Kila Raipur Rural Olympics, Ludhiana, India

Kila Raipur Sports Festival, popularly known as the Rural Olympics, is held annually in Kila Raipur (near Ludhiana), in Punjab, India. Competition is held for major Punjabi rural sports, including cart-race, rope pulling. In February each year, Ludhiana becomes the destination for hundreds of sports enthusiasts, including foreigners. They come to Kila Raipur to see the special breed of bullocks, camels, dogs, mules and other animals competing in competitive events. The most prestigious winners have attended. In the year of the Olympics 2008, Hakam and Naib Singh Dhaliwal from village Kalsian, Punjab took the 1st place (prize). They also won first in gujjaral and phalewal. They are known in Punjab as the men who hold the greatest passion in the sport.

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“Cherish and share festive moments” Photo Contest

Photojaanic launches “Cherish and share festive moments” online photography contest. Share your most precious and cherished moments by visiting the Photojaanic Facebook page to take part in the photography contest. Simply upload your best festive picture, add a description and submit. Get most votes and win prizes worth over Rs.3000. Celebrate this festival season with Photojaanic for breathtaking offers.

How to enter

  • Submissions open on 10th Oct 2013 and submission closes on 31st Oct 2013
  • Participants must upload their photo through the photo contest Facebook app.
  • Every participant is allowed to submit a max of 2 photos during the competition period.

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Enjoy the Island Tourism Festival in Andaman and Nicobar

The Island Tourism Festival is a great occasion to enjoy happiness of a lifetime. If you ever want to enjoy such festival, Port Blair at Andaman and Nicobar is the location that you must visit. The city among the beautiful colonial islands holds the Island Tourism Festival where you can enjoy the cultural extravaganza of music, dance, exhibitions, drama, crafts and display arts. The Administration of Andaman and Nicobar organizes this festival regularly on an annual basis. People from all around the world gather here to witness the ten-day festival usually held in the months of December or January every year. The main object of this festival is to present Andaman and Nicobar Islands as an eco-friendly tourism destination.

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Beautiful World Photo Contest

Beautiful World provides you the opportunity to win a once in a lifetime World Expeditions photography tour with Richard I’Anson in Tibet with return economy airfares.

Beautiful World Photo Contest Themes:

  • Celebration – festivals & spiritual sights,
  • Community – local people & harmonious scenes,
  • Untamed – wildlife & rugged scenery,
  • Space – epic landscapes across the planet.

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Display Candy Photo Contest

Display Candy 2013 is a contest for photographers (of any level) to vie for the opportunity to showcase their work in an exclusive set of cafes and restaurants around London. We’re taking photography to the masses; anyone can enter their work, and the winners will have their work regarded by thousands upon thousands of dynamic Londoners.

Prize Details: Winners will have their best shots showcased in cafes and restaurants in locations around Central London from November 25th until January 3rd. This showcase will be seen by thousands of Londoners and tourists during the busy festive period. Any work that is displayed will be up for sale, with the proceeds going to the lucky winners*. The more people who love your shots the more money you stand to win.

Photographic Museum of Humanity Grant Contest

The Photographic Museum of Humanity Grant is an international photo contest that has been funding complete financial aid for talented photographers and discovers new talents.

The Humanity Grant photo contest starts on December 10th, 2013 and will last until February 26th, 2014. Talented Photographers are invited to submit a series of maximum 15 photos, from which three most relevant work will be awarded.

There is no entry fee, but you must register in our community with a photographer profile in order to join the photo contest. PMH 2014 Grant is an important event to see your work recognized by a panel of outstanding juries in front of an international public. It is a great moment to gain visibility and create your-self new opportunities.

“Since winning the PMH 2013 Grant First Prize, I won a scholarship that will help me to conduct more work, and I think this is largely due to the prize. It enabled my work to gain more visibility and it gives me an extra incentive to start new projects”
Cihad Caner, 1st prize winner of the PMH 2013 Grant

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National Geographic Moments Awards 2014

National Geographic Moments Awards is back with golden opportunity to feature on Covershot and participate for the most coveted position – the cover page of National Geographic Traveler India. Covershot Season 2 is back and this time you can be one of the 10 contestants on the show.

All you have to do is:

  1. Own a camera & equipment
  2. Submit your best shots – maximum 7
  3. An intro video – maximum 2 min in length.

Entry to the Contest is open to anyone who is:

  • aged 18 years and above on the date of entry; and
  • Citizen of India.
  • Residing in India

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ICV Greenvoice Photo Contest

ICV Greenvoice announces an opportunity for photographers to promote and improve their work through participation in the IVC GreenVoice International Photo Campaign Environment Citizenship and Volunteerism. Chosen photographs will be showcased in different exhibition spaces in Geneva, Paris, France, Switzerland and other international cities.


  • Option 1: Water pollution and plastic waste
  • Option 2: Biodiversity

This call is an opportunity for photographers to advocate on a specific environmental issue and testify to photography’s power to tell a multi – dimensional story from a local level to an international audience. This is your chance to display your talents through photography to share with the world your perspective.


  • Make sure to include your name, country, title of your works and a short description along with your photographs.
  • We will evaluate your work based on relevance, originality and talent to communicate your visions.
  • JPG or TIFF, Quality: 300 px/inch, Minimum size: width or height 2000 px


Selected photographs will be showcased at exhibition spaces in Geneva, Paris, France, Switzerland and other international cities.

Usage Rights

By agreeing to participate in this campaign, ICVolunteers reserves the right to publish all photos received in our various communication tools and on the GreenVoice website. As always, we will credit the work of the photographer.

The 2014 Garden Photo Contest

The Horticulture 2014 Garden Photography Contest is open to photographers of all skill levels around the world. All photographic works must be original. All entries must be in digital files and must be submitted online. Photographers may enter up to 20 images total.


  • Nature’s Bounty
  • Gardens of the South
  • City Gardens
  • Small-Space Gardens
  • The Garden Landscape
  • Wildlife in the Garden
  • Beauty in the Details

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Professional Photographer of the Year 2014

Professional Photographer of the Year is an esteemed award recognized by the experts in the photography industry. There are fourteen single image categories and one triple image category, and there will be an overall winner chosen from the category winners, and chosen person will win the title of Professional Photographer of the Year 2014. (You may like: Best Monitor for Photo Editing)


  • Submissions must be made online.
  • There will be no fee for contest participation.
  • Submissions must be uploaded on or before the closing date.
  • The closing date for PPOTY 2014 submissions will be on the 31st of Aug, 2014.
  • Only electronic submissions will be accepted.
  • Professional Photographer will not have any responsibility or liability for entries not properly submitted.

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