24.6.16

Family FUN Day Out with a Difference 25th June 16

Dear All
The wait is over. VAANI Competitions 2016 is here again! On Saturday 25th June 2016 have a Family FUN Day Out with a difference. With yummy FOOD STALLon hand selling all food items in only £1, please do not forget to bring loads of change with you. 

Also, remember this is the best chance for you to buy your tickets for the 9th July 2016 Culture Night/Award function. Tickets are going fast so grab yours ASAP. 
REMEMBER ticket price on the door is £7 per person while Advance ticket is £5 and advance family ticket is £10 includes 2 adults and 2 children under 15 years of age.

Please check the timings of the competitions and the RULES. If you haven't registered yourself yet please do so today or just drop in on Saturday. 

LATE arrivals may result in disappointment so please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start times.

1.VAANI Chess Board Game Competition 2016 NEW
Date: 25/06/2016
Time: 10:30am - 13:30pm
Entry: £2
Venue: York Room1st floor Ilford Central Library
Rules: We will provide chess board sets.
Three age groups:
Under 10 years, Under 17 years and Adult
To register interest email: Robin Thakur at robin@vaani.org

2.VAANI On The Spot Creative Writing Competition 2016 NEW
Date: 25/06/2016
Time: 14:00pm - 15:00pm
Entry: £2
Venue: Gloucester Room1st floor Ilford Central Library
Rules: Bring your own pen and paper. paper should be blank.
Topic/clue given on the spot but will be related to the 
theme of "WELCOME"
Three age groups:
Under 10 years, Under 17 years, Adult

To register interest contact Vinod Agrawal on 07958288220 or email: vinod@vaani.org

3.VAANI Painting Competition 2016
Date: 25/06/2016
Time: 16.00pm - 18:00pm 
Entry: £2
Venue: Gloucester Room1st floor Ilford Central Library
Theme: "WELCOME"
Rules: Bring your own colours, pencil, art materials, canvas etc. Canvas or paper should be blankOnly paper provided.
Three age groups:
Under 10 years, Under 17 years and Adult
To register interest contact Archana Jha on 07738983808 or email: archana@vaani.org

Please do not hesitate to contact me or any of the VAANI Support Committee members if you have a query.
I look forward to seeing you all on 25th.
Best wishes for the Competitions

19.6.16

VAANI Photography, Short story and Poem Competitions 2016 submissions

LAST DATE TO SUBMIT your entries for Photography Competition, Short stories and Poem Competition is 26th JUNE 2016.

Please see the details below:

VAANI Photography Competition 2016

Last Date to submit entry: 26/06/2016 midnight

Rules: Only digital copy accepted. Maximum two entries per person. Each entry should have a max 50 words description. Use of photoshop, creative artistry allowed to match the theme. But the photographs must be original i.e. taken by the entrants.
Theme: "To be or not to be"
Three age groups:
Under 10 years, Under 17 years, Adult
To submit email: submissions@vaani.org

VAANI Short Story and Poetry Competition 2016 

Submission last Date: 26/06/2016 midnight

Theme: "To be or not to be"
Rules: Maximum 5000 words stories
Maximum 150 words poems
Not more than 2 entries per person
Three age groups:
Age: Under 10 years, Under 17 years and Adults 
Email entry to : submissions@vaani.org

FUN Family Day Out 25th June 2016

Dear All

I hope you are doing well. I understand you must be feeling relieved as GCSE's and most of the school exams are over by now.  Parents as well as children are now wondering what to do. VAANI Competitions come in handy and give you all a FUN Family Day Out with a difference. Just FIVE days to go... Please mark 25th June in your calender. We have a professional FOOD STALL with nominal prices on the venue to keep the energy levels going. 
If you haven't registered yet, please do so at the earliest.

Please double check the timings of the competitions so that you do not miss out on anything. Also, remember to bring in lots of change.

1.VAANI Chess Board Game Competition 2016 NEW
Date: 25/06/2016
Time: 10:30am - 13:30pm
Entry: £2
Venue: York Room1st floor Ilford Central Library
Rules: We will provide some chess board sets.
Three age groups:
Under 10 years, Under 17 years and Adult
To register interest email: Robin Thakur at robin@vaani.org

2.VAANI On The Spot Creative Writing Competition 2016 NEW
Date: 25/06/2016
Time: 14:00pm - 15:00pm
Entry: £2
Venue: Gloucester Room1st floor Ilford Central Library
Rules: Bring your own pen and paper. paper should be blank.
Topic/clue given on the spot but will be related to the 
theme of "WELCOME"
Three age groups:
Under 10 years, Under 17 years, Adult

To register interest contact Vinod Agrawal on 07958288220 or email: vinod@vaani.org

3.VAANI Painting Competition 2016
Date: 25/06/2016
Time: 16.00pm - 18:00pm 
Entry: £2
Venue: Gloucester Room1st floor Ilford Central Library
Theme: "WELCOME"
Rules: Bring your own colours, pencil, art materials, canvas etc. Canvas or paper should be blankOnly paper provided.
Three age groups:
Under 10 years, Under 17 years and Adult
To register interest contact Archana Jha on 07738983808 or email: archana@vaani.org

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries.
We look forward to seeing you all on the 25th June 2016.
Many thanks
VAANI
Website: www.vaani.org
Twitter: @Vaani_Official
Mobile: 07985249494

12.6.16

Volunteer Opportunities

Hello Everyone

Hope you are enjoying a peaceful Sunday!

As you know VAANI is organising various competitions like Painting, on-the-spot Creative Writing, Chess, Photography and online Short Stories and Poem submissions starting 25th June 2016. [Visit http://www.vaani.org/2016/06/vaani-competitions-25th-june-2016.html for more details.] 

Competitions are followed by Award function and Dance competition on 9th July.

We have an amazing line up of guests attending and distributing awards this year. Some of medias' well known names as well as professional artists will be there. The competitions and award functions are very well attended.

To run successful events we need expert volunteers. In our time of need we have always reached out to the community and found great help and support. We have the following requirements for the events on 25th June and 9th July:

Requirements for 25th June 2016:
  1. 4 event co-ordinators
Requirements for 9th July 2016:
  1. Four Hosts/hostess 
  2. 6 volunteers for backstage co-ordination
  3. 1 volunteer for videography
  4. 4 volunteers for event co-ordination
  5. 2 volunteers for Box office co-ordination
We encourage young adults to volunteer and get involved so that they get first hand experience of being part of the community and learn a new skill that can be included in their CV.
Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any queries or you would like to discuss anything.
We appreciate your help and support here at VAANI.
Many thanks
VAANI
twitter @Vaani_Official 

3.6.16

VAANI Competitions - 25th June 2016

Coming up is a weekend full of rain and cloudy terrible weather. Why not use this dull time to think of something brighter and register for VAANI Competitions on Saturday 25th June 2016?!
Based on popular demand we have arranged for "Food Stall" for those of you who are participating in all three competitions or wish to stay and watch the competitions.
All three competitions are open for people of ALL ages. So bring out your hidden talent, or set an example for your child or be the envy of your neighbours and participate in VAANI Competitions.

We have limited space and the places are going fast. So hurry up and send your name in TODAY! Its as easy as 1, 2, 3...

1.VAANI Chess Board Game Competition 2016 NEW
Date: 25/06/2016
Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm
Entry: £2
Venue: York Room1st floor Ilford Central Library
Rules: Bring your own Chess board and pieces. *We will provide some chess board sets.
Three age groups:
Under 10 years, Under 17 years and Adult
To register interest email: Robin Thakur at robin@vaani.org

2.VAANI On The Spot Creative Writing Competition 2016 NEW
Date: 25/06/2016
Time: 13:00pm - 14:030pm
Entry: £2
Venue: Gloucester Room1st floor Ilford Central Library
Rules: Bring your own pen and paper. paper should be blank.
Topic/clue given on the spot but will be related to the 
theme of "WELCOME"
Three age groups:
Under 10 years, Under 17 years, Adult

To register interest contact Vinod Agrawal on 07958288220 or email: vinod@vaani.org

3.VAANI Painting Competition 2016
Date: 25/06/2016
Time: 14:00pm - 16:00pm 
Entry: £2
Venue: Gloucester Room1st floor Ilford Central Library
Theme: "WELCOME"
Rules: Bring your own colours, pencil, art materials, canvas etc. Canvas or paper should be blank. Only paper provided.
Three age groups:
Under 10 years, Under 17 years and Adult
To register interest contact Archana Jha on 07738983808 or email: archana@vaani.org
Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any queries.
Looking forward to hearing from you all soon.
VAANI

19.3.16

VAANI Competitions 2016

V AANI Competitions 2016

Book these dates in your diary 25th June 2016 and 9th July 2016











VAANI Painting Competition 2016
Date: 25/06/2016
Time: 14:00pm - 16:00pmEntry: £2
Theme: "Welcome" Celebrating Refugee Week
Venue: Gloucester Room1st floor Ilford Central Library
Judges: TBC 
Rules: Bring your own colours, pencil, art materials, canvas etc. Canvas or paper should be blank.Only paper provided.
Three age groups:
Under 10 yearsUnder 17 yearsAdult

To register interest contact Archana Jha on 07738983808 or email: archana@vaani.org















VAANI Chess Board Game Competition 2016 NEW
Date: 25/06/2016
Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm
Entry: £2
Venue: York Room1st floor Ilford Central Library
Judges: TBC 
Rules: Bring your own Chess board and pieces.
Three age groups:
Under 10 yearsUnder 17 yearsAdult

To register interest email: Robin Thakur at robin@vaani.org


















VAANI Photography Competition 2016
Date: 26/06/2016

Judges: TBC Rules: Only digital copy accepted. Maximum two entries per person. Each entry should have a max 50 words description.
Theme: "To be or not to be"Three age groups:
Under 10 years, Under 17 years, Adult

To submit email: submissions@vaani.org

















VAANI Creative Writing Competition 2016 NEW
Date: 25/06/2016
Time: 13:00pm - 14:030pm
Entry: £2
Theme: "Welcome" Celebrating Refugee Week
Venue: Gloucester Room1st floor Ilford Central Library
Judges: TBC Rules: Bring your own pen and paper. paper should be blank.Topic/clue given on the spot.Three age groups:
Under 10 years, Under 17 years, Adult

To register interest contact Vinod Agrawal on 07958288220 or email: vinod@vaani.org













VAANI Dance Competition 2016
Date: 09/07/2016
Time: 19:00pm - 22:00pm
Entry: £10 for family of four includes 2 adults and 2 children.
£5 single Adult entry
Venue: TBC
Judges: TBC 

Rules: Only group dance entry to competition
Dance acts should be unique
To register interest contact Deepika Verma on 07879663251 or email: deepika@vaani.org











VAANI Short Story and Poetry Competition 2016 
Submission last Date: 15/06/2016
Theme: "To be or not to be"
Rules: Maximum 5000 words stories
Maximum 150 words poems
Not more than 2 entries per person
Age: Under 10 years
Under 17 years and
Adults 
Email entry to : submissions@vaani.org


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