The Festival of Education (FOE) to be hosted by Rajasthan State Government, in partnership with Dubai based education organization called 'Gems Education', will begin on August 5 in Jaipur. The festival will be a two-day event which seeks to increase education opportunities in the state and enhance the experience of students. The event has already created enough buzz on social media with a tweetathon and blogathon dedicated solely to the event.
The event will be kicked off on August 5 at Jaipur Exhibition and Convention Centre. A CSR portal will also be launched at the event.
Some of the dignitaries who would be addressing the attendees at the event include the Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, His Highness Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, UAE, Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister of Human Resource Development, and The Rt Hon. Baroness Usha Prashar, Member, House of Lords, UK and Deputy Chair, British Council.
The event has many esteemed names from various fields lined up as speakers for the event including Singer and Composer Shankar Mahadevan, Film Maker Avni Rai, Actor Shabana Azmi, Actor Akshay Kumar, Actor, Sushmita Sen, Theatre and Film Actor Divya Dutta, Designer JJ Valaya and Chef Manish Mehrotra and many other veterans from different fields.
While the entry to some of the sessions and events is free, the entry to some of the events will be registration-based. The registration for the sessions are open and individuals looking to attend the events can register through the Festival of Education official website.
The event will see participation of educators, students, parents, policy-makers, influencers alike and will shape the roadmap for education.
Source : ndtv