ELEVEN-YEAR-old Anvita Prashant Telang from Vibgyor High School, Balewadi, has won the Doodle4Google competition. She has been chosen as the national winner for her imaginative, thoughtful and inspiring doodle, titled ‘Enjoy Every Moment’. Anvita’s doodle will be featured on the Google India homepage on November 14th marking Children’s Day.
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Anvita said, “My mom is an artist and she encouraged me to draw and doodle for this competition. I love drawing, painting and doodling. My mom has been a great source of encouragement and she told me to live in the moment and that is how I came up with ‘enjoy every moment in life’. Winning Doodle4Google is very exciting and motivating. I hope to continue to pursue my hobbies in the future and become an architect.”
Taking about the contest, Sapna Chadha, Head of Marketing, Google India said, “We are overwhelmed to see great participation from talented and creative young artists since 2009. With Doodle4Google competition, we aim to celebrate and promote creativity, passion and imagination in our young users. The designs for this year’s theme ‘if I could teach anyone anything, it would be’ saw creative ideas flow from all age groups. It’s heartening to see the messages that these young minds wish to communicate with such creativity. It was a tough competition. Our heartiest congratulations to Anvita for winning the competition this year.”
Anvita’s creativity and vision towards developing ‘a better world and healthy lifestyle’ is well reflected through her coluorful doodle where she has showcased how everyone should ‘Enjoy Every Moment’ and appreciate the simple things around us and live stress-free lives.
All the entries were evaluated on the criteria of artistic merit, creativity and theme communication as well as their unique and novel approach to the Doodle.