Karnataka Tourism Contest Oct 2017 Fairs and Festivals Results

The Oct 2017 Karnataka Tourism Photo Contest was held under the theme of “Fairs and Festivals”.  There is an array of colorful celebrations associated with Karnataka and its people. These fairs and festivals in Karnataka are a reflection of the variety and the colorful heritage of this enchanting state of South India. All these fairs and festivals of Karnataka hold a special significance with the people of the state as these create premises for social interaction and togetherness. Karnataka has special festivals and fairs that are celebrated in every village and town of the state. These festivals and fairs range from being religious,cultural to being associated with the day to day lives of the myriad people.

Contest Schedule

Opened On Oct 17th
Last Date Nov 2nd
Judging Date Nov 18th
Results Published Nov 28th

We received 90 pictures from 29 participants. Remote judging process was employed to complete the judging and results were finalized by Shri. H Satish. After review with Tourism Department and after verification of full-resolution pictures, the results were announced.

Judges for the Oct 2017 Contest

Shri. Digwas Bellemane Shri. Krishna Bhat, AFIP Shri. Girish Anananthamurthy,  Director, YPS

Hearty Congratulations to Winners


“Sankranthi Festival”

by Mr. Naveen Kumar


“Village Deity Procession 3”

by Mrs. Bhakti Badageri


“Katpadi Kambala”

by Mr. Amith Nag
“Tiger Face – Mangaluru Dasara”

by Mr. Pavan Sulaya
“Mysuru Dasara Procession-02”

by Mr. Kempanna Thimmarayappa
“Udupi Krishnastami”

by Mr. Shravan BM
– YPS Member

Hearty Congratulations to all the Winners. We appreciate the enthusiasm exhibited by the participants.