eTalent Festival Rules – Poetry Recitation

Poetry Recitation Rules (Malayalam & English)


Competitions will be held separately for Malayalam English Poetry.

Time Limit: 5 minutes.

Instructions: Participants must start their recitation by saying the title of the poem and the poet’s name (time begins when the participant starts talking). Any additional comment is not allowed. Participants may recite poetry written by a poet of their choice.

Judging Criteria: Clarity, Audibility, Ability to convey emotions through voice modulation.

Voice and Articulation (30), Appropriateness of Dramatization (30), Evidence of Understanding (15), Physical Presence (10) Overall Performance (15).


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