Prize Winning Rangoli Designs with Themes: Rangoli contests are generally theme based. Depending on the occasion of the competition the themes are chosen. For example, themes for religious festivals like Ganesh Utsav or Janmashtami will be Ganesha or Krishna while AIDS awareness rangoli contest will have the issue related theme. Here are some prize-winning rangoli designs categorized in various themes.
This is a common theme for religious festivals like Janmashtami or Diwali but this theme can be easily used on other occasions like Onam as well.
Floral Theme Rangoli
This is yet another all-purpose theme. The abstract designs added will floral motifs create awesome colourfull rangolis. You can also try it with specific flower images like rose or lotus.
This is a Ganesh Chaturthi special theme but it is also a popular theme for housewarming or dhanteras. This theme includes artistic Ganesha designs or standalone full body motifs of Lord Ganesha.
Krishna or Janmashtami Theme
Janmashtami is incomplete with an eye-catching Krishna rangoli. Various contests organized on this occasion has this theme. You can try a Radha-Krishna portrait type rangoli or a single Krishna image.
Independence Day theme rangoli designs include the three colors of our national flag. Generally, unity in diversity-themed designs or even colorful Indian map is quite relevant.
Diwali Special Rangolis with Diya
Rangolis with diyas or earthen lamps are a must for contests organized on Diwali. You can choose any abstract or geometric design rangoli and then decorate with diyas. Diya shaped intricate rangoli designs will also secure a prize for you!
Save the Earth
This is the theme for World Earth Day, Environment Day or Go Green activities. To design a prize-winning rangoli on this theme, your design should be compact and thoughtful.
This Women’s day theme has a lot of scope for the design part. Your rangoli should focus on women’s achievements through the figures of the design.
It is one of the easy themes for children’s competitions.
Abstract geometric patterns or mandala designs can bring you the first place depending on the complexity and color combination of your rangoli.
- Communal Harmony
Rangolis with Flower
Flower rangolis use fresh flower petals instead of powdered colors. Use geometric designs or any scenery for a detailed rangoli.
Landscape & Portrait
Landscapes and Portraits could be tricky to design in the form of rangoli. To bring out the best of your design first trace layout carefully and use fingers to create light and shadow in the diagram.
This theme is generally kept for children’s contest or as a part of parent-child activities. Use popular cartoon characters like Chota Bheem, Angry Birds etc. This is a colorful theme so there is lots of scope for contrasting.
Education for All
This socially relevant rangoli theme will give you a voice to share your thoughts about literacy situation of our country.
Save the Girl Child
It is a social awareness based theme in which you can choose either one or more issues like fetus killing or victimization of girls for a meaningful rangoli design.
Social media theme quite raves in the contests. Popular social media applications and their icons are used to depict the craze of social media. Here is a prize-winning option for this theme.
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