The Auroville Foundation launches a competition for essays and short films
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of independence and the 150 e Sri Aurobindo’s birthday, the Auroville Foundation is organizing an essay and short film competition for students in classes VI and XII and middle school students, both nationally and internationally.
Through the competition, the foundation aims to raise awareness of Sri Aurobindo’s contributions to India and to spiritual awakening. Three winners will be chosen from each section and they will receive cash prizes and certificates.
The top prize for college and school students is ₹1 lakh and ₹75,000 respectively. Essays should not exceed 10 pages and should be in pdf format. Short films should be between 5 and 7 minutes long and in mp4 or mpeg format.
Essays/shorts must be submitted no later than 6 p.m. (IST) on September 16 in digital form. Short films should be uploaded to https://www.aurobindo150shortfilm.com/. Essays should be submitted by email corresponding to the language and level as follows [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected] and [email protected]