Rain clouds in the sky, I don’t know why
They make me blue, when I’m thinking of you
Maybe they want to cry, as I walk on by
Hiding my tears, in a world of good byes
Dheemtha dheemtha dhera na dhera
Dheemtha dhera na………na ne na
Remember the old Colonial Cousins song on Indian Rain? Do these rain clouds bring out the nostalgic memories in you too?
The monsoon rain does bring back the memories of blissful childhood, of an unfettered life with care-a-damn attitude. Getting drenched in the rain, running along the edges of the slushy paddy fields, eating hot pakoras sold on the roadside, making paper boats out of the school notes and many more…
We at Caleidoscope are eager to bring back the joy that we often get from such silly little things! And we would like you to join us in this endeavour…
We are running a month long contest on ‘Nostalgiphilia’, featuring articles that bring out the nostalgic memories. So, if you can write a few lines and add a few photos to capture your memories, we have a prize for it –
Article of the month on Nostalgia will get
First prize – Rs.2,000
Consolation prize – Rs.1,000
The criteria for selection are –
- A thought provoking topic and complete coverage of the information
- Originality of the content
- Neat language that requires minimal editing
- Smooth thought flow and narration of the key points
- Popularity of the article through hits and social media likes
- Suitable CC or own image provided
Send in your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org
The contest begins today and ends on 15th of August 2015. We will announce the prize winners after August 20th and publish all the submitted stories thereafter.
– Caleidoscope Team
*Note: Since we did not get a minimum of 10 entries for each contest, we are forced to cancel the announced cash prizes. Some of the shortlisted articles will be published soon.