Hindi is getting established as a reputed language not only in India but across the world. Apart from movies and literature, blogging which has established itself as a form of new media is also helping in the spread of Hindi. As such, to provide a common stage for bloggers, 'Parikalpana Samay', Hindi monthly magazine published from Lucknow and ‘Parikalpana’ literary organization have been organizing International Blogger’s Conference for the last Seven years.
The main objective of the conference is to create ground for development of blogging in the World, promote Hindi literature and Indian culture, and provide opportunities for language harmony and cultural study and tourism.
Chief Editor of Parikalpana Samay and Organizer of ‘International Bloggers Conference’ Mr. Ravindra Prabhat said that after having successfully organized the conference in Delhi (India), Lucknow (India), Kathmandu (Nepal), Thimpu (Bhutan), Colombo (Sri Lanka) and Bangkok (Thailand). this time the seventh International Blogger’s Conference will be organized from 23 Dec. 2016 to 1 January, 2017 in Auckland, Hamilton & Rotorua in New Zealand.
This time the host of this conference will be NRI Mrs. Suman Kapoor. she is an activist, educationist, research scholar, entrepreneur, a hospitality professional, social critic and writer of New Zealand. She is not an activist, not even a protester but visionary who values and recognises diversity. She has led and served various NGO’s and is currently the Chairperson of GOPIO International Women Council. She is a creative high achiever with a deep involvement with philanthropic and linguistic areas and is always true catalyst for positive change both within New Zealand and globally. She is Formerly founding President of GOPIO Waikato Chapter and Life Member of GOPIO; Double postgraduate, an; Director Indian Cuisine in company at New Zealand; executive at National council of women, Waikato Graduate women, Multicultural council , interfaith council and Indian organizations; community advocate, serving various boards and committees, leading positions in New Zealand.
The host of this conference Mrs. Suman Kapoor Said that the Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi has emphasized on historical and cultural relation between India and the out side of world and sought to promote co-operation and harmony between the all countries. This blogger’s conference being organized in New Zealand is an effort in the same direction.
Mr. Ravindra Prabhat and Mrs. Suman Kapoor jointly said that on this occasion celebrities from the field of blogging, literature, social and cultural world will be felicitated.
During the conference more than bloggers will be awarded out of which some important ones are Mrs. Rekha Rajvanshi from Australia , Mr. Ravi Kant Mittal, Mrs. Seema Gupta and Ms. Sarjana Sharma from Delhi, Mrs. Dr. Urmila Shukla from Raipur in Chhatisgarh, Dr. Anita Srivastava, Dr. Archana Srivastava, Dr. Nirmala Singh Nirmal, Ratna Srivastava, Dr. O.P. Singh and Mrs. Kusum Verma from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh; Dr. Rama kant Kushwaha from Deoria, Uttar Pradesh; Dr. Vijay Pratap Srivastava from Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh and Mrs. Sampat Devi Murarka & Rajesh Murarka from Hyderabad in Telangana.
Mr. Prabhat said that during the conference, study of Hindi in global perspective especially in New Zealand, promotion of Hindi literature, various dimensions of blogging as new media and role of Social Media in changing times etc. will be discussed.
Kusum Verma Night in Auckland
After the conference in night of 25th Dec. 2016, Indian folk singer & dancer Kusum Verma will be performed on the stage.
Kusum Verma is a folk-singer, Poet, performer and danser from Uttar Pradesh, India. She sings Bhojpuri and Awadhi folk songs, and has received the Parikalpna Sur-Saraswati Award for her contribution to music. Kusum did not get any sort of formal training of classical music neither before nor after becoming a successful folk singer but She had an effective command over high and low notes. She is best known for her distinctive, melodious, powerful voice, complex and dark emotional expressions which led many critics to state her voice as the greatest and most distinctive they had ever heard. She is acclaimed as one of the greatest singers ever lived in central Uttar Pradesh and could sing high tenor notes with ease. She has performed national and international stages, like Kolkata, Delhi, Allahabad, lucknow, Mahoba, Gonda, Lakhimpur Kheeri and Kathmandu in Nepal, Thimpu & Paro in Bhutan, Kaindi & Colombo in Sri Lanka, Pataya & Bangkok in Thaighland etc.
Along with folk song she will be presented a Nritya Natika of 1 hr 10 minutes. Which is based on a Mahakavya PADMAVAT written by very famous writer MALIK MOHAMMED JAYASI . The title of the NrityaNatika is BARAHMASA.
The theme is the queen Nagmati of the king RatnaSen of chittod is so beautiful and always want approval & praise of her beauty from friends. But one day she heard the beauty of the queen Paďmawati of Singhaldweep by her parrot Heeramann . She told it to the Heeramann not to tell it to the king but one day Heeramann explained about the beauty of Padmini to the king, King immediately depart to Singhaldweep . Naagmati cursed Heeramann for that and start waiting for the arraival of her king back to home . Means all the twelve months. It is a recorded programme .
Art Exhibition in Hamilton
The next day, 26th September 2016 will be held Art Exhibition and International kavi sammelan in Hamilton. Exhibited Indian folk art and culture. These are traditional painting like ; TulsiChauk, Chhath Pooja,Karwa Chauth and Kohber etc. Participation Few media persons will be participated in this conference like Ms. Sarjana Sharma, Ceative Head, kabir Communication, Mr. Ravi Kant Mittal, C.O.O. Sanskar TV and Mrs. Seema Gupta, News Editor Aj Tak.
Eight poets from india will be participated in Kavi Sammelan like Mr. Ravindra Prabhat from Lucknow, Dr. Urmila Shukla from Raipur, Dr. Ramakant Kushwaha from Deoria, Dr. Vijay Pratap Srivastava from Kushinagar, Dr. Nirmala Singh 'Nirmal' from Lucknow, Mrs. Sampat Devi Murarka from Hyderabad, Dr. Archana Srivastava from Lucknow, Mrs. Kusum Verma from Lucknow, Shri Ravi Kant Mittal from Delhi and Mrs. Ratna Srivastava (Announcer) etc.
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