Khula Aasmaan is a platform for creative expression by children, with a special focus on the underprivileged, rural, tribal and remote communities.
Khula Aasmaan Contest for Children (5 to 15 years)
Quarterly Contest | 24 x 7 Online Submission | Free Entry
Current contest open from 1 July to 30 September 2018
Why Khula Aasmaan?

Few things express a child’s imagination and creativity better than art. Spatial Intelligence is one of the nine fundamental human intelligences. Not enough is done in formal education in India to develop this valuable gift through art. more

What is Khula Aasmaan?

Khula Aasmaan is managed by Art India Foundation, a public charitable trust. Indiaart.com is the online partner for Art India Foundation. Khula Aasmaan is a platform for creative expression by children. Khula Aasmaan is FREE. more

Khula Aasmaan - Art : Themes
Forest and Wildlife
Forests are our lifeline, they are our hope. Forests ensure diversity of species and create a balanced ecosystem where all kinds of plants, trees, animals and birds coexist. Draw or paint your impressions of forest and wildlife in size A4 or A3. Submit images of your sketches, drawings, paintings, cartoons and collage along with details such as title, description and medium. view
History and Heritage
We are curious to know our past. It is fascinating to see ruins, excavation findings, forts, palaces, temples, churches, mosques and other heritage structures. Draw or paint your impressions of heritage and historical events in size A4 or A3. Submit images of your sketches, drawings, paintings, cartoons and collage along with details such as title, description and medium. view
Outer Space
Explore the fascinating world of Outer Space through your creative expression. You can paint stars, planets, galaxies, space missions, rockets and go beyond the current understanding. After all, the artist sees what the others will not. Draw or paint your impressions of Outer Space in size A4 or A3. Submit images of your artworks along with details such as title, description and medium. view
Song of the River
We worship our rivers. They are our lifeline. Without the rivers, we will not exist. For centuries, rivers have fascinated the creative mind. Writers, poets, artists, photographers, film makers have all been fascinated by rivers and have told their stories. Draw or paint your impressions of rivers in size A4 or A3. Submit images of your sketches, drawings, paintings, cartoons and collage along with details such as title, description and medium.view
Travel Diaries
Travel you must, for it keeps you alive and young. Each travel of yours will enrich you with knowledge and you will come back with several unique experiences. Share your observations and insights by way of creative expression in the form of your sketch, drawing, painting, cartoon or collage. Submit the images of your artworks (size A4 or A3) along with details such as title, description and medium. view
Open
Apart from the suggested themes, Khula Aasmaan will be happy to accept entries on any other theme you wish to work on. Draw or paint any subject of your choice in size A4 or A3. Submit images of your sketches, drawings, paintings, cartoons and collage along with details such as title, description and medium. view
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Khula Aasmaan - Science : Themes
Sci Fi Challenge
Write a science fiction short story set in the year 2047 (to mark 100 years of India’s independence). Submit your idea in the form of a note (max 300 words) or a sketch with description or a video (max 1 minute).
School Bag Challenge
Develop a school bag which is multipurpose and flexible. You should be able to fit in everything you need to carry. Submit your idea in the form of a note (max 300 words) or a sketch with description or a video (max 1 minute).
Toy Challenge
Conceptualise a toy which will challenge thinking and skills. You can create a toy for yourself, your friends, your parents, grandparents and others. Submit your idea in the form of a note (max 300 words) or a sketch with description or a video (max 1 minute).
Bus Challenge
Design non polluting public transport for commuting or moving around in your city or town. Submit your idea in the form of a note (max 300 words) or a sketch with description or a video (max 1 minute).
Save Water Challenge
Develop methods or devices to reduce water usage, recycle and reuse waste water. This could be for your home, community or school. Submit your idea in the form of a note (max 300 words) or a sketch with description or a video (max 1 minute).
Open
You are welcome to develop a new idea or a concept or submit a solution for a problem you wish to solve. Submit your idea in the form of a note (max 300 words) or a sketch with description or a video (max 1 minute).
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Khula Aasmaan Contest Results
Khula Aasmaan Contest Results
See the artworks which have been awarded Medals (Gold, Silver, Bronze), Honorable Mentions as well as those shortlisted. view
Khula Aasmaan - Videos
Videos
See videos which will stimulate creative thought and innovation and expand the worldview of the children. Recommended for parents and teachers as well. view
Khula Aasmaan - Exhibitions, Workshops & Events
Exhibitions, Workshops & Events
See the excitement and energy of the young ones during exhibitions, workshops and events presented by Khula Aasmaan. view
Art on Postcard
Art on Postcard
Paint on a post card, put this post card in an envelope and send it to Khula Aasmaan. Experience the charm of not only writing a postcard but actually painting it. view
Entries from locations
Entries to Khula Aasmaan have come in from large number of villages, towns and cities across India and beyond. view
Child Artists Directory
See the creative talent of children (5 to 15 years) from across India who have been shortlisted. view
Young Adults Directory
See the artworks by young adults (15 to 25 years) shortlisted from Khula Aasmaan contests. view
Participating Schools & Colleges
The shortlisted children and young adults come from these schools and colleges from across India. view
Art Teachers Directory
List of Art teachers who have encouraged and guided their students. See their profile and portfolio. view