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Forever Nepal Photo Competition

Organized By


Company Profile:

Head Office: Dhansar LLC, New York, USA

Nepal Office: Dhansar Creatives Pvt. Ltd. Kathmandu, Nepal


Theme: Nature, Culture & Lifestyle

Press Meet: 9th October 2021, Saturday at  2:00 PM

Venue: Maya Manor Boutique Hotel


Submission Deadline ( EXTENDED ): 

11:59 PM on 14 Mangsir 2078, i.e.30 November 2021. Nepal time (GMT +5:45)


Photo Open for Public Choice & Jury: 

19 Mangsir 2078, i.e. 5 December 2021. Nepal time (GMT +5:45)


Proposed Jury

Bikash Rauniyar, Sr. Photojournalist, Chief Judge
Rajan Shakya, CEO - KGH Group And Museum of Nepali Arts
Shruti Shrestha, President, PJ Club
Digamber Rajbansi, President, KPA
Bikash Khatiwada, Sr. Photographer  
Pradeep Raj Onta, President NFPJ


About the candidates

Anyone is eligible to enter the contest. 


Acceptance Criteria

Photos must be submitted under these three categories Nature, Culture & Lifestyle.

To participate in the competition, the photographer must submit at least one photo each in two of our categories. And a photographer can submit a maximum of 3 photos in each category

Photos must be uploaded under the subscription plan for the competition. (Step by step process on how to upload photo for the competition in is explained below)

Use tag: #forevernepal while uploading your photos

There should be photos that have not been used for commercial purposes and have not been nominated in any other competition.

The photo(s) must be submitted in JPEG format. 

Color correction can be done in the photo but photo manipulations are not allowed. The judges' panel have the right to make the decision on the selection of the photos.

Photos taken by professional camera gear are allowed including mobile photography(Like DSLRs, Drones, Mobile Photography Etc) to enter the competition. 

The photo must not contain violence, profanity, sex or direct attacks on individuals or organizations. Any entries deemed offensive will be immediately disqualified.

The participant must certify and warrant that the submitted photo(s) does not violate the rights of a third party or any copyright. Dhansar is not responsible for intellectual property violations that might have resulted through the submissions of photos.

Submission Period: 11:59 PM on 30th Kartik 2078, i.e.16 November 2021. Nepal time (GMT +5:45)


Judging and notification of selected photographers

Winning photos will be decided by public choice (40%) and Jury (60%).

After the submission period, qualifying photos will be published on website and then to social media pages (Facebook & Instagram).

Public Choice (40%) 

  • This includes social media like (10%) and comments (10%) 

  • Like on particular photo on website (20%)

Jury (60%)

  • Dhansar will appoint a jury to judge the entries.

  • Judged on adherence to the contest challenge through its message clarity, composition and overall presentation.

The jury’s decision is final; the jury may also decide not to select any photos to appear in the competition that are judged of insufficient quality. Any attempt by a participant to influence the result or subvert the photo competition will lead to immediate disqualification.

The photo selected to be considered for inclusion in the competition will be made public on 19 Mangsir 2078, i.e. 5 December 2021 Nepal time (GMT +5:45) and photographers are allowed to share their photos in social media which will count to the public choice vote in the competition. 

If an entrant is unable to be contacted after reasonable attempts have been made to do so, Dhansar reserves the right to offer the prize to the next best entry.


Rights and ownership

Photographers holds complete rights of their creations.

By submitting their photos to Dhansar, participants agree to grant Dhansar free of charge the right to use the photo in any manner and media, including without limitation, the right to publish, adapt, distribute, copy, display or translate in electronic media. And this will strictly be used for marketing campaings only under's platforms and its networks for public choice voting which counts to 40% vote in the compitition. Dhansar agrees to mention the full name of the chosen contestant when used in any other related materials.

Participants may be asked to take part in publicity activities.


Terms of Use

The winning photos from the competition will be used by Dhansar for national and international campaigns and exhibitions, which will be selected on the basis of the judging panel and online voting. The winning photos will also be sold at by a photographer itself and hence earn revenue on each sale made through but they are not allowed to sell the wining photos on other platforms without written consent of

All the entries besides the wining photos can also be sold through the platform by the photographer and hence earn revenue on each sale made.



Dhansar reserves the right to modify or cancel the contest or any of the arrangements, schedules, plans or other items directly or indirectly related to the contest, at any time and for any reason if deemed necessary.

The personal information provided to Dhansar by the participants shall only be used for the purposes of this contest. All participants are entitled to access, cancel, oppose and rectify the details about the personal data (such as names, addresses, etc.) contained in the file by sending their request by email to

Participation in the contest, including being selected to have your photo considered for inclusion in the Forever Nepal Campaign, in no manner constitutes an endorsement or support by Dhansar of the candidates’ views or aims or of any products or services. Candidates shall not advertise or otherwise claim to have obtained any such endorsement or support. Dhansar- Forever Nepal name and logo are the property of Dhansar and should not be used in any manner whatsoever without the prior consent of Dhansar. Dhansar must approve in writing any statement, advertisement, press release or similar communication in any media, relating to candidates participation in the competition.


Selection of Winner

Winner announcement date will be released after the submission deadline is over.

Three Winner will be selected from each of the three categories i.e. Nature, Culture & Lifestyle.

In total there will be a total of Nine winners. Three winners in each category.

The Prize for the competition is as explained below,

First Prize: 33,000 NPR
Second Prize: 22,000 NPR
Third Prize: 11,000 NPR

Feel free to contact us if you have any quiries regarding the events,
Phone: +977-9801055718

How to Upload your photo for the competition?

  • Step 1: Visit

  • Step 2: Click “ Register “ on the top right corner of the screen to create your account with You will get a confirmation email to join dhansar after you register. 

While registering with, we recommend you to sign up with your email account so that it will be easier to contact you for different updates regarding competition.

    If you have already registered then you can click on “ Login “ and enter the site.

  • Step 3: You will be landed on the photo upload page. Here you can select your photo which is to be uploaded for the competition. Upload one photo at a time.

    • Step 3a: Add “Title” that defines your photo.

    • Step 3b: Add at least one tag ‘forevernepal’ to enter the competition. You can add up to four other tags that best define your photo.

    • Step 3c: Select one category that best defines your photo

    • Step 3d: In “ Placement of your Item “, select “ the item for subscription “ plan.

    • Step 3e: Leave the price section blank.

    • Step 3f: Add photo description in the description box.

    • Step 3g: Then, Click “ Upload “


  • Your photo is now submitted for the competition. 

  • You will then receive the confirmation mail form the team and other important updates through mail.