Northeast’s biggest media and design career summit ends

Prof. Ujjwal Kr. Choudhury, tattoo researcher Mo Naga, television producer Raghu Ram, designer Yana Ngoba, designer Utpal Bania and Station Head, Red FM Guwahati Gautam Sharma during The Edutainment Show in Guwahati

The Edutainment Show, one-of-its-kind summit and exhibition of media, communication and design education and career options, held at the Maniram Dewan Trade Centre on May 28 and May 29 concluded with a stellar success story to tell. Organized by the Event Capital, a division of Laqshya Media Group, in association with Guwahati-based PR and reputation management firm Life’s Purple; the event saw participation of various experts from media, design and allied fields. Femina Miss India Priyadarshini Chatterjee and television producer Raghu Ram of MTV Roadies fame were the main attractions on the first and the second day respectively.

Femina Miss India Priyadarshini Chatterjee recieving the Young Achiever Award from VC, USTM Dr. Paruchuri Gangadhar Rao and tattoo researcher and revivalist Mo Naga at The Edutainment Show in Guwahati
Femina Miss India Priyadarshini Chatterjee recieving the Young Achiever Award from VC, USTM Dr. Paruchuri Gangadhar Rao and tattoo researcher and revivalist Mo Naga at The Edutainment Show in Guwahati

The Show brought together veterans and field experts to share real life examples about the growing relevance and potential of each sector creating a one-stop platform of fun and an educational experience of a lifetime for the aspirants. Regarded as India’s largest creative education exhibition and summit, ‘The Edutainment Show’, hosted interactive sessions of more than 50 industry stalwarts with the media, design and communication aspirants of the city.

The speakers panel of The Edutainment Show comprised of Vice Chancellor of USTM Dr. Paruchuri Gangadhar Rao; Senior Journalists Pradyot Manikya Debbarma, Teresa Rehman, Subhajit Sengupta, Sanjoy Paul, Peter Alex Todd; actor, director, author, Tinat Atifa Masood; director Rajen Rajkhowa and Chow Partha Borgohain, singers Padmanav Bordoloi, Queen Hazarika, Alobo Naga; actors Barsha Rani Bishaya, Rabi Sharma, Utpal Das; tattoo researcher and revivalist Mo Naga; fashion designer Yana Ngoba; Assamese jewellery designer Utpal Bania; senior photographer and founder of UB Photos Utpal Baruah, wildlife photographer and biologist Udayan Borthakur, Vice President of Photography Club of Assam Arpan Kalita, photographer & illustrator Biswajit De; Graphics and Animation expert Hemen Kalita; Zonal Head of Red FM Gautam Sharma with RJ Nabish, RJ Mandy; advertising entrepreneur Sunit Jain; senior anchor & producer Dibson Baruah; Senior members of Public Relations of India- Guwahati chapter including Madhuchanda Adhikari, Nurul Islam Laskar, Anjuli Chittarajan, Urmila Baruah, etc and a host of other experts from various institutes presented for panel discussions and workshops over the two-day event.

Raghu Ram of Roadies fame during The Edutainment Show in Guwahati
Raghu Ram of Roadies fame during The Edutainment Show in Guwahati
Prof. Ujjwal Kr. Choudhury, tattoo researcher Mo Naga, television producer Raghu Ram, designer Yana Ngoba, designer Utpal Bania and Station Head, Red FM Guwahati Gautam Sharma during The Edutainment Show in Guwahati
Prof. Ujjwal Kr. Choudhury, tattoo researcher Mo Naga, television producer Raghu Ram, designer Yana Ngoba, designer Utpal Bania and Station Head, Red FM Guwahati Gautam Sharma during The Edutainment Show in Guwahati
Popular actress Barsha Rani Bishaya at the Edutainment Show, Guwahati
Popular actress Barsha Rani Bishaya at the Edutainment Show, Guwahati

The two day event by Event Capital saw the top schools and institutes across verticals like journalism, photography, fashion, PR, advertising, events, radio, television, jewellery design, graphic design, animation design, architecture showcasing their courses through an intensive platform that reaches out to the students exclusively.

Popular actor Rabi Sharma speaking at The Edutainment Show in Guwahati
Popular actor Rabi Sharma speaking at The Edutainment Show in Guwahati
Journalists Pradyot Manikya Debbarma, Teresa Rehman and Subhajit Sengupta during The Edutainment Show in Guwahati
Journalists Pradyot Manikya Debbarma, Teresa Rehman and Subhajit Sengupta during The Edutainment Show in Guwahati
Red FM RJ Nabish interacting with the students during The Edutainment Show in Guwahati
Red FM RJ Nabish interacting with the students during The Edutainment Show in Guwahati
Prof. Ujjwal Kr. Choudhury, wildlife photographer and biologist Udayan Borthakur, photographer Arpan Kalita and HoD Design department at Maria's Public School Biswajit De during The Edutainment Show in Guwahati
Prof. Ujjwal Kr. Choudhury, wildlife photographer and biologist Udayan Borthakur, photographer Arpan Kalita and HoD Design department at Maria’s Public School Biswajit De during The Edutainment Show in Guwahati
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