GLAC Navaratri Kolu | Bomma Koluvu | Bombe Habba contest
Adorned Devis, Carnatic Music, meticulously decorated nine
steps, illuminating pujas and aarthis, kids with their savories and sweets --
Navaratri is nine nights full of tapestry of colorful memories.
GLAC has been celebrating our rich culture and heritage with
the Michigan Navaratri Festival at the Bharatiya Temple and now taking the
spirit of Navaratri further with a virtual Navaratri Kolu / Bomma Koluvu /
Bombe Habba contest, which is now open to the public.
This is a 'fun' virtual Kolu contest open until Oct 10th.
Entries will be received via email firstname.lastname@example.org or
GLAC Facebook messenger
Entries will be made anonymous and uploaded on the 'GLAC
2019 Navaratri Kolu' Facebook album.
Winners will be selected based on the number of Facebook likes and/or
the final judges discretion.
The picture of the Kolu should be without people (to
keep online voting fair & anonymous).
Public should please refrain from any comments which would
effect the anonymity of the user.
To keep things simple, only 1 photos per entry please.
To be fair to all participants, past winners will not be
There will be no house visits to judge the Kolus.
GLAC Executive Committee members cannot participate in the contest.
Entries should be accompanied by a description of the theme/or other details
of the Kolu.
The contest is done in good faith. It should be your Kolu from this year. Date and
'geo tagging' the pictures is
The prizes will be announced online. Past prizes include free tickets
to the Hariharan Show and Bombay Jayashree Concert
This is a 'fun' contest and the decisions of the judges is final and not
meant to be challenged in online forums.
Rasikas outside Michigan can participate and will be recognized if won, but
will not be taken into account for prizes (if offered that year)
2017 Winner - Shanthala Murthy
2016 Winner - Iswarya Arunkumar