REGISTRATION, SUBMISSION, AND VIDEO RULES

REGISTRATION means paying the fees and making an entry in the competition as per eligibility criteria
SUBMISSION means providing the video of your talent 
 
HOW TO REGISTER
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
  • Anyone born on or before September 01, 2016 is eligible to participate in the competition.

  • GMI Season 3 competition is open for all ages (5+), sex, race, color, nationality. 

  • Anyone from any part of the globe is eligible to participate.

  • In case the participant is minor (less than 18 yrs of age), parents/legal guardian can register on their behalf.

  • Any participant can register in multiple talent categories​. 

  • Your age group will be decided based on the age as of  September 01, 2021.

FEES
  • ​Participants need to pay the registration fee to enter in Global Musical Icon Season 3 Competition.

  • Competition Fee is non-refundable and is valid for the competition Year only.

  • Payment Gateway is Pay pal. You can make the payment via Pay pal account or credit/debit card. 3% to 6% (approximately as per local laws) service fee will be charged by Pay Pal in addition to Competition fee.

  • There will be 10% volume discount if you choose multiple talent categories.

  • Family members can receive additional 5% discount in the event more than 1 family member is participating.

  • You can apply Family discount on second registration after registering the first one in the family. The coupon code will be in your email. 

  • GROUP ENTRIES:- Please contact the organizers at info@shuddhdesiradio.com for group entry additional discount.

REGISTRATION PROCESS
  • Please visit Registration Page  for your registration /entry form.

  • Please complete all the fields on the form 

    • First Name

    •  Last Name,

    • Email

    • Phone Number

    • Address

    • Birth Date  (mm/dd/yyyy format)

    • Profile picture

  • Participants need to upload their High Definition profile picture (clearly showing your face)

  • Once this information is selected, please click on the “Next” Button to select the categories. 

  •  Select the category and click on "Register Now" button.

  • Please note that there are following categories - Voice English, Voice Hindi and Regional, Instrument, Dance and Public Speaking.

  • Senior Category Participants can participate only in Voice Hindi and Regional and Dance Category.

  • Public Speaking Participant cannot be performed in Group.  

  • In case you wish to enter in multiple categories, click on the image of the category. 

  • You can add number of participants  if you are entering as a Group competition. The names of the participants will be needed at the time of submission.

  • Clicking on "Register Now" button brings you on the check out page.

  • You still have an opportunity to change the number of participants .

  • Any Group Entry will still be competing against Solo Entries within same category. 

  • Provide your email id if it is not already pre-defined here .

  • Select the payment card - VISA, AMEX, DISCOVER, MASTERCARD or PAYPAL .

  • You will finish your payment on PayPal Screen.

  • You will get the confirmation message about payment success.

  • You will receive an email along with your registration number.

  • Registration ends on August 01, 2021.

 HOW TO SUBMIT
SUBMISSION
  • Once your registration is complete, you will receive Registration Number (Registration #) via email.

  • Next step is to submit audition video file. You need to go to Submission form and upload your video.

  • Last date to submit the audition video is August 8, 2021

AUDITION VIDEO GUIDELINES

    • ​ Every Participant must submit Audition Video of not more than 2 minutes 

    • Refer to Talent Category Rules to ensure that your entry is not rejected. 

    • Refer to Video Guidelines before shooting your video.

    • Only UNEDITED & ONE TAKE VIDEO would be considered. 

    • Participants must submit the videos latest by August 8, 2021. Participants will be charged additional amount in case the deadline is missed.

    • Participants will qualify for Final Round based on the evaluation of Audition Videos by panel of Judges

*Additionally, Audition round videos will be posted on Shuddh Desi Radio official social media accounts after AUG 8, 2021. After the video is posted on radio Facebook page, participants would need to LIKE and SHARE their videos from radio Facebook page to get more and more likes and views on their prelim video which was originally shared from Shuddh Desi Radio FB page.

One Prelim video from each category which gets Maximum LIKES and SHARES will automatically qualifies to FINALE! That means that participant skips the audition round judging criteria and goes directly to FINAL ROUND.

Likes and shares will be counted on the videos shared from the radio page only.

Do not forget to Tag #ShuddhDesiRadio, #GlobalMusicalIconSeason3 and #GMISeason3 on your shares.

FINAL ROUND GUIDELINES​

  • Qualified Participants for Final Round must submit Final Round Video of not more than 3 minutes. Any extra second of video will cause 3 point penalty.

  • Only UNEDITED & ONE TAKE VIDEO would be considered. 

  • Please check Schedule Page for last date of Final Round Submissions

  • Record in landscape mode (not in portrait mode). The video will be disqualified if the recording has happened in portrait mode. If there are black bands on the right and left side of the video, the video is in portrait mode. 

  • Record in a place where background noise is not there like traffic sounds. Also make sure if you can have videos without  kids crying and family eating food in the background.

  • Ensure the proper lighting. Your face should be clearly seen. Recording in a clearly lit area is a very good idea.

  • There are points for dressing (Presence and Communication). So please make sure that you are dressed appropriately. There is nothing like overdressed in the competition. Especially if you are dancing please make sure you are wearing the right dress code. For example, do not wear jeans for Bharatanatyam performance. 

  • Please do not announce your name or place in the video even if you are in a Public Speaking Group. You can mention your registration #.

  • Your performance cannot be the same as in the audition round.

  • You cannot change your category even if the categories are combined - for example, if you did Voice Hindi in the audition round you need to do comedy in the Finale round, you cannot do Voice English. 

  • Submit by going on Submissions Page. Submissions can be done only after the announcement of result (Aug 21, 2021). Any submissions for Final round done before the result announcement would not be considered.

GUIDELINES
VIDEO GENERAL GUIDELINES

Video Quality is a major judgment criterion for online judgement. Participants must follow the following guidelines:

  • Video should be at least in 1080p or higher resolution and audio bitrate should be at least 128kbps.

  • Video should be recorded in LANDSCAPE MODE. ( HORIZONTAL if recording from phone)

  • No effects or VFX should be added to the video.

  • Each video must have a SDR branded background. This background you would be supplied via email after registration.

  • Video should be in MP4 or .mov format.

  • The video should be recorded with a good camera and ample light.

  • The video should be shot in one take.

  • NO EDITING: Video should not be manipulated or edited in any manner. Any video found manipulated/edited will be rejected without any explanations to the participant.

  • The video should not exceed the given time for specific use.

 

TALENT CATEGORY RULES

SINGING Video Requirements

  • Audition song video can be with or without music track. (No more than 2 min)

  • It is ok to use Third party app like Smule for Karaoke as long as in the video the third party branding  is not shown

  • Please follow general video guidelines mentioned above while recording.

  • Shuddh Desi Radio recommends that participants send the latest recordings and not the old recordings.

Public Speaking Video Requirements

  • For Audition Round, pick an age appropriate topic of your choice.

  • Time Limit is no more than 3 min for Public Speaking.

  • For Final Round participants will be given the topic from judges, when they make it to finals.

Rest of the categories video Requirements

      

       Please follow general video guidelines mentioned above while recording.

  • Audition Round video should be high quality audio and video both. (No more than 3 min )

  • Shuddh Desi Radio recommends that participants send the latest recordings and not the old recordings.

 HOW WILL THE PERFORMANCE BE JUDGED?

 Please refer to Judging Criteria mentioned on Judges Page

 

 

* Part of the proceeds will be donated to the non profit organization in India for setting up ICU in small towns.