October 26, 2022
The Ministry of Culture, Government of India is celebrating Vande Bharatam Cultural Show during the Republic Day celebrations on January 26, 2023 at Kartavya Path, New Delhi. This years theme for the Vande Bharatam Cultural show to be showcased on the Republic Day will be “Naari Shakti” which is one of the themes for the Parade. North Central Zone Cultural Centre (NCZCC), Prayagraj has been nominated as the Nodal Agency to organise the event with around 500 artists who would be chosen through competitions held at State, Zonal and National Level. Entries are invited from the age group of 17-30 years in the genres of Folk/Tribal, Classical and Comtemporary/Fusion. The applicants can submit video entries of 3 minutes performance as individuals as well as groups ranging from 2-10 persons. The competition would run in partnership with MyGov.in https://www.mygov.in/task/vande-bharatm-mritya-utsav-2023/ where the entries are required to be submitted. The venue for the Zonal level competition will be at Jaipur in co-ordination with the West Zone Cultural Centre, Udaipur. The National level finale will be jointly held by NCZCC and NZCC at New Delhi on the December 18, 2022. The participants from 17-30 years of age can send their entries till November 4, 2022 at above destination, as informed by the Department of Information and Publicity.