Toto Funds the Arts (TFA) is now inviting submissions for its 2014 annual arts awards for young musicians/bands, writers, photographers and short-film makers. This will be TFA’s 10th Annual Awards.

To mark its first decade TFA has increased the award amount by Rs. 10,000 for music, and by Rs 5,000 for all other awards, say the organisers.

This year there will be eight awards to be won – one for music (Rs. 60,000), two for photography (Rs. 25,000 each), two for creative writing in English (Rs. 30,000 each), one for creative writing in Kannada (Rs. 30,000), and two for short films (Rs. 30,000 each).

The photography awards are being organised in partnership with Tasveer.

All submissions must be original and submitted by September 15, 2013. “Youngsters in the age group of 18 an 25 across the country are eligible to apply”.

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