Video Blog About Yoga & Win Rs 100,000 Prize From PM Modi: Govt Launches “My Life, My Yoga” Contest
The Prime Minister of India has launched a video blogging contest which focuses on the ancient form of exercise that originated in India – Yoga.
The name of the contest is “My Life, My Yoga” contest, and it will also be called “Jeevan Yoga”. As we all know, International Yoga Day (June 21) is coming up, and the PM has announced the launch of the contest in connection with the same.
Find out all the details about this contest by the PM right here!
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Launches Video Blogging Contest “My Life, My Yoga”
This contest is being conducted jointly by the Ministry of AYUSH and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR).
The AYUSH Ministry states in a statement issued by them, “Due to the contagious nature of COVID-19, no mass gathering would be advisable this year. Hence, this year the ministry is encouraging people to practice Yoga at their homes, with participation from the entire family,” the AYUSH Ministry said in a statement.”
Both entities wish to spread awareness of Yoga and its benefits across the globe through this contest.
My Life, My Yoga Contest: All You Need To Know!
The contest will take place in two parts. The first one will be an international video blogging contest. In this, the winners will be picked within a country. The next part will be where global prize winners will be picked from the winners from different countries.
What are the categories – There will be three categories of participants – youth (under 18 years of age), adults (above 18 years of age) and yoga professionals, and further, separately for male and female contestants. This means that there will be six categories in total.
What will the prize be – For the participants from India, the first, second, and third rank holders will get prizes worth Rs 1 lakh, Rs. 50,000 and Rs. 25,000 respectively for each category.
What you need to do – To participate, you will need to upload a video of three Yogic practices (kriya, asana, pranayama, bandha, or mudra). The video should be of a duration of three minutes and should also include a short video message or description of the effect that the yogic practice has had on their life.
Where to send the video – You can upload the video on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Also remember to upload it with a Country-specific hashtag # MyLifeMyYoga<COUNTRY> For example, # MyLifeMyYoga<INDIA>