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"World of Mahatma Gandhi"

International Painting Competition

Jointly organised by

Khula Aasmaan along with Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) is happy to announce a special international painting contest
to commemorate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

International painting competition theme - World of Mahatma Gandhi

The theme for this international art competition is "World of Mahatma Gandhi". This theme allows the participants to draw and paint on a wide range of subjects related to the life and philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi. The participants can depict important events in the life of the Mahatma and / or create an artwork which will depict the Mahatma's vision, philosophy and ideas on subjects as diverse as rural development, swadeshi, khadi, women empowerment, cleanliness and many other subjects dear to the Mahatma.

Who can participate in this international art competition ?

Children and young adults of all nationalities between the age group 10 to 19 years are invited to participate. The contest is online and open 24 x 7. The participation is FREE.

How to participate in this international art contest ?

The participants to this international art contest for children and college students can participate online by filling up the contest form provided and uploading the images of their artworks. Please read the terms and conditions for this contest.

Art Contest Dates

The contest opens on 2nd October 2019 (150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi) and closes on 30th January 2020 (death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi).

Artwork Details for the Painting Contest

The participants are free to use any medium of their choice for their submission. They can use pencils, colour pencils, charcoal, oil pastels, pen & ink, watercolours, acrylic and oil paints. The base could be paper or canvas. The size of the artwork should A4 (21 x 29.7 centimeters) or A3 (29.7 x 42.0cm).

Art Contest Results

  • The first shortlist will be declared on 15 February 2020
  • The shortlisted artworks are to be sent to Khula Aasmaan for final judging latest by 10 March 2020.
  • Final result will be declared on 31 March 2020.

Prizes, Exhibitions and more

  • Online exhibition of all prize winning and shortlisted artworks will open on 15 April 2020
  • Prize distribution ceremony will be organised during summer holidays of 2020 (between 1 May to 15 June 2020) at a location to be notified later.
  • Exhibition/s of prize winning and select artworks will be held from summer of 2020 onwards. Details to be notified later.
  • E-book of prize winning and select artworks will be published and will be available for free download.
Khula Aasmaan is the new age platform for children which encourages creative thought and innovation. Participate in Khula Aasmaan contests. Submit your doodles, drawings, cartoons, paintings, ideas and more. Shortlisted children get a dedicated web page of their own. To know more, write to us at indiaart.khula.aasmaan@gmail.com. You may call or WhatsApp on +91-9325530547