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Press Accreditation Request

Valley of Words encourages participation and active involvement of the media and press for coverage of its festival. Look forward to intriguing talks and conversations, panel discussions that are sure to absorb you, and cultural events, exhibitions and stalls bursting with talent, commitment and creativity this year.

We invite you to apply for our Press Pass and join us in celebrating creativity from 14th to 16th November, 2019, in Dehradun. Your coverage of our festival is incredibly important to us; help us spread the word and encourage the talent that makes up VoW ’19.

If you are officially representing your media organisation, we would require a valid identification proof and a letter from your employer clearly stating that you represent them. Kindly fill out the form below to apply.

For further queries or information please email us at [email protected].

Apply below to become an official press partner for Valley of Words 2019.

We require all media delegates to be associated with a registered regional, national or international publication. Freelance journalists may apply to become official festival bloggers, writers and photographers.

Please upload a valid photo identity proof (Passport, Aadhaar Card, Driver's License, Publication ID). Scans should be under 2mb. Acceptable formats: JPG, PNG, PDF only.
Note: PAN cards are not accepted as a valid ID proof
We require media delegates to upload a passport size profile picture which will be used in your press pass. Please ensure that your face is clearly visible. Accepted formats: JPG, PNG only.

What does a press pass entail?

  • You get a special ID card and complete access to all Days of the festival and can attend all sessions, panels, exhibitions and cultural events.
  • You get access to the press room with the dedicated Wi-Fi hotspot where you can connect with other press delegates, take a breather and rejuvenate yourself to attend and cover more of VoW ’19
  • You may also seek out the assistance of our press volunteer team which will be present at the venue.

Official Festival Journalists

Freelance Bloggers, Writers & Photographers

We require all press delegates to be associated with a registered regional, national or international publication. But at VoW, all platforms are encouraged. So it doesn’t matter whether you are a professional or an amateur, as long as you have the eye for detail, and the dedication and motivation to listen, absorb and retell what’s around you.

Which is why independent writers, bloggers and photographers are welcome to apply to become official festival blogger, writer or photographer.

As an official festival blogger, writer or photographer, you will get unparalleled access to our speakers and will work closely with our team and other partners in a challenging and engaging environment.

To apply, please send in an email to [email protected] with “Independent Media – VoW 2019” in the subject line. Attach links to your best articles and photographs to be considered.