Goa Tourism is organising ‘The Ultimate Reel Showdown’ competition, an exciting opportunity to showcase the lesser-known and diverse aspects of Goa.
Going beyond the state’s world-famous beaches, this competition aims to bring forth the cultural heritage, natural beauty, gastronomical delights and adventure possibilities that make Goa unique and special.
Participants can choose to explore one of six themes that capture the essence of Goa:
1. Spiritual tourism in Goa
Showcase the spiritual side of Goa by exploring its religious rituals and serene retreats where the search for well-being relates to a deep connection to the land.
2. Home stays in Goa
Capture the essence of Goan homestays by showcasing their lifestyle, local cultural traditions, and cuisines.
3. Goa beyond beaches
Redefine Goa's story by showing unexplored gems like architecture, culture, tradition and hinterland treasures.
4. Treks of Goa
Capture the hidden treasures of Goa's trekking sites, each offering a distinct and thrilling adventure experience. Bring the adventure and beauty of these attractions to life.
5. Nature of Goa
Showcase Goa's natural beauty its mesmerizing green landscapes, mountains, lakes, rivers and wildlife (ecosystem).
6. Cuisines of Goa
Capture Goa's flavours, where an explosion of spices and fresh seafood creates a delightful blend of coastal and Portuguese cuisines.
By exploring these themes, participants not only gain a deeper understanding of Goa's hidden gems, but also get the chance to create captivating content that showcases the diverse beauty of Goa to the world.
The ‘Ultimate Reel Showdown’ Competition is open to participants of all ages and is a great opportunity utilise one’s technical skills while also unearthing the hidden treasures of Goa and sharing them with the world.
An expert panel of judges will evaluate the entries based on creativity and originality, production quality such as clear visuals and good audio, adherence to the theme and engagement such as likes, comments, shares reach.
RULES OF PARTICIPATION
Create a 60 to 90 second Instagram Reel (9:16 ratio) based on the theme
Interact with your audience through captions and comments
Use the official hashtag: #TheReelGoa
Tag @goatourism in your reel while posting
Submit the form and upload a high-resolution MP4 file
Multiple entries are not allowed
The Department of Tourism retains the right to utilise the video
Creativity and originality
Adherence to the theme
Production quality (clear visuals, good audio)
Engagement (likes, comments, shares, reach)
Likes - 1 point per like
Comments - 2 points per comment
Share - 2 points per share
Views - 1 point per 1,000 plays
Three winners will be selected from among the entries and will receive cash prizes as follows:
First Prize: ₹ 1,00,000
Second Prize: ₹ 50,000
Third Prize: ₹ 25,000
Winning entries will be announced on February 10, 2024 on the State Department of Tourism instagram account.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION
The last day to submit entries is January 31, 2024 (11 pm)
For more details of the competition, visit https://goatourism.gov.in/