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Golu Awards 2021

Navarathri is celebrated throughout India and the Indian homes are filled with light, music and food. Golu is the south Indian way of celebrating Navrathri with the display of dolls and figurines. These displays are typically thematic, narrating a legend from a Hindu text or a cultural theme. Visitors are greeted with gleaming dolls, colourful Rangoli, traditionally dressed women and devotional singing.
Join our contest and showcase your golu across the globe!
Rules
  1. The participants can send their Golu photos/videos by filling the form below.
  2. Only one Entry per Golu.
  3. Participants must submit the Entry form.
  4. Participants can upload upto three photos or upload a video (YouTube link - Maximum of 3 minutes) or do both to showcase their golu. But atleast one photo must be uploaded even if you are uploading a video.
  5. Participants must explain clearly about the golu and the theme of their golu or the unique thing about their golu. You can optionally take a video of your golu, upload to youtube and include the link while submitting.
  6. The form will be open from 05 - Oct - 2021to 18 - Oct - 2021(GMT). You can submit the entry during this period.
  7. Participants will receive an E-mail Confirmation once they succesfully submit the form.
  8. Results will be announced on 14/11/21 on the website.
  9. All the participants will receive E-certificate which will be sent to your email.
  10. The Competition will be judged by eminent people who are versatile and have received prizes in various golu competitions.
  11. The Judges' decision will be final.
  12. Categories for 2021 Contest:

      Within UK and Outside UK  - Based on Judges' decision  

  • Best Themed Golu

  • Innovative Golu

  • Outstanding Golu

Most Popular Award

  • This award is based on public voting.

  • ​The "VOTE" button will appear near your Golu published in our website, after the succesful submission of the form.

  • The link of your published golu will be sent to you via email.

  • You can then forward the link to get votes. The votes must ONLY be registered via Sapthavarna Creations website for— them to be counted. The number of votes will be displayed on your personalised golu page as well as Golu Contest Entries page.

  • You can also check the number of votes in the Leader Board page.

  • No fake votes are allowed. The partcipant will be disqualified if there are fake votes.

  • In case of a tie, judges scores will be taken into account and the winners will be announced.

  • The voting will be closed on 24/10/21 9.00P.M. (GMT).

  • Winners will be announced on 14/11/21. (Please see point number 7)

Thank you for all your support and All the Very Best to you!!

GOLU AWARDS 2022
FREE GLOBAL ONLINE GOLU CONTEST 

The Most Awaited GOLU AWARDS is back !!

 

A distinguished award, celebrating the talents of creative minds that collaborate Indian tradition and artistry in the form of golu. Golu, a display of dolls in steps has been an ode to the hindu festival Navarathri.

Navarathri is celebrated throughout India. Golu is the South Indian way of celebrating Navrathri with the display of dolls and figurines. These displays are typically thematic, narrating a legend from a Hindu text or a cultural theme. Visitors are greeted with gleaming dolls, colourful Rangoli, traditionally dressed women and devotional singing.

We, at Sapthavarna feel proud to launch our fifth golu competition with a promise to showcase every one of your golus for the world to see. Golu Awards was started to encourage Golu Enthusiasts around the world. Sapthavarna's Golu awards is stepping into the fifth year now. Kolothsavam  (Kolam Contest) during Margazhi (Tamil month) and Golu Awards during Navarathri are our major events.

 

We are humbled by your support in the past years and are thrilled to take this journey to the next level this year by awarding prizes for multiple categories across the continents.

Interested to know more on past years' contests?

Have a look at the Golu Awards 2021Top Golus of Sapthavarna's Online Golu contest 2020

Meet the Winners of our Global Contests

Check out our entries from Kolothsavam - another successful contest showcasing rangoli & kolam entries of our contestants

Golu Awards 2022 - Rules

  1. The participants must send their Golu photos/videos by submitting the contest entry form.
  2. Only one Entry is allowed per Golu.
  3. Participants must submit the Contest Entry form on Sapthavarna Creations website. No entries will be accepted via whatsapp or email.
  4. Participants must upload three photos showcasing their golu. Additionally, candidates can provide a link to their Golu video uploaded in Youtube/dropbox/googledrive, etc. While video is optional, photo is mandatory.
  5. Participants must explain clearly about their golu, the theme of their golu or anything unique about their golu. 
  6. The contest entry form will be open between 23- Sep - 2022 and 09 - Oct - 2022
  7. Participants will receive an E-mail Confirmation once they succesfully submit the contest entry form.
  8. Form will be closed on 09 - Oct -22 8.00 PM (GMT).
  9. Results will be announced on the website. Details about the virtual award ceremony will be posted on the website closer to the result date. 
  10. All the participants will receive an E-certificate as a part of Email confirmation after successful submission of the form. The certificate must be downloaded by 23rd October 2021
  11. The Competition will be judged by eminent judges who are versatile and have received prizes in various golu competitions.
  12. The Judges' decision will be final.
 
Categories for 2022 Contest:

      Asia, Europe, Americas and Rest of the world  - Based on Judges' decision  

  • Best Themed Golu

  • Innovative Golu

  • Compact Golu

 

Golu Champions

This is special category where the winners of the previous years compete, paving way for new winners in Golu Awards.

About Most Popular Golu Award

  • Most Popular Golu Award is based on public voting.

  • ​"VOTE" button will appear near your Golu published in our website, after the successful submission of the form.

  • The link of your published golu will be sent to you via email.

  • You can then forward the link to get votes. The votes must ONLY be registered via Sapthavarna Creations website for them to be counted. The number of votes will be displayed on your personalised golu page as well as Golu Contest Entries page.

  • You can also check the number of votes in the Leader Board page.

  • No fake votes are allowed. The partcipant will be disqualified if there are fake votes.

  • In case of a tie, judges scores will be taken into account and the winners will be announced.

  • The voting will be closed on 16/10/22 8.00P.M. (GMT).

Have any questions? Check the FAQs

 

Thank you for all your support and All the Very Best to you!!

Sapthavarna's GOLU AWARDS 2022
FREE GLOBAL ONLINE GOLU CONTEST 

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