Indo-Russian Jewellers’ Meet in Jaipur

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The famed capital of the Indian state of Rajasthan- Jaipur will host an Indo-Russian coloured gemstones buyer seller meet.

The meet, which will be held on December 8-11, 2013 at the city’s Hotel Lalit, aims to creating business opportunities for Indian Manufacturers and Russian traders and to explore the possibilities of trade in the gemstones category. The first India-Russia BSM will also provide a unique opportunity for manufacturers and traders to network as well as book orders for the coming year.

The meet in Jaipur will feature more than 15 select coloured gemstones and jewellery manufacturers from India and Russia.

Leading Indian exporters and manufacturers from Jaipur will participate in the coloured gems meet, which is also aimed at bringing in importers, large retail chains and wholesalers from Russia, to boost trade opportunities and establish networks within Russia.

Gems and Jewellery connoisseurs would definitely love to visit the Indio-Russian Jewellery Meet.

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Ginger Hotels, now in Jaipur

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Ginger Hotels, from Roots Corporation – a subsidiary of The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), announced the launch of its first hotel at Jaipur in Rajasthan.

The 103 room Ginger Jaipur was inaugurated by Princess Diya Kumari in the presence of P.K Mohankumar, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Roots Corporation Limited.

The hotel that marks entry of the brand Ginger’s into Rajasthan and Jaipur will cater to the industrial and commercial sectors. Ginger Hotels has also introduced special services for the single lady traveler. This is designed to ensure that the lady guest feel safe and enjoys a hassle-free experience.

Highlights of the services include special airport assistance, regulated room access, design specific rooms with extra security measures, express check-in and wellness menu in the F&B Offering.

Ginger also offers complimentary Wi-Fi to all resident guests helping the modern business traveler to stay connected.

Looks like one more good option for the business travelers in Jaipur, hope it lives up to its promises!!

All-Women Van Huesen Store Opens in Jaipur

ImagePremium life style brand Van Heusen has opened its first exclusive Women’s wear store at Jaipur’s current most happening destination World Trade Park. The launch is in line with the brand’s endeavor to focus on women wear category which undoubtedly comprises a large part of the consumer market..

Spread across 892sq.ft the store will offer its patrons an enticing shopping experience. The store houses the entire Van Heusen women’s wear range and also the latest Autumn Winter’13 offering will be available making it the trend destination for Jaipur customers.

The promising brand already a rage among men is in no time going to be a shopping destination to all the women in Jaipur.

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 Forhex Fair – 2013

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The handicraft exporters and buyers/ delegates interested in handicrafts from within the country and abroad shall experience the marvels of Handicrafts and explore the unique world of Handicrafts from Rajasthan. The Forhex Fair starting from August 15 to 18, 2013 at B.M Birla Auditorium open Ground shall serve as an opportunity in Jaipur to come closer to handicrafts fraternity and interact with the members, some of them are nationally renowned.

To add more grandeur in the Fair the committee would also organize Craft Vision on 16th August Night to honor the talents of the trade coupled with entertaining performances by renowned celebrity or group.

Art Gallery on Wheels.. soon in Jaipur

Soon, a van displaying artworks of well-known Rajasthani artists will be touring various cities of Rajasthan.

Art Gallery on Wheels

Often when someone wants to see a work by some well-known painter, a fancy art gallery is the only place where they can go. However, soon, artworks and masterpieces by famous Rajasthani artists will be on display… on a vehicle! Rajasthan Lalit Kala Academy, in a bid to promote art in remote areas, has bought a van. This gallery-on-wheels will be equipped with modern facilities like an LCD projector and will travel to different cities and places where there are no art galleries, to host art exhibitions.

The van has a display area where almost 30 paintings can be displayed at a time, and the LCD projector is meant to screen art films and documentaries on artists. a wide collection of artworks by various artists will even be put up on display in other states as part of the exchange programme.

Festivities of Teej in Jaipur

Fairs and festivals add much needed zing to our life and give us an opportunity to forget all our tensions and make merry. Fairs and festivals in Jaipur epitomize this very idea of living life to the hilt.

Teej Festival

Teej, the carnival of swings tributes the initiation of torrential rain month of Shravan (in the month of August). The torrential rain falls on the scorched land of Rajasthan and the lovely aroma of the wet soil mounts in the air. People hang the swings from trees and ladies would dress up in bright green clothes. They sing songs merrily thereby welcoming the monsoon. It is also a good time to shop for the Rajasthani ‘tie and dye’ fabrics, saris as well as trendy accessories from the decorated markets. Teej festival is devoted to the deity Parvati to tribute her unification with mighty God Shiva.

Teej Festival

Owing to the enjoyable ambiance of the neighbouring foliage, all women enjoy carefree swings. Hence, the key reason behind Teej festival is to make a woman of the house happy thus making the whole family to prosper.

Teej Festival

Starting from the Tripolia Gate of the City Palace at 06.00 pm and ending at Chaugun, the traditional royal procession would be led through the Tripolia Bazaar and Chhoti Chaupar on August 09 and 10, this year. Antique gilt palanquins, bullock carts pulling cannons, chariots, bedecked elephants, horses, camels, brass bands, and dances all form a part of this grand procession. The Palanquin of Goddess Paravati is carried by eight men dressed in red colour. This kilometre long parade travels through the embedded lanes of the old city. People come out in their traditional best to participate, witness and enjoy.

Teej is also an excellent time to enjoy Rajasthani delicacies like ‘Ghewar’ and ‘Feeni’ and ‘Malpuas’.

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