Saturday 24, Oct 2020, Delhi (India)
Hosted by Shalini Vig, the 13th edition of the festival of Hope Foundation was held at the Russian Centre of Science & Culture, New Delhi.
The crème de la crème of Delhi was treated to an evening soiree that included all the elements of an unforgettable indulgence – Charity, Fashion, and Glamour. The event took place at The Russian Centre of Science & Culture, New Delhi.
Festival of Hope, leverages the platform of art, fashion, and music to create and spread awareness to prevent and detect early stages of cancer. The Foundation is supported by eminent personalities and achievers from all walks of life, bringing together “Leaders of Hope” who actively contribute by volunteering their time, money, and skills to make a difference.
The Foundation also supports other NGOs/Social Enterprises in promoting their efforts. These include Spread A Smile Foundation, Rasoi On Wheels, Shakuntalam Foundation, Desire Home Society, Swapan Sarthak Foundation, and other individual social contributors.
The evening witnessed cancer survivors and other personalities walking the ramp styled and dressed by Designers Reynu, Nikhita Taandon & Shital Bajaj celebrating the spirit and courage of cancer warriors. Some of the personalities who walked the ramp were Anca Varma, Nischint Singh, Mukta Chopra, Sonali Bhasin, Payal Jaiswal, Meenakshi Dutt, Dolly Jain, Bela Madan, Pooja Gogia, Neeli Jain, Neena Verma to name a few.
An evening filled with glamour, courage, and entertainment, the 13th edition of Festival of Hope Foundation was celebrating humanity and the determination to fight cancer. Many big names came at one platform to stand against a life-threatening disease. The confidence and energy of the performers were breathed taking. With a crowd turning up at a common place for a purpose such as this, fashion and glamour sure did show another side of its industry.
Designers Reynu & Nikhita said “Its inspiring and a privilege to dress up Cancer Survivors and we couldn’t have had a better launch for our new season couture line. We associated with Festival of Hope Foundation, as a way to give back to society and salute the spirits of cancer survivors.”
The festival started with art and culture brought on the front through dances. Following the same was a great fashion show that brought on the ramp the smiles and resolution of cancer braver.
Shalini Vig Wadhwa said “I would like to thank and appreciate the gesture of all our partners Fedor Rozovsky, Blossom Kochhar, Shital Bajaj & Somya Khurana and the designers Reynu & Nikhita in making this event a successful one.