Businesses in the East Midlands and beyond have a new media resource, opening Thursday September 1 in party mood. Funds raised during the evening will go to Age Concern, whose bus was set alight during the recent riots.
Guests at the official launch of the Pukaar News Hire Centre in Phoenix Square will include the Guinness Book of Records- breaking drummer, King G Mall, the High Sheriff of Leicestershire, Resham Singh Sandhu and Councillor Manjula Sood.
13-year-old singer Nish will be perform as Pukaar News, in conjunction with Libra Professional Broadcast and Holdan Distribution, showcases its wide range of television cameras and full broadcast equipment for hire. The centre is open to companies and private clients along with a studio for live web-streaming.
‘Entrepreneurs and local film makers can see what is on offer in a party atmosphere,’ says Romail Gulzar, whose Pukaar News internet site is popular in the UK and across 28 countries worldwide.
‘During the evening we will be displaying online broadcasting technology, including Panasonic’s new AF-101 film style camera and their AG-3DA1.’ There will also be a range of Sony and JVC cameras.
‘This is also a great opportunity for media students, who can take part in our Pukaar News Interernship Programme,’ says Romail Gulzar.
‘There will be the chance to meet our team and get involved with us. As part of our ethos we actively encourage students and members of the community to gain experience in the media and engage in community events. We’ll be showcasing our community media work and give an idea of what Pukaar News has to offer. ’
Pukaar News is the official media partner for Anand International and Daewoo International who are sponsoring the Somali Olympic team for London 2012 and company head Vic Sethi will be talking about the team, which has to dodge bullets and navigate armed roadblocks to reach their training ground.
Romail Gulzar also makes documentaries and features for television channels and promotes events bringing different community groups together. His news site seeks justice for the persecuted worldwide, especially upholding the rights of minorities.