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Online Painting Competition on the theme "Swachhata(Cleanliness) and Mahatma Gandhi


High Commission of India

Press Release

Swachhata(Cleanliness) and Mahatma Gandhi”
Online Painting Competition 27 August 2020

High Commission of India is organising a Painting Competition to mark the commemoration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2, 2020. The theme of the competition is Cleanliness and Mahatma Gandhi’ with an endeavour to rekindle the thoughts and works of the Father of the Nation.

2 High Commission of India invites all Indians and all citizens of Singapore in all age categories based in Singapore to join and express their emotions, feelings, ideas and innovative thoughts in an artistic form highlighting the thematic virtue(s) of this Global personality. The competition would commence on 28th August, 2020 with deadline for digital/online entry being 20th September, 2020. The guidelines related to the competition are as follow:

  • HCI will inform the shortlisted candidats who will then be required to submit their original entries by the 26th September, 2020.

  • All entries must be sent at: pic1.singapore@mea.gov.in, pic.singapore@mea.gov.in

  • Min size: 210 × 297 mm(A4)

  • High resolution clear photographs to be submitted. Please avoid shadows/reflections on the photos

  • Name in CAPITAL LETTERS to be prominently placed below the painting

  • For attaching the painting in the email, please use the following format for the file name/attachment as well as the subject of the email.

Name_Age_Nationality_contact Number

In the body of the forwarding email please mention subject name, your name & address, with email id and mobile number

There will be 2 winners in the competition having two categories:

Indian passport holders-S$325

Singapore passport holders-S$325

•A Certificate of participation will be awarded to the 05 best entries in each category.

The best entries and winners in the competition will be selected by a committee formed by High Commission of India, Singapore The decision of the committee will be deemed final and binding

•Special attention must be paid to the subject while participating
•Only entries compliant to the topic will be considered
•Entries sent in the name of anybody else other than participant will not be validated
•More than 1 entry by the same participant will not be accepted
•Entries will be selected by the Expert Panel
•The entry should not contain any offensive or provocative picture
•All copyright/copyright of the selected entry shall be with High Commission of India, Singapore and it reserves the right to publish it on its social media handles/websites.
•Participants registering their entries must ensure:
a.They have complied with all terms and conditions of entry
b. The entry is original in nature.