The Gita Contest 2016 - Bhagavad Gita Chanting and Essay Writing Competitions
As part of the 50 years of ISKCON celebrations, Krishna’s Funskool of Toronto Hare Krishna Temple is pleased to announce the ‘Gita’ Contest – Bhagavad Gita Chanting and Essay writing competitions for children.
Event Date: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
Venue: The Hare Krishna Temple, 243 Avenue Road, Toronto
Bhagavad Gita chanting competition:
Category 1: 3 – 5 years: 5 selected verses – Recitation only
Category 2: 6 – 8 years: Chapter 12 – any 10 verses of your choice – Recitation only
Category 3: 9 – 11 years: 15 selected verses – Recitation and Translation
Please note: The selected verses will be sent by email to the participants on completion of registration
Preliminary rounds: December 3rd – 11:00 a.m.
Finals: December 3rd – 4:00 p.m.
Bhagavad Gita Essay Writing competition: 12 – 15 years
Category-A: Grade 7 & 8: 12-13 years
Category-B: Grade 9 & 10: 14-15 years
Please note: Topics will be sent by email to the participants on completion of registration
Essay Submission Deadline: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 by midnight
All entries should be submitted online at firstname.lastname@example.org on or before December 3rd, 2016 by midnight. Entries after this deadline will not be accepted
Award Ceremony: December 11th – 6:30 p.m.
Assured prizes and Certificates of Participation for all contestants
For Gita verses and translations, please refer only to Bhagavad-gita As it is by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.
Contestants should bring proof of age (preferably copy of birth certiﬁcate/ photo ID card with age on the day of the contest
Registration fee is $15 per child (can be paid online at torontokrishna.com, or at the Registration desk at the temple on Sundays between 6:00 and 8:30 p.m.)
For details about content for Bhagavad Gita Chanting and Essay topics, registration and other information, contact email@example.com