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Someone used and popularized the hashtag- #AwesomeIndianThings on Twitter. Maybe, it was Chetan Bhagat who started it all or maybe it was someone else. We could also see Shashi Tharoor participating in the fun. It got us thinking. What exactly is awesome about our nation? Why do we love India? What sets us apart from hundreds of other nations in the world? Care to explain?
We want to hear it from YOU! Tell us what makes India uniquely different. Tell us if you like your Uthapam better than a pizza. Tell us if the Indian winters make you think about Sarson da saag- Makki di Roti, Gurer rosogulla, or some other delicacy. It does not even have to be about food. It could be the Great Indian Weddings or the cattle class enjoying a nice stroll on a busy Indian road. Anything that comes to your mind, anything which you think represents the Indian culture, anything that you can convey through pictures, we are game for it!
The #Indiacontest is about sharing photographs, which YOU think captures the “Spirit of India”. The theme of this photography contest is- India, the country which has given Twitter its third largest user base. As more and more Indians join the micro blogging service, we feel Twitter is more Indian in character than Facebook or other social networking sites. It's time to prove our belief!
1) Upload your “original” photographs on TwitSnaps.com.
2) The photographs need to have some connection with the theme- India
3) Add a proper description to the photographs.
4) Add the hashtag- #Indiacontest to all your photographs. (Compulsory)
5) For all photographs to be considered as a legitimate contest entry, you need to post it over Twitter.
6) You can upload as many photos as you want. Multiple entries are allowed!
Date and timing- The contest starts at 10:00 AM, 11th November 2009. The last date for sending in your entries is 13th November 2009.
Prizes:-At the end of two days, the two best #Indiacontest photographs, will win cash prizes.
1st Prize- Rs. 4,000/-
Runners-up Prize- Rs. 1,500/-
Winners:-The name of the prize winners will be declared on November 18th, 2009. (Tentative date)
1) There's no restriction on the number of entries. You can upload as many #Indiacontest photographs as you want.
2) If you are not residing in India, you need to own a Paypal Account to be eligible for the prizes.
3) Only entries uploaded on TwitSnaps.com before 10:00 AM, 13th November 2009 will be considered for the prizes.
4) All timings mentioned are under Indian Standard Time (IST).
TwitSnaps photo contest Terms and Conditions