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LifeArt Contest

ART | PHOTOGRAPHY DESIGN

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LIFEART CONTEST

ART | PHOTOGRAPHY DESIGN
A unique competition exhibiting the legacy of India Heritage and Art.
Capture the essence of India's rich heritage and art through your creativity! The LifeArt Contest invites artists, photographers, and designers from around the world to showcase their unique perspectives on the cultural legacy of India.

We encourage all artists of all backgrounds and all levels to apply
and join us in this incredible journey

showcases your creative talents

Get LifeArt Trophy Award

International Exposure

Display at Website & Social

Win Cash & Stunning Prizes

Certificates of Achievement

 Receive Media & Publications

"True art takes note not merely of form but also of what lies behind."
- Gandhi -

About the Contest:

The LifeArt Contest is a celebration of India's diverse heritage and artistic expressions. Through this competition, we aim to bring forth the beauty, traditions, and stories that define India's cultural tapestry.

Categories

ART

Drawing

Painting

Sculpture

Crafts

Art installation

Decorative arts

Print

Multimedia

PHOTO

Portrait 

Landscape

People

Preforming

Rituals

Tradition

Social

Dance

DESIGN

Fashion

Jewelry

Architecture

Monuments

Makeup

Textile Design

Heritage

FILM

Film

Documentary

Short Film

Web TV

Short Clip

Video

Interview

New Media

PHOTOGRAPHY CATEGORIES 

ART

Drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, traditional crafts, contemporary arts, art installation, decorative arts, print, website, social media and multimedia

DESIGN

Public Spaces, Commercial, Hospitality, Events, Architecture, Heritage, monuments, Theater Costumes, Textile Design, Jewelry, Heritage and modern fashion

LIVE

Performing arts, dance and theatre traditions, social practices, rituals, knowledge, Practices concerning nature and the universe, musicians, concerts and events

LIFE

Dedicated to promote Society Heritage, social justice, animal welfare and environmental issues. children, culture, family, lifestyle, portrait, Self's and Others

Communicate your unique voice with images.

 

Win cash prizes. Receive awards. Gain global exposure with your work exhibited around the world

The competition dedicate for emerging and establish artists from any country,
Showcases and promotes creative talents .

$x,xxx

cash prizes

Receive the LifeArt Trophy, awarded at the LifeArt

Awards Gala

Photo will be exhibited

in the LifeArt exhibitions around the world 

 

Receive significant international publicity and extensive media exposure

GLOBL

exposure

The awarded photo will be displayed at LifeArt exhibitions around the world

 

and at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA),  

 

The impressive cultural center located in  the city of New Delhi, India.

Key Highlights:

Open to All: Artists, photographers, and designers of all levels are welcome to participate. Whether you're a seasoned professional or a passionate enthusiast, this contest is for you.

Showcase Your Vision: We encourage participants to explore and showcase the depth of India's heritage through their creative lenses. From ancient traditions to contemporary expressions, every aspect is a canvas for your art.

Legacy of India: Your creations will contribute to a collective exhibition that honors and preserves the legacy of India's cultural heritage. Each piece tells a story, and together, they weave a visual narrative of our rich history.

How to Participate:

Registration: Register for the contest here.

Submission: Submit your captivating artworks, photographs, or designs that reflect the essence of India's heritage and art.

 

Judging: Our panel of expert judges will evaluate submissions based on creativity, composition, and relevance to the theme.

Winning Entries: Stand a chance to win exciting prizes and have your work featured in the LifeArt Contest exhibition.

Important Dates:

  • Start Promotion: February 15, 2024

  • Registration Open: March 15, 2024

  • Earlybird Deadline: April 20, 2024

  • Regular Deadline: October 18, 2024

  • Late Deadline: November 20, 2024

  • Submission Deadline: December 15, 2024

  • Winners Announcement: January 3, 2025

  • Event Dates: January 14, 2025, to February 26, 2025

  • HOW TO ENTER
    All Art, Images, Photography & Film should be submitted online through www.lifeart.org/kumbhmela. Simply log onto the website and follow the online instructions to upload images from your computer or phone. When your submission has been completed, you will get an e-mail confirmation. Each submission must include: First Name Last Name Email Phone Number Location Category Image Title Image Description Link (in case of video or film) Optional Web adress Social media
  • ENTRY FEES
    All entries must include the appropriate entry fee in U.S. dollar or Indian Rupees currency. Art, Photography & NFT - Fee: $5 ( ₹ 390 Rupee) Short Film, WEB TV, New Media - Fee: $ 12 ( ₹ 950 Rupee) Feature Film, TV Series, Documentary - Fee: $18 ( ₹ 1400 Rupee) Multiple entries from the same participant are accepted, but each entry must be accompanied by a separate form and entry fee. The Entry form/ Application will be considered only on receipt of art plus the respective entry fee. The submission fee is non-refundable. To help promote equal participation from artists worldwide, LifeArt Foundation offers discounted and waiver fees to selected artists - application available online. www.lifeart.org/fundation.
  • CATEGORIES
    ART - Fine Art, Painting, Sculpture, Crafts, Art installation, Decorative, Print, Multimedia. PHOTOGRAPHY - Portrait, Landscape, People, Preforming, Rituals, Tradition, Social, Dance. DESIGN - Public Space, Architecture, Monuments, Makeup, Textile, Jewelry, Costume, Fashion. FILM - Feature Film, Documentary, Short Film, Web TV, Short Clip, Video, Music, New Media. OTHER - Any art based on the concept of Kumbh Mela.
  • SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    All artists must submit their work online. Digital files are required. Prints are not accepted. Links are required for Feature Film, TV Series, Documentary Short Film, New Media No signature, stamp or any other identifying mark is allowed anywhere on the entry. POJECT INFO Description in language other than English must include English Translation. FILE SIZES Digital images submitted must be in Jpeg (JPG) format, and not exceed 15 MB per file. No changes to entry after payment has been made, entries cannot be altered. Individuals whose images are selected will be asked to provide a high resolution image. Please review your work carefully before finalizing payment.
  • ELIGIBILITY
    Contest is open for everyone. The competition is open to artists of all backgrounds and all levels, including - professionals and amateurs. We accept all forms of photography in digital methods Contest is open for everyone above the age 18. The art must be based on the concept of Kumbh Mela. All Art, Images, Photography & Film should be submitted online through www.lifeart.org/kumbhmela You are the sole owner and author of each Entry You have the right to make Your entry available to the site. You confirm that each person depicted in the entry has granted permission to be portrayed as shown. Any costumes, props or other materials used must be rented or borrowed with the permission of the owner, and all other relevant permissions must have been obtained. Entry does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, contract rights, or any other intellectual property rights of any third person or entity, or violate any person’s rights of privacy or publicity. Submission does not contain any infringing, threatening, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic or profane content. Submission does not contain any material that could constitute or encourage conduct which would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. No entries which contain any commercial or political content that promotes any product, organization or service.
  • USAGE AND COPYRIGHT
    Copyright and all other rights remain of the artist. All entrants understand that any image submitted to the competition may be used by LifeArt for marketing and promotional purposes including in any media such as exhibitions, print and digital media directly related to the LifeArt organization. USAGE RIGHTS: By entering the competition all entrants grant to LifeArt the right to publish and exhibit their photographs at the LifeArt events, publications, social media, website and the non-exclusive right to reproduce it for any purpose at any time in any media with attribution. Entrants whose art are one of the finalists grant to LifeArt the further rights to publish and exhibit their art in print, on their respective websites or in any other media. No fees will be payable for any of the above uses. While we make every effort to credit photographers, including in printed reproductions of their work, we cannot guarantee that every use of the photographs will include the photographers' names. The LifeArt partners or its members does not accept any liability for the publication of unlawfully reproduced images.
  • RULES & TERMS
    ELIGIBILITY Contest is open for everyone. The competition is open to artists of all backgrounds and all levels, including - professionals and amateurs. We accept all forms of photography in digital methods Contest is open for everyone above the age 18. The art must be based on the concept of Kumbh Mela. All Art, Images, Photography & Film should be submitted online through www.lifeart.org/kumbhmela. You are the sole owner and author of each Entry You have the right to make Your entry available to the site. You confirm that each person depicted in the entry has granted permission to be portrayed as shown. Any costumes, props or other materials used must be rented or borrowed with the permission of the owner, and all other relevant permissions must have been obtained. Entry does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, contract rights, or any other intellectual property rights of any third person or entity, or violate any person’s rights of privacy or publicity. Submission does not contain any infringing, threatening, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic or profane content. Submission does not contain any material that could constitute or encourage conduct which would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. No entries which contain any commercial or political content that promotes any product, organization or service. ENTRY FEES All entries must include the appropriate entry fee in U.S. dollar or Indian Rupees currency. You are the sole owner and author of each Entry Multiple entries from the same participant are accepted, but each entry must be accompanied by a separate form and entry fee. The Entry form/ Application will be considered only on receipt of art plus the respective entry fee. The submission fee is non-refundable. SUBMISSION GUIDELINES All artists must submit their work online. Digital files are required. Prints are not accepted. Links are required for Feature Film, TV Series, Documentary Short Film, New Media No signature, stamp or any other identifying mark is allowed anywhere on the entry. Description in language other than English must include English Translation. FILE SIZES - Digital images submitted must be in Jpeg (JPG) format, and not exceed 15 MB per file. No changes to entry after payment has been made, entries cannot be altered. Individuals whose images are selected will be asked to provide a high resolution image. USAGE AND COPYRIGHT Copyright and all other rights remain of the artist. All entrants understand that any image submitted to the competition may be used by LifeArt for marketing and promotional purposes including in any media such as exhibitions, print and digital media directly related to the LifeArt organization. By entering the competition all entrants grant to LifeArt the right to publish and exhibit their photographs at the LifeArt events, publications, social media, website and the non-exclusive right to reproduce it for any purpose at any time in any media with attribution. Entrants whose art are one of the finalists grant to LifeArt the further rights to publish and exhibit their art in print, on their respective websites or in any other media. No fees will be payable for any of the above uses. While we make every effort to credit photographers, including in printed reproductions of their work, we cannot guarantee that every use of the photographs will include the photographers' names. The LifeArt partners or its members does not accept any liability for the publication of unlawfully reproduced images. YOU GRANT LifeArt the right to showcase your project. You may not and will not withdraw your submission from consideration once it has been selected for inclusion in the festival. By accepting inclusion in LifeArt Festival, you grant non-exclusive rights to showcase the project during as many events as required and online on the LifeArt platform only. This includes the competition screenings and the “Best Of” showcase. In addition, LifeArt has non-exclusive rights to repeat the showcases throughout the year for fundraising and promotion purposes. All ticket sales and online income are property of LifeArt and its affiliates. LEGAL By submitting to “LifeArt” you warrant, as sole and exclusive owner/s of all legal right and title thereto that you have absolute authority to submit the entry to the festival. You will indemnify and hold harmless LifeArt, and its judges, its sponsors and partners, its directors, staff, volunteers, individually and affiliates collectively, from and against all claims, demands, losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses including legal expenses arising out of or in connection with any and all claims, including third party claims, based on films/videos/artworks submitted to LifeArt. LifeArt Organizers reserve the right to change / modify / alter any rule or its part or event of this competition anytime. LifeArt reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify and remove any image uploaded that does not comply with the following requirements, even after the entry is submitted. ACCEPTANCE OF REGULATIONS By signing the entry form for LifeArt, the participant accepts, without reservation, the terms of the present regulations as stated in this document which constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the use of your project and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous understandings regarding such subject matter. No amendment or modification of this agreement will be binding unless in writing and signed by an authorized representative of LifeArt. You accept all terms & conditions
  • HOW TO ENTER
    All Art, Images, Photography & Film should be submitted online through www.lifeart.org/kumbhmela. Simply log onto the website and follow the online instructions to upload images from your computer or phone. When your submission has been completed, you will get an e-mail confirmation. Each submission must include: First Name Last Name Email Phone Number Location Category Image Title Image Description Link (in case of video or film) Optional Web adress Social media
  • ENTRY FEES
    All entries must include the appropriate entry fee in U.S. dollar or Indian Rupees currency. Art, Photography & NFT - Fee: $5 ( ₹ 390 Rupee) Short Film, WEB TV, New Media - Fee: $ 12 ( ₹ 950 Rupee) Feature Film, TV Series, Documentary - Fee: $18 ( ₹ 1400 Rupee) Multiple entries from the same participant are accepted, but each entry must be accompanied by a separate form and entry fee. The Entry form/ Application will be considered only on receipt of art plus the respective entry fee. The submission fee is non-refundable. To help promote equal participation from artists worldwide, LifeArt Foundation offers discounted and waiver fees to selected artists - application available online. www.lifeart.org/fundation.
  • CATEGORIES
    ART - Fine Art, Painting, Sculpture, Crafts, Art installation, Decorative, Print, Multimedia. PHOTOGRAPHY - Portrait, Landscape, People, Preforming, Rituals, Tradition, Social, Dance. DESIGN - Public Space, Architecture, Monuments, Makeup, Textile, Jewelry, Costume, Fashion. FILM - Feature Film, Documentary, Short Film, Web TV, Short Clip, Video, Music, New Media. OTHER - Any art based on the concept of Kumbh Mela.
  • SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    All artists must submit their work online. Digital files are required. Prints are not accepted. Links are required for Feature Film, TV Series, Documentary Short Film, New Media No signature, stamp or any other identifying mark is allowed anywhere on the entry. POJECT INFO Description in language other than English must include English Translation. FILE SIZES Digital images submitted must be in Jpeg (JPG) format, and not exceed 15 MB per file. No changes to entry after payment has been made, entries cannot be altered. Individuals whose images are selected will be asked to provide a high resolution image. Please review your work carefully before finalizing payment.
  • ELIGIBILITY
    Contest is open for everyone. The competition is open to artists of all backgrounds and all levels, including - professionals and amateurs. We accept all forms of photography in digital methods Contest is open for everyone above the age 18. The art must be based on the concept of Kumbh Mela. All Art, Images, Photography & Film should be submitted online through www.lifeart.org/kumbhmela You are the sole owner and author of each Entry You have the right to make Your entry available to the site. You confirm that each person depicted in the entry has granted permission to be portrayed as shown. Any costumes, props or other materials used must be rented or borrowed with the permission of the owner, and all other relevant permissions must have been obtained. Entry does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, contract rights, or any other intellectual property rights of any third person or entity, or violate any person’s rights of privacy or publicity. Submission does not contain any infringing, threatening, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic or profane content. Submission does not contain any material that could constitute or encourage conduct which would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. No entries which contain any commercial or political content that promotes any product, organization or service.
  • USAGE AND COPYRIGHT
    Copyright and all other rights remain of the artist. All entrants understand that any image submitted to the competition may be used by LifeArt for marketing and promotional purposes including in any media such as exhibitions, print and digital media directly related to the LifeArt organization. USAGE RIGHTS: By entering the competition all entrants grant to LifeArt the right to publish and exhibit their photographs at the LifeArt events, publications, social media, website and the non-exclusive right to reproduce it for any purpose at any time in any media with attribution. Entrants whose art are one of the finalists grant to LifeArt the further rights to publish and exhibit their art in print, on their respective websites or in any other media. No fees will be payable for any of the above uses. While we make every effort to credit photographers, including in printed reproductions of their work, we cannot guarantee that every use of the photographs will include the photographers' names. The LifeArt partners or its members does not accept any liability for the publication of unlawfully reproduced images.
  • RULES & TERMS
    ELIGIBILITY Contest is open for everyone. The competition is open to artists of all backgrounds and all levels, including - professionals and amateurs. We accept all forms of photography in digital methods Contest is open for everyone above the age 18. The art must be based on the concept of Kumbh Mela. All Art, Images, Photography & Film should be submitted online through www.lifeart.org/kumbhmela. You are the sole owner and author of each Entry You have the right to make Your entry available to the site. You confirm that each person depicted in the entry has granted permission to be portrayed as shown. Any costumes, props or other materials used must be rented or borrowed with the permission of the owner, and all other relevant permissions must have been obtained. Entry does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, contract rights, or any other intellectual property rights of any third person or entity, or violate any person’s rights of privacy or publicity. Submission does not contain any infringing, threatening, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic or profane content. Submission does not contain any material that could constitute or encourage conduct which would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. No entries which contain any commercial or political content that promotes any product, organization or service. ENTRY FEES All entries must include the appropriate entry fee in U.S. dollar or Indian Rupees currency. You are the sole owner and author of each Entry Multiple entries from the same participant are accepted, but each entry must be accompanied by a separate form and entry fee. The Entry form/ Application will be considered only on receipt of art plus the respective entry fee. The submission fee is non-refundable. SUBMISSION GUIDELINES All artists must submit their work online. Digital files are required. Prints are not accepted. Links are required for Feature Film, TV Series, Documentary Short Film, New Media No signature, stamp or any other identifying mark is allowed anywhere on the entry. Description in language other than English must include English Translation. FILE SIZES - Digital images submitted must be in Jpeg (JPG) format, and not exceed 15 MB per file. No changes to entry after payment has been made, entries cannot be altered. Individuals whose images are selected will be asked to provide a high resolution image. USAGE AND COPYRIGHT Copyright and all other rights remain of the artist. All entrants understand that any image submitted to the competition may be used by LifeArt for marketing and promotional purposes including in any media such as exhibitions, print and digital media directly related to the LifeArt organization. By entering the competition all entrants grant to LifeArt the right to publish and exhibit their photographs at the LifeArt events, publications, social media, website and the non-exclusive right to reproduce it for any purpose at any time in any media with attribution. Entrants whose art are one of the finalists grant to LifeArt the further rights to publish and exhibit their art in print, on their respective websites or in any other media. No fees will be payable for any of the above uses. While we make every effort to credit photographers, including in printed reproductions of their work, we cannot guarantee that every use of the photographs will include the photographers' names. The LifeArt partners or its members does not accept any liability for the publication of unlawfully reproduced images. YOU GRANT LifeArt the right to showcase your project. You may not and will not withdraw your submission from consideration once it has been selected for inclusion in the festival. By accepting inclusion in LifeArt Festival, you grant non-exclusive rights to showcase the project during as many events as required and online on the LifeArt platform only. This includes the competition screenings and the “Best Of” showcase. In addition, LifeArt has non-exclusive rights to repeat the showcases throughout the year for fundraising and promotion purposes. All ticket sales and online income are property of LifeArt and its affiliates. LEGAL By submitting to “LifeArt” you warrant, as sole and exclusive owner/s of all legal right and title thereto that you have absolute authority to submit the entry to the festival. You will indemnify and hold harmless LifeArt, and its judges, its sponsors and partners, its directors, staff, volunteers, individually and affiliates collectively, from and against all claims, demands, losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses including legal expenses arising out of or in connection with any and all claims, including third party claims, based on films/videos/artworks submitted to LifeArt. LifeArt Organizers reserve the right to change / modify / alter any rule or its part or event of this competition anytime. LifeArt reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify and remove any image uploaded that does not comply with the following requirements, even after the entry is submitted. ACCEPTANCE OF REGULATIONS By signing the entry form for LifeArt, the participant accepts, without reservation, the terms of the present regulations as stated in this document which constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the use of your project and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous understandings regarding such subject matter. No amendment or modification of this agreement will be binding unless in writing and signed by an authorized representative of LifeArt. You accept all terms & conditions

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Win cash prizes. Receive awards. Gain global exposure with your work exhibited around the world

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