PZA Elocution Contest

The Parsi Zoroastrian Association, Kolkata, announces its forthcoming Elocution Contest

on Sunday 27th September 2015

at D.B. MEHTA’S ATASH ADARAN HALL, 91 Metcalfe Street,  Kolkata 700 013

at  10.00 a.m.

 Competitors can speak either in English or Gujarati.  Minimum age for participation: 3 years.

No maximum age limit.  Topics for the Contest should centre on the religious, social, cultural, historical or literary aspect of our Zoroastrian Religion or Parsi Community.

                   Age Groups                                                    Time Limit

Preparatory Group – under 7 years                                        3 minutes

Group I                     under 12 years                                      4 minutes

Group II                    under 16 years                                      5 minutes

Group III                   under 21 years                                      6 minutes

Group IV                   21 years and above                              7 minutes.

 

The best speaker from Groups I and II will be awarded the Perin Taraporewala Challenge Shield and the Second Best Speaker will be awarded the Najoo Malcolm Contractor Challenge Trophy.  The best speaker from Groups III and IV will be awarded the Kaikhushru Tangree Challenge Trophy.

 APART FROM THESE PRIZES, THE BEST SPEAKER IN GUJARATI IN EACH GROUP WILL BE AWARDED A SPECIAL PRIZE.

Names of the competitors with their date of birth and their subject must be submitted to Mrs. Viroo Medhora (9831330159) latest by 20th September 2015.

After the Elocution our Panthaky Saheb Ervad Jimmy Taraporwalla will give an interesting talk in detail on the SIGNIFICANCE OF THE JASHAN CEREMONY.

There will be a Subsidized Contributory Lunch after the Programme. Menu is as follows:-

Non Veg.      (Rs.150)                                                                       Veg. (Rs. 150)

Mulligatawny Soup with croutons                            Mulligatawny Soup with croutons

Chicken Cutlets in gravy                                           Veg Cutlets in Gravy

Fried Fish with Tartar Sauce (1 pc)                           Fried Fish with Tartar Sauce (1 pc)

Russian Salad, bread, butter, finger chips                 Russian Salad, bread, butter, finger chips

Ice Cream                                                                       Ice Cream

ALL PARTICIPANTS IN THE ELOCUTION CONTEST ONLY WILL BE GIVEN COMPLIMENTARY LUNCH. 

The R.B. Gimi Bus will be available for Senior Citizens on the return journey.

Names for the lunch coupons and the bus must be given in to Mrs. Roshan Dandiwala (9830847432) or Mrs. Nargis Bapooji (9038305130) latest by 23rd September 2015.

CANCELLATIONS AFTER 23rd SEPT. 2015 WILL NOT BE ENTERTAINED. ANY CANCELLATION AFTER THE FINAL DATE WILL HAVE TO BE PAID FOR.

WE EARNESTLY REQUEST THOSE WHO ARE NOT MEMBERS TO KINDLY BECOME PATRON MEMBERS WITH A ONE TIME PAYMENT OF RS.500/-. EXISTING LIFE MEMBERS CAN UPGRADE TO PATRON MEMBERSHIP BY PAYING THE DIFFERENCE OF RS. 400/- ONLY.  THANK YOU.

VIROO  H. MEDHORA             NARGIS D.  BAPOOJI         ROSHAN A. DANDIWALLA.

PRESIDENT                                                 JT. HONORARY SECYS.         

gavashni@gmail.com

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