All participants need to upload an audition tape of their favourite/best performance to showcase their skills & talent. The performance needs to be at least 3 minutes long. Based on their performance on this audition tape, 16 participants will be shortlisted for each country rounds.
Each participant will perform two rounds in country rounds. Three judges will score each performance.
Out of the 16 participants, based on their performances in 2 rounds, the top 2 participants will be considered as the victors of each country rounds and will be chosen to participate in the semi-finals by the judges.
Participants can perform any item of barathanatyum to express their skills & talents.
Participants needs to perform – Thillana.
Five finalists will battle in 2 rounds in the grant finals. The participants with the heights points will be chosen as the “Naatiyathargai” and crowned with the 1 kg Golden Crown by the judges.
In the first round of the Naatiyatharagai finals, the participants need to choreograph and perform any topic / story related to “Tamil”. Maximum of 10 points will be awarded by each judge in this round.
For the final round of the grant final, the participants needs to perform – Varnam. Maximum of 20 points will be awarded by each judge in this round.