Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has announced Top Five images from "Festivals of Nepal" - Photo Series Contest. Nearly 700 images were received for the contest and following photos have been shortlisted as best Five submission. Congratulations! Selected 5 are entitled with NRS. 10,000 each.
Indra Jatra by Aman Shahi
Children enjoying traditional swing during Dashain by Mithun Kunwar
Majipa Lakhey Dance by Robic
Tiji by Samde Sherpa
Kahi Navako Jatra Hadigaun Ma by Umesh Sthapit
In addition Following 25 images have been shortlisted for honorable mention.
Lakhey By Krishna Maharjan
Batha Tales by Anush Maharjan
Biska by Umesh Sthapit
Chaath Puja by Anuj Tandukar
Chaath Puja by Udhab Kc
Culture of offering Shagun by Prabin Shrestha
Festival of Indra Jatra by Ayub
GaiJatra by Dharmendra Maharjan
Gai Jatra by Anush Maharjan
Gatha Muga by Umesh Sthapit
Indra Jatra by Udhab Kc
Gurju Paltan by Udhab Kc
Khadga Jatra by Dharmendra Maharjan
Lightning Up by Pramin Manandhar
Machindranath Jatra by Sunilman Sthapit
Majipa Lakhe by Rohit Maharjan
Makar sankranti festival at Mai khola by Yalamber Subba
Making sel during tihar by Mithun Kunwar
Morning Worship During chhath by Mithun Kunwar
Praying For Better Future by Raghab Shrestha
Pulukisi by Umesh Sthapit
Rato Macchindranath Jatra by Umesh Sthapit
Sindoor Jatra by Robic
Upaku by Akil Maharjan
नित्य कर्म पित्री तर्पन by Prabin Shrestha
The winners have been evaluated on the basis of originality, technical excellence and artistic merit. The photo series contest was launched on 11th August, 2020 and ran till 25th Nov, 2020 to provide an opportunity for all the photographers, aspiring/ established to communicate visually the beautiful culture diversity, festivals and history and the the festivity season of Nepal. The contest saw a large volume of submission, with nearly 700 images.
NTB has been organizing #photoNepalexhibitions regularly since the last four years. With the responsive portal, any user can send pictures they have captured in Nepal portraying the natural beauty, culture, heritage, and traditions of Nepal or any related with tourism.
www.photoNepal.travel initiation of Nepal Tourism Board has now over 24 thousand pictures and 12 thousand members. Any individual can sign up and upload pictures in the website, which need to be approved by the NTB.