Sangai Festival Photo Competition

Sangai Festival Photo Competition is an opportunity for all the photographers (amateurs to professional) to participate in the festivities, enjoy the medium of photography and share the wonderful memories of the Manipur Sangai Festival 2018.

Rules and Regulations:

  1. The competition is free to enter and is open to all the members of the public.
  2. By entering the Competition, You agree and acknowledge that the Sangai Photo Festival Organization is permitted to receive Your registration data.
  3. Maximum of 10 photos per person are allowed. If submitted more than 10, the participation is liable to be cancelled.
  4. The participant must have the sole ownership/ copyright of the photo(s) submitted.
  5.  Each Entry does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, contract rights, or any other intellectual property rights of any third person or entity, or violate any person’s rights of privacy or publicity.
  6. You agree to fully indemnify the Sangai Photo Festival Organization  in respect of all royalties, fees and any other monies owing to any person by reason of Your breaching any of the foregoing.
  7. The Sangai Photo Festival Organization recognizes You, the author of the image, retain full ownership of the copyright in each Entry.
  8. The photo must have been taken during the Sangai Festival 2018 only (21st November to 30th November).
  9. Only single frame pictures will be accepted. Multiple exposures, polyptychs, stitched panoramas (either produced in-camera or with image editing software) are not allowed.
  10. Excessive manipulation of the photo is not allowed. However, basic editing such as crop, brightness/contrast adjustment will be allowed. The organizers have the authority to ask for the original file whenever seemed necessary, failing which the participation will be disqualified.
  11. All Entrants must be able to supply a high resolution image suitable for printing in media and an exhibition should the image be required.
  12. The decision of the judges will be final and binding. No further complaints will be entertained.
  13. Photographs used in other competitions can be submitted. Any conflict arising of this, the participant will be responsible.
  14. All pictures must have accurate captions written in English only.
  15. Submission should be made latest by 5th December, 2018, 5:00 pm. No further entries will be considered for the competition after the deadline.
  16. The organizer reserves the right to refuse or exclude any entry at its own discretion.
  17. By submitting an entry for the Competition, each Entrant acknowledges that the Copyright remains that of the photographer. Any photograph used by the Sangai Photo Festival Organization, its affiliates and the Government of Manipur carry shall carry the photographer's credit line. Use may include, but is not limited to, publication in any Sangai Photo Festival media or documentation for a maximum of five years after the Awards Ceremony.

How To Apply

  1. Register here. Registration closes at 5pm on 5th December 2018.
  2. Submission of photos starts on 1st December till 5th December 2018.
  3. Photographs submitted before 1st December and after 5th December will not be considered for the competition.
  4. You can send the photographs directly or via to our email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  5. When submitting a photo, please write "Sangai Festival Photo Competition 2018" in the subject. Please mention the following: Name, Address, Phone number, Email Id, and a short description of the photo.
  6. In case of multiple submission, please rename the Photographs as "yourname01", "yourname02" and so on and write the description accordingly.


Photographs of the various cultural programs and activities related to Manipur Sangai Festival 2018. The photographs must be taken during the 10-day event of the Sangai Festival 2018.


  • A total of Rs 1,00,000.00
  • 1st Rs 50,000.00
  • 2nd Rs 30,000.00
  • 3rd Rs 20,000.00