Founded in 2006
Ethically and with the highest standards, the Kyoorius Creative Awards recognise, honour and award the most outstanding creative work in the Indian marketing communications sphere.
Presented by ZEE, the 2023 Kyoorius Creative Awards aim to create a truly neutral and transparent platform to reward the best in Indian advertising, media and digital creativity.
Ethically and with the highest standards, the Kyoorius Creative Awards recognise, honour and award the most outstanding design work in the Indian visual communications sphere. Kyoorius Creative Awards are presented by ZEE with an aim to create a truly neutral and transparent platform to reward the best in Indian advertising, media and digital creativity. The Awards have a comprehensive list of categories, structured to recognise individual components as well as entire projects that exist across multiple platforms and channels. A specialist jury, consisting of the top design professionals from across the world, is selected to judge all submitted entries.
Since 2006, Kyoorius has upheld the creative community in India through a range of activities, events, and programmes that inform, inspire and stimulate. Kyoorius is a platform that aims to celebrate, evangelise, and recognise all aspects of creative communication, design and marketing. It seeks to partner, empower and sustain the creative industry in India, and to ultimately, help secure its rightful place in shaping the growth of the country.
Rules and Regulations/Criteria
The Kyoorius Creative Awards celebrate and recognise work published or commercially released in English and any Indian regional language.
Only industry professionals can submit entries, and all entries must be approved by an executive of the entering agency.
One-time advertisements or pieces of work are eligible, but the exact same piece in different executions may not be entered into the same category, and the exact same piece may not be entered into different vertical markets.
Work produced on behalf of Kyoorius and its programming is not eligible. English translations are required for all work, and video entries in non-English languages must provide English subtitles.
Non-compliance with the rules will result in a ban from entering the Kyoorius Creative Awards for a period of time, depending on the violation.
1. In-Book Winner
An In-Book is recognised as cutting edge, stellar work that sits at a higher notch than the mass of advertising, design, marketing communications or visual communications work seen by one and all. In-Book winners receive a Baby Elephant trophy, and are featured in the Kyoorius Awards Annual.
2. Blue Elephant
The Blue Elephant is recognised as a symbol of the very highest creative or design achievement. All winners receive the Blue Elephant trophy, are showcased in the Kyoorius Awards Annual, and are eligible to use the Blue Elephant mark for publicising their work.
3. Black Elephant
The Black Elephant is recognised as work that is the best of the entire show, regardless of disciplines and categories. A rare and most prestigious achievement, the winner receives the most coveted Black Elephant trophy, is showcased in the Kyoorius Awards Annual, and is eligible to use the Black Elephant mark for publicising the work.
Tentative Submission Period
INR 10,000/- - INR 16,000/-