Celebrate a ‘pink’ Diwali too as Celebrate India hopes to raise awareness on breast cancer all through the festive season
Diwali is just around the corner, and amidst all the festivities, Celebrate India Inc has announced a cracker of a contest—the sing for Diwali 2018. Entry is free and open to all and it gives winners a chance to sing at the iconic Federation Square for the festival of Diwali.
The competition is on till 23 September and age categories are 12 years and under, 13 years and older and most liked.
All you have to do is record a maximum 90 seconds of your singing performance, which must include an interesting video message on why you love Diwali, then whatsapp it in to 0409973563 with your full name, contact details (phone and email) and category.
Here are some of the terms—the song must be in Hindi and the performance must be specifically filmed for this competition. No banners or advertisements allowed on the video and no participant is allowed to buy “likes” and “votes”.
Get more details on the Celebrate India Facebook page. SING 4 DIWALI comp is now open and running on their Facebook page.
Another competition that will be re-launched in October is LIGHT 4 DIWALI, calling all Victorian Indians to illuminate their homes and businesses in the traditional Indian way with lights and rangoli designs and win some amazing prizes.
The Australia India Institute in Melbourne University will join the amazing list of iconic buildings like Old Treasury building, Melbourne Star, Museum, Exhibition Building, and the Indian Consulate which will be lit up for Diwali.
This Diwali @ Fed Square will be a PINK Diwali, in association with charity partner Breast Cancer Foundation, to raise awareness about and funds for research. The decorations at the Square will be in pink as will the lights and artists in Pink. The audience too is invited to come in pink to support the cause and celebrate the festival.
For the first time along with the film shows at Fed Square, a Bollywood film will be screened at Docklands with some dance performances and food trucks for all to enjoy. AFL and Cricket Australia players will run interactive workshops for children throughout the day with free gifts and prizes.