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Duration: 30th January to 10th February, 2019
Winners’ announcement: 15th Feb
Platform: Submission through Kumbh official website (Kumbh.gov.in)
The best 3 entries from any 3 categories will be awarded cash prizes
1st Prize: 3,00,000 INR
2nd Prize: 2,00,000 INR
3rd Prize: 1,00,000 INR
Winning and other consolation entries will be featured on the website with attributes to the contributor.
Only videos recorded during Kumbh Mela 2019 (Prayagraj) will be accepted
Videos submitted should have following properties
Size of Video : Maximum 200mb
Video Duration : 2 minutes to 4 minutes (max)
Video Format : .mov, .Mp4, .mpeg4, avi
Video Codec : H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC
Audio Codec : AAC, MP3, Wave
Frame Rate : 30fps, 25fps
Resolution : 1920x1080 , Progressive or Interlaced
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Recommended
Video should start with the Kumbh logo and conclude with “Prayagraj Mela Authority”
Narration is mandatory in the video
Video can be combination of still images but should not exceed 30% of total duration
Terms and Condition:
Entries are accepted from local, National and International videographers and people visiting Kumbh.
Multiple entries and Group entries are not allowed
You must be at least 18 years of age to apply for contest and if you are under this age you confirm you have obtained the consent of your parents/guardian.
Ensure your use of the Website Service is in accordance with these Terms and any Applicable Laws.
You agree to fully indemnify Prayagraj Mela Authority in respect of all costs owing to any person or entity arising by reason of your breaching any of the foregoing.
Anyone found to use multiple accounts to enter the contest will be disqualified
Entries may be captured using any digital device, including smartphones
Please do not post any video or content that are obscene, vulgar, pornographic, hateful, threatening, racist, sexist, discriminatory, or which otherwise violate any local or national laws.
You must be the sole author and owner of the copyright of the video submitted and the video should not have been previously published in any digital media
By submitting video to Prayagraj Mela Authority Video Contests you confirm that for each video submitted
You are the only author of your work and that it is your original work
You are the sole copyright holder
You have not licensed any rights in the work that will conflict with the usage rights required by Prayagraj Mela Authority
You have the permission of any persons in the work, or if they are under 18, the consent of their parent or guardian to grant the usage rights required by Prayagraj Mela Authority
You have permission from the owners of property shown in the work to grant the usage rights required by Prayagraj Mela Authority
That it does not include trademarks, contract rights, or any other intellectual property rights of any other third person or entity
That it does not contain names, likenesses, or other characteristics identifying celebrities or other public figures, living or dead
You will be responsible for any claim made by any third party in respect of Your entry and to fully indemnify Prayagraj Mela Authority and its sponsors in respect of all royalties, fees and any other monies owing to any person or entity by reason of Your breaching any of the foregoing
Prayagraj Mela Authority does not accept any liability for the publication of unlawfully reproduced videos
Computer-generated or computer-altered/morphed videos (other than basic system work) will be disqualified. Artwork and illustrations will not be accepted
Prayagraj Mela Authority takes no responsibility for corrupted or late entries
By entering your video, you grant Prayagraj Mela Authority the non-exclusive right to reproduce it for any purpose at any time in any media with attribution
The winners consent to the use of their videos, name and/or video in any publicity carried out by Prayagraj Mela Authority, without further compensation
Best videos, according to Prayagraj Mela Authority, will be used on the website and official social media channels of Prayagraj Mela Authority and the subsequent newsletter, if any, with attribution
The last date for submission of video is 10th Feb 2019 by 5pm and the winners will be declared within 5 days from this date either through email or by way of announcing their names on the official website kumbh.gov.in
There will be no notification of rejected entries.
All entries in each category will be judged based on creativity, originality and composition by Prayagraj Mela Authority with the help of an expert panel nominated by Prayagraj Mela Authority.
Prayagraj Mela Authority reserves the right to reject any entry which he/she does not feel is suitable or appropriate or which does not confirm to any of the conditions listed above.
Once a winner is declared, the winner will need to revert to confirmation email within 3 working days or second best will be chosen.
Employees (and members of immediate family) of Prayagraj Mela Authority, its affiliated offices and their respective agencies are ineligible for this contest.
Prayagraj Mela Authority reserves the right to cancel or amend the contest or the terms at any time without prior notice. It is your responsibility to ensure you stay informed and up to date with our terms so you are advised to read this page before entering and or future contests.
By submitting your video, you accept that you are the copyright owner of the work and that you agree to our terms and conditions.
The video contest concludes on 25th February, 2019. We highly appreciate the interest shown by all the participants. The entries are under review and winners of the competition will be declared soon.