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Short-video app Chingari, powered by $GARI, has announced the new dates of its contest ‘Chingari Star’. The contest launched by the app will be open for creators and users to participate across India from February 15- March 15, 2022.

By participating in the contest, creators and users stand a chance to win $GARI tokens worth Rs 2 crore. Along with the title, the Chingari Star alone will take home a cash reward of Rs 1 Crore powered by $GARI tokens. 

The new dates of Chingari Star contest, presented by KuCoin as title sponsor, are announced in the light of the response that Chingari received from the creators ‘community.

The time from February 1- 14 can be used by the creators to strengthen their Chingari profiles, increase their followers and apply for Star badges on the current app. The contest aims at identifying the upcoming talent in India and promote them on the platform as the Chingari Star of the year.

Content creators today are artists, storytellers, subject matter experts who are generating high quality content for short video platforms. Short videos have become the most engaging format for creators and viewers. Focusing on this dynamic shift in the consumption behaviour and demand for fresh and unique content, Chingari has announced the Chingari Star contest. 

With this contest, the app creators are aiming at identifying the upcoming talents from the remotest corners of India and giving them a platform to promote themselves, their unique skills and reach out to a larger audience across the nation.

The contest is open for both already existing and new/ potential creators and users of the app. Users have to simply follow the below-mentioned steps and they can stand a chance to win handsome cash rewards and become the ultimate Chingari Star:

Step 1: Complete your profile on Chingari

Step 2: Upload 5 videos on the app

Step 3: Apply to become a Chingari Star

The winners will be selected on the basis of votes garnered by each creator for their content. The results will be announced in March 2022. 

Sumit Ghosh, Co-founder and CEO, Chingari App, said, “Through this contest we are trying to motivate our existing creators to bring in their A game with fresh and brand-new content, as well as inviting new creators to come and explore our platform, make videos and earn with $GARI tokens. Looking at the overwhelming response that we have received from the creators so far, it only made sense to commence the contest from 15th February. The extra time can be utilised by new users to build their profile on the Chingari app- and get a fair chance to win the contest against the creators that are already popular on the app.”

KuCoin CEO Johnny Lyu said, “As the accelerator and participant of the crypto industry, KuCoin is excited to join forces with Chingari to launch this contest, which will help more users become aware of, understand and get into the crypto world. This will also accelerate the mass adoption of blockchain.”

“We are thrilled to see the excitement and enthusiasm of the creators to participate and win this contest. As we believe in healthy competition, it was only fair to commence the contest from 15 February, and give all the creators an equal chance to prepare a strong base for their ultimate win. Obtaining the Chingari Star title will bring many more opportunities for the winner. The monetary rewards powered by $GARI tokens will help us in gaining more traction from the creators and viewers as well as motivate them further in participating in the contest,” said Deepak Salvi, Co-founder and COO, Chingari App.

Aside from the contest, Chingari users can also start making fresh videos and earn $GARI tokens on the app from February 8.

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