Mangaluru,nov.12 : The daijiworld-Redrocks Children’s Photo Contest on the occasion of Children’s day, 2014 evoked overwhelming response from across the world. Out of the original entries received, after verifying the relevant documents in the preliminary evaluation round, 218 entries were selected for the contest.
Out of these entries only the top 50 (in two categories) were sent to the adjudicators. The judges were given the option to go through each entry individually against certain set down procedures and to assign points to each photograph.
Once the individual points were received, they were collated to arrive at the top 3 and remaining 20 consolation prize winners in each category.
The winners are –
Category ‘A’ – Below two years
First prize winner of Rs 10,000 – Kshiraj Kishore Nayak, Mangalore
Second prize winner of Rs 5,000 – Viyaan B
Third prize winner of Rs 3,000 – Diha Anchan
Consolation prizes: (Rs 1,000 each) – Stellan Roche, Chrisma Barboza, Jaden Crasta, Advai U Salian, Rishona Maria D’Souza, Eyan Noah D’Souza, Pradhyumna Poojary, Prishal Cutinha, Priyal Concessao and Shawn Kevin Sequeira
Category ‘B’ – Age 2 – 5 years
First prize winner of Rs 10,000 – Ayush Uchil, Mangalore Second prize winner of Rs 5,000 – Gagan Ganesh Udupa Third prize winner of Rs 3,000 – Rishon Sean D’Souza
Consolation prizes: (Rs 1,000 each) – Ethan Shawn Concessao, Anirudh V, Hansika Y, Varun Sheldon Dcosta, Charishma Shetty, Naman Amin, Gyan Pavel Concessao, Freya Dsouza, Julia Mercy Fernandes and Amogh Emanuel Pinto
The first, second and third prize winners will receive a cash amount of Rs 10,000, Rs 5,000 and Rs 3,000 respectively and consolation prize winners will receive Rs 1,000, in both categories. The total amount of Rs 56,000 will be disbursed among 26 lucky winners.
Mrs Grace Noronha, principal, St Aloysius Gonzaga School in Mangalore, Ravi Posavanike, The Times of India photo journalist and daijiworld’s Daya Kukkaje consisted the panel of judges.
The prizes will be presented during the children’s day celebration at St Aloysius Gonzaga School on November 14.
Those who cannot make it to the programme may collect the cash prizes and certificates from daijiworld corporate office at daijiworld Residency, Airport Road, Bondel, Mangalore – 575 008. Tel. 0824 2982023/28, email: email@example.com
About the sponsor of the contest, Redrocks Group
Redrocks India Domicile Projects, under its vision ‘Domicile for all’ endeavour to realise the dream of owning a home of your own a reality for one and all. There is no place like home and truly no home like your own. Red Rocks envisions fulfilling this reality for the families at large.
The Redrocks Group is at the forefront of the real estate development in Mangalore. With a rock sturdy foundation built on rich ethics and transparency in all dealings, they have resolved to redefine the property scenario in the fast developing metropolis.
Under the able leadership of its COO, Prashant Rasquinha, who has over two decades of experience as a real estate consultant to major builders in the city and in the metropolis of Mumbai, the company is on past track of infrastructural development. It was long back he had envisaged the idea of promoting affordable apartments when the city was still in the primitive stage of real estate.