Dreamcast Hosts the Kumbh of Literature Festival on their Virtual Event Platform
by Komal Parmar Industry Watch | March 3, 2021 | Promo Feature
Dreamcast Jaipur Literature Festival Virtual Events
Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) is the world’s greatest literary festival that had to adapt to the pandemic and decided to go virtual. Over the decades, the festival has transformed into a global literary phenomenon and stopping wasn’t ever an option so they opted for Dreamcast’s Virtual Event Platform. The festival has hosted nearly 2,000 speakers and welcomed over a million book lovers from across India and the globe.
The festival brings together a diverse mix of the world’s great writers, thinkers, humanitarians, politicians, business leaders, sports enthusiasts, and entertainers on one stage to champion the freedom to express and engage in thoughtful debate and dialogue. This year, a time of many firsts, the Covid-19 pandemic shifted paradigms of engagement to the virtual world, and the Jaipur Literature Festival too featured an online two-week-long festival that started on February 19 and concluded on February 28, 2021.
Dreamcast, a virtual event platform, hosted the Virtual Jaipur Literature Festival on their platform wherein audiences were offered an immersive experience that recreated the magic of the original literary extravaganza with brilliant venue designs & functionalities. Virtual venues replicated and had the same areas and functionalities as that of the physical venue, which starts with a bookstore, a bazaar featuring traditionally handcrafted goodies, special access press area and various engagement zones are part of the festival.
Key areas at the virtual festival include:
• Front Lawn & Durbar Hall: All the sessions took place in these areas through seamless multichannel streaming.
• Penguin Virtual Reading Room: Books were on display with the synopsis of the book along with the direct purchase functionality.
• Press Access Area Only: Only media and press could access this area at the event. It consisted of a press conference room to chat within the press fraternity and interview corner to have 1-1 or group meetings between the speakers and the media with networking tables.
• Engagement Zone: Consisted of the social wall, photo booth, signature wall, and the ‘Mughal Tent’, which contains all the 2021 archived sessions
• JLF Buzzaar: A place where one can purchase the merchandise
Key speakers at the 14th Jaipur Literature Festival include Bill Gates, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Mala Yousafzai, Shashi Tharoor, Gulabo Sapera & many more. Have a glimpse of the beautiful festival on Youtube executed by Dreamcast, one of the first virtual event platforms in India.
Dreamcast is a leading virtual event platform that enables organizations to organize and host virtual and hybrid events in a visually rich environment. It is a trusted platform with over 10+ years of experience in the event tech solutions industry, caters to brands across the globe, and delivers highly engaging, immersive and interactive features to help attendees connect with each other and the hosts.
Dreamcast is a robust platform with numerous features such as networking tables, AI matchmaking, access control, dynamic branding, secure platform access, customizations, gamification and more. It enables virtual and hybrid events on the basis of the need and budget, and events can be easily customized based on requirements.
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Dreamcast has produced the ongoing virtual Jaipur Literature Festival, offering audiences an immersive experience by recreating the magic of the original extravaganza with AR.