The Souvenir Magazine will seal memories of the 35TH LSCF 2018 Dar es Salaam. The magazine will bear messages from the dignitaries, past LSCF results, photos, articles and advertisements.




    We aim to attract as many readers as possible, especially to ensure that the magazine appeals to the youth of today.




    We want this to be a content driven magazine with articles that are well researched/appropriately investigated, thought-provoking and immaculately written in both Gujarati and English.



    The magazine size will be printed in A4 size – We therefore we request submission of half page (250 – 300 words) or full page (500 – 600 words) articles


    Adverts should be submitted according to the following standard sizes:

    • Full page A4 | 210 x 297 mm | 8.3 x 11.7 in

    • Half page A5 (horizontally) | 148 x 210 mm | 5.8 x 8.3 in

    • Quarter page A6 (vertically) | 148 x 105 mm | 5.8 x 4.1 in


    All adverts should contain bleed of 3mm after the above specification

    All adverts should be in PDF format and be submitted with high res pictures where applicable


    ADVERT SUBMISSION DEADLINE is 30th October 2018



    • Front Inlay page: US$ 600

    • Back page: US$ 1000

    • Back Inlay page: US$ 500

    • Full page Ads: US$ 300

    • Half page Ads: US$ 170



    The Magazine editorial team invites community members to submit their articles

    based on one of these four umbrella topics:


    1. Religion/Culture/History of Lohana/Spirituality/Philosophy

    2. Health/Fitness/Nutrition/Medical Advice

    3. Family/Parenting/Relationships (not limited to romantic relationships)

    4. Lifestyle – this is meant to be more of a general and fun topic whereby community members are free to explore sub topics such as Travel & Leisure, A Day in the Life of, DIY/crafts, homemaking, fashion, recipes (traditional and modern), career, education…just to name a few ideas


    The Magazine editorial team invites community members aged 50+ to Write a Letter to Your 20 Year Old Self (Kindly address the letter to yourself and not the youth of today!)

    The letter can be written in Gujarati or English and it is to be a maximum of 400 words (one A4 Page).

    One winning letter will be printed in the Magazine. The rest of the submissions may be published on the 35th LSCF website.



    6. ILLUSTRATIONS/DRAWINGS - The Magazine editorial team invites children from ages 9-15 years to make illustrations/drawings/sketches which will be selected and placed appropriately throughout the Souvenir Magazine. These illustrations can depict anything to do with sports and culture.

  • Event / Information Booklet


    A small pocket size booklet will also be printed containing handy information for festival participants and community members.


    This booklet is handed out if sponsored. All those who want to sponsor the booklet, contact the Souvenir Magazine Conveners immediately.



    Sports & Events Timetable, Food Menu, Venue Information, Tourist Information, Emergency Contacts etc.




    • Size: A5

    • Number of copies: To be determined.

    • Estimated Number of Pages: 12

    • Booklet arrangement: 9 pages of information and 3 pages of adverts.

    • Specs: The entire booklet will be printed on 115gsm paper, in black and white ink (perhaps the adverts will be in colour) and the booklet will be staple bound.

    • All 3 centers will be given an equal opportunity to place an advert in the booklet.



    To be finalized




    • Full page A5 (horizontally) | 148 x 210 mm | 5.8 x 8.3 in
    • Half page A6 (vertically) | 148 x 105 mm | 5.8 x 4.1 in


    All adverts should contain bleed of 3mm after the above specification

    All adverts should be in PDF format and be submitted with high res pictures where applicable


    ADVERT SUBMISSION DEADLINE - 30th October 2018




    • Article/Essay/Letter/Illustration submission deadline is 30th October, 2018

    • Article/Essay/Letter/Illustration submissions can be emailed to along with the full name, age and center of the author/illustrator or submitted Online.

    • Articles can be written either in Gujarati or English. Please submit Gujarati articles typed up in the Gujarati script.

    • Articles should be a maximum one full A4 page, or a minimum half A4 page

    • A full page article should contain a maximum of 400 words, a half page article should be 180 words

    • Articles should be submitted along with related pictures as attachments

    • Articles should have a short, catchy title that reflects the rest of the content

    • Articles will be printed on a selection basis depending on the number of entries received

    • Articles are subject to editing

    • All articles should be submitted in the format of Word Document Version 2003

    • Articles should be written bearing in mind the selected categories/topics

    • We highly encourage authors to submit original, thoughtful and thought-provoking content that we can enjoy as a community

    • Plagiarism is forbidden, however if you do choose to partially or fully reproduce content please ensure that the source and name of the original author is stated

    • Articles should not reflect any form of misrepresentation, disrespect or indecency

    • Articles received after the deadline will NOT be considered


Prahlad Nathwani

Souvenir Magazine

+255 784 602 602



Dar es salaam will host the 35th Lohana Sports & Cultural festival from 22nd December to 25th December 2018. This is the 6th Time Dar es Salaam will host a Festival after 1975, 1985, 1990, 1998 & 2012. Dar es Salaam is the largest city and economic capital of Tanzania. Located in a quiet bay off the Indian Ocean coast, the city has developed into an economic importance to become a prosperous center of the entire East African region.