Kumbh 2019 is here, and we are looking for videos that showcase the best of what it represents. From early morning scenes to the myriad scenes of daily life, there's a delightful plethora to capture on video. Take out your camera and hit the streets, and capture your favourite aspects of Kumbh magic. Here's a high-level videography contest, inviting videographers / freelancers from around the world to share their unforgettable experience of #Kumbh 2019, under various categories has been organized. The main purpose of which is showcase to the world the captivating and exemplary scenes of Kumbh 2019.

Upload Video

Note: .mov,.mp4,.mpeg4,.avi files allowed, min 1 MB max 200 MB file size allowed

Duration: 30th January to 20th February, 2019

Winners’ announcement: 25th Feb

Platform: Submission through Kumbh official website (


  • 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 20th 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
  • 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 winners/ participants consent to the use of their videos, name and/or footage in any publicity carried out by Prayagraj Mela Authority, without further compensation.

ajax loader

Processing please wait...