On “My Native Place – My Ancient Temple – Past & Present”
With an objective to save the temples and protect the Sanathana Dharma, Global Hindu Heritage Foundation and SaveTemples (USA) have come together with an initiative. An International Documentary Festival On “Ancient Hindu Temples In My Village(Town)– Past & Present” will be held on March 2016 at Hyderabad.
The theme for the fest is ‘Ancient Hindu Temples In My Village(Town)– Past & Present’. The documentary should be more than 100 years old ancient temples with its history, importance, festivals and its temple lands etc. This information was released in a press note by the organization’s founder Prof. Velagapudi Prakasarao and Cultural Brand Ambassador Dr. Ghazal Srinivas.
The Savetemples Organization is striving to protect temples which are in dilapidated condition across the world. They are also working towards protection of cows and Sanathana Dharma. The documentary festival is an attempt to create awareness about these issues among the people.
The duration of the documentary should be minimum of 10 minutes duration. It can be made in any language but English subtitles are mandatory.
The best documentary will be given a cash prize of 1 lakh rupees, second best documentary gets Rs.75,000 rupees and third best documentary will get Rs.50,000 rupees. Three additional consolation cash prizes of Rs.10,000 each will also be given away to selected documentary makers. Apart from the prizes, winners will be honoured with Memento and Participation Certificate and the every participant will get Appreciation certificate.
Those who are interested to participate in this documentary festival, please fill the online application available in our website www.savetemples.org. The last date to register yourself and fill online application is 31st January, 2016. Those who submitted online application are only eligible to participate in this contest.
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Prof. Velagapudi Prakasarao
President, Global Hindu Heritage Foundation.
Dr. Ghazal Srinivas