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ContestDeadline: Sunday, September 10, 2022!

Submission guidelines are below. Create a video clip which would excite & inspire viewers, via humor and/or reasoning, on the following facets of humanism:

  1. Humanism and Women’s Rights
  2. Humanism in Children
  3. Day to Day Rational Thinking
  4. Dispelling the myth of Astrology
  5. Humanist Answers to the underprivileged
  6. Social Justice & Tamil History
  7. Dravidian Model of Social Justice
  8. Humanism in Education (free from Indoctrination)
  9. Humanism in Health & Wealth
  10. Humanist Answers to the Tamils & Immigrants

The purpose of this contest is to promote the principles of humanism in day to day life, to communities of students, teachers and counselors.

Video Details

Format: Streaming video published on YouTube that complies with fair use of copyrighted materials guidelines.
Length: 2 minutes minimum; 5 minutes maximum
Judging Levels: Level I) Grades 5 – 12 Level II) College & adult Levels
 
Prizes
Levels I – $300 for the 1st winner, $200 for the 2nd winner
Level II – $500 for the 1st winner, $300 for the 2nd winner

Submission Details

  1. Mark your YouTube video private
  2. Set its access to the ID:programdirector@periyarinternational.org
  3. Email the video link to the same ID as above

Conditions

  1. All submitting entries will be judged by the PI Committee.The decision of Judges is Full & Final.
  2. Winners will be notifed by Sep 15, 2022. Winning entries willbe telecast during the conference & awarded on the stage.
  3. All rights for the winning entries will be owned by PI.
  4. Content is recommended in English or include Englishsubtitles if using other languages. It must meet fair use ofcopyrighted material guidelines (including background music/songs) endorsed by YouTube or the originalauthor/composer.
  5. Exercise due caution & safety if you plan to make the videooutdoors & be watchful of your surroundings.

Guidelines on Humanist Principles

Amsterdam Declaration
 
  1. Humanism is ethical. It affirms the dignity of the individual and the right to freedom compatible with the rights of others.
  2. Humanism is rational.It believes that solutions to world’s problems lie in our thought and action rather than divine intervention.
  3. Humanism advocates science and free inquiry to solve the problems of human welfare.
  4. Humanism supports democracy and human rights.
  5. Humanism insists that personal liberty must be combined with social responsibility.
  6. Humanism is an alternative to dogmatic religion. Humanisms undogmatic, and committed to education free from indoctrination.
  7. Humanism values artistic creativity and imagination and recognizes the transforming power of art.