Friday, March 16, 2018

Winners Certificates of Indian Kukai # 23

The certificates of top five winners  of 23rd Indian Kukai are here :-

                                            Theme-Valentine's Day

 WINNER- Vinay Leo R

RUNNER UP-Arvinder Kaur


Pepa Odjakova

Sudebi Singha

Henryk Czempiel


Fourth (x2)

Christine L. Villa

Cristina Apetrei


Dan Iulian

Małgorzata Formanowska

Organizers,Indian Kukai

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Results of The Indian Kukai # 23

Namaste! Vanakkam! Greetings!

We conclude the 23rd edition of the Indian Kukai today.

79 participants took part in the 23rd Indian Kukai, and they came from 22 different countries.,

The theme of this edition was VALENTINE'S DAY

This time the winner is Vinay Leo R. from Bengaluru,India with 22 points.

Arvinder Kaur from Chandigarh, India  takes the runner-up slot with 21 points.

The 3rd place has been shared by Pepa Odjakova from Plovdiv, Bulgaria,Sudebi Singha from Kolkata,India and Henryk Czempiel from Strzelce Opolskie, Poland with 19 points each.

Christine L. Villa, from North Highlands, USA and Cristina Apetrei, from Botosani, ROMANIA are joint 4th with 18 points each.

The 5th place has been shared by Dan Iulian, from Bucharest, Romania and Małgorzata Formanowska from Wrocław, Poland with 17 points each.

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

Here are the complete results:

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


1st place: 22 POINTS


driftwood... another Valentine's day without you

Vinay Leo R. Bengaluru, India.



2nd place: 21 POINTS


meteor shower - my mother's first valentine after father died

Arvinder kaur, Chandigarh,India



3rd place(x3): 19 POINTS


single I cut hearts from paper

Pepa Odjakova Plovdiv, Bulgaria



valentine's day extra silence in old age home

Sudebi Singha Kolkata,India




Valentine's Day on the snow-covered grave finger drawn heart

Henryk Czempiel Strzelce Opolskie, Poland



4th place(x2): 18 POINTS


Valentine's day I clink my wine glass on his urn

Christine L. Villa, North Highlands, USA




Valentine's Day unfolding a yellowed love letter

Cristina Apetrei,

Botosani, ROMANIA

5th place(x2): 17 POINTS


marriage proposal - she analyses my syntax

Dan Iulian, Bucharest , Romania




Valentine's Day an old man puts flowers on his wife's grave

Małgorzata Formanowska, Wrocław, Poland



6th place(x3) : 15 POINTS


V-day in Nam his letter reaches later than his coffin

Vandana Parashar Chandimandir Cantt,India



Valentine's Day I unsubscribe

Sondra J. Byrnes Santa Fe New Mexico




Valentine’s Day... the cat gives us a mouse

Nancy Brady Huron, USA



7th place(x2) : 13 POINTS


rendezvous - instead of our voices rain sound

Mihail Buraga, Bucharest, Romania




candlelight dinner---- still flickering in her eyes the unasked question

Gautam Nadkarni Mumbai, India



8th place(x2): 12 POINTS


Valentine's Day — signing up for a dating site

Minh-Triêt PHAM Paris, France




a beggar humming non, je ne regrette rien... Valentine’s Day

Cezar Florescu Botosani, Romania



9th place : 11 POINTS


Valentine's Day - I learn about resuscitation techniques

Ana Drobot Bucharest, Romania

(2,0,3)= 11


10th place : 10 POINTS


reheating last night's Valentine's dinner cold conversation

Billy Antonio Laoac, Philippines

(5,1,1)= 10


9 POINTS(x2)


two swans kiss - a heart for valentine's day

John McDonald Edinburgh Scotland




unexpected sunshine
an unsigned Valentine in my mailbox

Christina Sng



8 POINTS(x3)


Valentine's Day in different pockets chocolate and condom

Andrius Luneckas, Vilnius, Lituania



cormorants between cliffs and waves your eyes

Giovanna Restuccia Modena,Italy



valentine's day... he was on a perfect date until somebody woke him up

Shubhangi Anand



7 POINTS(x3)


a kiss in the snow thaws the ice beneath our feet

Ivanka Jankova, Asenovgrad, Bulgaria



St. Valentine's Day a stir of excitement even at the hospice

Lyudmila Hristova,

Sofia, Bulgaria


turtle doves... the nest catches two falling leaves

Yaeshona Sarkar Pune, India



6 POINTS(x7)


only for one day paper heart on my cheek

Jurate Norvaisiene Mazeikiai, Lithuania



many sunny words put the diadem of love rhythm from the depths

Minko TANEV, Plovdiv, Bulgaria



our 50th Valentine's Day - she still takes my chocolate

Blessmond Alebna Ayinbire Bolgatanga - Ghana



hotel break a bouquet of roses in the fountain

Marion Clarke Warrenpoint, Northern Ireland



moon color again my face into your hair

Pasquale Asprea



evening valentine's day card and rose in the school dumpster

Andrzej Dembonczyk, Silesia, Poland



valentine's day... my lover is shot at the border

Unnati Agrawal



5 POINTS(x3)


Valentine’s Day — seeing the world thru rose-tinted glasses

Mark Gilbert Nottingham, UK



Valentine dinner ... a red rose between us

Mohammad Azim Khan Peshawar Pakistan



a kiss and flowers- even section 377 couldn’t hinder their celebration

Abhirami Ponnambalam Pune, India



4 POINTS(x4)


melting snow— a mystery Valentine in the mailbox

Anna Cates Wilmington, OH. USA



Valentine's Day ... under my pillow dried roses

Archana Kapoor Nagpal, Bengaluru, Karnataka



“Love you forever” a message with the wilting rose

Megha A Nair Kochi,India



red roses and blue violets… cupid frowns at reused poetry

Antara Dharane Pune, India



3 POINTS(x9)


Valentine’s Day— around the ice hole bass and beer cans

Ignatius Fay Sudbury, Ontario, Canada


Valentine's Day love is valid till midnight tomorrow winter

Dainius Dirgela Vilnius, Lithuania



hearts and roses all around the town hope and despair

Marina Bellini Bagnolo San Vito (MN) , Italy


а kiss of lovers the radiant light of love embraces the world

Stoianka Boianova, Sofia, BULGARIA


Valentine's day — hogging the bird feeder two turtledoves

RANIERI Christiane France


single rose left in the bucket... single mum

Lee Nash Cognac, France



young couple– the warmth of the fireplace envelopes his words

Rajath Nair Pune, India



red balloons - flying hearts over my city - letters of love

Antoaneta Pavlova, Plovdiv, Bulgaria


after all these years I hold my world in my hands ...his Polaroid picture

Azara Merchant India


2 POINTS(x6)


Valentine's Day . . . she reactivates her tinder account

Michael H. Lester Los Angeles, USA


lazily my lips on her hair in the cold of dawn

Marcellin Dallaire-Beaumont Brussels, Belgium



Valentine's day trying to drown a breakup in a coffee cup

Anitha Varma, Kerala, India.



Valentine's Day receiving a parcel of my unsent heart

Adjei Agyei-Baah (Kumasi, Ghana)


lazy morning... I eat under-cooked eggs made for me once a year

Jesita Sarosh Limathwala Pune, India



love is ... the chocolate box that never arrives

sanjuktaa asopa India



1 POINT(x13)


initials carved in a heart... i smile

Pat Geyer East Brunswick, NJ USA


old couple with new hearts on cheeks again - Happy Valentine!

Goda V. Bendoraitiene Klaipeda, Lithuania


joyful union from his 3D printer a stunning ring

Barbara A. Taylor Mountain Top, NSW AUSTRALIA


chocolate smile... sparks of love light up my sky

Kumarendra Mallick Hyderabad, India


only one without a name shoe box valentine

Tia Nicole Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA


terminal stage he renews his declaration of love

Eleonore Nickolay Vaires sur Marne France


Valentine's Day the outstretched arms of 'V' remained so till day end

Ajaya Mahala Pune , India


house moving all left of a lost love this old box of cards

Mark Gilfillan London , UK


Valentine's Day... renewing my contract with a rose and excuse

Seshu Chamarty, Hyderabad,India.

Valentine's Day - two blue ponds reveal her body language

Goran Gatalica,
Zagreb, Croatia

what a day! behind the car wiper ticket with a heart

Dorota Ocińska
Poland, Łódź

a rainy day they found a bliss among their lips

Shruti Manurkar Pune,India

Valentine roses choosing just the right ones for my purse

Shrikaanth Krishnamurthy Birmingham, UK




Valentine' Day as he eats the burnt hearts he loves me

Radka Mindova Bulgaria, Sliven city


Valentine’s morning under their pillows the same paper hearts

Wiesław Karliński, Namysłów, Poland


overture from a far-flung pen friend? peepal leaf

Ingrid Baluch Kampala,Uganda


Two schoolchildren pounding heart, breathless Ah ! February !

Richard Jodoin Montréal, Canada


Valentine's Day gift -- the origami box holds a ring

James Dobson, Prudhoe, UK.


St. Valentine's Day: your words, flowers, chocolate ... and the engagement ring!

Njolė Kerušauskienė, Kaunas, Lithuania


genuine love - romanian Dragobete and celtic Valentine

Gheorghe Postelnicu, Bucharest, Romania


valentine's day the spoon vendor doubles his joy

Srinivasa Rao Sambangi Hyderabad, India


intertwined paws... the snow beneath is unsuccessful in cooling them down

Yashvi Shah, Pune, India


valentine's day- the roses we bought now pay our respects

Kaavya Ranjith,

her broken heart glued with his heart- on valentine's day

Munia Khan
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Congratulations to the winners, and to all who participated. We look forward to your participation in the 24th Indian Kukai.