JCNC Weekly Updates (Feb 17 - Feb 24)


Jai Jinendra,

The PR team is glad to present the following updates for the week of Feb 17 - Feb 24.


Cultural Team Update

JAINA 2021 Annual Convention –Team participation from JCNC-Proposal submission

The July 2021 JAINA Convention is opening the Cultural Show to international participants for the first time, and expanding it to include all forms of performing art. Irrespective of what part of the world you are in, JAINA is inviting individuals or groups to participate and showcase their performance  at the convention. Our JCNC proposes to showcase impactful team entries for the same.

If you wish to participate, please submit your team proposal for the performance by February 25, 2021 by clicking here. Please email cultural@... for any questions.

Education Team Update

Mahavir Janma Kalyanak (MJK-2021) virtual program 

JCNC Education team is very excited to announce the Mahavir Janma Kalyanak (MJK-2021) virtual program to be held on April 18th 2021 (Sunday).


We humbly request all JCNC Shala kids and community members to enthusiastically participate in this event and help JCNC make its first virtual MJK event a grand success. Please submit the google form in the link below to register your performances for MJK-2021.


Link to MJK-2021 Performance Registration - https://tinyurl.com/y3rtpoqu


Guidelines for performance - 

1.    All themes should adhere to Jain values and principles

2.    This is a virtual event - video recordings of the performances will be required

3.    Deadline to submit registration form - Feb. 28, 2021 by 11:59 PM PST

4.    Deadline to submit video recordings - Mar. 31, 2021 by 11:59 PM PST

5.    Maximum of 25 entries on a first come, first serve basis will be accepted

6.    Maximum of 3 adult performances from JCNC Senior Mixer and other adults from JCNC community

7.    Minimum number of participants per group is 4  

8.    One participant can participate in maximum of 2 performances

9.    Performance using songs should be Jain religious or folk/non-movie songs.

10.  Performance type Time limits (max) - Song/Music/Dance up to 5 mins. Skit/Musical up to 10 mins.


Kavitaben Parekh, is the primary contact for this cultural program. For any questions or clarifications, please contact Kavitaben Parekh at pparekh6@....


Being a virtual event we want to bring varied content to the community. We look forward to ideas for group dance / skit / musical performances based on Jain (religious / folk / social) themes as in past years. We will share further information and program timeline in another email.


Looking forward to your wholehearted participation in the MJK-2021 event!


Elocution Competition on MJK-2021 Virtual Program

JCNC Education team in coordination with JCNC Cultural team is very excited to bring to you an Elocution competition for our young generation.


Link to the details for participation and registration for this event is below –




Please use the form in the link above to register as a contestant for the Elocution contest being held on 18th April 2021 as a part of the Mahavir Janma Kalyanak (MJK) celebration program.


Event Details –

·        Competition is comprised of 2 Groups –

·        Group I - School Grades 5, 6 & 7

·        Group II - School Grades 8, 9 & 10

·        Language of presentation can be English, Hindi or Gujarati. Participant cannot contest in more than one language

·        Duration of speech 3 minutes


Deadline to register for this event – Saturday February 27th, 2021


Please email Sharad Dadbhawala cultural@... for any questions.


Looking forward to your wholehearted participation in the MJK-2021 event!

Adult Swadhyaya - Yogdrushti Samuchchay

Topic: JCNC Adult Swadhyaya, “Yogdrushti Samuchchay”

Time: Feb 21, 2021 10:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/94610886415?pwd=anVJK2p0Uy9RZmVDb05zZXloZWd2UT09

Meeting ID: 946 1088 6415

Passcode: 510510

Hetan Shah & Ravi Shah

VP & Co-VP Public Relations & Membership

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