Kalptaruh Festival

17 July - 10 August

KalpTaruh Festival

Plant Today for a Happy Tomorrow

Take the chance to participate in this fest, plant a sapling and experience the bliss of taking care of it.

At the same time, express your skills in one/many of the competitions, win awards and get a chance to visit the Brahma Kumaris Headquarters at Mount Abu, Rajasthan.

Online Contest

Painting

Express your drawing skills on canvas or make a poster on topics...

Article Writing

Get your favourite pen out, put on your thinking caps on and write an article topics...

Story Telling

If you are highly imaginative and inspired to motivate an audience, then narrate a story to us from themes...

Photography

Get your cameras out, lenses cleaned and be ready to capture the beauty present around you on topics...

Short Film

Are you inspired by films and believe that you too can make films that can shape the society and create a better world , the here is the chance to make a short film on themes....

Painting

Express your drawing skills on canvas or make a poster on any of these topics

    • Man and Nature – an eternal bond
    • Kalp Taruh
    • Peace in the Forest
    • Love is Nature
Drawing compitition

Submit Here

  • The artwork should be original and can be handmade (drawn/ painted) or digital painting.
  • Work by the contestant only, must be submitted.
  • The Artwork can be made on an art paper, canvas, an ordinary paper or digitally as per the convenience of the participant and on paper size A3 only.
  • There is no restriction for usage of colours.
  • A good quality photograph of the drawing/poster must be submitted on the website in format jpg / pdf with maximum size limit  8 MB.
  • The decision by the jury will be final.
  • Last Date of Submission is midnight of 10th August 2022. Entries received after the 10th August midnight will not be considered

Criteria for Participation in any/all activities

  • Plant a tree sapling and register it on the KalpTaruh Mobile app
  • Use the same mobile number to participate through which you have registered plant
  • Submission between : 17th July 2022 – 10th August 2022
  • The winners will be announced on 15th August 2022

Article Writing

Get your favourite pen out, put on your thinking caps on and write an article on any one of these topics

    • The Forest Civilization – Bharat
    • Lifestyle for Environment Sustainability
    • Nature – Inside Out
    • Our Earth Our Responsibility
    • Compassionate Mother Nature
Article writing

Submit Here

  • The articles must be either in English or Hindi with a wordcount between 500 to 1000 words only.
  • Work can be submitted in any of the formats: .word/ .pdf/ .doc/ .txt
  • The article should be the original work of the participant and must not exceed 1000 words. Co-authorship is not allowed.
  • Any kind of plagiarism will result in immediate disqualification by the jury
  • The decision by the jury will be final
  • Last Date of Submission is midnight of 10th August 2022. Entries received after the 10th August midnight will not be considered

Criteria for Participation in any/all activities

  • Plant a tree sapling and register it on the KalpTaruh Mobile app
  • Use the same mobile number to participate through which you have registered plant
  • Submission between : 17th July 2022 – 10th August 2022
  • The winners will be announced on 15th August 2022

Story Telling

If you are highly imaginative and inspired to motivate an audience, then narrate a story to us from any of the following themes

    •  A day spent in the wild
    •  If trees could talk…
    • Any story that reflects the values of a tree
    • Any story reflecting the relationship between humans and nature
Story telling - brahma kumaris | official

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  • Time allocated to present the story is 3 to 5 minutes
  • Stories must be told preferably in Hindi or English 
  • Stories presented can be authentic, inspired from mythology, sacred traditions, historical facts, folk stories, adapted or originally written.
  • Stories can aim to leave messages for Sustainable lifestyle, afforestation, values of trees, value of biodiversity, sacred relationship between human and nature etc.
  • Only original work of the contestant can be submitted.
  • Work must be submitted in a video as a monologue, the narrator must communicate directly to the audience by facing the camera.
  • Video should be in any of the formats: .mp4/.mov, of standard video format
  • Video resolution: 1920X1080 or 1280X720, 1080p, 720p
  • Send your videos to [email protected] OR save your videos on Onedrive, Google Drive, wetransfer, or any other platform; give access rights to [email protected] and send us the link
  • Stories presented must not touch on sensitive issues such as race, religion, stereotyping, politics, etc.
  • Props, backdrops and sound effects are not allowed. Any use of these will allow disqualification by the judges.
  • A contestant will be disqualified if:
    • he/ she reads or refers to notes/ reading materials.
    • he/ she is prompted by another person.
  • The decision by the jury will be final.
  • Last Date of Submission is midnight of 10th August 2022. Entries received after the 10th August midnight will not be considered

Criteria for Participation in any/all activities

  • Plant a tree sapling and register it on the KalpTaruh Mobile app
  • Use the same mobile number to participate through which you have registered plant
  • Submission between : 17th July 2022 – 10th August 2022
  • The winners will be announced on 15th August 2022

Photography

Get your cameras out, lenses cleaned and be ready to capture the beauty present around you and caption it…

    • Category 1 : Topic based photography 

      Choose one of the following topics and submit only one best photograph. Add Captions compulsorily to your entry picture.

      • A day spent in the wild
      • Nature – Take a closer Look
      • Colours Of Nature
      • Grandeur of trees

 

    • Category 2: Theme based Photo Story 

      Choose one of the following themes, choose 3 to 5 photographs such that they share a story. Your photographs and the captions together must construct a strong story.

      • A day spent in the wild
      • Nature and Man
      • Sustainability Starts with Awareness
Photography

Submit Here

  • The photograph should depict the themes given
  • Multiple photographs (3 to 5 photos) are allowed per photographer only for entries under category 1. Create a story of your best 3 to 5 clicks; thematics should connect to nature. You could create a story with your photographs. Nothing written has to be submitted, the photographs should tell the story.
  • Only original work of the contestant can be submitted.
  • The Photograph must be submitted in any of these formats – jpg/png/pdf with a maximum size of 8 MB
  • The photographs must be clicked during the period of the fest and not selected from your repository.
  • Submitted photos must be original, created and/or taken by the contestant.
  • The decision by the jury will be final.
  • Last Date of Submission is midnight of 10th August 2022. Entries received after the 10th August midnight will not be considered

Criteria for Participation in any/all activities

  • Plant a tree sapling and register it on the KalpTaruh Mobile app
  • Use the same mobile number to participate through which you have registered plant
  • Submission between : 17th July 2022 – 10th August 2022
  • The winners will be announced on 15th August 2022

Short Film

Are you inspired by films and believe that you too can make films that can shape the society and create a better world , the here is the chance to make  a short film on any one of the following themes:

    • Friendship with trees
    • Tree – A lot to learn from 
    • Man and Nature – an Eternal Bond
    • Compassion – Solution for Climate Crisis
    • Man and Nature Flourishing Life Together
Short filming

Submit Here

  • The entries could be either shot or filmed, could be animated or a combination of both.
  • Duration: 3 to 5 minutes, including the opening & closing credits
  • Submission can be a video in any of these formats: mp4/mov or standard video format
  • Resolution 1920X1080, 1080p, Full HD (Horizontal)
  • Send your videos to [email protected] OR save your videos on Onedrive, Google Drive, wetransfer, or any other platform; give access rights to [email protected] and send us the link
  • Dialogues, if any, must be in Hindi or English. For any other language, films must include subtitles in English.
  • This is a short film competition and hence ONLY Short Films should be submitted NO DOCUMENTARIES.
  • Only original work of the contestant can be submitted.
  • All content used in the short film must be either owned or licensed. If any copyrighted material is used in the film, the participant must have the permission and submit a copy.
  • The decision by the jury will be final
  • Last Date of Submission is midnight of 10th August 2022. Entries received after the 10th August midnight will not be considered

Criteria for Participation in any/all activities

  • Plant a tree sapling and register it on the KalpTaruh Mobile app
  • Use the same mobile number to participate through which you have registered plant
  • Submission between : 17th July 2022 – 10th August 2022
  • The winners will be announced on 15th August 2022

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