An as of late coordinated a Fashion and Lifestyle show called ‘Kolkata Festival’.
Coordinated at the ICCR premises, it was an endeavor to support the matter of little and medium scale ventures, home-preneurs and to raise assets for BestFriendz Society, the coordinators said.
Guests explored through a wide scope of garments, texture, adornments, sacks and substantially more.
Understanding the need to offer introduction to those whose occupation has endured during the pandemic, the coordinators opened the stage to craftspeople from across the city.
A portion of the main exhibitors were Nash Boutique, The 999, Cell Active Colors, Shajiya Boutique, Rabbah Collections, Gracious Hub, Choice design, Kaalpi, Renesha Boutique, Clothing Palette, Fabrics of India, Iqbal’s Kitchen, Bake Adore, Hiya Sarees, Farha’s Collections, Juwi’s Elegant Collection, Ms Pro, and Patiala House.
There were likewise custom made treats on special.
The two-day celebration likewise coordinated different projects.
On the debut day, the program started with dance bunch Sankalp honoring Late Soumitra Chatterjee.
This was trailed by an intelligent meeting on Women Empowering Lives, pre and post lockdown, which featured how ladies have demonstrated their performing various tasks capacities during the pandemic circumstance, dealing with their home and work place.
The occasion was introduced by Padamsree Purna Das Baul , Shagufta Hanaphie, Lion Lekha Sharma and Regional Director ICCR Gautam De.
Speakers included Chaitali Das, Chairperson, Rakshak Foundation; Gulshan Bano, cosmetics craftsman; Sujata Agarwal of Lions Club, and Sujoy Biswas, DirectorTechno India.
On the subsequent day, there was a ‘Legends of Kolkata’ themed extravagant dress where kids somewhere in the range of 5 and 13 years strolled the slope.
There was a Santoor execution by Ayush Lala, an understudy of Pandit Tarun Bhattacharya.
The program was trailed by the Installation function of Payal Varma as BestFriendz Philanthropy Club’s new executive.
Post the establishment program, there was a visit show and intelligent meeting on ‘Manhandled Durga’, to feature the predicament of ladies and the gross reality behind the thing they are looking at home during the pandemic, just as approaches to cure them.
Speakers included cine and theater entertainer Papia Adhikary, entertainer and old style artist Anindita Roy, Professor Aammar Zaki, Advocate High Court, Supratim Roy, maker, film merchant and GSC International VC, Soma Lahiri, supervisor of Bartaman and Sukhi Grihokon, and Shagufta Hanaphie.
‘Kolkatar Gaanwala’ and others performed at the occasion.
Said Shagufta Hanaphie, Founder-Director of SHE, “The event was a success and I believe SHE promised what it delivered. But it was more of a story to narrate. I was able to deliver the rich culture of my city and explore it the right way.”
The Lions Club world class 322B1, Rakshak Foundation and Asparagus Wedding, Friends FM, Business Economics, Tag Solutions, Al lazees, Iqbal’s Kitchen and Bake Adore teamed up to make the occasion a triumph.
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