Adobe WordsCount Presents: The Festival of Words 2024- From Poetry to Politics
Ajmer, Rajasthan - February 7, 2024 - Adobe WordsCount proudly announces the return of "WordsCount - The Festival of Words" on the 9th and 10th of February, 2024. Held at the prestigious Mayo College in Ajmer, Rajasthan, the festival is a celebration of the power of language and the exchange of ideas.
Adobe WordsCount - The Festival of Words" serves as a platform where ideas are the currency, and the wealth is shared through words. This year's event is dedicated to fostering civil and engaging conversations, bringing together thought leaders, writers, and activists across diverse fields.
With a carefully curated program that promotes inclusivity, the festival champions the power of words to connect people and bridge ideological gaps. In an era dominated by divisive social media, WordsCount stands out for its emphasis on meaningful dialogue, particularly with the youth, offering a refreshing antidote to polarization.
Founder and Curator of WordsCount, Advaita Kala, expresses her excitement about the upcoming event, stating, "In a polarized world, the festival highlights the essential nature of civil and engaging discourse. We are thrilled to welcome esteemed speakers who contribute significantly to public discourse, and we look forward to celebrating the profound impact of words with all our attendees."
Advaita Kala is an award winning screenwriter of the film Kahaani and an author.
The festival's event itinerary promises an enriching experience for all participants. Highlights include sessions on topics ranging from creativity in the age of artificial intelligence to democracy's megaphone - the changing face of media. The festival will be inaugurated by former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chauhan. Renowned speakers such as Prasoon Joshi, Sandip Ghose (CEO MP Birla Cement), Pawan Khera, and Vikas Bhale (Principal Secretary, Govt of Rajasthan) will share their insights and engage in thought-provoking discussions.
The closing address of the festival will be delivered by the 28th Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Naravane.
Adobe is the presenting partner for Words Count 2024 at Mayo College, Ajmer. Mala Sharma, VP & GM Creative Cloud Adobe will be attending the festival and will be in a conversation with Prasoon Joshi.
Day 01 - February 9th, 2024:
06:30 PM: Inauguration by Shri Shiv Raj Chauhan, Former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh
06:45 PM: Cultural Program by Mayo College students
07:00 PM: Session - "Being Mama - A Journey into the Heart." In conversation with Shri Shivraj Singh Chauhan on becoming Mama ji for lakhs of people.
Day 02 - February 10th, 2024
10:00 AM: Opening Session - "Creativity in the Time of Artificial Intelligence" Prasoon Joshi in Conversation with Mala Sharma, VP and GM, Adobe.
11:00 AM: Constructing the Future: Envisioning and Building a New India with Sandip Ghose, Vikas Bhale, Mala Sharma, and Prof Dipankar Sengupta.
02:00 PM: How the Opposition Fuels Democracy: The Vital Role of Contrasting Voices by Pawan Khera.
03:00 PM: In Pursuit of Peace - India's Defence Strategy for Peace with Lt. Gen SH Kulkarni, PVSM, AVSM, VSM(Retd), Sandeep Unnithan, and Abhijit Iyer Mitra.
04:15 PM: Democracy's Megaphone - The Changing Face of Media with Pallavi Ghosh, Anand Ranganathan, and Abhijit Iyer Mitra.
06:30 PM: Closing Session - A Conversation with Valour Sandeep Unnithan in Conversation with General Naravane, PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM (Retd) Former Army Chief.
Adobe WordsCount cordially invites all individuals passionate about the transformative power of words to join them at WordsCount 2024 – The Festival of Words. Your presence will undoubtedly enhance this vibrant celebration of ideas and dialogue.
Date: 9th & 10th February 2024
Venue: Mayo College, Srinagar Road, Alwar Gate, Ajmer, Rajasthan 305001
For more information and registration, visit www.wordscount.com www.wordscount.com
For media inquiries and press passes, please contact:
Advaita Kala - 9818136764
Join us in embracing the richness of language and the boundless potential of meaningful conversation at WordsCount 2024.
About Adobe WordsCount:
Adobe WordsCount is a platform dedicated to promoting dialogue, fostering understanding, and celebrating the power of words to inspire change. Through events like WordsCount - The Festival of Words, Adobe WordsCount strives to create spaces where diverse voices can come together to engage in thoughtful and impactful discussions.
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