize
Medal + e-Cetificate of Achievement
5th Prize
Medal + e-Cetificate of Achievement

Prizes for Grand Final (International Level)

Individual

1st Prize
RM100 + e-Cetificate of Achievement
2nd Prize
RM70 + e-Cetificate of Achievement
3rd Prize
RM50 + e-Cetificate of Achievement
4th Prize
e-Cetificate of Achievement
5th Prize
e-Cetificate of Achievement

Group

1st Prize
RM200 + e-Cetificate of Achievement
2nd Prize
RM150 + e-Cetificate of Achievement
3rd Prize
RM100 + e-Cetificate of Achievement
4th Prize
e-Cetificate of Achievement
5th Prize
e-Cetificate of Achievement