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Fully Funded Conference in India

January 7th, 2016 | by Shree H. Niraula
Fully Funded Conference in India

Youth Video Contest 2016

Application Opened Date: December 29, 2015
Application Deadline:  January 26, 2016


When: March 11 – 13, 2016
Where: New Delhi, India
Application Type: Online (details are listed below)

Cost: FREE (Fully Funded)


About the Conference:

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) today launched the 2016 Advancing Asia: Investing for the Future Youth Video Contest. The competition—to be held in conjunction with the Advancing Asia conference, that will take place in New Delhi, India, on March 11–13, 2016—seeks videos from young videographers of all abilities capturing through their own lenses the realities, challenges, and interesting stories of the Asia-Pacific region.

Selection Criteria: 
The contest, open to ages 18–30, will accept submissions from December 29, 2015 to January 26, 2016. The public voting through social media will begin when the videos are submitted and will end on February 3, 2016. The top 10 finalists from this round will be evaluated by a panel of judges. The selection will be based on originality, technical excellence and artistic merit. Two winners will be announced on February 15, 2016 on the website. Winners will receive a three-day trip to New Delhi to attend the conference.


The contest is open to citizens of Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Korea, Lao P.D.R., Macao SAR, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, and Vietnam.
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