11-year-old Pune girl wins 'Doodle 4 Google' 2016 contest

Eleven-year-old Pune girl Anvita Prashant Telang has been named national winner of the "Doodle 4 Google" contest.


Eleven-year-old Pune girl Anvita Prashant Telang has been named national winner of the "Doodle 4 Google" contest. The sixth standard student from Vibgyor High School in Balewadi area was chosen for her Doodle submission on the theme titled "If I could teach anyone anything, it would be". The Doodle will be featured on the Google India homepage on November 14 to celebrate Children's Day.

Image Credit: Financial Express

Image Credit: Financial Express

"With 'Doodle 4 Google' competition, we aim to promote creativity, passion and imagination in younger users. We congratulate Anvita for being judged as the winner this year," said Sapna Chadha, Head of Marketing, Google India, in a statement. The entries that came from over 50 cities across the country were evaluated on artistic merit, creativity and theme communication as well as their unique and novel approach to the Doodle. The Doodle represents greeneries, water, water life, balloons, making it a lovely vibrant picture.

This comes after an elaborate call for voting for the finalists announced of for the 8th Doodle 4 Google event. The finalists went through two rounds of judging, first by school judges and then by national judges comprising of Art Director Savio Mascarenhas, Google’s Chief Doodler Ryan Germick, Cartoonist Ajit Ninan and Creative Rob.

With inputs from IANS


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