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11 exciting sessions for those looking to carve a space in the media industry at #TJ19|Jaipur Beat

In the fast-developing era of technology, the media space is changing like never before. There is a need for a platform where professions, trends related to it, technological advances, challenges are discussed and debated.

The stage for the same is getting ready at the biggest Media Festival on 20th September 2019 at Fairmount Jaipur-

Talk Journalism

Talk Journalism has seen a successful run of five editions and now it is coming up with its sixth edition which is scheduled on 20th-22nd September 2019. The festival has been mainly designed to benefit all the professionals, students and enthusiasts of journalism.

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Talk Journalism is an initiative of The Vox Foundation which aims at bridging this gap and takes a step towards initiating the media dialogue. The only dedicated festival that celebrates Media and Journalism and gives a platform to the aspiring media professionals to discuss and debate about related issues. The festival attracts the pioneers in media and lets them share their experiences about the industry with the audience. It is the most enriching experience in a journey of being a journalist.

For the students of Mass Communication and Journalism, this is a great platform where the students can meet these speakers and hear the words of wisdom from them. Aspiring media professionals can meet experts and can attend workshops by Google, Twitter, Facebook. Be a part of the Photography Competition and Quizzes. And the most important thing #TJ19 will be having HR Representatives of leading Media Houses and they will be on the lookout for interns at the event.

For those looking to carve a space in the media industry, here are few Talks and Workshops at #TJ2019 they should not miss-

  1. Restoring Faith in Journalism– Session by Pratap Bhanu Mehta, Sheshadari Chari, Pritish Nandy, Yashwant Vyas and Seema Chisti.

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  1. Is Sports Journalism more placid than Political Journalism – Session by Ayaz Memon, Sharda Urga and Navneet Mundra.
  2. State of Satire- Cyrus Brocha a TV anchor, comedian, political satirist, columnist, podcaster and the author in conversation with Anant Jha.

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4. Speaking Truth to Power- The Ramon Magsaysay Award winner and the Managing Editor of NDTV India Ravish Kumar and Eugene Robinson an associate editor of The Washington Post

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5. Dateline Kashmir: Post article 370- The scrapping of Article 370 and the mixed thoughts about it will be discussed by the Rajesh Raina and Praveen Dhonti.

6. Is Serious Journalism Sustainable on Digital -Akash Banerjee, Govind Raj, Prasanna, Vignesh, Shivendra and Jairaj will be moderating.

7. Perils of being an Editor- A session by Siddhart Vardrajan, Srinivasan Jain, Prafulla Ketkar, Meenal Baghel and Arijit Sen.

8. Political Journalism: Is it all about access -Rahul Shrivastav, Narendra Nath, Mahesh Langa, Marya Shakeel and Tribhuvan.

9. Tackling Information- In a world where misinformation can lead to dangerous results, it is important to know how to tackle them. Jency Jacob, Prateek Sinha, HR Venkatesh and Trushar Barot will be taking this session.

10. Presentations- Facebook Presentation by Trushar Barot, Twitter presentation by Amrita Tripathi and Google workshop by Surabhi Malik

11. The Language of Journalism- Ashwani Pareek, Rahul Dev and Sandeep Purohit

Registrations for the event is entirely free.

20 – 22 September @Fairmont, Jaipur

https://www.talkjournalism.in/event-registration/

 

Bird Fair · Fairs & Festivals · Jaipur · Jaipur Happenings · Photography Contest

Jaipur, get ready for The Indian Birding fair.

Jaipur, because of its sweet climate, is home to an exquisite number of birds’ species. Sadly, the limitless number of birds is starting to get real low.

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The different species are, not only vital for the environment, they help make Jaipur what it is today. What’s a land without its birds anyway?

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The Indian birding fair is going to be renewed for its 22nd iteration, achieving which, is definitely a feat of its own.

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Indian birding fair is held every year in February, the dates for this year are, 7th&8th February. It will be held at its original venue, the Man Sagar lake, some of us Jaipurites may recognize it by the iconic Jal Mahal.

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This year’s event will be focused on Wader birds, as you may be aware, a lot of species of Wader birds are now endangered. The event will focus on how we can help in conserving over 84 species of Wader birds, found in the Indian subcontinent.

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Followed by conservation session, there will be quizzes, painting competition, tattoo making, and much more.

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This event is one of a kind and definitely, an amazing opportunity for bird lovers. It’s an honor for every jaipurite, that an event of such stature, was brought up, and is, based in Jaipur. Happy birding!

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7 Events In Jaipur That Will Rock Your World

Let us welcome the month of November, with great zeal and enthusiasm. This is the month where winter is setting in and summer starts to fade away. Along with the change in season, November brings plenty of events to keep you busy. So let’s get going.

  1. Smash Up 2017

Smash Up 2017 presented by TiE Rajasthan is an un-conference designed for early stage entrepreneurs. It is an interactive event for the startups and by the startups where you will meet the pioneers of the startup industry and gain insights from peer learning. Light up your ideas with one of the biggest startup events in Jaipur.

Date: 3rd-4th November

Venue: Anand Incubation Centre & Hotel Royal Orchid

Time: 11a.m. & 8:30a.m.

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  1. A cup of words

Are you fond of poetry recitals? Do you want to hear me talk brings to you a cup of words where you can enjoy listening to open mic poetry sessions and have the day of your life.

Date: 4th November

Venue: 3D Restro lounge

Time: 3p.m.-6p.m.

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  1. Raag

Have a heart for music? An overnight Indian musical concert, Raag is all set to step in your city of Jaipur. Several performances by Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia, Pt. Jasraj, Ashwini Bhide Deshpande, among others have been lined up for this fest. Don’t miss this musical magic experience.

Date: 3rd-4th November

Venue: JKK

Time: 9:30p.m. onwards

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  1. NH7 Weekender

Want a taste of the happiest music festival in a power packed day with incredible performances by Nucleya, Divine, The Local Train, Faridkot, Ritviz and that inimitable Bacardi NH7 Weekender vibe? Book your tickets for NH7 Weekender Express now!

Date: 12th November

Venue: Lebua Resorts

Time: 4:30p.m.

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  1. Phulwari-2017

On the special occasion of children’s day, a grand children fair “Phulwari-2017” is being organized by DAA Group. It is a complete celebration full of cultural, art, activities, games and contests. Register yourself before 8th November and the best four will get a prize.

Date: 14th November

Venue: JKK

Time: 1p.m.

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  1. Saat Phere

The wedding season has already begun and yet you do not have enough wedding clothes in your wardrobe. Do not worry, Saat Phere-the wedding fair brings to you an exclusive display by limited designers showcasing fabulous assortment of wedding products & services. This is the one to look up to for all your shopping needs.

Date: 16th-17th November

Venue: Shakun Hotel

Time: 11a.m.-8p.m.

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  1. International Photography Event

The Bird Foundation in collaboration with RIT Solution is ready to surprise you with the unique events in the history of Rajasthan, because this event is all about having fun for those who like to capture moments and are enthusiastic about dance, music & culture. Exhilarating activities like traditional folk performances, competitions and bonfire will be organized as well.

Date: 17th-18th November

Venue: Sambhar Salt Lake

Time: 9a.m.-8p.m.

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Happy November! 🙂

Photography Contest

Khushboo-e-Rajasthan 2015 ends with Prize Distribution Ceremony

Almost a month long event Khushboo- e- Rajasthan, an online photography contest finally came to an exciting end on Wednesday, 14th October, 2015.  The contest that started on the 7th of Sept and continued till 30th Sept, 2015 on social media, where photography enthusiasts participated by uploading the photographs representing the true flavor of Rajasthan. The shortlisted 51 photographs were then displayed in an exhibition held during the Jairangam Theatre Festival at JKK.

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The esteemed jury consisting of Mr. Sudhir Kasliwal, Ms. Dharmendra Kanwar, Gaurav Hajela, Prakash Ghai and Rajan Bhatt reviewed each and every photograph. From the shortlisted entries, 9 photographs from Camera and Mobile Categories were finally declared as winners and the awards for those were given during an event held at The Forresta Kitchen & Bar. The grand prize winner’s received Sony DSLR camera, Sony point & shoot camera, Micromax Nitro smart phone.

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Photographer and art connoisseur Mr Sudhir Kasliwal giving an award to Mr Pravin Maheshwari. Also in the picture is Mr Gaurav Hajela convener of Khushboo-e-Rajasthan
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Prakash Ghai and Gaurav Hajela giving away awards to the winner Jiten Agrawal
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Aarshay Nehra recipient of the first prize being awarded by Mr. Sudhir Kasliwal and Gaurav Hajela
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Arun Mazumdaar being awarded by Gaurav Hajela
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Vivek Kakkar being recognized by Gaurav Hajela and Anisha Hajela of Jaipur Beat

The beauty of this competition was that it gave platform to all photographers to showcase their talent-says Mr. Sudhir Kasliwal during award ceremony. Conceived and developed as an annual Photo Contest by Jaipur Beat, Khushboo- e-Rajasthan is one of the most gripping online photography competitions till date having received more than 450 entries received this year, Says Convener of Khushboo- e- Rajasthan and founder of Jaipur Beat Mr. Gaurav Hajela

Jaipur Beat, the biggest online magazine in Jaipur, supported entire event.