Congratulations

Congratulations to the winners of the ‘Dark is Beautiful’ Contests!

Painting
1. Shreya Mehta – Is Fair Beautiful?
2. Varsha Salome Devakumar – Redefined Ideal
Photography
1. Janardhanan Arun – Silent Smile
2. Mary Pence – Father and Daughter
Poetry
1. Saudha Kasim – Good Mothers
2. Susan Philip – A Lullaby For Yamini
Short Story
1. Madhuri Ramachandran – Clay
2. Brinda S. Narayan – All things bright and beautiful, all creatures great and small

Events this week…

WOW & BRITISH COUNCIL, CHENNAI
PRESENT
DARK IS BEAUTIFUL
A Series of Events Celebrating International Women’s Day 2009
at
British Council, Chennai

4TH MARCH: BOOK READING
Time: 6.30 p.m.
Admission Free!
Experience the theme ‘Dark is Beautiful’ come alive as theatre personalities read passages from books, poems & essays.

5TH MARCH: ‘EMERGE”
A Seminar on Personality Development For Women
6.00 p.m to 7.30p.m
Registration Fee: Rs. 500/-( Registration at British Council. Only 40 seats available)

6TH MARCH: ‘Beauty beyond Colour’ Concert
6.30 p.m. onwards
Admission Free!
Featuring:
JUS FRIENDS, VINTAGE BREW, FISH FOOD MAXYN KINGSTON, JESSICA VATZ,
WASHED CLOTHES & the WOW band

7TH MARCH: FINAL EVENT & PRIZE DISTRIBUTION
6.30 p.m. onwards
Admission Free!
This event will be the concluding event of the launch of the campaign “Dark is Beautiful”
featuring:
Prize Distribution to winners from the Poetry, Short Story, Painting and Photography contest, A short talk by the Chief Guest.

DisB International Women’s Day Contest

In a joint initiative leading up to International Women’s Day on March 8, British Council, Chennai and Women of Worth (WOW) are inviting entries of paintings, photographs, short stories and poetry around the theme, ‘Dark is Beautiful.’

The aim of the ‘Dark is Beautiful’ campaign is to spark conversation and creative expression on this issue.

Select entries will be displayed at the British Council, Chennai premise from March 4-7. Winners of the competitions will be announced and prizes awarded at the British Council on Saturday, March 7.

The British Council, Chennai and Women of Worth will be presenting a slate of ‘Dark is Beautiful’ events from March 4th-7th, including a book reading, a concert, and ‘Emerge’, a personality development workshop. All events will be held at the British Council, Chennai premises. Check back for more details on these events

Don’t forget to review the detailed instructions for the contest.

Look Out!

Hi All!
Keep an eye out for the competitions coming up on the theme ‘Dark Is Beautiful’! Pass the word around and keep checking our blog for more information.