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10 Events Happening In Jaipur In The Month Of August

With the onset of monsoon comes a new ray of hope and relief. With the plants going green and flowers coming in their full bloom comes a moment of joy. With the colors blooming from all ends, the festive fever also comes alive. The month-long sawan ka mahina, teej and rakhi comes with the bonding of love and get together not only of families but also of friends.

To make these moments memorable and cherishable, we have got a list of events happening in the month of August in our very own Pink City.

  • Monsoon Tiki Delight

Keeping the spirit of the vibrant and colourful season of Sawan in mind, Pink City’s first and original restro bar on wheels – Steam at the Taj Rambagh Palace is celebrating- ‘Monsoon Tiki Delight’ till 12th August, in which it is offering a whole range of colourful, refreshing monsoon drinks and complimenting it with a choice of vegetarian and non vegetarian satay.

So, Jaipurites it’s time to revel in the spirit of monsoon with the exotic Bacardi Tiki Cocktails.

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Date: 27th July – 12th August

Venue: Steam, Rambagh Palace

  • Mad About Clay Exhibition

Almost all of us have at least once put our hands in clay and tried to give it some shape. Time to relive those days and try a hand onto it. And if you haven’t ever done so, indulge into something new every time and take chances as you never know what may come across as a hidden talent.

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Date: 3rd – 5th August

Venue: Mool Foundation

Lifestyle Exhibitions

  • Jhalak

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To keep you trendy and fashionable this festive season, Jhalak offers you to flaunt all the fashion luxuries under one roof.

Date: 3rd-4th August

Venue: Hotel Holiday Inn

  • Shimmer Rakhi and Lifestyle Exhibition

With the festival of Rakhi just 15 days away, what to gift your sisters must be the main question to ponder about. Come and pick some exclusive handmade and classy gift items to make it a memorable affair for the rest of the life.

Date: 9th-10th August

Venue: Hotel Sarovar Portico

  • Talk Journalism

Often referred to as the 4th pillar of a democracy, media has been and will always be a hyped industry. Amidst all the fun and frolic of the season, some serious talks are a must for a smooth functioning. India’s biggest media and journalism festival – Talk Journalism is here again to discuss and debate about media.

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Date: 10th-12th August

Venue: Fairmont, Jaipur

  • Teej 

Celebrated by the Rajasthani folk women, Teej is a festival that every Jaipurite looks forward to. In Jaipur every year Teej procession is carried out in association with Rajasthan Tourism. The pomp and pagentry of the traditional procession starts out from the Zanani-Deodhi of the City Palace. It passes through Tripolia Bazaar, Chhoti Chaupar, Gangauri Bazaar, Chaugan stadium, and finally converges near the Talkatora. Elephants, old palanquins, chariots, bullock carts, and folk performances are all part of it.

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Date: 13th-14th August

Venue: Tripolia Gate

  • 3rd Edition of World Photography Day

How can world photography day not be celebrated with all the photographers and artists being together on one platform? If you are a photography enthusiast come and witness the 3rd edition of World Photography Day at Lalit Kala Akademi.

Date: 19th – 22nd August

Venue: Lalit Kala Akademi

  • Women’s Adventure Monsoon Drive

Why should boys have all the fun 😉 This time its not the boys but the girls and their jeeps to go for an adventurous ride.

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Date: 20th August

Venue: Kanota

  • Jaipur By Nite Marathon

If you are proud of the city in which you live, its time to run for its historic glory and heritage. So run to experience the Pink City. But before you get down to it, make sure to register yourself at http://www.jaipurbynite.com

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Date: 25th August

Time: 7 pm onwards

Venue: Hotel Clarks Amer, Jaipur

  • JAS’18

A platform where you can find all the renowned jewellers of the city as well as the country at one destination. If you are interested in jewellery and its know how, this event is a not miss.

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Date: 31st August

Venue: JECC, Sitapura

So, get ready Jaipurites for month long of excitement and celebrations coming your way.

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4 Events In Jaipur To Get Inspired From In September

September is filled with events that will leave Jaipurites engaged throughout the month. Along with fashion fiestas, this month also brings food fests for the foodies of the city. Hold on, Jaipur Beat has listed them for you!

  1. Jaipur by Nite

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A blend of the rich architectural heritage, culture and unique art forms, Jaipur by Nite, is a three day event. The 5th edition of Jaipur by Nite, an initiative by City Palace to promote night tourism covers the following:

Women’s Car Rally

For all the passionate women-riders of Pink City, gear yourself up for the first ever Women’s Car Rally at Hotel Clarks Amer, Jaipur. This marks the start of the 3 day event i.e. on 9th September at 10:00 p.m. Don’t miss this one Pink Riders.

The Bite Fest

Food lovers, this 2 day event is for you. Relish the culinary specialities of the renowned restaurants and cafes of Jaipur, while standing by the grandeur of City Palace in Jaipur’s first ever food festival. The Bite Fest starts at 5:00 p.m. on 15th and 16th September.

Concert

Book yourself on 15th September as a musical treat from the POP-PROs of Indian Pop Music ‘The Indian Ocean & Mame Khan’ to remember for a lifetime. You will enjoy a plethora of awe-inspiring performances, including cultural dance and music at the City Palace commencing from 5:00 p.m. onwards.

Jaipur By Nite Marathon

A fun-filled night marathon is waiting for all the Jaipurites. Mingle yourself with the fellow Jaipurites and compete with them at the same time under the sparkling stars of Pink City as the marathon starts at 10:00 p.m. from City Palace.

Date– 9th,15th,16th September

  1.  The Story Live- Travel café with Vimal Geethanandan

The Story Live with Vimal Geethanandan

The Story Live is an exciting travel café session with an enthusiastic traveller- Vimal Geethanandan who has travelled across 11 Indian states without spending a penny. All the youngsters of the city, get inspired from his travel experiences to follow your dreams while breaking all kinds of barriers. Just get going.

Digital Media and Outreach Partner– Jaipur Beat
Registration link– http://bit.ly/2wNiXP7
Venue– Waylay Café & Restaurant
Time– 4:00 p.m. onwards
Date– 17th September

  1. Jaipur Design Show

Jaipur Design Show

The second edition of Jaipur Design Show organised by Nine Dot Squares is a three day interior and architectural trade show. For all the craft lovers this event is a must as it also encompasses various design extravaganza showcasing live artisans, workshops, Installations, chai & chat sessions, musical evenings, trade shows, craft trails, etc.

Venue– Diggi Palace
Date– 22nd-24th September

  1. MRF Rally of Rajasthan

MRF Rally of Rajasthan

Thar Motorsport organizes MRF Rally of Rajasthan, for its members to keep their passion blazing and to break the monotony and stress from everyday life. If you think you share the same enthusiasm for driving, book your tickets now.

Venue– 39, Behind Mr. Beans Café, Sardar Patel Marg
Time– 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Date– 22nd-24th September

Have fun 🙂

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Jaipur By Nite – Day 1

As we say that September-October is the best time to visit pink city, it’s not just because of the amazing weather and onset of winters, it is the fragrant breeze in Jaipur which carries in it the festive feel that sheathes the vibrant culture, calming music, magical dances and a touch of royalty. The very epitome of this festive celebration that is awaited the entire year: Jaipur By Nite began last night.

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The evening unfolded a series of events where the entire pink city and a surge of tourists were seen glowing with excitement as they witnessed the rich heritage of Rajasthan. The event was held at City Palace in the azure light of the stunning night sky. The two day ‘Jaipur by Nite’ Festival kicked off with the traditional lamp lighting by former members of the royalty. As the lamp was lit, the happy faces were greeted with the scintillating Rajasthani song ‘ Padharo Mahre Des’.

The major highlight of the evening was the Royal talk show ‘Contribution of Royalty to Society’ hosted by the very handsome Television and film actor and an outstanding orator: Kabir Bedi. As the talk was about Royalty, renowned members of Jaipur’s Royal Families graced the evening with their ethereal charm. These included Maharaja Gaj Singh of Jodhpur, Shri Ji Arvind Singh of Mewar, Princess Diya Kumari of Jaipur, and Maharani Rohni Kumari of Karauli.

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What actually touched the hearts and moved our souls last evening were the exceptionally brilliant performance by the differently abled children of the group ‘Ability Unlimited’ which  is a non-profit organisation that empowers the disable to lead an effective, innovative and independent life.

What came as an icing on the cake on this magical evening was the sensational performance by the famous Bollywood singer and actress Shibani Kashyap who filled the atmosphere with her soulful voice and foot-tapping beats of her impeccable mix of Bollywood and Sufi music.

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After the fantastic Day 1 of Jaipur By Nite that will be marked in our memories forever, we can’t wait for tonight when there will be more music, more dancing and more fun !!

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Down the memory lane with Jaipur: Alvida 2013 !!

As we are all set to enter the new year, let’s go down the memory lane and reminisce all that happened in pink city in 2013 🙂

Jolly January

The year 2013 began on a positive and clean note when Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visited Jaipur for Chintan Shivir. Even though the motive was to ‘connect’ with the urban middle class, Jaipur got a great deal as the entire city was spick and span, a view that we hardly get to see 😀

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At the same time, there was one thing that sure was loved by us; Inauguration of Ghat ki Ghuni tunnel in Jaipur by Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi on January 19th. This 2.8-km long tunnel in Jaipur offers an alternative route to connect Pink City with Agra. The tunnel has sensors for controlling air pollution, display boards and cameras for checking vehicles’ speed !

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Jaipur Lit Fest, Asia’s leading literature event that happens every year in Jaipur was this time graced by the great Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader who came and enlightened us with his knowledge and superb wisdom.

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Classy February

Royalty, class and pride, hail the Indian army !! The civilians of Jaipur got a golden chance to witness the 61st Cavalry’s annual parade, an elaborate cavalry drill organized by the army for the first time in the history of pink city.

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This took place in Rambagh Polo Ground where 130 officers; sardars and sawars dressed in ceremonial outfits were seen mounting the well groomed horses. But of course the audience was seen behind the cameras clicking pictures like there would be no tomorrow to those precious moments 😀

Merry March

The pleasant march came with something that is close to all our hearts: luxury and cars. The 15th Edition Vintage and Classic Car Rally was held and people were seen mesmerized as it included rare cars like a 1923 Austin 7 Chummy, 1956 Thunderbird and a 1941 Packard that happened to be the first AC car that greeted the visitors at Hotel Jai Mahal Palace.

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March came with a little hitch though. The much acclaimed Elephant festival this year was a little disappointment for the tourists as the major highlight “Elephants” were missing due to the ban by Government.

Exciting April

Our very own Sawai Man Singh Stadium in Jaipur proudly and gladly welcomed its first match of IPL Season-6 between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders. Jaipur was seen overjoyed as the cricket freaks for whom cricket is more of a religion, could show their love by screaming and jumping in the stadium seeing their own team play.

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With this, Jaipur also got a taste of Kingfisher beerup !! The famous Kingfisher Beerup event that happens every year, for the first time was also experienced in pink city.

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Beer games combined with live screening of IPL, lots of food, dance, music and Jaipur blasted with endless masti. It was organised at The Forresta Kitchen & Bar and encashed really well on social media with the twitter world buzzing with hastag KFBeerup.

May dismay

As the summers were on the peak, every creature had their own way to deal with it. In an unusual incident, while two Italian tourists were having a happy elephant ride in Jaipur, the elephant decided to jump in the Maota Lake below the Amber fort to escape the terrible heat !!

Scorching June

The super hot June came with the sight of the largest Supermoon of the year!! Coined by astrologer Richard Nolle, the term “supermoon” means a bigger and brighter full moon. Many Jaipurites clicked and sent their pictures of Supermoon to Jaipur Beat.

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In this glorious month, our historic beloved Amber fort made it to the UNESCO’s world heritage list in the 37th session of the World Heritage Committee. A proud moment that was 🙂

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Progressive July

Bidding goodbye to summers, came July with some relief from the heat !! Along with this, The Jaipur International Airport also bid farewell to its international terminal, Terminal 1 and all the domestic and international flights to and fro are now taken care of by the Terminal 2 😀

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Jaipur created its own textile park called ‘Jaipur Integrated TEXCRAFT Park Pvt. Ltd.’ The Park has been created to prevent and control the pollution caused in Sanganer and nearby areas due to the chemical disposition from dyeing and painting of clothes in a large scale in the area.

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A two-day weekend festival called ‘Jaipur by Nite’ was held to promote Jaipur as an all-year destination. The colorful event saw the main historical monuments all decorated and the famous bazaars situated within the city walls were open till late night.

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Included in the itinerary were two cultural evenings showcasing live music, fashion show, sound and light show, shopping, food and drinks at the City Palace and Hotel Clarks Amer.

The happening August

As the rain showered Jaipur, the Teej celebrations filled the pink city with joy and Jawahar Kala Kendra pepped up with a lot of folk dancers performing to this cheerful festival !!

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Apart from these celebrations, there was one more thing that was seen rising and rising high: the onion prices. This was followed by a weird incident where an onion laden truck was robbed by a group of three armed men at Shahpura village on Jaipur-Delhi highway, believe it or not !!

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In this month itself, one of the best schools of Jaipur; Maharani Gayatri Devi (M.G.D.) Girls school, that changed the way of girls’ education and took it to a new level, completed its 70 years.

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Run September

With a lot of noise and excitement came chugging the Jaipur Metro with its first trial run on September 18 that was done between Mansarovar and Shyamnagar stations. The metro when it begins will hopefully ease off a lot of traffic issues and transport facilities in the pink city.

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Along with this, to the delight of Jaipurites, started a tourist bus service namely ‘Hop on Hop off’ connecting all major tourist spots and market places of Jaipur.

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Sporty October

Even though we love October for a plenty of reasons, this time it was for Indian cricket and the great wall of India. Yes, you got it right ! The gentleman of Indian cricket and then skipper of Rajasthan Royals, Rahul Dravid, retired after winning every match that he played in the S.M.S Stadium, Jaipur in 2013.

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Moreover, in the ODI series of India vs Australia, Jaipur became the city to host India’s biggest ODI victory so far against the Kangaroos 😀 India recorded its highest successful run chase in this match scoring a 362 against 359 by Aussies with 9 wickets and 39 balls remaining.

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Sweet November

As the cold winds entered the domains of Jaipur, it celebrated 286 years of its foundation on November 18 with a lot of dhoom-dhaam !!

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This time, Jaipur hosted its first Art Summit at Jawahar Kala Kendra 😀 It was a true pleasure to watch the royal Rajasthan’s art being expressed in the forms of canvas, visual and digital art, sculptures, interactive art and other contemporary and folk-centric expressions.

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For the first time ever, Jaipur hosted an electric concert ‘Rahmanishq’ by none other than the Oscar winning and soul touching music maestro A.R. Rahman, who came and sizzled the city with his voice.

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Chilly December

Like it is said ‘Last but not the least’, this year December was surely the month that changed everything for the pink city. Rajasthan State Assembly Elections were held on 1st December with a voter turnout of approx. 74%, that was the highest ever for the state. With clear majority, BJP won the elections and Vasundhara Raje replaced Ashok Gehlot as the Chief Minister of Rajasthan.

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Along with the new CM, came vrooming into our lives the brand that defines what bikes are all about; Harley-Davidson. Harley opened its first showroom in Jaipur at Sahakar Marg, while the owners celebrated it with a huge launch party and a rally of bikes.

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 After an eventful 2013, just hold your breath and get set for another year, that is about to begin !!