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International Day of Yoga 2017 - Essay Writing Contest


On the occasion of the International Day of Yoga 2017, the Embassy of India is organizing an Essay Writing Contest on the following topics:


(i)        Benefits of Yoga for Cancer

(ii)       Benefits of Yoga for Antenatal Care

(iii)      Benefits of Yoga for Depression


The article should be of about 500 words. Only one entry per participant will be allowed. This contest is open for only Yoga teachers from collaborating Yoga schools/ entrepreneurs in IDY 2017 events in Peru and Bolivia. The entry should have the following details:


(a)       Title of the topic chosen for the article
(b)       Name of the applicant as in DNI or Passport
(c)       Nationality
(d)       Email and Mobile Number
(e)       References or bibliography, if any.


The contest is open to residents of Peru and Bolivia and can be in English, Spanish or Quechua. The last date of receiving the entries is June 30, 2017. Five winners will be selected based on the quality of their work. The Embassy will announce the winners on its website and Facebook and also inform the participant by e-mail. Each winner will receive a gift hamper.

A quiz contest on Yoga & Naturopathy will also be announced shortly.



Lima, June 9, 2017 incredibleindia investindia madad-link