Jaipur Shopping Festival 2014 has begun! AND Boy! It’s rolling successfully in no time. So pay attention all you SHOPAHOLICS, this is the ideal place for you to be at. Apparently everybody is conversant with Jaipur’s zest in its state’s art and culture and what better way to promote these cultural mores other than organizing a massive shopping festival. The fiesta is indeed a one stop shop where one can get items starting from traditional lehariya saris to colourful puppets, from fine jewellery to wooden craft items; in short you can find everything that will brighten you and your family’s festive mood. That’s not all; time and time again many raffle tickets, discounts, unique offers and an array of other exciting prizes are also introduced to keep the shoppers intrigued.
Let us now check out in detail what all does Jaipur Shopping Festival 2014 has in store for us:
Each year this one of its kind festival takes place in the months of September and October, in other words during the Diwali season. This mega shopping fest is actually a platform that renders opportunity to big and small businessmen to flaunt their best items. The idea is to promote trade along with culture and the traditional art and craft of the state and also to unite varied business houses and associations. The socio-cultural factor is kept in view and efforts are made to advance the cause of consumers, retailers, advertisers, sponsors, organizers and government. Being one of the most popular shopping festivals in Rajasthan, it is celebrated with much pomp and show with a number of interesting competitions and events taking place in the festival.
Jaipur Shopping Festival 2014 dates have been fixed from September 16 to October 23. As per the tradition, Bollywood celebrities inaugurated the the event at Hotel Jai Mahal Palace. This year Fawad Khan and Sonam Kapoor were the ones addressing the event. Last year the stars from the movie Student of the Year did the honors. JSF 2014 focuses on deals, city-wide campaigns, promotions, bargains and decoration and other interesting offers that promise to keep you intrigued all through the event. Below is the detail of events that will take place during this grand fest; make sure you do not miss out on them!
DandiyaMahotsav – 27th Sept to 28th Sept 2014
Hotel Rajmahal Palace
Celebrity Visit – 16th Sept to 23rd Oct
At Various Locations
RavanDahan – 3rd Oct – Dusshera Day
Across 11 locations in Jaipur namely, Dusshera Maidan-Adarsh Nagar, Rashtrapati Madian-Shastri Nagar, KumbaMarg – Pratap Nagar and Central Spine-Vidhyadhar Nagar
Comedy Night – 5th Oct
At Birla Auditorium (Celebrity Performances: Bharti Singh and HasanRizvi )
Global Village – 10th Oct to 13th Oct 2014
At Hotel Diggi Palace – Showcases best handicrafts from across Rajasthan
JSF Polo Cup – 12th Oct
At Rajasthan Polo Club
JSF Golf Cup – 18th Oct to 19th Oct 2014
At Rambagh Golf Club
HasyaKaviSamelan – 26th Sept
At Birla Auditorium
Theatre Fest – 28th Sept
At Birla Auditorium
Ghazal Night – 4th Oct
Birla Auditorium (Performances by: A.R. Rehman, PankajUdhas, Gulam Ali, ShankarSahney)
BollyBoom – 10th Oct
Entertainment Paradise (Performance by: A.R. Rehman)
Diwali Carnival – 11th Oct to 19th Oct
SMS Investment Ground and Amroodoonka Bagh – A market where one can shop for items from all over India.
Sufi Night – 17th Oct to 19th Oct
At Diggi Palace
International Brands, Restaurants
Nehru Bazaar Handicrafts Kishanpole Bazaar
Gifts & handicrafts, textiles and decorative wooden art & furniture
Miniature Mughal paintings
Gadgets and home appliances
KhazaneWalon ka Rasta
Marble sculptures, rich artifacts, Chaura Rasta – Books and stationery
Rajat Path Mansarovar
Market for garments and clothes
Steel & Brass-ware, hardware
Not only does the fest ensure to make your trip to Jaipur an unforgettable one but also guarantees to make your Diwali shopping a lot easier and in most of the cases hassle-free. It is also a good time to learn about the ever-so lively culture of Rajasthan, taste the best of Rajasthani cuisine and understand better the traditional art and craft of the state. Therefore, we would like to encourage you to attend this lively festival in Jaipur and get a like never-before experience that will truly remain etched in your memory.