Code for Nepal organized the photo and video competition in five languages and asked applicants to submit videos answering what it means to be a Nepali in the 21st century, and submit photos that reflect the social, cultural and ethnic diversity of  Nepal. The competition aims to recognize digital literacy skills and facilitate conversation about who is a Nepali and what it means to be a Nepali, while strengthening a culture of creativity and civic debate online. 150 photos and videos were submitted!

Five judges evaluated the top 20 photos and videos: NayanTara Gurung Kakshapati, Manjushree Thapa, Shiwani Neupane, Anup Kaphle, and Lex Limbu.

The winners of the video competition are:

First Prize Winner: Pukar Rai

Second Prize Winner: Saurav Rajbhandari

Third Prize Winner: Mohan Khanal

The winners of the photo competition are:

First Prize Winner: Monica Jha

Second Prize Winner: Ummid Dhakal

Third Prize Winner: Subarna Tandukar

We are giving away Rs 55,000 in total. The first prize for video is Rs 25,000 and the photo is Rs. 10,000. We will award cash prizes to all the winners! 

Top 3 #WhoisNepali photos

Top 3 #WhoisNepali videos