Raga And Beyond 2020

Contest has now closed.
Thanks for your support!

Beat the Covid-19 Blues and participate in the “Raga & Beyond” Music & Dance contest! And together we reach out to support those in need in these challenging times!

IndianRaga Singapore and Arte Compass are excited to collaborate and bring to you Singapore’s Premium Talent Hunt – “Raga & Beyond 2020” – an Indian Classical performing arts contest.

This online contest is open for music and dance artists who are either regular stage performers or senior students with minimum 6 years of learning. This contest is open to all Singaporeans, Singapore PR & Singapore resident pass holders only!

Independent panel of judges:

We are privileged to have as our panel of independent judges Padma Shri Aruna Sairam, Priyadarsini Govind, Mandolin U. Rajesh & Mahesh Raghvan.

Judging will be based on both Proficiency & Creativity of the artists. Please refer to contest guidelines here.


Under each of the individual Categories the judges will choose One Raga & Beyond Award for

Best Vocalist (Indian Classical)
Best Instrumentalist (Indian Classical)
Best Dancer (Indian Classical)

For group category, one group (maximum 5 members) will receive the Raga & Beyond Award for

Best Band (Indian Classical / IndoWestern Fusion / IndoAsian Fusion)


Individual Awardees will be presented with a Certificate & Cash Prize of S$500

One Band will be presented with a Certificate and Cash Prize of S$750.

All the Raga & Beyond award winners will get to collaborate and create a unique IndianRaga production which will be showcased on the IndianRaga Global platform that reaches out to half a million followers worldwide!

Battle for the Best!!

One artist from the Raga & Beyond winners will also win the prestigious Mandolin U. Shrinivas International Award

Prize: Citation from SIOWM ( Srinivas Institute of World Musique ) and Cash S$1000 sponsored by Agrocorp International, Singapore.

Application Details:

Each submission should be maximum of 6 minutes. If submission is more than 6 minutes, judging will be based only on the first 6 minutes.

Multiple applications can be submitted by each participant – however application fees will apply for each submission.

Application Fees:

Individual : S$15 per application
Band: S$25 per group per application

Fees can be paid to below account

IndianRaga Singapore – DBS Current Account – 0039509740 or PayNow to UEN ID: 53365337A

For the Cause of Covid!

We pledge 25% of the application fee to be given towards Covid-19 Courage fund.(https://www.comchest.sg/thecouragefund)

Contest Dates

Closing Date: Jun 15, 2020.

Award winners announcement: Jul 15, 2020

By applying, you agree for your submissions to be shown in part or whole in our Indian Raga Singapore & Arte Compass Facebook pages.

So don’t wait to send the entries.
Strive to be the Best! The Stage is Yours!

 Ragaandbeyod-logo Raga and Beyond 2020
 pic1 Raga and Beyond 2020

For  any enquiries, please email contact@indianraga.sg or Whatsapp 88-135-135.