Theme: Karnataka is a bundle of distinct Arts and Culture practiced by Kannadigas, Tuluvas, Kodavas, Konkanis and more.
This contest provides you a wide field to play with. Karnataka is the home of many civilizations, many traditions and many cultures.
The Art forms manifest in many ways, all designed to engage people and appease their senses. Some of the forms of Art that are visually appeasing are,
- Local dance forms like Veeragase, Kamsale, Dollu Kunitha and other dance forms
- Craft forms
like the Dolls of Channapatna, Silk Weaving, Cloth making, Pot making and other forms local to Karnataka
- Folk Theater like Yakshagana, Puppet Shows,
Community Performances etc. are also local manifestations of Art
Culture takes other forms as well, like the local Customs and Rituals,
Celebrations, Sports and other activities local to Karnataka. These are also candidates for this month's theme.
Bring out the best of Karnataka ! Expose the hidden Gems !
Apart from winning cash prizes and certificates from Department of Tourism, the contest winner's picture (Picture of the Month) will be displayed
by Karnataka Tourism in large hoardings in prominent places with due credit to the Photographer.
Don't you want your picture to be seen by thousands?
Also selected pictures from this contest will be used in promotional materials such as hoardings and
publications distributed all over the world with due credits to the photographer.
Start shooting for the upcoming themes.
June 2017: Karnataka City-scapes
July 2017: Karnataka Waterfalls
K S SRINIVASA
K S RAJARAM
Vice President, YPS
Arts and Culture ( 141 pictures from 41 participants )
Submit pictures depicting local forms of art and culture
Cattle Festival by MR. KRISHNA BHAT
Panjurli Bhootha Kola by MR. HEMANTH KUMAR
POT MAKER by MR. SATHYANARAYANA C R
Somana Kunitha Dance by MR. AJAY KEERTHI
CN Halli, Tumkur
Jathre by MR. SHREENIDHI DS
Kinnogoli, Near Mangalore