IWP celebrated “Melange” - The Blend of Women Empowerment

New Delhi, June 30, 2014: IWP a leading institute in women education in vocational as well as professional studies, celebrated its annual festival "Melange-The Blend of Art 2014" at Hotel Piccadilly, Janakpuri, New Delhi on June 28th 2014. The event was dotted with ample of happenings like fashion show (ethnic, indo-western and western), play, musical, dance performances etc. Dr. Blossom Kochar, renowned beauty artist, and director Aroma Magic blessed the event as Chief Guest 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.

IWP celebrates Melange

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 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.

IWP celebrates Melange

Ms. Meenu, Journalist & Choreographer Ms. Tina Chatwal, Ms. India Asia Pacific 2002. Ms. Sumiko Murgai Nanda, renowned fashion photographer, Mr. Jamal Sheikh (founder editor, Men's Health magazine), Ms. ILA Kumar Valia, fashions lifestyle consultant were some of the industry leaders who mentored students with their vast experiences and ideas in the noble endeavor by IWP.

IWP celebrates Melange

Blessing the event, Chief Guest, Dr. Blossom Kochar said, "It is a great honour for me to be a part of Mélange. The occasion is a blend of the passion, knowledge, and access to information required to navigate education in the dynamic industry. While the present reality is that many talented students are not getting enough opportunities to present and perform their skills which are required to create ripples in the professional network. Melange is the platform that gives students a thoughtful access to a network of professionals and opportunities to work in industry community. It gives an interactive stage where they can find people who can mentor them for a longer run."

IWP celebrates Melange

Adding to this Mr. Vishal Nijhawan, Managing Director, IWP shared his views "The need to uplift the status of women in our country has been our prime concern since long. The polytechnic's motto has always been to deliver quality education to women of all ages, in any phase of their lives, of all communities, at all levels and to provide information, which is relevant to comprehend and boost their self esteem. Through Mélange, we are trying to impart a crucial value that transforms a woman to a woman of substance, purpose & confidence."

IWP celebrates Melange

After the lamp-lighting ceremony the students of IWP Janakpuri branch presented a graceful vandana to Lord Ganesha and Ma Saraswati. The event moved ahead with various performances of rock show, music, dance and play etc. The event progressed with colorful fashion show, where 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 second round they came-up with the mix of indo-western and western dresses which was an incredible concoction of design and colour.

IWP celebrates Melange

The students of the polytechnic showcased a number of dresses during the fashion show, which were 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.

IWP celebrates Melange

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 more 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.

Ms. Darsheen kaur won the MS IWP title

Ms. Darsheen kaur won the MS IWP title.

About the event and Institute:

Melange ‘the blend of art' is an annual festival of International Women Polytechinc which followed by fashion show, dance and musical performances, skit/drama, and Ms. IWP etc. IWP runs under the trust- Kundan Lal Govind Ram Educational Society. The trust is working on building and shaping today's women's confidence, skill for bringing them at par with global standards.

IWP have been working on the above since last 15 years and take out of the box initiative by teaching and training our women students with selected vocational/professional courses which provides them the opportunity to get into respectable jobs and thus make them self reliant.

For more information, please contact
Abhishek Katiyar @09810358804, Bhupesh Gupta @09871962243

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