Bellwether International Rising Star - Vocals


Bellwether International schools in association with Shankar Mahadevan academy is hosting – Bellwether Rising Stars: An online singing & dance contest at a national level!


Contest Highlights

Who is eligible to participate? 

Those between the ages of 4-12 years as well as moms between the age group of 25-50 years can participate. Last day of registration is 18th June 2021. There are NO registration fees and you can participate in ANY Indian language song of your choice. 

Important dates 

Online video submission by June 18th. 

Results for semi finalist round will be announced by June 28th 

Semi Finals (Vocals): 

4-8 years – July 3rd 2021 
9-12 years- July 3rd 2021 
Moms (25-50 years) – July 4th 2021 

Grand Finale (Vocals): All age groups including moms – July 10th 2021 


What is in it for me? 

Winners will get- 

  • Cash prizes upto Rs.10,000 
  • Certificate signed by Shankar Mahadevan 
  • Memento by Bellwether International 
  • Scholarships for Bellwether Schools upto 40% 
  • Even as a participant you are eligible for scholarship opportunities as well as a certificate of participation. 



  1. Signup for FREE using the "Enrol Now" button. Please select your categories before enrolling. 
  2. For preliminary round – upload maximum 3 minutes long and unedited, a karaoke track may be used, but NO modification to the voice is allowed. 
    • Video should clearly show the participant singing
    • Video should be in landscape orientation
    • Audio should be audible and clear without any background noise
    • Entries will be disqualified if they do not adhere to the rules, no exceptions
    • If uploading via YouTube, Vimeo or Google Drive - please ensure that it all access is given for viewing the video
  3. Here is a handy link to help you submit your video for the contest once you are ready.

Terms & Conditions

  1. This contest is open to children of the age group 4-12 years and moms in the age group of 25-50 years. 
  2. You may submit only one song per registration.
  3. The maximum duration of the song should not exceed 3 minutes.
  4. Songs in any Indian language are allowed. It can be a movie song, an album song or your original composition.
  5. You need to select the category of song you want to participate in before enrollment. 
  6. Video files uploaded via YouTube and Vimeo only are allowed. 
  7. You can upload/record only a single rendition of your song for feedback. Please ensure that you upload the correct file. No requests for changing the file that you submit initially will be entertained.
  8. Singers may use a Karaoke track but the voice recording should NOT be processed. Please also do not add any effects to your voice in the post production. Doing so will render your entry to be disqualified. 
  9. Multiple songs will not be considered and you will get feedback for one song only. 
  10. Any complaints related to the feedback will be addressed according to the discretion of the Academy. 
  11. The decision of the Academy judges will be final 


About Bellwether International Schools 

Bellwether International Schools is a chain of CBSE/IGCSE schools promoted by Mumbai-based Goenka group, driven by a team of professionals with over 40 years of experience in the field of education in India as well as overseas. The aim is to provide high quality, holistic education to students- pan India with a high focus on IQ (Intellectual quotient), EQ (Emotional Quotient) and SQ (Spiritual Quotient). 

Bellwether International Schools are currently operational  in Nanded & Erandol (Maharashtra),  and Katni & Mandla (Madhya Pradesh). In 2022, Bellwether schools will expand to Indore, Morena, Jabalpur, Pune,  Yavatmal, Mangalwedha, Barshi, Amalner & Dahod. 

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