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The International Vegan Festival is an independent event which IVU is proud to support


Vn. Shankar Narayan
President & CEO,
Indian Vegan Society
G-10. Anem Apts.,
Margao-403 601, Goa
Ph: 92267 90284


11th International Vegan Festival
Celebrate Righteousness!
(The First Indian Vegan Festival)
At RNS Residency, Murdeshwar, Karnataka, India.
From Sep.30 to Oct. 06, 2007

Essay Competition
'Veganism-Its Relevance & Ways of Implementation'


Rules and Regulations:

  1. Each winner will be given attractive cash prize and a memento.

  2. Normally First, Second, Third and consolation prizes will be given in both English and Kannada, Junior and Senior categories. The number of prizes will be varied depending upon the number and quality of the entries received. More entries more prizes.

  3. Those born on or after Jan.1, 1990 are eligible for junior category. To compete in junior category, age proof is to be provided or the entry is to be attested by the head of the institution on the first page.

  4. All winners will be invited to Murdeshwar to receive prizes and given one night's accommodation on twin sharing basis and second class railway return fare from the nearest station to the place of residence or some reasonable travel costs at the discretion of the organizers.

  5. Prizes will be distributed during the 11th International Vegan Festival, Murdeshwar, Sep.30-Oct.06, 2007.

  6. Winners will be intimated by telephone or post or email, whichever convenient, by Aug.15, 2007.

  7. All entries should be neatly handwritten on A4 size papers in not more than 1000 words with the writer's name, date of birth, postal address, state, telephone number/email address written on top of the first page.

  8. To know the subject more and understand better, you may go to the internet and visit or search the word 'vegan'.

  9. One can participate in both English and Kannada but only one age category - Junior or Senior.

  10. All Entries should be sent to Indian Vegan Society, P. O. Box-17, BYNDOOR - 576 214, Udupi Dist, Karnataka, India by ordinary post so as to reach us not later than June 30, 2007.

  11. All entries once received will be the property of the Indian Vegan Society who will have all the rights to use it to promote veganism or in any manner found appropriate by the Indian Vegan Society.

  12. Organizers have the right to give separate prizes if more entries are received from a particular geographical area. Entries from out of India will be considered as a separate category.

  13. The decision of the organizers and the judges in all matters related to this competition will be final. Since this is for a noble cause, no disputes whatsoever will be entertained, everybody is requested to cooperate.

  14. This competition is open to all human beings without any restrictions whatsoever except the members of the Indian Vegan Society and their family members.


“On principle, vegans strive to avoid using all animals, their products (including milk) and services for purposes like food, entertainment, experimentation or the ‘activities of belief’ for the benefit of humans, animals and the environment”

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