Wonder Ganesha Awards


Wonder Ganesha Awards

A step towards a clean and green environment

Waste-to-Wonder Ganesha Awards


1st Rahul Motwani organised (Mecosabagh Sarvajanik ganesh utsav mandal)
2nd Poonam
3rd Rujuta Jadhav
3rd Bipin Shegde
3rd Dipali Dhamne


Welcome to the Wonder Ganesha Awards- A step towards a clean and green environment. This competition invites creative individuals to harness their artistic talents and create beautiful Ganesh idols while conveying the crucial messages of sustainability, waste management, recycling, and environmental protection through recycled or repurposed materials.



The primary objective of this competition is to foster creativity and inspire environmental responsibility by crafting Ganesha idols that promote sustainability, waste reduction, and protection of our environment.

How It Works:

Participants are encouraged to design and craft their Ganesha idols using waste materials like paper, cardboard, plastic, or any other recyclable. Ganesha Idol can also be made using eco-friendly materials like Clay, Mud, Paper, Rice flour, fruits or any other sustainable creative items. Participants are requested to think out of the box. Document your creative journey with pictures and videos, showcasing how you transform everyday waste into art.


All entries must prominently feature Ganesha idols and convey themes related to sustainability, waste management, recycling, and environmental protection.
Participants have to use only eco-friendly materials.
Participants should utilize primarily recycled, repurposed, or sustainable materials in their creations.
 Entries may be submitted individually or as a team (please provide team members’ names, & age).

Judging Criteria:

Entries will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
Creativity and Innovation: Originality in conveying sustainability and environmental messages.
 Environmental Impact: The sculpture’s effectiveness in raising awareness about waste management, recycling, and environmental protection.
 Artistic Excellence: Visual appeal, attention to detail, skill, and the quality of execution.
 Overall Presentation

How to Enter:

To participate, submit high-quality images and videos (2 minutes) of your sculpture along with a brief description of the materials used and the inspiration behind your design. Include your name, contact information, address. Entries to be sent through a link which will be posted on the website and social media handles.

Prizes and Recognition:

The most innovative and eco-friendly Ganesha idols will be shortlisted for prizes, certificates of excellence, and public recognition. Your work will be celebrated as an example of how art can also lead to positive environmental change.
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Important Dates:

Start Date for Entry Submissions: September 15, 2023
Submission Deadline: September 26, 2023
Judging Period: September 27, 2023
Winners Announcement: September 27, 2023
Winners Felicitation: September 28, 2023

Exciting Prizes:

First Place
Second Place
3 Award Winners for Third Place
Public Choice Award

Rules and Regulations:

Only one entry can be registered with one number.
 Entries that do not comply with eco-friendly guidelines will be disqualified.
No entries will be entertained after September 26, 2023 11:00 pm.
 The decision of the judges will be final.
 Images and videos that are blur or unclear will be disqualified.
 Prizes will be awarded only to verified participants.
 By participating, you grant the International Ganesh Festival (IGF) the right to showcase your creation for promotional purposes.
 Upload your art on Instagram by using #wonderganeshaawards.
 Participants who fail to use the hashtag will be disqualified.


Join us in “Wonder Ganesha Awards- A step towards a clean and green environment” competition and become a part of a statewide movement toward eco-friendly celebrations. Let your creativity shine, contribute to a more sustainable future, and inspire others to do the same. Together, we can make a significant impact by turning waste into art while honoring our traditions.
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