The Festival of Education is being held at Jaipur's Exhibition and Convention Center on August 5 and 6, 2017. The event which is called as 'entertaining and informative extravaganza' will be organized by the state government of the Rajasthan in partnership with Dubai based education organization called 'Gems Education'.
The two day event will be first of its kind, and is focused on developing the state of education in the country through dialogue and discussions.
The Guest of Honor for the festival will be His Highness Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, the United Arab Emirates' minister of culture and knowledge development, who will deliver the keynote address.
In a meeting which was recently held, under the guidance of the Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Vasundhara Raje, the structure and the preparations for the the festival was reviewed and the concerned officials were asked to make all the necessary arrangements.
Many speakers from the UK will be attending the festival to speak at the event. British politicians and academicians are the noted personalities who will be coming to the country's first Festival of Education.
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What is Happening at the Festival of Education?
There will an exhibition for the industry of education and a one day long 'Tweetathon' which will include 100 panelists, which makes it the largest education dialogue on Twitter. The festival will also see an awards ceremony, where many teachers of the country will be awarded for their exquisite work in the area of education.
The festival will also see a Battle of the Bands competition with many colleges and university bands from across the country and abroad. The winner of the competition will be given the opportunity to perform at the closing ceremony of the festival.
Eminent artists and personalities like JJ Valaya, Shabana Azmi, Sushmita Sen, Divya Dutta and Shankar Mahadevan will also be present at the event.