“Discovering the historic streets of Lahore” with Farzana Malik the first female tour guide of Pakistan

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It was a wonderful sunny day in April 2018 that we found ourselves in Lahore, a city thats inspired Artists and poets for generations. We got ourselves dropped off at Delhi Gate, which was a short walk to the Walled City of Lahore Authority, we found the quaint office in the left corner as we entered the city and were greeted by a group of young tour guides; when we explained to them that this was our first time in the Walled city and would really appreciate a dedicated guide to show us around. The manager introduced us to the lovely Farzana Malik, he also kindly pointed out that this is a free service for all toursits to avail. (We ofcourse didnt believe him and asked him several times again to make sure we werent imagining this; I asked why? And he simply responded, We want people to know the history behind the beauty and there is no charge for that!)

I was extremely excited for two reasons:

1. We were going to get a guided tour

2. We were getting the tour from Lahore’s first female tour guide.

You can see the sheer joy in our eyes in the pic below: (Sahar, I & Farzana)

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Truly elated by the fact, I wanted to ask Farzana what inspired her to take this job.

Farzana is a graduate from Jinnah College and her knowledge about the Walled City of Lahore is immense because not only is she a long time resident of the city but she also a huge history buff.

Five years ago the Walled City of Lahore Authority was offering professional courses for Tour guides and thats when Farzana applied and successfully completed the course. She was the only female student at the time and because of her passion for history and the city, the authority offered her a job to join them and the rest as they say is history!

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(Picture Courtesy Farzana: Farzana with a tour group at the Wazir Khan Mosque in the Walled City of Lahore)

She is one of the most popular tour guides in the city and has now been sharing her story to inspire other women to join her in this job.

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(Picture Courtesy Farzana: Farzana with a tour group at the entrance of the Walled City of Lahore)

What was fueling my curiosity was the safety issue when it came to such a job for a woman, when I asked Farzana, she calmly responded; “Its a great job, you learn, you meet new people and you feel good at the end of the day. There is no safety issue, only a mind set issue which will take time to change.”

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(Picture Courtesy Farzana: Farzana with a tour group at the Shahi Hammam in the Walled City of Lahore)

We retraced steps of our ancestors, the essence of a generation before us still lingered in the architecture, in the food, in the fragrances, the city never let us loose the connection of our past from the present.

We were so attracted to the narrow Gallys (Streets) sometimes the space felt it was big enough only for one person, but me and Sahar kept pushing through together and somehow, the streets seemed to expand to accommodate, Lahore is magical that way and  just like that; I think Farzana made space for herself, where no one thought she could, till she did!

Thank you Farzana for pushing the boundaries and making room for change.

For more information on the Walled City of Lahore Authority: http://www.walledcitylahore.gop.pk/

 

 

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“Colourful Coversations” an Art Exhibition at Al Ghurair Centre

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Al Ghurair Centre in collaboration with W2W events, is set to welcome artists from around the country to come display their work as part of the ‘Colourful Conversations’ platform. This exhibition will see 30 artworks that will be displayed in the mall from 23rd April to 26th May. The name ‘Colourful Conversations’ has been inspired from the distinct set of paintings that have been handpicked to be a part of this exhibit.

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This exhibition is aimed at encouraging local artistic talent that helps towards building a community, there after making Al Ghurair Centre a designated family destination. The works will cover a diverse demo graph of artisans covering abstracts, portraits, pastels and so on.

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“Al Ghurair Centre has always believed in nurturing talent within the country and has been synonymous with arts. ‘Colourful Conversations’ brings to light the creative aptitude hidden and encourages expressive initiatives to help support the talent around”, Says Zeinab Badar, Marketing Manager, Al Ghurair Centre

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The exhibit includes critically acclaimed artist Ragini Dewan, along with Afshan Quraishi, Anupa Bhambaney, Shivani Mathur, Elizabeth Bruce, Saher Khan, Sudha Karthik, Shiba Khan, Humaira Hussain, Saima Hasan, Shital K. Gusani, Romy Ravindran, Manjula Kaimal, Tripti Purewal & Teena Tolani.

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Event Details: –

Venue: Al Ghurair Centre – Ground Floor

Event: Colourful Conversations Exhibition

Exhibition Dates: 23rd April until 26th May 2018

About Al Ghurair Centre:

About Al Ghurair Centre

 

Al Ghurair Centre, part of Al Ghurair Investment LLC, is the first shopping mall in the GCC region consisting of a dynamic master planned residential and commercial community.

Al Ghurair Centre is prominently situated in Deira, the heart of Old Dubai. The mall is one of Dubai’s leading shopping and tourist destinations and features over 350 brands, more than 50 restaurants; spread across the dining district and the food court, entertainment venues and two hyper markets.

Shoppers can treat themselves to a comprehensive mix of retail brands ranging from fashion to home décor, accessories to jewellery and much more. The shopping centre also boasts a bespoke section of traditional local brands covering various merchandise including abayas, shaylas, textiles and Arabic perfumes. The Centre is a vibrant shopping hub always buzzing with events throughout the year.

For further press information please contact:

Zareen Khan – W2W events &pr – Email: zareen.w2w.pr@gmail.com052 – 765 55255

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“The Forest of the Mind” a Solo Art exhibition by Javier Martén at Gallery 76

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2017. BIRTH- 122x164cm..jpg Gallery 76 at the Dubai International Art Centre presents The Forest of the Mind, a solo exhibition by the Costa Rican artist, Javier Martén. The award-wining artist is also a landscape architect who constantly draws inspiration for his work from his natural environment. Javier’s work is a ceremonial model with the biomorphic twists of nature, a necessary induction to immersion in color, lines and concentric whirls. Opening ceremony will be held on 24th of April at 6:30pm at Gallery 76 and the exhibition will be held till 1st of May 2018.

Javier Martén explains, “I paint biomorphic shapes that feel alive as if they were moving on the canvas. I sense the rainforest, its sounds of the wind blowing over rivers and ocean and lake waves. My style routes to freedom, it can relate to several different concepts. I am inspired by the rainforests of Costa Rica, the oceans, rivers and all of nature as I carry it on my veins since I was a child since I was born surrounded by a rich natural environment. Colors of the world, and the synesthetic sounds, movements and aromas that produce nature are the soul of my artworks.”

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Gallery 76 will be displaying the solo artworks of Javier’s from 24th of April till 1st of May. It is open to all art & nature lovers in the region.

Event Details: –

Venue: Dubai International Art Centre, Street 75b, Villa No 27, Jumeirah Beach Road, Near Town Centre Mall and Behind Mercato Mall.

Opening Ceremony: Tuesday 24th of April at 6:30pm

Exhibition Dates: 24th of April till 1st of May 2018

Gallery Timings:

Sat to Wed: 9.00am to 9.00pm

Thurs: 9.00am to 4.00pm

Friday: Closed

 

For further information please call the DIAC office on 04 344 4398

 

About DIAC (Dubai International Art Centre):

The Dubai International Art Centre (DIAC) is a non profitorganization offering an integral environment for artistic expression. It is committed to culturally and creatively enrich the local community by developing, stimulating, nurturing, encouraging and promoting artists, enthusiasts and art.

 

DIAC is owned by the members and managed by a board of directors. It is the premiere center for arts education in Dubai, offering the community over 80 different art courses and workshops, language courses, and gallery exhibitions. DIAC was founded in 1976 by the initiative of a few artists and art enthusiasts residing in Dubai. Today membership stands at over 1,100 from 67 different nationalities and growing.

For more press information, please contact: Zareen Khan – W2W events &pr – Email: zareen.w2w.pr@gmail.com052 – 765 55255

 

 

Middle East Council of Shopping Centres conducts the “John T. Riordan Global School for Retail Real Estate Professionals”

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 JTR starts from 16th until 19th of April at the Kempinski Hotel, MOE, Dubai, UAE

The Middle East Council of Shopping Centres – (MECSC) will be hosting (JTR) –John T. Riordan Global School For Retail Real Estate Professionals at the Kempinski Hotel, in Mall of the Emirates from 16th until 19th of April. The Middle East Council of Shopping Centres (MECSC), is the region’s largest retail industry association representing shopping mall owners, developers, marketing and leasing managers, retailers consultants, property managers, financiers, accountants, government officials and industry suppliers from the retail industry.

David Macadam – CEO of Middle East Council of Shopping Centres says, “MECSC is pleased to offer education and certification through conducting the John T. Riordan Global School for Retail Real Estate Professionals – the four- day program covers comprehensive, concentrated, rigorous course taught by prominent shopping centre industry experts from the USA, Europe and the Middle East who serve as faculty.”

One of the finest points of this year’s JTR are the expert instructors who are ready to provide the best learning possible while establishing solid foundation from real life examples on how to handle leasing, marketing, management and security challenges today.

JTR’s new curriculum and faculty are now in place showcasing industry experts – Avi Alkas (JLL – Turkey), Priya Chellani (JLL – MENA), Pam Bryson (Aldar Properties), Malik Qaiser (Ezdan Mall), Marcello Larizza (Line Investments), Anoop Gopal (Americana), Clair Stuart Menteth (Sticky Red), Charles Mallice (Stirling), Rachel Walton (Pop Retail), Karen Scott (CBRE/Skye), Emre Pelin (Andarakis Advisory), Greg Vogt (Gulf Related), Piers Burton (Eagles Spearing), Bruce Von Kaufmann (Meraas), Shahram Shamsaee (mSquared), Colin Beaton (Limelight and Franka Lange.

The ICSC/MECSC Schools for Professional Development (Levels 1 & 2) is a 4-day program leading to an ICSC Certificate. Courses start from 16th until 19th of April. Along with the training, MECSC will be hosting the Next Generation Networking Event on Tuesday the 17th of April from 5:30pm till 8:30pm at Kempinski Hotel, Dubai, UAE. Next Gen Dubai offers the ideal platform and opportunity for retail and shopping mall professionals to network and grow their business. Next GEN Dubai is actively promoted through the MECSC database and social media. MECSC members and event attendees are also encouraged to forward the invitation to those who would benefit from attending the event.

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To RSVP for this event, please click the link Register Online or visit www.mecsc.org for more details.

Contact: +971 4 359 7909

 

About MECSC:

 

Established IN 1994, MECSC has grown over the years and has a strong and closely connected member base of over 1,100 industry professional from all over the Middle East & North Africa representing Retailers, Shopping Mall Owners, Developers, Marketing Managers, Leasing Managers & Specialists, Consultants, Property Managers, Financiers, Accountants, Government Officials and Industry Suppliers. MECSC provides its members with unparalleled local and international business contacts and support through its network of international affiliates.

Web:http://www.mecsc.org / FBhttp://www.facebook.com/MECSC.org

Linkedin: @MECSC.org/LinkedIn: MECSC/ Instagram: MECSC/ Pinterest: MECSC / Twitter: MECSC

For information about the MECSC, please contact:

Email: lea@mecsc.org  phone +971 4 359 2186

For more press information, please contact: Zareen Khan – W2W events & pr – Email: zareen.w2w.pr@gmail.com – 052 – 765 55255

In conversation with Yoga Guru Krishan Verma

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The Yoga Ashram in Dubai kindly organized the Ananta Wholesome Yoga & Wellness Retreat at Marjan Island Resort & Spa in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE from the 24th till 30th of March. The highlight of the retreat was Krishan Verma Ji, who is Senior Faculty Teacher with Art of Living Foundation with a presence in 155 countries world-wide, Krishanji (as he is fondly known by his students) has been a student of yoga for 20 years and has teaching experience of 30 years. Based in the Montreal Art of Living Ashram in Canada, he has trained 2000 yoga teachers and is Chief Yogi at Sri Sri School of Yoga. His message is always practical and relevant to daily life. Bringing a depth of wisdom and experience, he guides his students to capture the true experience of yoga through the outer study of the ancient discipline and the inner study of the self.

We at Woman2Woman are pleased to share a short and sweet interview with the Yoga Guru himself.

How was Dubai?

This was my first trip to dubai and it was really very nice. It was a discovery for me in so many ways.

Do you think Yoga has gained momentum?

There is a lot of interest in Yoga today , more than ever before. Indeed it is gaining popularity because of its numerous health benefits. In todays face-paced life, a system of total wellbeing ie. in body, mind and spirit is very important to stay ahead.

Can anyone practice Yoga?

Yes definitely start practicing yoga and be consistent with your practice  Find a style of yoga that resonates with you ie. improves your awareness , where movements are coordinated with breath and the mind feels calm at the end. Remember for a posture to be correct, it should feel comfortable and steady ie. there should be no struggle doing it.

Do you think there is a spiritual connection between Yoga and happiness?

Spirituality is anything that uplifts the human spirit , spreads positivity and reinforces human values. Definitely the practice of Yoga can help one to lead a more meaningful life off the yoga mat for eg. taking the principle of not struggling in day-to-day tasks in order to keep your energy levels up. Maintaining your calmness and composure in difficult situations is another way in which you can practice yoga off the mat.

What has been your biggest gain through Yoga?

The biggest gain would be contentment and fulfilment in seeing others happy when Im teaching yoga.

Your followers are extremely passionate about your teachings? What do you think makes your technique unique?

The techniques are as old as time yet very relevant and simple to apply. They are very practical and hence easy to apply in daily life.

The humble and enlightened teacher inspire all of us to include Yoga in our daily routine.

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To try out a class, you can connect with Yoga Ashram:

Ashram means a peaceful place where you get Rejuvenation of the body, Refreshment of the mind and Rest for the soul. At Yoga Ashram, we created a space designed to be a platform to reduce your daily stress levels, to find calmness and balance, to increase your fitness and flexibility.
Step into Yoga Ashram and find a world of peace and tranquility, bubbling enthusiasm and elevated energy levels to cope up with your daily routine challenges.

We offer classes for all the levels and all the age groups starting from the beginners level to an advanced level yogi, from kids to a senior citizen.

We are also active in Corporate Yoga with Desktop Yoga being a special feature focusing more on working people spending more time on the desk.

Some of our classes are the Art of Living Yoga, Yogakidz, Yoga for Teens, Vinyasa Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Weight loss Yoga, Moms and Todds Yoga, Power Yoga, Dynamic Flow, Traditional Hatha Yoga, Pranayama, Yoga & Meditation, the Art of Living Happiness Program, Kirtans and Satsangs, Full Moon Meditation, New Moon Chanting, ART EXCEL & YES! programs for children and teenagers, etc.

For bookings and more details you may contact us on +971 4 360 9028 or email us on info@yogaashram.com

The Middle East Council of Shopping Centres expands its network: Introducing Corporate Memberships

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MECSC offers corporate membership to facilitate business advancement for retailers

The Middle East Council of Shopping Centre introduces Corporate Memberships this year as an initiative to boost the company’s profile in the Retail & Shopping mall industry.

David Macadam, CEO – MESCS says, “MECSC’s role in the MENA region is to facilitate growth and reach for all businesses that are associated in the retail industry; introducing the corporate membership is another step forward to offering more opportunities with wider visibility and presence in the retail industry.”

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JC Gayoma, Membership Manager – MECSC explains, Our Membership has grown more than 50% since 2015 with an active pool of more than 1,100 individual members. On top of that, our supported business industries have expanded and continue to grow welcoming more companies that offer technology solutions. We are ready to bring our service offerings to the next level through our Corporate Membership, which is designed to provide more Marketing and Branding opportunities to our members. The options available are flexible enough to fit the company size and accommodate their specific needs from Bronze to Platinum Corporate Memberships.”

Corporate membership is available for companies as small as 5 to as large as 1,000 employees. MECSC encourages all companies to avail this opportunity, as this membership is designed to offer maximum exposure and benefits through its platforms.

To learn more about corporate membership visit www.mecsc.org for more details.

Contact JC at +971 56 477 6536

  

About MECSC:

 

ESTABLISHED IN 1994, MECSC HAS GROWN OVER THE YEARS AND HAS A STRONG AND CLOSELY CONNECTED MEMBER BASE OF OVER 1,100 INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS from all over the Middle East & North Africa representing Retailers, Shopping Mall Owners, Developers, Marketing Managers, Leasing Managers & Specialists, Consultants, Property Managers, Financiers, Accountants, Government Officials and Industry Suppliers. MECSC provides its members with unparalleled local and international business contacts and support through its network of international affiliates.

Web:http://www.mecsc.org / FBhttp://www.facebook.com/MECSC.org

Linkedin: @MECSC.org/LinkedIn: MECSC/ Instagram: MECSC/ Pinterest: MECSC / Twitter: MECSC

For information about the MECSC, please contact:

Email: lea@mecsc.org  phone +971 4 359 2186

For more press information, please contact: Zareen Khan – W2W events & pr – Email: zareen.w2w.pr@gmail.com – 052 – 765 55255

Ananta Wholesome Yoga & Wellness Retreat a huge Success  

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115 Yoga enthusiasts attend the Ananta Wholesome Yoga & Wellness Retreat from 24th – 30th March 2018 at Marjan Island Resort & Spa

Yoga Ashram hosted the first Ananta Wholesome Yoga & Wellness Retreat in Marjan Island Resort & Spa from 24th till 30th of March; the retreat successfully welcomed 115 Yoga enthusiasts hailing from India, Europe, Armenia, Taiwan, Brazil, Syria, South Africa, Mauritius, Singapore and America.

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Jaya HariKumar– Co Founder of Yoga Ashram says, “This was the first time for Yogacharya Krishan Verma to conduct a session in Dubai, he has inspired thousands through his mastery of yoga, his knowledge and most importantly, his teaching methodology, he brings out the best in his students.”

Rashi Dutta– Co Founder of Yoga Ashram says, “Our Retreat was highly appreciated and we are encouraged to host many more in the near future.

Over the week of the retreat the guests enjoyed healthy meals, morning beach meditations, relaxation & overall rejuvenation under the guidance of Yogacharya Krishan Verma who helped transform individuals in deep cleansing through unique program of Yoga, Meditation, Sadhanas & Nutrition.

Event Details: –

Event: Ananta Wholesome Yoga & Wellness Retreat

Venue: Marjan Island Resort & Spa – Ras Al Khaimah

Date: 24th till 30th of March 2018

About Yoga Ashram:

Ashram means a peaceful place where you get Rejuvenation of the body, Refreshment of the mind and Rest for the soul. At Yoga Ashram, we created a space designed to be a platform to reduce your daily stress levels, to find calmness and balance, to increase your fitness and flexibility.
Step into Yoga Ashram and find a world of peace and tranquility, bubbling enthusiasm and elevated energy levels to cope up with your daily routine challenges.

We offer classes for all the levels and all the age groups starting from the beginners level to an advanced level yogi, from kids to a senior citizen.

We are also active in Corporate Yoga with Desktop Yoga being a special feature focusing more on working people spending more time on the desk.

Some of our classes are the Art of Living Yoga, Yogakidz, Yoga for Teens, Vinyasa Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Weight loss Yoga, Moms and Todds Yoga, Power Yoga, Dynamic Flow, Traditional Hatha Yoga, Pranayama, Yoga & Meditation, the Art of Living Happiness Program, Kirtans and Satsangs, Full Moon Meditation, New Moon Chanting, ART EXCEL & YES! programs for children and teenagers, etc.

For bookings and more details you may contact us on +971 4 360 9028 or email us on info@yogaashram.com

For more press information, please contact: Zareen Khan – W2W events &pr – Email: zareen.w2w.pr@gmail.com052 – 765 55255

 

 

Middle East Council of Shopping Centres’ Next Generation Networking Reception in Bahrain

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MECSC’s Next Generation Events – connecting retail professionals across Middle East

The Middle East Council of Shopping Centres will host the Next Generation Networking reception on Tuesday 3rd of April from 6:30pm till 8:30pm at the Jewelry Court of Moda Mall in Bahrain.

David Macadam, CEO, MECSC says Next Gen events offer fantastic opportunities for professionals to network throughout the Middle East region.  NextGen brings together specialists from the Retail industry to share knowledge; we encourage everyone who is linked to the retail and shopping mall industry to attend this event and avail this unique platform to network and grow their business.

The NextGen Networking Event brings retail industry professionals together in an environment to facilitate business development, knowledge-sharing and networking. Middle East Council of Shopping Centres’ (MECSC) primary goal is to bring together regional leaders and professionals under one roof to network with key players in the retail sector and enable to meet and build relationships.

 

Sponsors:

Main Sponsor: Moda Mall

Platinum Sponsor: EDB Bahrain

Gold Sponsor: Mall of Dilmunia

 

Event Details: NextGen Bahrain Reception

 

Date: 3rd of April 2018

Time: 6:30pm until 8:30pm

Venue: The Jewelry Court of Moda Mall in Bahrain.

 

To RSVP for this event, please click the link Register Online or visit www.mecsc.org for more details.

 

Contact: +971 4 359 7909

 

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About MECSC:

Established in 1994, The Middle East Council of Shopping Centres affiliated to the New York based International Council of Shopping Centres has over 70,000 members globally (www.icsc.org), the MECSC provides its members with unparalleled local and international business contacts. Facilitating members to grow their business through retail industry education, business development, conferencing and networking opportunities. The MECSC covers memberships throughout the MENA region and globally through the ICSC.

 

Web:http://www.mecsc.org / FB: http://www.facebook.com/MECSC.org

Twitter: @MECSC.org/LinkedIn: MECSC/ Instagram: MECSC/ Pinterest: MECSC

For information about the MECSC, please contact:

Email: lea@mecsc.org phone +971 4 359 7909

 

Watercolor & Silk Expressions – An Art Showcasing for Artist Beena Samuel at Bourn Hall Fertility Centre

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A watercolor Demonstration & Opening of Beena’s show will be held on 2nd of April 2018 at Bourn Hall Fertility Centre

(DIAC) Dubai international Art Centre in collaboration with Bourn Hall Fertility Centre in Dubai will be hosting the opening of Beena Samuel’s Art Showcasing on Monday the 2nd of April from 6:30pm onwards at Bourn Hall Fertility Centre.

Beena is best known for her expressive Watercolour artworks although she works in all kinds of media. Lately she worked at Tashkeel Gallery on an Upcycled Artwork installation project constructed using used materials. Her artworks are contemporary and expressive using a variety of textures and techniques to achieve layers of mystery and intrigue. Her training has been built up over the years with practice and working alongside well known artists living in the UAE and abroad. Beena is also an Art Instructor who conducts workshops in ‘Creative Watercolour’ and ‘Silk Painting’ at the Dubai International Art Centre in Jumeirah, Dubai and for the opening night, Beena will be demonstrating some watercolor techniques to the guests.

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Beena Samuel – Artist explains what the visitors can expect to see at the show, “I am an experimental visual artist who is constantly searching for new ways to evolve and grow as an Artist. Everything, from an ink stain to landscapes and people inspire me and my artworks are a memoir of my experiences.”

This event is open to the public, the exhibition opens from 2nd of April from 6:30pm onwards and the art works will continue to be display at the Centre for a total period of one month until 8th of May. All of the works will be for sale, making this showcasing an ideal opportunity to purchase original artwork at reasonable prices.

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Event Details: –

Venue: Bourn Hall Fertility Centre (7th Floor, Block C, Al Hudaiba Awards Building, 2nd December Street, Jumeirah 1)

Event timeline:

Date: Monday 2nd of April

6:30pm: Introduction and networking opportunity

6:50pm: Live Demonstration by Beena Samuel

7:00pm: Tour of the Art Showcase

To RSVP: jannat.a@bournhall-clinic.com / 800-483

About DIAC (Dubai International Art Centre):

The Dubai International Art Centre (DIAC) is a non-profit organization offering an integral environment for artistic expression. It is committed to culturally and creatively enrich the local community by developing, stimulating, nurturing, encouraging and promoting artists, enthusiasts and art.

DIAC is owned by the members and managed by a board of directors. It is the premiere center for arts education in Dubai, offering the community over 80 different art courses and workshops, language courses, and gallery exhibitions. DIAC was founded in 1976 by the initiative of a few artists and art enthusiasts residing in Dubai. Today membership stands at over 1,100 from 67 different nationalities and growing.

About Bourn Hall Fertility Centre, Dubai

With the aim of fulfilling many couples’ aspirations of parenthood, Bourn Hall International has set up Bourn Hall Fertility Centre in Dubai, a state-of-the-art, technologically-advanced, patient-friendly IVF centre, equipped with the latest IVF technology and staffed with international physicians, nurses and scientists, all of them experts in the field of Assisted Reproduction Technology.

Bourn Hall Fertility International is the international arm of Bourn Hall, United Kingdom (UK), responsible for the birth of the world’s first IVF baby in 1978 and pioneering this field for 40 years.

The Bourn Hall Fertility Centre in Dubai follows the same procedures, processes and techniques that have been developed and enhanced by Bourn Hall, UK.

 

Calling on Actors for “Slumber Party Confessions” a dance & theatrical production

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Auditions to be held on 14th of April at MAD dance studio for Slumber Party Confessions

Mad About Dance Studio will be open for young actors and dancers on Saturday the 14th of April to audition for a theatrical play, “Slumber Party Confessions” – a play that sheds light on real life issues that teenagers currently face. The main characters in the play mirror the conflicts and struggles of youngsters, dealing with unrealistic beauty standards, peer pressure, loneliness, body image, depression and the immense influence of social media. The play addresses harsh realities and encourages open discussions and understanding by lightly using humour and dance in the backdrop.

Mahima Mehta – Founder of MAD & Producer of SPC says, “We are extremely excited to showcase this brilliant theatrical play for our audiences, it has drama, emotions, conflicts, comedic timing and an inspiring narrative which is truly relatable for current times!”

Kalyan Chakravarthy – Creative Head of KC 24 & Director of SPC explains, “I have always been passionate about theatre and the performing Arts and I am looking forward to mentoring and training young actors to be confident and expressive on stage, I encourage all aspiring actors to audition!”

The auditions are open to the public, the age group of actors & dancers must be from 15yrs till 22yrs and all nationalities can apply.

Event Details:

Auditions for Play: Slumber Party Confessions

Venue: MAD, Mad about dance Studio – Centrepoint Mall – Bur Dubai

To register for the Auditions: anusha.mad123@gmail.com

Contact: 055 1073999

Producer: Mahima Mehta

Writer: Zareen Khan

Director: Kalyan Chakravarthy

About MAD (Mad About Dance Studio):

MAD is a Dubai grown dance company that mashes the universal language of dance with passion and fun.

Core revolves around teaching dance to kids and adults. The offering also includes dance-weight loss & corporate team building programs leading to high levels of customer engagement.

Individual and Group Dance forms include Hip Hop, Bollywood, Locking, Popping, Lyrical, Bhangra, Jazz, Folk, Contemporary, Classical, Oriental and much more. MAD studios is location in Centerpoint Mall, Bur Dubai and soon to open in Greens.

FB: madaboutdancedubai

Insta: madaboutdancedubai

 

For more press information, please contact: Zareen Khan – W2W events &pr – Email: zareen.w2w.pr@gmail.com052 – 765 55255