‘My Life, My Yoga’ video blogging contest

With an aim to popularize the ancient practice of Yoga, the Ministry of AYUSH and the Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) have jointly organized ‘My Life, My Yoga’ video blogging contest as part of celebration of the 6th International Day of Yoga (IDY).

The last date for submission of entries for the global contest being held on digital platform is June 21.

“Earlier, the last date for submission of the entries for the contest was slated to be 15th June 2020. There had been demand from India and abroad for the extension of this date so that the yoga fraternity get more time to prepare the videos. The Ministry and the ICCR have therefore decided to extend the submission deadline to coincide with the IDY which is the 21st of June,” the ministry said in a statement.

The participants are required to upload a three minutes duration video of three Yogic practices (kriya, asana, pranayama, bandha or mudra), including a short video message on how the Yogic practices have influenced their lives. The video may be uploaded on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or the MyGov platform with the contest hashtag #MyLifeMyYogaINDIA and appropriate category hashtag. Detailed guidelines for participation can be found on the Yoga Portal of the Ministry of AYUSH (https://yoga.ayush.gov.in/yoga/).

The contest will run in two legs. The first leg consisting of a country-wise video blogging contests, wherein the winners will be picked up at the country level. This will be followed by the global prize winners who will be selected from the winners from different countries.

The entries can be submitted by participants under three categories covering the youth (aged under 18), the adults (above 18 years) and the Yoga professionals, separately for the males and females. For the Indian contestants, prizes worth INR. 1 lakh, 50K and 25K for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd rank within each of the categories have been announced. At the global level, US$2500, US$1500, US$1,000 for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd ranking have been announced.

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