General Rules & Guidelines 

WMC OneFest is a global online talent fest gives an opportunity to celebrate and mainstream young peoples’ voices, actions and initiatives, as well as their meaningful, universal and equitable engagement under the umbrella of world’s largest Malayalee nonpolitical organization. World Malayalee Council (WMC) spreads across the world with six regional councils (America, Europe, Africa, Middle East, India, Far East, and Australia) and 65 local units called Provincial Councils. 

  • Time Line:  

    • The online registrations will be open from 12th Sep till 5th Oct 2020 

    • Event competitions/Evaluations will be held from 5th Oct to 30th Oct 2020. 

    • The Grand Finale will be on 1st of Nov 2020.  

  • Discipline of the competition  

    • Speaking 

      • Debating –Malayalam (Live) 

      • Debating –English (Live) 

      • Elocution-Malayalam (Offline) 

      • Elocution-English (Offline)  

      • Extempore -Malayalam(Live) 

      • Extempore- English(Live) 

      • Story Telling  -Malayalam (Offline) 

      • Story Telling  -English (Offline) 

      • Poem recitation –Malayalam (Offline) ​

      • Poem recitation –English (Offline) 

    • Creative Arts  (Offline Mode) 

      • Coloring&Painting

      • Drawing 

      • Poster Making 

      • Photography ​

      • Short Movie 

    • Music-Vocal  (Offline Mode) 

      • Action Song  

      • Naadan Paattu 

      • Cinematic song ​

      • Classical Song  

    • Music- Instrumental  (Offline Mode) 

      • Guitar  

      • Drums 

      • Violin 

      • Keyboard ​

      • Veena/Flute/Others 

    • Performing Arts (Offline Mode) 

      • Mono Act 

      • Mimicry 

      • Stand Up Comedy- Malayalam 

      • Stand Up Comedy-English 

      • Cinematic Dance 

      • Classical Dance 

      • Folk Dance /Tribal Dance 

      • Show and tell- English ​

      • Show and tell- Malayalam 

Application Channel 

The participant should register online at WMC One Fest website at www.wmconefest.com. A confirmation email will be sent to the registered email address with the following details:- 

  • Unique Registration ID for each event that you registered  

  • URL Link to upload the videos of the performances as per the event guidelines. 

  • Event wise guidelines link 

 

Basic Details required for registration: - 

  • Name of the Participant 

  • Date of Birth  

  • Gender 

  • Participants recent photograph (Max Size 2 mb) 

  • WMC Province Name 

  • Contact Number 

  • WhatsApp Number 

  • Contact Email. 

 More details of the registration can be found at our website  

Age Categories  

  • Sub Junior(4 – 7 Years) 

  • Junior(8 – 12 Years)    

  • Senior(13 – 18 Years)    

  • Youth(19 - 45Years ) 

  • Veteran (46 Years and Above)

Note: Age category is determined with an age of the competitor as of 1st Sept 2020. If requested, proof of age MUST be provided for each competitor. 

 

Competition Procedures 

The competition will be divided into the preliminary and final round:  

 

Prizes and Awards 

For All Participants including WMC Members:
 
Kala Prathibha (Male) - Poly Mathew Memorial Gold Medal of 8 grams sponsored by Somatheeram  + 1 Lakhs worth of Kerala Travel Package for a family of 4, 7 days. (Transferable+To be Used One time+1 year validity)
Kalathilakam (Female) - Mariammma Kuruvilla Memorial Gold Medal of 8 grams sponsored by Johny International  + 1 Lakhs worth of Kerala Travel Package for a family of 4, 7 days. (Transferable+To be Used One time+1 year validity)

Jeevan TV SPB Awards for the Best Singer of SPB Songs - 3 Gold Medals: 
1st Prize 8 Gms - Sponsored by TK Vijayan 
2nd Prize 4 Gms - Sponsored by George Eapen
3rd Prize 2 Gms - Sponsored by Immanuel George

All-Winners gets eCertificates + prizes
 
⚡WMC Members’ EXCLUSIVE PRIZES⚡
 
WMC Thilakam: Top Points for a WMC member (male): TN Seshan Gold Medal of 8 Grams - Sponsored by Rajiv Nair
WMC Prathibha: Top Points for a WMC member (female): KPP Nambiar Medal of 8 Grams - Sponsored by Paul Parappilly
WMC Global Indian Medal: Top Points for the Most Popular Member - Sponsored by James Koodal
 
Maximum Point WMC Region - Dr. EC George Sudrasan Trophy
Maximum Point WMC Province - Dr. D Babu Paul Trophy
Most Participating WMC Province - Dr. Sridhar Kavil Trophy
 
 WMC Family definition: Self/Member, Spouse, Children, Parents of Member/Spouse. 

The prizes will be awarded based solely on the submitted recordings. The competitors have no right to present any objections against the composition of the Jury.  

Decisions of the jury are final and may not be appealed. 

Competitors may not contact or speak with any member of the jury as long as they continue to participate in the competition. Any violation of this rule may disqualify the competitor. 

 

General Terms  

  • By submitting an entry form, each entrant, parent or legal guardian (if such entrant is a minor) authorizes the use of competitor's name, photo, audio and/or video recording for the publicity and advertisement purposes related to the competition by World Malayalee Council. 

  • By participating in the competition, competitors automatically authorize WMC, the right for any material regarding eventual storage, publication and distribution of video recordings on Internet and social media platforms. 

  • All rounds of the competition may be broadcast and webcast live and may be recorded for subsequent broadcast, video, and audio use. Parts or all of the competition might be made available on internet and social media. Neither the Organizing Committee nor its assignees or coordinators may be held liable for any matters relating to materials or the contents of Repertoire. 

  • World Malayalee Council. (referred to as WMC) is not responsible for and shall not be held liable for (a) lost, late, delayed, damaged, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, or misdirected entries; (b) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind; (c) failed, incomplete, partial, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions; (d) any condition caused by events beyond the control of the organizers that may cause the competition to be disrupted; (e) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the competition; (f) any claims, suits, actions, liabilities, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind in connection with the competition or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use of any prizes and awards. 

  • All rules and regulations are subject to change without notice.