International Tiger Day Government of Bihar online painting competition 2020

Love painting and wish to participate in a free online Art competition? This article provides details of an opportunity to participate in an online competition in which you can submit a painting on the theme of Protect tigers and their Habitat. This competition is organized by the Department of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (DEFCC), Government of Bihar. Information on the type of painting materials to be used and where to submit the online painting has been provided.

To mark International Tiger Day 2020, the Department of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (DEFCC), Government of Bihar launched an interesting online painting competition in order to make people aware of the need to protect tigers and the natural environs in which they live. Accordingly, the theme of this painting competition is Protect Tigers And Their Habitat. No registration fee or participation fee is required.

International Tiger Day Online Painting Contest banner
[Image source: print advt. in Times of India, 29th July 2020]

International Tiger Day online painting competition rules

The rules of the competition are pretty simple. Only citizens of India can participate and an individual can submit only one entry. The painting must be an original one. You cannot submit a painting that is copied or plagiarized from any source. Even any symbol, photo, or image cannot be used that is protected by copyright laws and does not adhere to the norms of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957.

The canvas and materials

You can select the type of Art paper on which the painting will be created but it should be in A2 size (420 x 594 mm/16.5 x 23.4 inches). There is no rule governing the type of painting materials. You can use any kind of paints, such as pastel colours, acrylic paints, etc or even mix and match them. The main requirement is that the painting which is submitted for the International Tiger Day online painting competition must be such that it can be used on any online platform, in print media and on hoardings. So basically the painting should have the versatility to be displayed on a commercial advertising Billboard, in the page of a brochure or a magazine, on any type of publicity material, and also on social media like Facebook, Instagram, etc. You can even put in a slogan on the painting (not mandatory) but this should be either in Hindi or in English only.

Important note: You should not include objectionable or provocative or inappropriate content.

What is expected in the entry

The entry for the International Tiger Day online painting competition will be reviewed by a jury panel on the basis of how creative and original it is. The composition and technical excellence of the Art will be considered, as also the visual impact of the painting in conveying the theme of the competition.

The rewards

The Department of Environment Forest and Climate Change, Govt. of Bihar will award the winners of the International Tiger Day online painting competition with a certificate of appreciation and a memento. Both the painting and the artist will be promoted by DEFCC on online social media platforms.

How to apply

As per the requirements mentioned above (size and other technical criteria), the painting should be submitted online only in JPEG or PDF format after registration at the MyGov website of the Govt. of India.

The result will be displayed at the official website of DEFCC and also at MyGov portal and winners will be informed by the Department about their selection.

Important dates

Last date to submit the painting: 10th August 2020 up to 11.58 p.m.
Result of the competition: 15th August 2020.
Online exhibition: From 16th August to 20th August 2020.

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Guest Author: Kt24 Aug 2020

We don't see the results of this competition. Nor are the paintings found in an online exhibition as promised. Requesting organizers to look into it. Children have participated, it is important to show them outcome of this - encouraging them to participate in such events in the future also.

Author: Vandana29 Aug 2020 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 2


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