Chandigarh

Festival Secretariat of 11th PU Rose Festival inaugurated

SURINDER VYAS | January 18, 2020 12:18 PM

CHANDIGARH:The Festival Secretariat of the 11th Panjab University Rose Festival to be held
from 7th-9th February 2020 was inaugurated today by Prof. Karamjeet Singh, Registrar,
Panjab University at Single Window Enquiry, Near Post Office, Panjab University. Poster
of the Festival and brochure of Flower Competition was also unveiled by the Registrar.
The Registrar also had hands-on experience of the working of the website of the
festival 'www.panjabuniversityrosefestival.in'. The Registrar appreciated the website
of the Rose Festival particularly, the online registration for competitions and efforts
of the Organising Committee.
Er. R.K. Rai, Executive Engineer-I; Ar. Harpreet Singh, Architect; Er. Narinder
Kumar, SDE (Electrical); Sh. Jatinder Moudgil, Manager Press; Renuka Salwan,
Director Public Relations; Dr. Suman Mor, Chairperson, Deptt. of Environment Studies;
Dr. Naveen Kumar, UIAMS; Deepak Kaushik, President PUNTEF, representatives of other
employees Unions and other members of Organising Committee of the Rose Festival,
teaching and non-teaching staff, students and the general public were in attendance.
With the inauguration of the 11th Panjab University Rose Festival Secretariat,
the sale of the forms for participating in various competitions has started at the
Festival Secretariat and also on the website 'www.panjabuniversityrosefestival.in'.
Er. Anil Thakur, Divisional Engineer (H)-cum-Organiser of the 11th Panjab
University Rose Festival apprised those present that during the three days festival,
different competitions will be arranged for different age groups among the School
Children, College and University Students. Apart from it, for the entertainment and to
spread Indian culture among the masses, the Festival will have Cultural/Star Nights in
the evenings of all three days of the competitions.

The festival will be inaugurated on February 7, 2020. The festival will have
Judgments of Flower and Photography Competitions and Competition of Bands of schools on
first day. On the second day i.e. 8th February 2020, competitions of Singing, Rangoli,
Collage Making, Face Painting & Slogan Writing for school, College and University
Students, as well as the general public, will be held. On the third day i.e. 9th February 2020,
competitions of Poetic Recitation, Rose Prince/Princess, Dancing, Mehandi, Painting,
Fancy Dress will be held.
To cater to the need of the visitors, there would be a variety of food space in
the Food Court. For the entertainment of youngsters and children, amusement park and gaming
zones will be set up.
The main attraction would be the open flower competition with about 60 nos. of
competition for residents of Tricity.
For healthy children, there would be competitions of three age groups of
Rose Prince and Rose Princess.

Space will be provided to sponsors to showcase their products and services
which will get vast publicity due to huge gatherings expected at the festival like
previous years.
The Entries for Photography will be accepted up to 5:00 p.m. on 04.02.2020 on the offline mode only. The theme of the Photography Competition will be  “Ariel View of
Panjab University Campus” and “Horticulture beauty of Panjab University”. The winning
entries of photography competition will be displayed at the time of the inauguration of the
festival on 07.02.2020.
Entries for flower competition will be accepted up to 5:00 p.m. on 06.02.2020 at
Rose Festival Secretariat and on 07.02.2020 till 10:00 a.m. at Prof. R.C. Paul Rose
Garden, Panjab University, Chandigarh.
Entries for all other competitions will be accepted up to 05.02.2020 till 5:00
p.m.. Schedule of the festival and terms and conditions pertaining to participation in
various competitions are available at the Festival Secretariat and at the aforesaid
website. Forms can be submitted at the Festival Secretariat up to 5 pm on all days
including holidays.
For any further information regarding the 11th Panjab University Rose Festival,
the participants may contact at 7888331330 or 9814893401.


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