Mumbai, Jan 18 IBNS | 7 months ago

Indian entertainment and sports ticketing company, KyaZoonga was recently appointed as the exclusive turn-key registrations partner for Zee Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) 2014, which is a free literary festival.


According to the officials, credited with pioneering the concept of centralized ticketing system in India, KyaZoonga is the only ticketing company in the Indian subcontinent to have ticketed major international events like the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, Guns N' Roses music concert, Bryan Adams live concert and Olympic style multiple sporting events.

ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2014 will be held at the heritage property, Diggi Palace, in Jaipur from Jan 17 - 21, 2014.

The five-day Jaipur Literary Festival is a celebration of literature in all its avatars.

The work of over 240 national and international authors will be showcased at the festival.

Some of the prominent speakers who will be attending the event include Nobel laureate Amartya Sen; well known novelist Indrajit Hazra; Pulitzer Prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri; Rhodes scholar Mahmood Farooqui; Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor; Lord Meghnad Desai and well known professor from Harvard Michael Sandel.

Commenting on this occasion, Sanjoy K. Roy, Producer of the Festival said, “We are delighted to be partnering with KyaZoonga again as a ticketing partner for the 2014 ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival.”

Roy added, “With over 200,000 people attending the Festival – it is important for us to have a ticketing partner that understands our needs, and those of our visitors. The team at KyaZoonga have again delivered for ZEE JLF and we look forward to working with them more in the future.”

Speaking about the partnership, Neetu Bhatia, Co-Founder and CEO of KyaZoonga.com said, “We are delighted to continue our association with big ticket entertainment events like ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2014.”

“With online ticketing cutting across geographic barriers, it offers a unique opportunity for individuals from all over to be a part of the world’s largest literary event and also offers us at KyaZoonga, an opportunity to engage with them,” Bhatia said.

Bhatia added, “For the third year in the row, we’re using our cutting-edge registration system and processes to gear up for the large-scale turnout expected this year and achieve our mission of democratizing access to premier events such as the ZEE JLF for audiences in India and abroad.”

Speaker sessions and lunch at ZEE JLF 2014 will be organized at Diggi Palace while the music will be held at Hotel Clarks Amer.

The festival will have special sessions on the themes of Crime and Punishment, Democracy Dialogues, Women Uninterrupted and Endangered Languages.

International and Indian artists who will be performing at the event include the Kutle Khan Project featuring Colleena and Queen Harish, Ska Vengers, Gods Robots featuring Suhail Yusuf Khan, Sonam Kalra & the Sufi Gospel Project and Tinariwen among others.

This year, in addition to the Jaipur Literature Festival, there will be Jaipur BookMark – a platform for publishing professional from India and around the world.

The event will be held at Narain Niwas, Jaipur, from Jan 18-20, 2014.

(Posted on 18-01-2014)