Monday, September 23, 2013

Results - The Indian Kukai #01 - Theme "Music"

Namaste!

Congratulations to Nandini Nair, winner of the first Indian Kukai, and others in the top 5 ... Arvinder Kaur, Sanjuktaa, RK Sameer, Yesha Shah and Paresh Tiwari.

Results displayed as (5,3,1)=5*1pt votes + 3*2pt votes + 1*3pt votes = 5+6+3 = 14 pts



Winner, 28 POINTS

Entry #14

my baby's heartbeat
against mine -
the rhythm for our lullaby

Nandini Nair
Pune, India

(6,8,2)=28pts



2nd Place, 22 POINTS

Entry #12

distant echoes--
a murmuring brook
in her anklets

Arvinder Kaur
Chandigarh, India

(8,4,2)=22pts



3rd Place, 19 POINTS

Entry #31

misty moon-
I almost remember
that song dad used to sing

Sanjuktaa
Belgaum, India

(9,2,2)=19pts



4th Place, 15 POINTS

Entry #08

another winter night...
the lone watchman's
same whistle tune

RK Sameer
Manipal, India

(13,1,0)=15pts



5th Place Tie, 12 POINTS (2)

Entry #11

evening raga -
the prussian wing-tips
of a blue jay

Paresh Tiwari
Hyderabad, India

(7,1,1)=12pts

Entry #21

temple bells...
memories of childhood
merge with the hymns

Yesha Shah
Surat, India

(6,3,0)=12pts



Results Continues...

10 POINTS(1)

Entry #22

open window:
memories enter
on the wings of an old song

Chitra Rajappa
Bangalore, India

(3,2,1)=10pts



9 POINTS (2)

Entry #02

blossoms sway
an old song breathes
through my mind

Kala Ramesh
Mumbai, India

(4,1,1)=9pts

Entry #25

replete with birdsong...
flowerless
the mango tree

Raamesh Gowri Raghavan
Mumbai, India

(4,1,1)=9pts



8 POINTS (1)

Entry #32

parched earth —
I yearn for the raga
of rain

Gautam Nadkarni
Mumbai, India

(2,3,0)=8pts



7 POINTS (3)

Entry #13

doves on a cable –
musical notations
of a spring sonata

Shernaz
Pune, India

(4,0,1)=7pts

Entry #16

boatman's song
across the river…
the Brahminy Kite

Anitha Varma
Ernakulam, India

(5,1,0)=7pts

Entry #19

Vande Mataram*…
fingerspelling muses
for the disabled

*National Song of India

Pravat Kumar Padhy,
Odisha, India

(2,1,1)=7pts



6 POINTS (2)

Entry #07

jazzy night ...
silent notes sparkle
in the sky

Jayashree Maniyil
Melbourne, Australia

(4,1,0)=6pts

Entry #10

long day...
child's first cry
soothes

Hema Ravi
Chennai, India

(4,1,0)=6pts



5 POINTS (4)

Entry #06

music in 3-D --
the ripples of moonlight dance
in Yamuna

Kumarendra Mallick
Hyderabad, India

(1,2,0)=5pts

Entry #09

fall's music
the cry of crows
circles a crow

Ramesh Anand
Suzhou, China

(1,2,0)=5pts

Entry #18

croaking frog -
setting rhythm
for my next poem

SB Vadivelrajan
Thirukadayur, India

(3,1,0)=5pts

Entry #24

A Gulmohar tree draining her fire
In a jugalbandhi*
of wind and rainwater.


*jugalbandhi - in Indian music, a duet involving two musicians, either vocalists or instrumentalists

Rochelle Potkar
Mumbai, India

(0,1,1)=5pts



4 POINTS (2)

Entry #28

moving the strings
in time to cosmic rhythms -
tuning the very soul

Praveen Menon
Bangalore, India

(2,1,0)=4pts

Entry #33

cuckoos’ song…
the jungle of brick & mortar
silenced

Arman Varma
Kanpur, India

(2,1,0)=4pts



3 POINTS (3)

Entry #01

autumn sunset -
yesterday's hits remix
my memories

Geetha
Madras, India

(1,1,0)=3pts

Entry #15

An expectant sky
The pangs of pain
In synchronous rigour

Reshmy Warrier
Mumbai, India

(3,0,0)=3pts

Entry #30

near dawn
someone in my neighborhood
practicing sa re ga ma

Quamrul Hassan
Dhaka, Bangladesh

(1,1,0)=3pts



2 POINTS (2)

Entry #05

Rumbling skies
Pitter-patter shower
Rain rhapsody!

Murali Raman
Mumbai, India

(2,0,0)=2pts

Entry #29

neighbour's song practice-
all the dogs of the street
joins him

spandanspark
Burdwan, India

(2,0,0)=2pts



1 POINT (1)

Entry #27

after the shooting star-
chant the wish list
in a single note

Kavya Kavuri
Hyderabad, India

(1,0,0)=1pts



NO POINTS THIS TIME, SORRY! (4)

Entry #04

Splashing waterfalls
cut noise farther
I standing on bank of river.

Neelam Dadhwal
Punjab, India

Entry #17

Your rhythm goes into
My window of emotion
For lovely music

Biswajit Ganguly
Kolkata, India

Entry #23

lullaby
baby in swing
enjoys the octave

Purush
Guntur, India

Entry #26

a star is born
'once more' for the
standby artist

Tushar Gandhi
Mumbai, India



DID NOT VOTE (NO RESULTS) (2)

Entry #20

delicate fingers
touching zebra stripes with love
blessings from above

Tahera Mannan
Nagpur, India

Entry #34

he sound of his flute
awakens our conscience -
a blind beggar

Sandra Martyres
Mumbai, India

RESULT UNDISPLAYED ON REQUEST (1)



Thanks to everyone who participated in this edition. We now have an idea on what needs to be done for the next edition. We’ve had fun reading your haiku as well.

Till next time,

Organizers,
Indian Kukai from IN haiku.

5 comments:

  1. We enjoyed this too, thanks Kashinath and Vinay for all the efforts.

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  2. Good one, Vinay and Kash.
    Congratulations to all the winners!

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  3. I am glad, I participated. Excited for next.

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  4. I truly enjoyed reading all the haiku entries. It was really quite difficult to select the best while voting!! Thanks for making our 'indigenous' kukai such a success, and so much fun, Kash and Vinay.

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  5. A varied experience indeed.we are in excitement we enjoyed reading the haiku

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