By INN, Kolkata, @infodeaofficial;
International Women Polytechnic (IWP) celebrated its annual festival “Melange-The Blend of Art 2017” at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi. Anushtha from Jankpuri Centre was the winner of the title followed by Sahiba from Janakpuri Centre and Prachi Khanna from Model Town center as runner-up.
International Women Polytechnic (IWP) a leading institute in women education in vocational as well as professional studies Mrs. Kamaljeet Sehrawat (Mayor, South Delhi Municipal Corporation), Ms. Universe Teen Ms. Sristhi Kaur, Mrs. Veena Sharma (MCD, Councillor, Janakpuri) were special guests who graced the event.
Mr. Vishal Nijhawan, Managing Director International Women Polytechnic hosted the occasion. Also present were Mr. Samir Valia Executive Director, Mr. Subroto Mukherjee, Mr. Kunal & Mr. Nikhil the Centre Directors of IWP.
Shivani Wazir (Former Ms. India & Brand Ambassador “Save the Tiger Project”), Srishti Kaur (Miss Teen Universe 2017), Ms. Mansi Midha (Renowned Makeup Artist), Mr. Akshay Wadhwa (Renowned Fashion Designer), Ms. Shalini Gupta (Renowned Founder & Fashion Designer at Kaaisha), Ms. Sonal Singh (Miss Asia Universe), Ms. Sonal Bedi (Renowned Image Consultant), were some of the industry leaders who mentored students with their vast experiences and ideas in the noble endeavor by IWP.
Melange gave the students a plethora of information and open access to professionals in the Fashion and lifestyle. With its attempt to networking the students with industry stalwarts through the meet, greet and guidance, it tried to connect students with active professionals who have themselves gone through business’s complex system. They provided the students with advice and ideas and expected to excel. The girls at IWP were exposed to the realities of post education and develop a working intuition of how to navigate their future.
After the lamp-lighting ceremony, the students of IWP Janakpuri branch presented a graceful Vandana to start the event. The event moved ahead with various performances of a rock show, music, dance, and drama etc. ended with colourful Fashion show. Students from all the Delhi branches of IWP showcased the glimpse of Ethnic, Indo-western, and Western. In first-round IWP students made their entry on the ramp with Ethnic Wears which portrayed the Indian culture and its heritage. In the second round they came-up with the mix of Indo-western and western dresses which was an incredible concoction of design and colour.
The students of the polytechnic showcased fabulous collection during the fashion show, which was not only designed by them but also buying the fabric, drafting, sketching, stitching, embroidering, and finishing of the garment is done by the students themselves and this very feature of the polytechnic’s educational aspect gives the students, the much-needed confidence and zeal to continue performing well.
Lastly, there were awards conferred upon students who deserved in each category of the fashion show. The students were delighted to get felicitated but their parents who were even happier to see their daughter’s skills and confidence. The Judges, The Guests and Everybody in the auditorium were full of praise for the International Women Polytechnic, who took the initiative to bring out the best talent of their students from behind the closet.