JAIPUR: An exciting shopping season beckons in Jaipur as the month-long “2nd Jaipur Shopping Festival” (JSF 2013) will get under way on October 5, 2013.
The entire city will light up to millions of lighting and extensive décor. The month long shopping extravaganza will showcase the festive spirit of Jaipur as the city dresses up to welcome visitors from all over the world. Every day will be celebrated as a day of the festival from October 05, 2013 to November 03, 2013 and various mega events, as well as cultural and amusement items will highlight the visitors’ calendars. JSF is not only a retail festival, but also a family festival with a large focus on Deals & Discounts, lucky draws, 360° promotions, decoration, daily entertainment shows and hardly seen before surprises.
Jaipur is known as a shopper’s paradise and it truly lives up to its name during this entire festival. Residents of Jaipur and those visiting the city will be bombarded with a plethora of products along with mammoth array of discounts, bargains, daily lucky draws, prizes, fireworks and entertainment. Visitors to the pink city will be floored by the hospitality of the city known for its tremendous gusto for fests and festivities.
Commenting on the mega initiative, Mr. Saurabh Bhandari, Spokesperson, JSF, said, “It is one of the biggest event in this part of the world. It’s amazing to see that more than 7000 retailers of Jaipur will participate and exert to their utmost for consumer & tourist delight. Every shop will offer something substantial to shopper. ”
Despite its name, the Jaipur Shopping Festival is all about entertainment & celebrating good times together. It will feature mini festivals, including a Rock fest, an Egyptian Theme Party, fashion shows and an evening full of fireworks. This year’s shopping bonanza festival also includes fun filled entertainers such as Dear Father- A renowned play by Paresh Rawal, An Evening of Ghazals with Ustad Ghulam Ali Khan, Royal Regalia, Dandiya, Hasya Kavi Sammelan, Chavi – Photography Competition, SKY Safari, A musical evening with A R Rehman to name a few. Sufi Nights, Polo and Golf are other attractions of the event. Enthusiastic shoppers can look forward to exciting shopping spree with celebrities, lucky draws with wonderful surprises.
Shoppers are treated to The Craft Bazaar which is eagerly awaited by the Jaipur public and is a platform for featuring genuine and good quality crafts and for artisans of national & state level to exhibit their art & artifacts. The Diwali Carnival is purely a shopping carnival offering extravaganza of sorts for everyone.
The Global Village is another major attraction during the JSF 2013 for masses and classes to explore a sequence of variegated events for 10 days. Apart from various workshops and events, visitors will also be treated to the famous cuisines of various places with different hotels.
Jaipur Shopping Festival (JSF) is a unique platform for retailers, vyapaar mandals to facilitate their unified efforts in establishing the brand of the pink city- Jaipur. JSF 2013 will see the participation of vyapaar mandals as M.I.Road, Jayanti Bazaar, Johari Bazaar, Raja Park, Tripolia Bazaar, Bapu Bazaar, Chandpole Bazaar Vaishali Nagar. The vyapaar mandals under the umbrella of JSF present a compact picture of the various socio-economic aspects and rich culture that work towards building an enormous bouquet of experiences. The sheer scale of the Shopping Festival will help promote bazaar culture of Jaipur and thereby promote Jaipur as a shopping destination in the country.
The first edition of Jaipur Shopping Festival last year, transformed the city into a mega centre for shopping & entertainment, thus making it the biggest shopping extravaganza ever. Scores of residents and visitors took home memorable moments of 30-days shopping bonanza. The participating bazaars were flooded with shoppers who were ready to grab the best deals available. The lucky draws at main bazaars were a huge hit among the shoppers. It was instrumental in boosting the entire shopping experience to a different level altogether.
JSF aims to capture the nerve of the shoppers and offers amazing shopping discounts, attracting holiday makers from around the globe keen on grabbing a bargain. “In short JSF 2013 is a great initiative to bring together people from all walks of life and offers something for everyone.”