Enjoying a pani puri by the beach in Mumbai, losing yourself during a kathak performance in Delhi, lighting luminous oil lamps in Varanasi or wandering through ancient castles in Rajhastan - India is host to one of the most colourful cultures in the world. From Diwali to Eid, Holi to Christmas, this subcontinental jewel is the ideal spot to locate a diversity of various cultural backgrounds! Boast your admiration for this exotic country by entering our 'Indian Culture' Photo Challenge.
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CoinaPhoto user: Nihar Ranjan Sarkar
Photo: Celebration of Tribalism
Location: Kolkata, India
- Rumaisa Khan, member of Team CoinaPhoto
- Lilia Bara, member of Team CoinaPhoto
"A colourful traditional festival in Kolkata highliting tribal Indian traditions. The men are clad is unsually ornate outfits celebrating with a happy dance!" - Rumaisa
Other entries that won us over:
Photo: From India
Photographer: Jalal Singh
"What a great aerial shot. What is beautiful about Indian culture besides their traditional colours, food and various religious events, is that it is celebrated everyday by the people. It is a part of who they are and they hold on to it." - Lilia
Photo: Students of Varanasi
Photographer: Atanu Chakraborthy
Location: Varanasi, India
"The colour scheme of beige, white and blue makes this photo stand out from the rest. Varanasi is a city of historic importance not just to India but to the larger world. Incorporating this in the photo boasts its historic and cultural importance."- Rumaisa
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