Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II
Founder of Jaipur
Office of Jaipur Development Authority
After successful PCISFF-2014 & 2015
We again welcome you from the cores of our hearts to
Pink City International Short Film Festival(TM)
to be held from 16th to 30th August, 2016.
The beautiful and glorified city of Jaipiur is also popularly known as, the Pink city. Pink in color and pink in effervescence, the city of Jaipur is one of most beautiful and charismatic cities of India. Apart from being the capital of Rajasthan, Pink City or Jaipur is also the largest city of the state of Rajasthan. It was founded in the 18th century by the great warrior and astronomer Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. The culture, architecture, traditions, art, jewelry and textiles of Jaipur have always charmed the travelers. It is a city that still holds on to its ancestral roots and traditional values, even after modernization. It has some grandiose forts (Garhs), havelis, palaces and beautiful temples in it and on the hills surrounding it. Some of them are:-
Jal Mahal in Mansagar Lake
Moti Doongari Fort
Govind Devji Temple
The tranquil landscape and prosperous cultural inheritance have made Jaipur an ideal destination for tourism.
As soon as one sets foot on this land, something special in the atmosphere of Jaipur brings utter bliss and delight. The pink color all around in the city presents a romantic charm that captivates every heart. If you have not been fortunate enough to experience the royalties of Jaipur yet, get going and plan your trip right away!
All the credit goes to the Government and the administration of Rajasthan who are making countless effort to shape it into a modern metro city, with development and conservation of its old and rich heritage.
CLIMATE: Summer temp range, 25 to 45 deg C; winter temp range, 8 to 22 deg C
CLOTHING: Cotton in summer, woolen in winter
LANGUAGES: Hindi & English
HOW TO REACH: Well-connected by air, rail and road with all major towns.
Things to do in Rajasthan
Camping In Rajasthan Desert
Fair & Festival of Rajasthan
Rajasthan has a continous cycle of fairs and festivals taking place throughout the year. They are perhaps the most colorful and spectacular in the whole of India. Festivals of Rajasthan give an insight to the colorful life style of the people of Rajasthan and they are simply mesmerizing with their folk dances, music, drama and animal races. Some of the fairs and festivals celebrated with great joy and fervor and are globally famous are Teej, Gangaur, Pushkar Fair, Desert festival, Elephant Festival and Camel festival.
Places to visit in Rajasthan
The spectacular images of the royal state of Rajasthan are highlighted by the state and national tourism corporations that conjure up - from the impressive citadels and exquisite palaces in Jaipur and Jodhpur, the serene lake cities of Udaipur and Pushkar, the colorful painted towns of Shekhawati, the engrossing sand dunes of Jaisalmer to the untamed national parks of Ranthambore, Bharatpur and Sariska - overwhelm tourists from the world over.
To add one more color to the culture of Rajasthan proudly present
PINK CITY INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
International entries for this festival can be submitted through:
Mrs. Vasundhara Raje
C.M. of Rajasthan
Office of Jaipur Municipal Corporation
PINK CITY INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL-2016
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Jal Mahal at Mansagar lake.
Thanks to all producers/directors for submissions of their beautiful entries.
Here is a list of films selected for screening in different colleges and universities (Please look on Results page of the website).
Films selected by preview committee other than this list will be screened in front of a special panel, as we can't show them to the students.