Saturday, September 03, 2016

Results Of The Indian Kukai # 17

Namaste! Greetings!

We conclude  the  seventeenth edition of the Indian Kukai today.

81 participants took part in 17th Indian Kukai, and they came from  25 different countries. 

The theme of this edition was SELFIE.

This time the winner is Archana Kapoor Nagpal from Bangalore,  India with 47 points.

Billy Antonio from Laoac, Pangasinan, Philippines  takes the runner-up slot with 27 pointsand Adjei Agyei-Baah from Ghana  takes  the third place with 22 points.


Sondra J Byrnes from Santa Fe, USA is fourth with 20 points.

The fifth place has been shared by Mihail Buraga from Bucharest,Romania and Laura Csilla from Brasov,Romania with 19 points each.


Congratulations to all of them, and to each of you who participated as well.

Complete results as below.
Points are indicated as (5,3,1) = 5*1pt + 3*2pt + 1*3pt = 5+6+3 = 14pts.
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WINNER

4

selfie - i tell myself to smile


- Archana Kapoor Nagpal
Bangalore,India

(4,8,9)=47 points

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RUNNER UP

42

family selfie the dog fights for a spot

Billy Antonio
Laoac, Pangasinan, Philippines

(5,5,4)= 27 points

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THIRD PLACE

36

nature's selfie the sky watches itself from a still lake

-Adjei Agyei-Baah
Ghana

(2,4,4)= 22 points

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FOURTH PLACE

22

the selfie she takes full of herself

-Sondra J. Byrnes
Santa Fe, USA

(4,5,2)= 20 points

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FIFTH PLACE (X2)

72

mountain lake - our faces moved by a leaf

-Mihail Buraga
Bucharest, Romania

(1,3,4) = 19 points


81

harvest moon another selfie with my pregnant wife

-Laura Csilla
Brasov,Romania

(7,0,4) = 19 points

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SIXTH PLACE

71

birthday pic I post my latest wrinkles to facebook

-Barbara Kaufmann
USA

(6,1,3) = 17 points

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SEVENTH PLACE

32

tourists with stretched arms smiling buddha

-Mohammad Azim Khan
Peshawar, Pakistan

(2,3,2) =14 points

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EIGHTH PLACE (x3)

26

selfie — the smile of the Mona Lisa in my back

-Christiane Ranieri
WITTENHEIM, FRANCE

(1,3,2)= 13 points



35

family selfie our heads connect cheek to cheek

-Kwaku Feni Adow
Akosombo, Ghana

(2,1,3) = 13 points



44

selfie — if only introspection was as easy

-Vinay Leo R
Bangalore, India

(1,0,4) = 13 points

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NINTH PLACE (x2)

10

grandma's birthday after several attempts – her first selfie

-Nijole Kerušauskiene
Kaunas, Lithuania

(7,1,1) = 12 points



13

​little boy sends selfies to his dead father

-Jurate Norvaisiene
Mazeikiai, Lithuania

(0,3,2) = 12 points


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TENTH PLACE 

27

his last act- a selfie on the crest of a giant wave

-Sandra Martyres
Mumbai,India

(2,3,1) = 11 points


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10 points (x4)

48


Mother's Day — taking a selfie in front of her grave

-Minh-Triêt PHAM
Paris, France

(2,4,0)= 10 points


55

selfie capturing your smile over my shoulder

-Karen Harvey
Pwllheli, Wales

(3,2,1) = 10 points


59

by the mirror revealing her other side bathroom selfie

-Mark Gilfillan
North London

(3,2,1) = 10 points


60

selfie brothers -- the harvest moon on my shoulder

-James Dobson
Prudhoe, UK.

(1,3,1) = 10 points


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9 points (x3)


6

spring break the need to put herself in the picture

-Ignatius Fay
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

(4,1,1) = 9 points


18

on his selfies another girl's face several times

-Marie Derley
Ath, Belgium

(3,3,0) = 9 points



74

stormy harmattan we finally take a selfie together

-Blessmond Alebna Ayinbire 
Bolgatanga - Ghana West Africa.

(0,0,3)= 9 points


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8 points


17

vacation photo my face half the scenery

-Anthony Q. Rabang
Philippines

(3,1,1)=8 points

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7 points (x2)


31

alpine lake I edit myself from the selfie

-Andy Burkhart
Cincinnati, USA

(3,2,0) =7 points



80

Selfie Only I can read the story behind each wrinkle

-Shalini Sunkuru
Norwich, UK

(2,1,1) =7 points


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6 points (x6)


5

Winter noon cherry blossom blizzard entered my selfie

-Aziza Hena
Dhaka, Bangladesh

(2,2,0) = 6 points


7

selfie – these faces of mine never become boring

-Tomislav Maretić
Zagreb,Croatia

(3,0,1) = 6 points



9

shining daffodil field! I focus on a bloom in grey hair — the only selfie

-Goda V. Bendoraitiene
Klaipeda, Lithuania

(1,1,1) = 6 points



19

old new year selfie dead mother smiling in background

-Dainius Dirgela
Vilnius, Lithuania

(1,1,1) = 6 points



33

brave selfie with a buffalo chasing him

-Munia Khan
Dhaka, Bangladesh

(1,1,1) = 6 points



76

Thanksgiving Day I take a selfie with the blood donor

-Florin Florian
Botosani,Romania

(1,1,1) = 6 points


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5 points (x4)


1

all day climb our selfie at the start and on the summit

-Barbara A, Taylor
Mountain Top, NSW Australia

(3,1,0) = 5 points


2

every day at the same stream magpie poses

-John McDonald
Edinburgh, Scotland

(1,2,0) = 5 points



77

my first selfie- a spotted butterfly on my nose

-Vani Sathyanarayan
Bangalore, India

(0,1,1) = 5 points



79

unfocused... in my selfie the bluest sky

-sanjuktaa
Karnataka,India

(3,1,0) = 5 points


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4 points (x5)


12

harmattan evening the ghetto boy's cigar red hot in a selfie

-Emmanuel Jes Kalusian
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

(2,1,0) = 4



34

dating site a bathroom light glares in a selfie

-Anna Cates
Wilmington, Ohio, USA

(1,0,1) = 4 points



40

impossible selfie - in non glass covered coffin my banished queen

-Nicu Stopel
Bucharest, Romania

(0,2,0) = 4 points



51

a cold snap- my blurred selfie shows multiple selves

-Ashish Narain
Delhi, India

(0,2,0) = 4 points



54

randomly walking through the Fori Imperiali* - selfie with Julius? *The Fori Imperiali in Rome form the most extended archeological site of Roman Empire

-francesco de sabata
Pescantina,Italy

(2,1,0) = 4 points


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3 points (x8)


11

I give myself a great hug - graduation selfie

-Ana Drobot
Bucharest, Romania

(1,1,0) = 3 points



37

by the pond Narcissus gazing at his own reflection- the first selfie

-Andrius Luneckas
Vilnius, Lithuania

(1,1,0) = 3 points



49

accidental selfie... is it an onion bhaji or just me

-Iliyana Stoyanova
St Albans, UK

(0,0,1) = 3 points



53

not as I would wish this selfie shows too clearly the passage of years

-Mavis Gulliver
Scotland

(0,0,1) = 3 points



61

torn wildflower through the screen's shards her last selfie

-Marina Bellini
Bagnolo San Vito (MN) Italy

(0,0,1) = 3 points



62

winter selfie my long-dead cat in the background

-Christina Sng
Singapore

(1,1,0) = 3 points



63

dark days... we pose to capture mother's first laugh

-Barnabas I. Adeleke
Okuku, Osun State, Nigeria

(0,0,1) =3 points



73

hot peperoni pizza smiling selfie evening

-Freddy Ben-Arroyo
Haifa, Israel

(0,0,1) = 3 points

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2 points(x7 )


20

No food, no money, no job Selfie? What is selfie?

-Ruzica Soldo
Siroki Brijeg,Bosnia and Herzegovina

(0,1,0) = 2 points



23

lakeside selfie perfect pouts both the girl and the goose

-Yesha Shah
Surat, India

(0,1,0) = 2 points



30

selfie - the world speaks tech

-Valentina Ranaldi-Adams
Fairlawn, USA

(0,1,0) = 2 points



38

selfie with carps covering the whole frame spattered lake

-Aparna Pathak
India

(0,1,0 ) =2 points



39

selfie the shrinking mirror I look into

-Devin Harrison
Vancouver Island - Canada

(0,1,0) = 2 points



45

four sisters - we stand for a selfie after the mother's funeral

-AJAYA MAHALA
Pune, India

(2,0,0) = 2 points



65

cappuccino-- I photo bomb the German couple's selfie

-Barbara Hay
Ponca City, OK,USA

(0,1,0)= 2 points


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1 point (x5)



8

a selfie or a Pokémon mother forget the children alone at the park

-Pepa Odjakova
Plovdiv, Bulgaria

(1,0,0) =1 point



16

At the belvedere stretching out one arm the view filled up

-Richard Jodoin
Montréal, Canada

(1,0,0) = 1 point



21

on the beach-- I and my selfie as everyone else

-Srinivasa Sambangi
Hyderabad,India

(1,0,0) = 1 point



43

dead-heading - she picks her selfie with the freshest bloom


-Sara Winteridge New Forest,England

(1,0,0) = 1 point



67

art museum - a girl taking selfies blinded by flashes

-Miruna Covor
Bucharest, Romania

(1,0,0) = 1 point


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NO POINTS THIS TIME, SORRY

3

dog day in the town- passer-by smiles back at girl taking selfie

-Djurdja Vukelic Rozic
Ivani-Grad, Croatia



14

Lonely memories think not selfish I take selfies

-Vibha Rani Shrivastava
Patna , India



15

My selfie with a celebrity The trickster is Photo shop technique..

-Purush
nolensville Tn,USA



24

A sparrow sits on my bike And Lo! I see her......

-shabbir shaikh
Partur, India



25

school trip the twentieth Eiffel Tower selfie is just perfect

-Lyudmila Hristova
Sofia, Bulgaria



28

mirror reflects daughter now taller than her mom posted selfie

-Nancy Brady
Huron, USA



29

bright summer morning… selfie in a Montgolfier over the forest

-Keith A. Simmonds



41

New selfie ladder to the star 21st century

-Dragica Ohashi
Kiyosu City, Japan



46

selfie in zoo... first advances towards her has real teeth

-Seshu Chamarty
Hyderabad,India



47

me, myself and I looking at life through a lens refracted likeness


-Tanja Cilia
Malta, Europe



50

selfie editor app if only hiding our flaws was that easy

-Vandana Parashar
India



52

shot in the cemetery still life with crows

-Marion Clarke
Warrenpoint, Northern Ireland



56

my snapshot- such a bristled hair to be ashamed of

-Božidar Škobić
Višegrad,Bosnia and Herzegovina



57

my reflection of a hopeful vision... this self taken

-Pat Geyer
East Brunswick, NJ USA



58

fish lips in her selfie beach holiday

-Terri L. French
US



64

holiday photo our faces divided long narrow shadow

-Wiesław Karliński
Namysłów, Poland



66

fullmoon so modern - every month some new selfies in roof solar panels

-Tomasz Szymczak
Chojnice, Poland



69

Poor smartphone - the photo of the two of us It is blurred

-Pasquale Asprea
Genova - Italia



70

the smile, the time-pie - flown to the virtual abode

-Byju V
Thiruvananthapuram India



75

you on background somebody's biceps

-Alexander Shytkovskiy
Energodar,Ukraine



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Result Not Displayed as the Poets Didn't Cast Their Vote

78

sun shower... a flash of rainbow in the water puddle

-Akila G
Hyderabad, India



68

False smile on shocked face questions the camera lens as blue eyes turn red

-Brenda Gunning
South Yorkshire, England


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Thank you for your participation!

Kash Poet
Organizer, Indian Kukai

































































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