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Sampige - 2017 Edition

We sincerely thank all authors & poets for their wonderful contributions to the 2017 edition of AKS Sampige!!

Send us your entries

We always welcome entries from budding artists/authors within the community. Let out the creative genius in you. Do you have a story to tell? Everyone has, even your boring boss has one. So tell us, rather write to us. We will take care of your grammar, syntax and all the hard stuff to make you an author. You write as you remember. To help you get kick-started, here are some categories where you can contribute:

  • Stories
  • Experiences
  • Incidents
  • Happenings
  • Jokes
  • Poems
  • Skits
  • Tidbits
  • Pictures
  • Recipes
  • Anything else that comes to your mind!

Sampige has dedicated pages for entries for children's essays, poems, drawings, paintings, pictures, cartoons, jokes, projects, and stories. Parents - please encourage your children to submit their entries to Sampige.

Guidelines for Entries

  • Articles should be in Kannada (preferred) or in English.
  • Articles must be original.
  • Please submit your entries in one of the following formats:
    1. Kannada: Baraha or Nudi
    2. English: MS Word or PDF
    3. Images: GIF, JPEG, BMP, PNG
  • Attach a passport size photograph along with the entry (optional).
  • Email your entries to austinkannadasanghatx@gmail.com
Or upload your Sampige submission below!

Design Sampige's cover page

Rekindle your artistic abilities! Design a great cover page for Sampige! Based on the magazine's theme (Ugadi or Deepavali), use your creativity and imagination to design the cover page. Refer the Sampige archives to view the cover pages for some of the earlier editions.

The winning design will be used as the cover page of the upcoming edition of Sampige. The winner's name will be announced in the newsletter and on the AKS website.

Sampige Issue 2016 Cover Page Design by: Sunil Ramachandra

Guidelines for Sampige Cover Design

  • Your entries must reach us before October 31, 2018.
  • Design must be original. However you can use pictures of places, cities, people, events etc. Please use high-resolution pictures to improve the quality.
  • You can submit any number of entries.
  • You can submit entries in PNG/JPEG/GIF/BMP/PDF/PPT/WORD formats.
  • Design must fit the A4 size paper.
  • Email your entries to austinkannadasanghatx@gmail.com
  • AKS committee will decide the winner.
  • Please include the following details in your design (please refer to previous editions of Sampige for your reference)
    1. Title 'Sampige' both in Kannada and in English.
    2. Information conveying Ugadi or Deepavali wishes.
    3. Volume #, Issue # and month info.
    4. 'Austin Kannada Sangha' both in Kannada and in English.
    5. Austin Kannada Sangha's web address (www.austinkannadasangha.org)
    6. Logo of Austin Kannada Sangha. Please email us for images.