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Shalini Dagur Director of &BLOOMS recently hosted a Get Together on the occasion of International Women’s Day and also honored various Women’s for the same. Prominent Names were Anca Verma, Anu Kalra, Leher Sethi, Sumita Dass, Nikita Arya, Meeta Chaturvedi, Neha Singh Kamboj, Abhilasha Jain. The Evening was followed by Hi-Tea.

The Event was co hosted by Harsh Singh

Panchsheela club and weaaverstory.com presented a unique fashion show Ode To The Loom an evening celebrating the weaves and fashion. Weaverstory.com, an online store for authentic Indian Handlooms/crafts is showcasing it’s new Winter collection which includes Sarees, Lehangas, Dupatta’s, Suits and Accessories.

The evergreen lure of viewing and wearing an Indian Handloom product created on the loom, has been a royal prerogative for centuries. In this era, it is the privilege of all wearers, as it is made a wearable possession by Weaverstory.com, an online store for authentic and original crafted handloom wear, for their privileged customer base and more.

Besides the pledge to bring the very best in design and craftsmanship, this fashion house has a noble ulterior motive of helping struggling weavers find their due honour among the larger consumer base, who one knows, are the best judges of their workmanship. On this occasion, the organizers have brought an entire range of fresh weaves drawn from improved and new weaves available in the Banaras weaving tradition. In this range, ancient techniques have been re-invented by obtaining patterns and inputs from ancient weaving masters of this region. According to Nishant Malhotra “These patterns are drawn from their family sources where they have been preserved by their progeny and shared for the first time with the Weavers.com organisation. Such a regeneration of the old into a new makeover gives individual buyers an exclusive possession that only they are privy to possess.”

As a defining salute to the cause, the show has brought to a befitting close with a unique addition. Instead of apparel hanging on stands, or clothes being worn by professional models, members drawn from among the viewing public, will walk the ramp draped in these fineries. Among others, Noted contemporary artist Ms Nupur Kundu, will be on view in these fineries. As age and enthusiasm is no bar, the organizers are sure that their products will be sported around by everyone who is still young at heart. This event is thus geared to live on in our memories, making it a sweet afterthought and a memorable takeaway from the hands of India’s finest craftsmen. The swish set of the city — including , bureaucrats, socialites and prominent names from the P3P circle, graced the occasion and indulged in animated conversations about handlooms and how to reinvent them for the contemporary market.fashion show was unique in the sense club member of all age joined hands on ramp to do cat walk to promote Handloom the models highlighted the superior quality of weaves which is symbol of Indian heritage.

Singer Vandana Vadhera recently hosted her Birthday Bash in Soho, The Ashoka Hotel, NewDelhi. The Birthday was attended by many well known faces like Bollywood Singer Jasbir Jassi, DJ Barkha Kaul, DJ Ana Sachdeva, Meeta Chaturvedi, Harsh Singh, Jaspreet Singh, Ritu & Sakal Rakheja, Meenakshi Dutt. The Evening was followed by Dinner.

Leher Sethi (Secretary – ICUNR (Indian Council for UN Relations) & Founder – Something Creative) & Neeraj Kumar (Founder – Le Magnifique Group) hosted an afternoon to celebrate International Women’s Day at Le Meridien, New Delhi in the presence of Chief Guest, Dr. Udit Raj, Hon’ble Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha – Northwest Delhi) and Guests of Honour, Major General Gagandeep Bakshi SM, VSM and Air Marshal Naresh Verma AVSM, VSM.

The panelists Asha Devi, Deepika Krishna, Leher Sethi, Shabana Azmi, Yogita Bhayana and Dr. Udit Raj discussed various issues and challenges faced in India vis’a vis feminism and women empowerment. The collective mood of the rapt audience was pensive and somber while the discussion was going on, owing to the seriousness of the situation and the grave need for things to change, and the discussion got heated over certain issues related to women’s safety in India.

The event was commemorated in the presence of UN delegates, Embassy Heads, Select Diplomats and celebrities. International Women’s Day was celebrated by awarding women achievers from different genres for their exceptional contribution in their respective fields.

The guests were welcomed with a note by Leher Sethi, which was followed by the panel discussion and the ceremonious lighting of the lamp by the Chief Guest and Guests of Honour. The evening witnessed some power packed acceptance speeches along with encouraging and inspiring words from Air Marshal Naresh Verma, Major General Gagandeep Bakshi, and Dr. Udit Raj. Mr K.L. Malhotra, Secretary General of ICUNR delivered the Vote of Thanks.

Shabana Azmi (5 times National Award Winner & Social Activist) was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for her contribution towards Women Empowerment, Art and Social Activism. The other awardees of the ICUNR International Women’s Day Awards 2018-19 were:

Many references were made about the entire country rejoicing in the valour and courage of the Indian armed forces, and the service of Maj Gen. Gagan Deep Bakshi (Indian Army) & Air Marshal Naresh Verma (Indian Air Force) to the nation. Real heroes gave away the awards to women who fought to get where they are.

On this occasion, Mrs Leher Sethi, Secretary & Official Co-ordinator for ICUNR said, “I have been organizing this event for over 5 years now, and it gives me immense pleasure to do my small bit towards celebrating the accomplishments of the amazing and empowered women all around us.”

Mr Neeraj Kumar of Le Magnifique Group said, “International Women’s day Awards are a platform to honour and acknowledge women for their unflinching support and contribution to the society. It is an occasion to celebrate the power of womanhood.”

Mr K.L. Malhotra, Secretary General of ICUNR said, “Celebration of International Women’s Day by ICUNR was immaculately organized, and its impact was well observed by the audience.”

Recently was the Grand Finale for Mr & Miss Next Star 2019 Presented by JGD Production House at Hotel Riviera Valley. The organiser of the event was Rohan Singh Tomar, Ankit Singh and Neeraj Singh. The Show was choreographed by Shefali Sharma. Winner for show were Mansi Chaurasia and Subhash Kumar. The esteemed jury panel for the finale had Prince Narula along with other eminent members like Varun Katyal, Shefali Sharma, Ankit Nagpal, Neeraj Singh, Mukesh Dubay and many more.

Recently at Triveni Kala Sangam Sculpture Court was the Inauguration of a solo exhibition “Rhythm of Marble” by a very gifted stone and marble sculptor Amit Singh. The Special Guests who lighted the lamp were Mr Muhamed Cengic Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sunit Tandon, Arun Vasudev, Rajeev Shrivaastav, GD Raina, Rakeshrenu and Naveen Sharma.

Recently at Klub Kaama was the Launch Party of MRS. INDIA UNIVERSAL Delhi / NCR Presented by Black Tie Events. A pageant which will give a platform to all the married ladies from all over India to showcase their talent. The national Director’s and host’s for the pageant are Ahmad Kabir Shadan and Ritu Sood. Delhi and NCR Directors are Bhawna Gautam and Paashu Pandey. Many socialites were spotted at the gathering to name a few were Nishi Singh, Muskaan Narang, Tanya Sadh, Vikkie Anand.

Vanya Kaushik Design Studio, from Jaipur had been the biggest highlight of the show and was the official celebrity designer of the event and made the contestants look absolutely phenomenal with her dazzling collections. The designs at Vanya Kaushik Design Studio, are inspired by the art forms of the different regions of India and are a perfect blend of traditional old crafts and modern sophistication. As a brand they always strive to offer the superlative and pre – eminent couture which have their own speech. They believe in crafting the art forms into influential and powerful designs that gives an individual a resilient identity. They create customized outfits for people using their skilled traditional, cultural and modern art forms giving their personality an altogether a new definition.

The entire show was executed and choreographed by Nrityaa Fashion Entertainment, International Show Directors Mr. Sanjay Kannan & Mr. Sunman Gowda, who are also an International Fashion Directors and promote Indian Fashion across the world. The company have been associated with many national and international events in Las Vegas, Kuala Lumpur, Vancouver, Florida, England, Paris, Taiwan, Shanghai, Sri Lanka, Philippines, etc. Nrityaa Fashion Entertainment, is a company that primarily deals with all kinds of fashion weeks and modelling events across the world and have been associated with lot of national and international fashion and modelling events over the years.. Nrityaa Fashion Entertainment, has been the ” Show Directors & Fashion Partners ” to many fashion events and have been grooming and training models across the globe.

Bollywood actress, model and super dancer Sana Khan along with Yash Ahlawat(Actor and Film Financer) and the renowned indian Television Actress Simran Kaur on Wednesday announced the launch season 3rd of Bollywood Mr. and Miss India 2019 which is organized by studio 19 films.
Sana Khan and Simran Kaur will be one of the jury members for Bollywood Mr. & Miss India pageant which is a unique platform to discover hidden talent and provide budding stars an opportunity to showcase themselves.

The winners of Bollywood Mr. and Miss India 2019 will get a chance to display their talent in all sorts of fields such as, Acting, Dancing, Singing etc during the grooming session round and mesmerize the viewers with their spark.

The pageant will recognize the creative efforts and diligence showcased by the finalists who will engage the audience with their captivating performances.

“Bollywood Mr. and Miss India is a fantastic stage for all the aspirants to live their dream of winning a title and taking the first step for being recognized as a brand. I feel honored to have been offered the responsibility to judge this great event. The third season of BMMI to give a golden opportunity to the deserving candidates to make their dreams come true in the grand Finale,” said Bollywood actress Sana Khan.

“For third Season, we will be conducting auditions in 64 cities from India and international as well including Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore etc, so that maximum aspirants get an opportunity to participate. Expert panel of choreographers, supermodels and celebs will conduct the auditions, ensuring that no deserving candidate misses an opportunity to shine,” said Yash Ahlawat, Actor and Film Financer.

“The third Season of Bollywood Mr. and Miss India 2019 will witness more than 25 Bollywood and television celebrities including Sapna Chaudhary, Arbaaz Khan, Mahima Chaudhary, Gulshan Grover, Sana Khan, Vishal Pandya, Rajneesh Duggal, Simran Kaur etc,”

The show will be held in five star hotel New Delhi for 6 days. The Mega Finale Audition will be organized in the capital with many rounds prior announcing the winner. The contestants will be required to participate in various activities like personal portfolio, Group Discussion, Fashion Show, Dance Performance, Question-Answers session with the jury.

Jury members will award points to the contestants as per their prompt response for each activity. Winners in different categories will be adjudged by the jury. Finally the big moment will be there when BOLLYWOOD Mr. & Miss India 2019, Season-3 winners will be announced based on the points awarded to each contestant by the Jury. The whole show will be telecast by leading entertainment channel of the country.

Grandeur as it sounds; there will be a panel of eminent experts from the Bollywood fraternity to pick onto the best contestants across India from 64 cities and from other international countries as well. The contestants will be selected on the basis of their awareness from the Beauty and Fashion world industry, Bollywood, Hollywood and general knowledge and the IQ level of the aspirants.

It seems very important to be well informed about the paparazzi of your industry. The contestants falling between the age group of 16 to 32 years can contest for the same and need to show their capabilities on the ramp with different postures and attitude required for a good model. The main motive is to acknowledge the artistic excellence and hard work of the students and aspirants.

Recently Saree Sanskriti by Salma Sultan & Gems In Jewels by Manmeet Singh held an Exclusive Private Showcase of their collection at Sana Art Studio, 5 Jungpura Saree Sanskriti exhibited exclusive hand woven heritage sarees. Gems In Jewels launched their new collection “Jugalbandi” A medley of amazing kundan pieces with intricate gota elements.

The event was attended and highly appreciated by Fashion Designers like Anju Modi, Rina Dhaka and Leena Singh who were the Special Invite for the Showcase. Many Well Known Faces like Renu Husian, Sona Sharma, Harsh Singh, Tripti Somani enjoyed lively music along with sumptuous lunch with a great shopping experience.