Samarpanam – Gratitude to Grandparents

Grandparents make the world a little softer, a little kinder, and a little warmer. — Unknown

Vocal & Instrumental music from Indian Classical, Semi Classical or Folk Lore
Indian Classical, Semi Classical (NOT film based song or movements) or Folk Dance
Drama or Dance Drama based on Indian Literature or Great Indian people
Story Telling, Poetry Recitation and Shloka Recitation based on Indian Literature
Puppetry based on Tales from India
Juggling or Magic Show or Paper Art
Tailoring & Embroidery
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Make Up / Hairstyle in the Indian Context
Puzzles / Riddles from India
Drawing, Painting or Sketching based on the Artistry from India
Rangoli / Kolam / Mandala based on Indian designs
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About Samarpanam

The idea of Samarpanam is to be thankful to our grandparents for encouraging to follow our hearts & talents.

Art & Artists

India has a rich tradition of 64 different Art Forms. We are delighted to bring to you Artists from across Europe to present up to 14 different varieties in this campaign.


When there's a campaign, there are bound to be a lot of questions. We have tried to answer as many questions as possible. Please do check this out.



Grandparents are an integral part of a family. Not only do they provide their unconditional love for the grandchildren, they also inculcate values and culture in the little ones. They are also a storehouse of information. They generally like to spend time with their grandkids, see them often, talk to them, play with them and pamper them. But most importantly, they are the ones who always show their support and encourage us to do our best at all times.

However, with the current COVID situation, the grandparents have been tremendously affected by the quarantine measures and have not been able to meet their grandkids in person, because of the risks involved.

Bhogya.Online Brings


It is our humble attempt to bring a smile, some cheer, some joy and some happiness to the lives of all the Grandparents out there.

The whole idea of Samarpanam is to be thankful to our grandparents for encouraging to follow our hearts and talents. Let us offer our Samarpanam to the infinite ways in which they have consciously or otherwise inspired or shaped us. We invite you to join us in sharing this unique journey of offering Gratitude to all the Grandparents out there. As part of Samarpanam 2020, Bhogya.Online is delighted to be bringing performances of various professional and semi-professional artists across Europe, starting from the 16th of October 2020Like the art forms, each grandparent’s way of loving their grandchildren is different. Just as varied as the Grandparents’ Love, is Bhogya’s Artists’ Samarpanam. From our rich tradition of 64 Art forms, we are happy to be showing up to 14 different art forms. (see list below)  

The Artists would inspire the people not just with their art, but through their words of Gratitude, which would go a long way to ENGAGE, ENRICH & ELEVATE people, societies and communities making it more lovable and sustainable.


India has a rich tradition of 64 different Art Forms. For this campaign, we have selected 14 different Art Forms that can be conveniently showcased online.  

Tailoring & EmbroideryMakeup & Hair Styling
Vocal MusicInstrumental Music
PaintingRangoli / Mandala
Poetry / Shloka RecitationStory Telling/ Book Reading
Making / Solving Puzzles & RiddlesPuppetry & Juggling is a social platform that brings people with shared interests and passions together, to liven up experiences for all those concerned. As we move to the Festive Season, we welcome Artists from across Europe to offer their Samarpanam – Gratitude to Grandparents – through their Art. After registration and acceptance, the artists would be introducing themselves, their grandparents and dedicating their chosen traditional or semi- classical (NOT based on film songs or movements) or folk art form in a short video, which will be available on our website and some of the video streaming platforms for viewing. 

Wish to register and participate? Do you have more questions? Check out our FAQs below.


When there’s a campaign, there are bound to be a lot of questions. Please do check out the questions that we hope would answer your questions. Can’t find what you are looking for? Write to us at

You are:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Living in Europe
  • Professional or semi-professional:
    • Performing artists: You come from a Guru-Shishya Parampara, Gharana, etc. and have at least 5-10 stage performances to your credit.
    • Visual artists: You conduct classes/courses/workshops/etc. regularly OR have 5+ years of experience in the field OR are professionally certified.
    • Other art forms (poetry, embroidery, reading, etc.): Experience and expertise in the chosen art form.
  • Planning to showcase a traditional, semi-classical(NOT based on film songs or movements) or folk art form, with roots in Indian culture.
  • Able to send us your entire Samarpanam video by email, after registration.
Before Bhogya can accept your participation in Samarpanam, Bhogya’s team of experts will review your profile and will confirm via email that your video will be posted on our website.
  1. Introduction about yourself, your art form, Guru(s)
  2. Something nice about your grandparents and what you are grateful to them for.
  3. If possible, your grandparents can also say a few words.
  4. Your performance/presentation of your art form.

In your video recording, you may share a few aspects of your relationship with your grandparents that you are grateful for. Afterward, feel free start your presentation/performance.

Not necessarily. It is sufficient to link your art form to your grandparents’ love for you.

Absolutely. Bhogya values the gratitude in your heart, even if your grandparent isn’t present to enjoy it.

For individuals : Maximum of 20 minutes.
For groups : Maximum of 30 minutes.

Unfortunately, not this time, but subscribe to Bhogya and stay informed about our campaigns for young talents like yourself.

In Samarpanam 2020, we would like to showcase talents in EU/EEA. Check out our Engage, Enrich & Elevate pages to see all of our initiatives, maybe there’s something that may suit your interest.

The Bhogya team will get back to you via email within 5 – 10 days of registration (depending on the number of registrations received).

The Bhogya team will contact you via email within 5 – 10 days of registration (depending on the number of registrations received). If you cannot find an email in your inbox, please check your non-inbox (spam, junk, updates, etc.) folders for any email from Bhogya. If you still do not find an email, please contact us at

The approved videos would be added to our website periodically. Please keep checking our website for regular updates.

During Samarpanam 2020, Bhogya would like to highlight the countless traditional, (semi-) classical and folk art forms that India has proudly carried through generations. Newer art forms with a major Western and/or modern influence are currently not in this campaign.

For Samarpanam 2020, Bhogya is focussing only on Indian art forms.

During Samarpanam 2020, Bhogya would like to highlight the countless traditional, semi-classical, that are not based on movie songs or movements and folk art forms that India has proudly carried from time immemorial and through several generations. Newer art forms with a major Western and/or modern influence are currently not in this campaign.

Registrations are accepted between 11.10.2020 and 22.11.2020 only.

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