A qualified panel of judges will assess the eligible entries and will shortlist the finalists.
Top 2 winners in each category get CASH prizes and felicitated at the PBD 2018.
Certificate of participation to all.
All participants (16 - 25) will be entitled to Complimentary passes to attend PBD 2018.
Terms & Conditions:
- The guidelines and other details related to registrations have been issued by the event organiser to enable successful registration of applicants.
- Please refer to the Terms & Conditions
To complete the registration, the participant needs to fill up the form.
Please choose a theme relevant to your age category:
Junior (10 - 15 years) Theme: My Heritage, My Home: ASEAN India Perspective
Youth (16 - 25 years) Theme: Cultural, spiritual and human links between ASEAN India
- Poems can be submitted in English, Hindi and Tamil.
- Poems can be up to a maximum of 40 lines of text and a minimum of 8 lines
- Each participant can submit their poem in all languages as separate applications.
- Poems must be entirely the original work of the entrant.
Entries must never have been published, self-published, published on any website or broadcast in any form nor currently entered in any other competition. The poem must not have won a prize in any previous competition.
- Age Category:
- Junior: Participants between 10 - 15 years of age as of 1st October 2017
- Youth: Participants between 16 - 25 years of age as of 1st October 2017
- The submitted file name must follow the file naming convention.
- The theme chosen should be mentioned as a header in your submission.
Entries must be submitted electronically by the submission deadline on 20th December 2017.