ANA Promo Video Competition 2012 Announcement

The Association of Nepalis in the Americas (ANA) Texas Chapter announces “ANA Promo Video Competition 2012” with a cash prize of NRs 1,00,001 — open to everyone of Nepali origin from around the world.

The video should promote 30th ANA Convention 2012 scheduled to be hosted in Dallas, Texas from June 29, 2012 through July 1, 2012.

Update – Due to popular demand, the deadline for submitting video for ANA Promo Video Competition has been extended to end of this month (May 31, 2012). Voting will be open until June 10, 2012 and winner will be announced on the third week of June 2012.

» Watch ANA Promo Videos Submitted so far.

Winner Selection

Videos submitted for the competition will be uploaded to ANA Texas Chapter’s YouTube channel. Each video will be embedded on where people can vote by clicking Facebook like button. Public voting will be open from May 1, 2012 through June 10, 2012. The top 5 videos receiving most public votes (until midnight of June 10, 2012 CST) will be judged by a panel of judges from ANA Texas board and the winner will be announced in the first week of June. The winner will receive cash prize of NRs 1,00,001 or equivalent amount of currency based on the location of the participant.

Video submission deadline – May 31, 2012

ANA Promo Video Competition Guidelines

  1. Open contest to anyone of Nepali origin (either born in Nepal or has family ties to Nepal).
  2. Only one video allowed per participant/group.
  3. Length of video must be 5 minutes or less.
  4. Language – Nepali and/or English.
  5. Category/Theme – OPEN. Be creative! The video must promote ANA Convention 2012 and the various events planned for the convention like sports, talent show, spelling bee, quiz contest, cultural shows, ANA forums and so on. Please find details on the events page at
  6. Video submitted must be original work of the participant – video will be immediately removed from the competition if any copyright claims are made regarding content of the video.
  7. Video must be made exclusively for the upcoming 30th ANA Convention 2012. The video must never have been released or premiered anywhere.
  8. By submitting video for the competition, the participant grants permission to republish the video on our YouTube channel, our social media pages (Facebook, Twitter and Google+) and on our website at
  9. Video must be approved by ANA Texas Chapter approval council before being accepted for the competition.
  10. Five top videos will be selected by public voting (Facebook likes on video page).
  11. Voting will be open from May 1, 2012 through June 10, 2012.
  12. Winner will be selected from the Top 5 videos by judges assigned by ANA Texas Board. The decision of the judges will be FINAL.
  13. Winner will be announced via on the third week of June 2012.
  14. ANA Texas Board reserves the right to remove any video at anytime with/without notice.

Video Format

Final video file can in any format and size/resolution as long as it is supported by YouTube. For more details please refer to Supported YouTube Formats.

How to Participate?

Submit your video file by May 20, 2012 via online file sharing services like Dropbox, Google Drive, SkyDrive, ADrive, etc. or send us your video file saved in a DVD or a flash drive.

Online submission – share your file to [email protected]
Mailing DVD or flash drive:

ANA Texas Chapter

1501 Pipeline Road E Suite B

Bedford, TX 76022

If you have any questions or concerns about the competition, please email us at [email protected] or call us at 214-699-1460.

We are looking forward to seeing your masterpiece!


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