Celebrate the birth of the naughtiest and most affectionate god, Krishna with an amazing Janmashtami poster designed in Canva

Celebrate this joyous occasion with your very own personalized Janmashtami Poster

Janmashtami, one of the biggest festivals celebrated by Hindus in India and around the world, marks the birth of Lord Krishna. According to Hindu tradition, Krishna is believed to have been born at midnight on the 8th day of the Hindu calendar’s Bhadrapada month, which falls around August-September each year. Janmashtami night is a fun and festive celebration of the beloved Lord’s birth with dance-drama, night vigils, devotional songs and special food.

This year, if you are planning to host Janmashtami celebration at your school, office or community temple, why not spread the word about your upcoming event with a beautiful poster designed in Canva? Even with little to no design experience, it’s amazingly simple to create a poster in Canva thanks to our collection of Janmashtami-themed layouts designed by professional artists and easy-to-use customization tools. All you have to do is pick a starting template then tweak it as much or as little as you like. In a matter of minutes, you will have your remarkable Krishan Janmashtami poster ready.  

Design the perfect Janmashtami Poster online in a few clicks

  1. Create a new Canva account to get started with your own Janmashtami Poster.
  2. Choose from our library, hundreds of professionally designed templates.
  3. Upload your own photos or choose from over 1 million stock images.
  4. Fix your pictures, add stunning filters and edit text.
  5. Save and share.

Customize your Janmashtami Poster in 4 simple steps

  1. Change the images. Upload your images or choose from our stock library of over 1 million photographs, graphics, and illustrations.
  2. Modify the fonts. Choose from over 130 fresh fonts.
  3. Change the background. Pick a background from our library or use an image.
  4. Change the colors. Change the color of your text boxes and text to add extra flair.

Promote your upcoming event with a customized poster design

Inform everyone about your Janmashtani celebration by creating an eye-catching poster that specifically promotes your event. Using Canva’s upload tool, you can easily include photos of the venue or of last year’s celebration to entice more people to come and join the revelries. The best part is, uploading and using your own photos is free.

Simply click the Uploads tab, click on the green Upload your own images button and choose any JPEG, PNG or SVG file in your computer. Once uploaded, just drag and drop your image where it needs to go on the poster. If you’re uploading more than one photo, don’t forget to use the Grids and Frames tool to quickly organize them into a beautiful collage.

Alternatively, Canva has a bank of over 1 million professional photos, graphics and illustrations that you can browse through and use to enhance your poster design. Find suitable illustrations and photos by typing in a keyword or two on the Search bar. Many of these images are also free, while the rest are all priced at just $1.

Design a poster in collaboration with friends or colleagues

When designing a poster for work or community celebration, it is always a good idea to get the opinion of people who are directly in-charge of the event  individuals you think have an eye for design. After all, a second viewpoint never harms.

With Canva’s convenient share feature, you can give access to your Janmashtami poster design to your colleagues allowing them to add their edits to the design as well as important event information they may have. To enable others to modify your design, just tick the box next to ‘Share/email as an editable design.’ This will allow them to access the design on their personal Canva account.

Print your Janmashtami poster in best quality or share online

Time to inform everybody about the Janmashtami celebration! Get your poster design printed and ready to hang on notice board or walls. Canva ensures that when printed your design looks flawless. Save a printable copy of your design by clicking the download button and choosing the PDF – Print format option. This ensures that your design will be saved in the best possible quality for print.

You can also promote your event and reach more people by sharing your poster design online! Once you’re done designing, just click on the share button and choose to send your Janmashtami poster via email or post it on your Facebook or Twitter account. You can also download your Rakhi poster as an image file (JPEG or PNG format) and send it via email or WhatsApp.


Is there any subscription fee charged by Canva for designing?

No, Canva does not charge any subscription fee or any money for that matter from the users. You are free to create posters, cards or any other design format on Canva and it’s all for free. Our media library contains over 1 million images, illustrations, and graphics that you can use to enhance your design. The best part, most of the selection is free, while premium images are priced at just $1 for each one-time use.

Can I share my poster online with guests?

In addition to getting your Janmashtami poster printed, you can also send it to guest or share with other concerned people via email, Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn. All this can be done with just a click of the share button. You have the option to send your poster via email, direct link, post it on your social media accounts, and even embed the design on a website or blog.

Is it possible to reuse my Janmashtami poster next year as well?

Definitely! Any design once created on Canva gets saved on the account and can be used anytime you wish. You can edit the images, information, background, font and thus with minimal efforts create a brand new design out of an old design.