Celebrating Life At A Glance

“Celebrating Life” is a composite competition, inviting films, photographs and lyrics entries that showcase various aspects of life in Bangladesh. Organized jointly by The Daily Star and Standard Chartered Bank, this initiative is our attempt to provide participants with a massive platform for creative expression. Since 2008, the contest has grown enormously in terms of […]

In the photography contest, participants are allowed to submit a maximum of 3 entries per person. A jury board composed of eminent personalities/experts in the field will judge the submissions, amongst which three winners will be selected who will receive certificates, crests and cash prizes. The winner will receive a cash prize of Tk. 1,00,000/- […]

In the film contest, entries are invited across two segments: Best Film, Best Debut Film. Best Film: Submissions will be awarded in the categories of Best Documentary and Best Short Fiction. The length of the films for the Best Film segment should be between 20 – 45 minutes. Cash awards of Tk. 200,000 will be […]

Entries can be in both English and Bengali, and participants can submit a maximum of 3 entries per person. A jury board composed of eminent personalities/experts in the field will judge the submissions, amongst which three winners will be selected who will receive certificates, crests and cash prizes. The winning entry will receive Tk. 1,00,000/- […]

Celebrating Life Contests introduced Lifetime Achievement Awards in 2010, which pays due respect to those who have been involved in Filmmaking/ Television Production, Photography, music and Lyrics Writing for decades.

Celebrating Life 2017 Awards Winners

10/17

Lifetime Achievement Awards

(Front row, from left) Mahfuz Anam, Syed Hasan Imam, Suchanda, Nasir Ali Mamun, Abrar A. Anwar, Sabina Yasmin, [...]

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Lyrics Awards 2017

Winners of the Lyrics Contest of Celebrating Life 2017 Salma Moon (1st Place) Zahangir Alam (First Runner-up) [...]

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Photgraphy Awards 2017

Winners of the Photography Contest of Celebrating Life 2017 Hasan Mahmud Prottoy (1st) Md. Khalid Rayhan Shawon [...]

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Film Awards 2017

Winner of the Best Debut Film of Celebrating Life 2017 Nuhash Humayun for Paperfrogs THE FILM CONTEST 2017 In the [...]

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JURY MEMBER


FILM

  • Mejbaur Rahman Sumon

    Mejbaur Rahman Sumon

    Celebrating Life Film Competition

  • Amitabh Reza Chowdhury

    Amitabh Reza

    Celebrating Life Film Competition

  • shameem akhtar

    Shameem Akhtar

    Celebrating Life Film Competition

LYRICS

  • Mohammad Rafiquzzaman

    Mohammad Rafiquzzaman

    Celebrating Life Lyric Competition

  • munshi wadud

    Munshi Wadud

    Celebrating Life Lyric Competition

  • Abid Anwar

    Abid Anwar

    Celebrating Life Lyric Competition

PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Shafiqul Alam Kiron

    Shafiqul Alam Kiron

    Celebrating Life Photography Competition

  • Taslima Akter Lima

    Taslima Akter Lima

    Celebrating Life Photography Competition

  • Abir Abdullah

    Abir Abdullah

    Celebrating Life Photography Competition