International Classical Dance Contest

Participate in India’s renowned classical dance competition and perform your classical dance style on an international stage. You will not only win cash prizes but numerous accolades and critical acclaim from the global audience.

International Classical Dance Competition

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In our four seasons of international classical dance competitions, IIGF has witnessed highly talented and proficient Classical Dance contestants from 16+ countries, including India, UAE, South Africa, Oman, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, and more. We were amazed and enthralled by 600+ Classical Dancers from worldwide who performed exquisite classical dance acts in the presence of a 1000+ global audience.

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IIGF has become India’s biggest and leading classical dance competition since its first successful season in 2018. It is an international level classical dance competition and is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to show the world your best and receive the deserving fame and honour.

400+ contestants have participated in IIGF and have gained international exposure and global fame. They have achieved stardom by showcasing their immense hard work, electrifying dance moves, and spectacular dance styles, which won the hearts of international audiences and earned them critical acclaim and accolades to take their dance on an international stage.

Classical Dance Journey in All IIGF Seasons

When we started IIGF in 2018, we accentuated the Classical Dance category to bring different classical dance styles of every Indian state to the global stage. Our mission is to bring the hidden talented gems who are proficient in the oldest dance forms to the international stage and give them a golden opportunity to showcase their gracious, perfect, and exquisite classical dance style in front of a global audience.

Classical Dance Competition
  • In the previous IIGF dance competitions, we have received extensive participation from classical dancers from 16+ countries who enlightened the entire competition with their graceful acts. In all four seasons, we have been elated by the immense hard work, gracious moves, and countless years of practice of classical dancers.
  • We at IIGF, feel grateful to have massively contributed to the classical dancers’ lives and give their career an enormous rise by giving them an international platform to showcase their talent, which has garnered them exceptional critical acclaim, cash prizes, trophies, medals, international certificates, fame, and collaboration opportunities to perform on different international platforms.
  • IIGF is not just an international dance competition; it is a gateway for thousands of Indian classical dancers who are immensely experienced, skilled, and professional but hidden in different parts of our country and abroad. We are acting as a bridge to assist them to make their dreams come true.

Why Participate in India's International Groovefest (IIGF)?

  • Compete with the best: At India’s International Groovefest – IIGF, you will compete with competent and highly professional classical dancers from across the globe on the international stage. It will be a golden opportunity to unleash your best classical dance acts in front of a global audience. 
  • Be part of the top classical dancers community: IIGF is the doorstep to dreams of Indian classical dancers and artists travelling from India and other countries to perform on the international platform and give them a golden chance to interact and learn from each other, forming a community of proficient classical dancers from across the globe.
  • Tremendous growth and acclaim: By participating in IIGF, you will receive phenomenal perks, such as Cash prizes, international stage exposure, trophies, medals, international certificates and extensive critical acclaim from a global audience.
  • Inspire future generation: By participating in IIGF and showcasing your classical dance style, you will inspire the future generation to take up classical dancing and they will be motivated to perform on an international stage just like you. They will be persuaded by the perks and international exposure involved in being an experienced classical dancer.

Classical Dance Category Basic Criteria at IIGF 2024

  • At IIGF, we give classical dancers an international platform to showcase their graceful dance moves, the perfection of countless days of practice and their utmost devotion to dance by dancing from their soul.
  • We accept various classical dance styles, such as Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi, Kathak, Kathakali, Odissi, Manipuri, Mohiniyattam, and Sattriya.
  • At IIGF 2024, there is no age limit for classical dancers. You can participate as a solo, duet, or in a group. The act should be based on pure classical techniques on recorded tracks. No live music would be permitted.
  • If you are passionate about classical dancing, have immense experience, proficient with classical dance styles and are zealous to showcase your classical dancing on the international stage, participate in India’s International Groovefest (IIGF 2024) through a free online dance audition.

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