Was it a bird, a plane…, no it was a Yash, grinning ear-to-ear as he zoomed towards the sky on the trampoline ride! It was an image that well describes the spirit of the ninth edition of the Krackerjack Karnival, where happy spirits jumped and bounced from one area of exciting activity to the other, with plenty to keep them captivated in between!
Held during 8th-9th October, India’s biggest kids and family festival, Krackerjack Karnival, came to an end with more than 15,000+ visitors converging at the Manpho Convention Centre in Bengaluru. As expected, the second edition of Krackerjack in Bengaluru, and the 9th overall, far exceeded the stupendous success it had registered during its inaugural run.
The pioneer of edutainment events in India, Krackerjack Karnival did not falter in its promise to deliver a fun, exciting and informative event that had variety of offerings for young ones and the young at heart. From more than 75 exhibitors providing the latest of products and services that encompass the entire needs and wants of families to the various stellar performances carried out on the ‘Krackerjack stage’ area, the event remained a breathtaking affair all through.
The presence of world renowned brands such as Disney, Nickelodeon and Superbook gave the event an unparalleled credibility. The meet-and-greet sessions with their favorite cartoon characters such as Chhota Bheem and Sonic Toon were an instant hit, as were the fun learning sessions and educative games that had entire families participating in gusto.
Visiting the carnival second time in a row, Ms. Kanika Arora, a homemaker and mother of two twin girls shared her experience, “Me and my kids had a great time attending the 7th edition of the Krackerjack Karnival in Bengaluru and could not afford to give the 9th edition a miss. I am glad it is organized with festivities around the corner, apart from immense fun that my girls are having here, I got to shop fabulous stuff from some of the most incredible brands from across India. I can’t think of a better way to spend fun and quality time with my kids in such an enthralling environment.”
Commenting on the event, Chandrika Behl, Project Director, Exhibitions India group and the founder of the Krackerjack Karnival festival, said, “I am grateful for the immense affection the people of Bengaluru have showered upon us on our second visit to the city. The event grew bigger in its scope in this edition, and we are pleased to have lived up to the expectations of the kids and their parents. With the confidence we have gained from this event and the other editions held across different destinations in the country, we hope to bolster Krackerjack Karnival’s stance as the perfect synonym for unlimited fun, learning and family bonding!”
An assimilation of educative zones, interactive workshops, dance sessions and a plethora of activities, Krackerjack Karnival has emerged as the biggest pan-India kids and family event with affiliations to some of the biggest brand names in various activities devoted to the family entertainment segment.