“Expressing Ideas for a Free Society”, a creative competition announced by Samriddhi, The Prosperity Foundation in early November concluded today by picking three of the most sound and creative entries on freedom. A screening was held for seven shortlisted entries of at The Bakery Café, Sundhara where three judges picked the top three entries. The judges were Linda Whetstone, Chairman and CEO of Network for a Free Society, (United Kingdom); Robin Sitoula, Executive Director of Samriddhi, The Prosperity Foundation and Surath Giri, Coordinator of Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship, Nepal.
Our congratulations to the winners, who are as follows :
- First Place (Cash Prize NRs. 30,000) : Lopsang Dorje Lama, for his music video on Adam Smith’s The Invisible Hand. Watch the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_mCZdzIymk
- Second Place (Cash Prize NRs. 20,000) : Gopal Trital, for his short movie on Adam Smith’s The Invisible Hand. Watch the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5Q812Mf-uI
- Third Place (Cash Prize NRs. 10,000): Nabin Bhatt and Rajan Lama, for their short movie on Milton Friedman’s School Choice. Watch the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjlNnzpfZUU
All winners also get a chance to attend Asia Liberty Forum 2015.
The award ceremony will be held on the 9th January at the Asia Liberty Forum at 7.15 PM where over 200 individuals from over 30 countries will be present.
Other shortlisted entries were Shankhu Pd Jaisi (with a poem on The Invisible Hand); Manish Khatiwada ( with elocution/slam poetry on School Choice); Himal Gautam, Samagra Shah, Rajat Agrawal and Prayag Bhattarai(with a short animated movie on Capitalism); and Anita Poudel and Shristi Joshi (monologue on Ayn Rand).
The winning entries are uploaded on Samriddhi’s youtube channel.