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Monday, November 21, 2016


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

Age Groups:

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 kids@torontokrishna.com 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 kids@torontokrishna.com

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