Google announces third doodle4google completion in India for Children’s Day

Nobody knew before appearance of doodle on
Google’s home page, that a search engine can be so interesting as well.

Google’s doodles, innovative and creative
changes made to Google logo on special days are source of entertainment and
information. Google announces the launch of
the third Doodle4Google Competition 2011 in India and Google
invites children to ‘Doodle’ on its India home page.

This is entertaining, interacting and successful online
market strategy by Google. People actually anticipate eagerly that what the
doodle of the day is. This has increase Google’s brand popularity much more

This completion Doodle4google was started in United
Kingdom. After that, this interactive activity spread to countries like of
United States, Ireland, and Singapore. In India, doodle4google started in 2009.

Doodle4Google has become a global platform
giving young children an opportunity to showcase their talent globally. In India,
we have noticed great enthusiasm amongst children toward the Doodle4Google
competition. Last year the competition crossed the 100,000 mark from just 4500
entries in the 1st year and we expect it to grow much higher this year,” said
Nikhil Rungta, country marketing head, Google India.


The doodling competition is open for all the kids across
the country and age group of 5 to 16 years.
They will get a chance to feature their ‘doodle’ on Children’s day, 14th
November 2011 on The chosen theme is ‘India’s
gift to the world’.

The participants will be divided
into three categories- 1st to 3rd Standard; 4th to 6th Standard and; 7th to
10th Standard. There will be three winners from each group. Amongst all the
entries, top Indian art schools will shortlist 200 from each category which
will be then reviewed by a panel of judges. The judges will then shortlist 15
final doodles from each category. The final entries will be exhibited for
public voting, entries with maximum number of votes will give total 3 winners
from each group.


The winners will not only enjoy their doodle on the
google’s homepage  but with the title of star doodler, they will get a technology starter package which will include a
laptop, an year’s Internet connection and a Rs 2,00,000 technology grant for
the school that they represent.


To participate in this event, one has to
register online. The participants can do on individual level or their schools
can pile up all the doodles and submit them. Last date
of submission is 15th September, 2011.

By Rashi Varshney
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