Jaipur International Animation Film Festival (JIAFF) 2013

The Pink City plays host to the Jaipur International Animation Film Festival, where a great line up of short and feature films will be playing throughout the day and artwork will be on display in the gallery.

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With sell out screenings and great enthusiasm festival is set to be ultra fun, giving film makers more exposure, more reviews and more excitement for their films, whilst film lovers will get to see the ‘next big animated thing’ first!

Jaipur International Animation Film Festival is a part of the Jaipur International Film Festival, the world’s fastest growing film festival. The International Animation Festival by JIFF would be organized from October 06 to October 08, 2013 at various locations in Jaipur, Rajasthan.

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Jaipur International Film Festival Begins from Today

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The Jaipur International Film Festival, world’s fastest growing film festival, is held every year now for 5 days. However, considering the chain of cultural activities happening in Jaipur during the tourist season and due to Film Market plans it has been decided that the festival would be organized this year from January 30th to 3rd February, 2013.

Launched in January 2009, Jaipur International Film Festival – JIFF became expanding establishing name in organizing world film festival every year in Rajasthan Pink City of Jaipur in India.

And now Jaipur is having an honor of organizing World’s Fabulous Red Carpet award ceremony on February 03, 2013.  The programme highlights are are Award ceremony, Celebrity Ramp walks, World premiere, Cultural programme, Anchor slot, Fashion Show and Gala Dinner at the BM Birla Auditorium- Jaipur.

Mewar Sound and Light Show in Udaipur

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A glimpse into the royal past of Udaipur through a sound and light show is attracting tourists to Rajasthan’s famed city of lakes.

The one-hour Son et Lumiere (sound and light show) titled “Legacy of Honour” presents glimpses of 1,500 years of history of the Mewars of the state. The privately initiated project was started in last season by the Udaipur royalty to attract tourists to the city.

The narrative traces 15 centuries of history that includes the foundation of Mewar by Bappa Rawal, the ‘Johar’ (self-immolation to protect honour) of Chittor’s Rani Padmini, the story of Mughal emperor Humayun and Rani Karmavati, the story of Pannadhai who sacrificed her own son for the safety of Prince Udai Singh and the battle of Haldi Ghati.

The show ends on a contemporary note, recounting the vision of Maharana Bhagwat Singh who turned the palace into a heritage hotel more than 40 years ago and who instituted the Maharana Mewar Charitable Foundation (MMCF) Trust to both conserve Mewar’s rich heritage and develop the region.

Around 600,000 tourists, both domestic as well as foreign, visit the city every year and we feel that this show would certainly help to boost tourism in the city.

L M Wong, a tourist from US said, “It is indeed a wonderful experience. I won’t mind sitting the whole night long if history is presented in such a fascinating manner.”

Timings:

 Show in Hindi: 8 pm to 9 pm (May to September)
 Show in English: 7 pm to 8 pm (October to September), 7.30 pm to 8.30 pm (April)

Duration: 60 Minutes

 

Jaipur Theatre Festival 2012 – Jairangam

“Jairangam-Celebrating Theatre” to be the most exciting, innovative and accessible Festival of Theatre is scheduled from 19th-25th November, 2012 where the theatre lovers in Jaipur will witness numerous forms of theatre art. This National level theatre festival would promote the cultural, educational and economic well-being of the people in Jaipur.

The festival is dedicated to Guru Rabindra Nath Tagore and Saadat Hasan Manto. Jairangam 12 is clubbing around 750 + artists from the country. The famous personalities who would be the centre of attraction for the festival will be “Ratan Thiyam, Manik das Ompuri ( Natha Peepli Live fame)  ,Ranjit Kapoor, Tripurari Sharma, Teekam Joshi , Arvind Gaur and Nageen Tanveer”.

The artists performing in the festival had staged their shows around the globe and are well recognized as eminent theatre personalities even outside India.

The plays to be staged from outside the city in the festival will include many recognized plays like Ramkali, Jaat hi Poocho Sadho Ki, May Be This Summer, Begum Ka Takiya, Charandas Chor, Chekhow Ki Duniya, Kanupriya, When We Dead Awaken, and Jaipur theatre will perform Visarjan, In Rishton Ko Kya Naam Diya Jaye?, valentine’s Day, Sylviya,Teen Tappar & 30 Days in September.

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Here’s the list of plays with their respective dates and schedule.

Date Time Play Title venue
19-11-2012 07.00 pm Ramkali Ravindra Manch Auditorium
19-11-2012 05.00 pm Visarjan Jawahar Kala kendra
20-11-2012 05.00 pm In Rishto Ko Jawahar kala Kendra
20-11-2012 07.00 pm Jaat hi pooch saduh ki Ravindra Manch Auditorium
21-11-2012 05.30 pm Sylvia Jawahar Kala Kendra
21-11-2012 07.30 pm Begum ka Takiya Ravindra Manch
22-11-2012 05.30 pm Chekhow ki Duniya Jawahar Kala Kendra
22-11-2012 07.00 pm Thirty days in September Ravindra Manch
23-11-2012 07.30 pm Teen Tappar Ravindra Manch
23-11-2012 05.30 pm May be This Summer Jawahar Kala Kendra
24-11-2012 07.30 pm Charandas Chor Ravindra Manch
24-11-2012 05.30 pm KanuPriya Composition of 4 sections Jawahar Kala Kendra
25-11-2012 05.30 pm Valentines Day Jawahar Kala Kendra
25-11-2012 05.30 pm Triyatra Jawahar Kala Kendra

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