Archive for April, 2019

3rd Global Fashion And Design Week Served Its Purpose

April 28, 2019

                                                                                                            3rd Global Fashion And Design Week Noida 2019

Noida 19th April : Third day of 3rd Global Fashion And Design Week Noida 2019 started with the competitions among the students of AAFT school of Fashion and Design. The variety of stalls, right at the entrance representing creative products were appreciated by one and all that was entering into the campus of Marwah Studios.

‘Fashion Is For All’ was the topic of seminar of the 7th Session of 3rd GFDWN. “It’s not about the dress you wear, it’s about the life you lead in the dress. Fashion should be a form of escapism, and not a form of imprisonment. Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah initiating the session.

“I always find beauty in things that are odd and imperfect – they are much more interesting. The dress must follow the body of the woman, not the body following the shape of the dress. I am impressed by the size of the fashion and design festival. The energy is so contagious here that you feel like coming here again and again,” said Cdr.K.L.Ganju Consul General Consulate General of Comoros.

Kiran Sangeeta Murali Mrs India 2016, Nakul Verma Architect, Manish Gulati Architect, Payal Kapoor Interior Designer, Harish Tripathi Architect, Anoop Bose Lawyer Supreme Court and J.P.Singh Trustee Armed Forces Support Mission also participated in the discussion.

A coffee Table Book Bazars of India prepared by Manjeet Kumar of AAFT School of Fashion And Design was released by the dignities. The discussions were followed by a fashion show.

Ridhi Gupta & Tarushi Rastogi showcased the range from Peru, Alka Dabodia & Manisha Sharma took the country of Cyprus, Akshita Chaudhary & Nikita Chauhan worked on garments from Nepal, Km Samreen Khan expressed Mongolia, Nidhi Agarwal touched range from Venezuela, Dishika Malhotra opted Malaysia, Preeti Kumari accepted the offer of Iran, Amisha Arya for Senegal, Pankaj from Azerbaijan, at last Aadya & Rahul Kumar Jha from India Khadi.

Later Dr. Sandeep Marwah honored the dignities with participation certificate and memento of the festival week. Ritu lal Director AAFT School of Fashion And Design proposed vote of thanks.



3rd Global Fashion And Design Week Brought Enthusiasm to Young Designers

April 26, 2019

3rd Global Fashion And Design Week Brought Enthusiasm

Noida 18th April: During the second day of 3rd Global Fashion And Design Week Noida 2019, the festival picked up to new level and was attended by large number of film, television, media, fashion and design fraternity.

“Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way to live. I am thankful to our chief guest H.E. Gonchig Ganbold Ambassador of Mongolia to India for encouraging and motivating young designers by visiting to every individual stall in the furniture exhibition. We have high light 54 furniture pieces influenced by different countries of the World,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of ICMEI.

“Never seen this kind of huge display of furniture, jewelry, textile, fashion garments and huge crowd to appreciate   so much happening at   the same time. Only Sandeep Marwah can do so. Seeing Mongolia everywhere I can make out that Indo Mongolian Film And Cultural Forum has done its job very sincerely,” said H.E. Gonchig Ganbold Ambassador of Mongolia to India.

“Coming to Marwah Studios is like coming back home. I have been associated with Global Fashion and design week from the first edition and it has grown to new level. What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language,” said AAFT Alumna and now Miss Universe Teen Srishti Kaur

Designer Rahul, Mrs India Queen of Substance 2015 Deepti Chhibber, Designer Vandana Dua, Dolly Bhasin, Fashion Fabric Designer Jaguruti Mehta Sanghvi and Interior Designer Kennii Oberoi also spoke on the occasion.

The event was followed by a terrific fashion show where Asmita Mandal & Jahnwi Pandey projected garments influenced by the country of Mongolia, Purnima Gautam & Priyanka from Montenegro, Ashi Gupta from Uzbekistan, Padma Singh from Bahamas, Ananya Mittal from Montenegro, Ankita Singh from Lesotho, Mansi Sharma from Malaysia, Sheffali Singh from Turkmenistan, Anushka Kashera from Poland and Rahul Patel presented his range from Gambia.

The dignitaries released coffee Table Book- Bazars of India designed by Jaydeep Gupta. Later Sandeep Marwah presented certificated of participation and festival memento to all the distinguished guests.

Love Peace And Unity Promoted Through 3rd Global Fashion Week

April 25, 2019

           Love Peace And Unity Through Art And Culture


Noida: ICMEI- International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry has been propagating Love Peace And Unity Through Art And Culture. Rather it is the byline of every event, which is designed by ICMEI from last so many years.

“This time on the first day of 3rd Global Fashion And Design Week Noida 2019 it was decided to promote this beautiful line through a cyclothan- A cycle ride from Noida Film City to India Gate and return by an AAFTian achiever Himanshu Kumar who has already created numerous records,” informed Dr. Sandeep Marwah President Marwah Studios.

Thousands of spectators lined up to encourage this boy who was few years back operated and has only one leg. The cyclothan was flagged off by H.E. Mr. Michael Aaron N. N. Oquaye High Commissioner of Ghana to India, Ashraf Shikhaliyev Ambassador of Azerbaijan to India and Dr. Abdelrazeg Abu Jazer Counsellor and Media Advisor to Embassy of Palestine in India and Dr. Dhusyant a spiritual leader in a well organized event with very enthusiastic audience during 3rd Global Fashion And Design Week Noida 2019.

Himanshu carried the message to New Delhi the capital of Republic of India on behalf of the Marwah Studios and its all-social organizations. People of this country and other countries must realize that love, peace and unity can only be brought by art and culture,” said H.E. Michael A. A. Oquaye Ambassador of Ghana.

“International events are designed to bring people of different countries together. These are the best ways to come close to each other and know each others culture,” added H.E. Ashraf Shikaliyev Ambassador of Azerbaijan.

“I am a student of AAFT and we have learned a lot when it comes to humanity, nationalism and compassion. My teacher Sandeep Marwah is a real International leader. I am his disciple. I am full of enthusiasm when it comes to unity of the nation,” said Himanshu Kumar showing his artificial leg to the press.

Himanshu took a round trip to Noida via India gate and covered 33 KM to propagate the love Peace And Unity. Later Sandeep Marwah honored him with participation certificate and memento.

3rd Global Fashion And Design Week Noida 2019

April 25, 2019

  3rd Global Fashion And Design Week Noida at Marwah Studios

Noida 18th April: The completion of two days of 3rd Global Fashion And Design Week proved that we are much larger in size than any other fashion week so far has taken place. The 600 persons team of Marwah Studios who has worked so hard for three months is now with new confidence,” Albeena Abbas introduced the colorful evening to the jam-packed lawns.

“Fashion has two purposes: comfort and love. Beauty comes when fashion succeeds. Create your own style let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others. This is what we encourage our young designers to keep on trying with new and different,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of the festival.

The participation of Indo Vietnam Film And Cultural Forum has motivated all of us to do more on fashion. Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance. Fashion is what suits you,” said H.E. Pham Sanh Chau Ambassador of Vietnam to India while lighting the ceremonial lamp.

“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening. Romania is always. Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new so it is now part of life,” said H.E. Radu Octavian Dobre Ambassador of Romania to India.

The program started with the life time achievement award to renowned poet Ashar Urainvi followed by dance recital by renowned Classical Kathak Dancer Anuradha Sharma and Meenakshi Pranjal Varma was honored for her contribution to Hatyanavi Folk Singing.

The young designers presented their range of extra ordinary garments influenced by different countries in consultation with different forums of ICMEI. Bhavyadeep Singhal brought a range from Republic of Gabon, Tulsi & Rimpu, worked on Nepal, Ashima Sethi & Manish Bansal showcased Nigerian garments.

Hansika Gupta & Sonam Shakya from Azerbaijan, Akankshya Priyadarshani Satapathy from Gabon, Chitwan Kalsi from Siberia, Pawan Gyamlani piickedup ideas from South Africa, Vishal Tyagi covered Romania, Prateksha Shukla showcased Slovenia and Pankhuri Agarwal prepared the clothes influenced by the country of Mongolia.

Later Sandeep Marwah presented the certificate of Participation and memento to the dignities and Ritu Lal proposed vote of thanks.

3rd Global Fashion And Design Week Attracted Design Fraternity

April 23, 2019

           3rd Global Fashion And Design Week Noida 2019


Noida 18th April: The second day of 3rd Global Fashion And Design Week attracted many more designers from all over India and abroad. The campus of Marwah Studios was bubbling with energy and huge turnover of young designers and fashion lovers.

“We are successful in our venture. No one in India has ever thought of organizing a fashion festival to that extent. Designing is playing a very important part in every segment of every industry, be a car or airplane or it is designing of stationery or toys. There is a need to highlight this concept and new ideas,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Festival.

“I appreciate the enthusiasm of ICMEI and AAFT to take this kind of fair to international level. Soon this fashion week will be known to the world. I assure you that Morocco will take part in this festival next time. I am lucky to be associated and it has given me quite a new ideas to think about designing,” said H.E. Muhomed Maliki Ambassador of Morocco to India lighting the ceremonial lamp.

“Festivals like these bring many countries together. I am impressed that designers are also showcasing range from Bulgaria. We would like to part of every event of ICMEI, it is indeed an international platform,” said H.E. Eleonara Dimitrova Ambassador of Bulgaria to India.

Indo Morocco Film And Cultural Forum was launched from the platform where H.E. Muhomed Maliki was honored with the Patronship and Ambassador nominated Sandeep Marwah as the Chair of the forum. Sandeep Marwah also presented Patronship of Indo Bulgarian Film And Cultural Forum to H.E. Eleonara Dimitrova.

“It is difficult to express in words the achievements of Dr. Sandeep Marwah, his contribution is par excellence. He is in real nation building and promoting young talent now in fashion and design too. Lets work hard to create a better India together,” said Kuljeet Chahal General Secretary Bhartiya Janata Party.

The first lady of Algeria in India Yahia Cherif Yassina and Baujdaria Rim from Embassy of Tunisia were also present there. A coffee Table Book Bazars of India was released by the dignities prepared by Tanya Sharma.

Designer Vaibhav Singh, Mitali Bhatnagar, Ayan Bhatnagar, Rinkoo Shroff, Academician Ritu Mathur and Aditya Vig, Sanjeev Maglani of Kalpana Garments were others speakers on the occasion. Ritu Lal Director AAFT proposed vote of thanks.

A terrific colorful authentic range of garments were presented by young designers including Mohd Uwais who showcased the range from South Africa followed by Jyoti Bisht & Priyansha Priyal from Slovenia, Vdika Singh & Payal from Iran, Sanya Sahani & Amisha Choudhary from Afghanistan, Purnima & Vikas Yadav from Nigeria, Avisha Adhkari & Riya Dobhal from Bulgaria, Pooja Choudhary & Vandana Yadav from Sudan, Nidhi Tiwari from Maldives and Manpreet Kaur presented range from Egypt

Later Sandeep Marwah honored the dignities by presenting them with memento and participation certificate of fashion and design week.

Many Countries Appreciated 3rd Global Fashion And Design Week

April 21, 2019

            3rd Global Fashion And Design Week at Noida 2019

Noida: Huge turnout added a lot to the 3rd Global Festival of Fashion And Design Week on the first day itself. We are now confident that 3rd GFDWN is going to create international records. Participation of 50 countries is a quite a job for the fashion week,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of the festival.

“Indo Gabon Film And Cultural Forum always look for an opportunity to be part of these kind of great celebrations to develop and promote relation with India. It is amazing that Indian designers are projecting Gabon in GFDWN 2019,” said H.E. Desire Koumba Ambassador of Gabon to India inaugurating the third session of the first day.

The program started with the Dance recital designed by renowned classical dancer Jyoti Srivastava. Followed by presentation of Life Time Achievement Award to Rajinder Kumar Bhatia a known filmmaker.

“I am happy that AAFT has been educating and training students in the perfect manner where skill development has been emphasized enough. This is the right way to promote designers through fashion shows and exhibitions,” said Dr. Madhukar Gupta IAS Additional Secretary, Ministry of Public Enterprises and Heavy Industries, Government of India.

Indo Uzbekistan Film And Cultural Forum under Dr. Sandeep Marwah’s leadership taking great interest in promoting Indo Uzbekistan relations,” added             Fekhruz Urazov Press & cultural Secretary, Embassy of Uzbekistan.

The show was presented by Aashi Parashar on her research on Egypt, Indu Yadav & Moni Bano on Gambia, July on Serbia, ,Sakshi Sharma & Sakshi on Israel, Mohd Nabeel Ansari showcased garments influenced from Romania, Anjali Singh projected India, Aastha Jaiswal on Iran, Anjali Kumar showcased garments and designed induced by the culture of Uzbekistan, and Lovleen Anand had a wonderful parade of dresses from Gabon.

Two research projects from Gabon and Uzbekistan were presented to the dignities. Later Dr. Marwah presented the memento of the fashion week to the dignities as a mark of respect.

Fashion Took Birth at 3rd Global Fashion And Design Week

April 21, 2019

3rd Global Fashion And Design Week Noida at Marwah Studios

Noida: The second session on the first day of 3rd Global Fashion And Design Week Noida 2019 saw new range of garments influenced by some more countries of the World.

AAFT School of Fashion And Design in association with ICMEI-International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry want to reach largest number of   exporters and garment dealers in different countries so that they can appreciate the hard work of young and new designers. I am thankful to Embassies and diplomats to add on a lot to the show, ”initiated Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of ICMEI and Asian Education Group.

AAFT and ICMEI together again created a wonderful record by bringing 200 designers under one roof including 750 garments, 57 furniture, jewelry and   textile too,” said renowned filmmaker from Hollywood Mike Berry inaugurating the session.

“Every time I am attending Global and Fashion Week I found it has grown much bigger in its strength and quality,” said Jewelry Designer Prasoon Dewan appreciating the grandeur of the show. Ishan Kailani CEO Digital Marketing, designer Rashmi Chabra and Entrepreneur Garvita were also part of the session.

Shalini Kirti researched and worked to prepare range of garments from Slovenia, Lokendra Kumar Maurya from Maldives, Shivani Solanki from Wales, Anushka Upadhyay & Nishi Pal from Vietnam, Itika Jain from Egypt, Nishant Sharma & Trisha Singh from Hungary, Riya Jhinkwan from Iran, Vidit Jain from Fiji, Manisha Rawat for Malaysia and Pragya Prajapati & Subhashree Debata followed the trends from Bahamas.

After releasing news letter of the day, a coffee table book ‘Bazars of India’, prepared by Aastha Mittal was released by the dignities. Prof Ritulal proposed vote of thanks and Albeena Abbas conducted the program.



Great Grand Opening of 3rd Global Fashion And Design Week

April 20, 2019


3rd Global Fashion & Design Week Inaugurated at Marwah Studios

Noida: Enthusiasm, Zest and excitement could be seen with colorful decoration at Noida Film City inviting fashion and design lovers to one of the biggest extravaganza of fashion and design at Marwah Studios.

The international flags and their colors, stalls, decorated entrances are enough to recognize the strength of this fashion carnival designed by International Film And Television club in association with AAFT School of Fashion And Design supported by ICMEI-International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry. The third festival has grown bigger with 750 dresses, 200 designers, 85 models, 8 exhibitions, 9 seminars, 49 countries, 85 rounds in 9 fashion shows,” informed Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Asian Education Group.

“What a grand show, what a display, what a presentation. Never seen such an interesting gala fashion show. These kind of cultural events bring unity into the people of many countries,” said H.E. Michael A.A. Oquaye High Commissioner of Ghana to India at the inauguration of 3rd Global Fashion And Design Week Noida 2019.

“I am amazed to note that a unique display of dresses by Azerbaijan are the part and parcel of this fashion week. It has raised the level of our friendship,” added H.E. Ashraf Shikhaliyev Ambassador of Azerbaijan to India while lighting the ceremonial lamp.

“I am honored to the part of this spectacular fashion and design week. A lot has been done to project so many countries at the same time,” said Dr. Abdelrazeg Abu Jazer Counsellor Embassy of State of Palestine.

Renowned designers like Parantap Shekhar, Vikas Kumar, Simran Kaur Malhotra shared their vast experience of the industry to who’s who of fashion and design industry present there along with the design students from all over India and abroad.

Dignities released the design directory of passing out students of degree and diploma students of AAFT Fashion and Design School. A coffee table book prepared by Ruchica Bhardwaj was also released.

The event was followed by a grand fashion show of dresses inspired by the international committees at School. Designers like Pooja Rani showcased the design range of garments from Poland, Priya Sharma of Serbia, Dipti Tripathi of Azerbaijan, Runita Malhotra from Cyprus, Shivi Agarwal of Slovenia, Divya Gautam of Senegal, Jyoti Ranjan & Keertika Pant of Lebanon, Maithli Oberoi & Simran Suri of Lesotho, Nikhil Kumar from Hungary and Rashika Mushra & Surbhi Khandelwal range of clothes were influenced by Ghana. The festival was arranged under the leadership of Ritu Lal festival director.

Earlier an exhibition of group paintings titled “Collection” was inaugurated by the guest of the day. The first day also saw the flag off ceremony of cycle ride   by Himanshu Kumar a record holder of Cyclothon propagating Love Peace And Unity Through Art And Culture.

3rd Global Fashion And Design Week Will Promote Social Issues

April 16, 2019

        3rd Global Fashion And Design Week Noida 2019

New Delhi: It was decided to high light and promote social issues during three days of Global Fashion And Design Week Noida 2019 to be held from 17th to 19th April at Marwah Studios, Noida Film City.

Day one will bring in awareness on love, peace and unity through art and culture where 50 countries are participating from all over the World.” It is our motto and we have been propagating this line from last 27 years since the inception of AAFT- Asian Academy of Film And Television. We started with Asia and then bring whole World into our canvas,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios.

Day one a cycle ride from Noida Film City to India Gate has been planned as “Peace Yatra” by Himanshu Kumar Alumnus of AAFT to bring awareness on the subject- ‘Love Peace And Unity Through Art And Culture’. Himanshu Kumar is a popular cyclist with few wonderful records to his account.

Day two a group of Women who are cancer survivor will be walking on the ramp and will be talking about Cancer Awareness. A cancer society is associated with this project under the leadership of Smita Das.

Day three will be talking about Armed Forces Support Mission where there will be a start of longest signature campaign to support our forces. J.P.Singh will initiate the project.

“Global festivals and cultural weeks are the best way to create awareness about the social issues and subject of national need. It gives you immense satisfaction when programs serve these purposes,” added Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of 3rd GFDWN 2019.


April 14, 2019

Sandeep Marwah Launched Longest Signature Campaign

New Delhi: With co-operation, support and guidance of some eminent Indian personalities ‘Armed Forces Support Mission’ has been launched with the sole objective to extend much needed support to the families of Armed forces of our beloved country.

“It is planned to launch a mass signature campaign at about 350 major cities in the country and to obtain signatures of over 50 million Indian citizens, with minimum contribution of rupees ten each, during the campaign. The funds so collected, will be deposited with National Defense Fund of Government of India. The Names of the citizens contributing to the fund, will be displayed on the website of the Mission to be included later in the books of records,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor AAFT University of Media And Arts and former District Commandant in Para Military Force initiated the campaign.

“This program is designed with a view to recognize and to express our Love, Gratitude and Respect to about 16 lakhs Armed Forces Personnel, it is proposed that the Mission in association with Mrs Subashri Natrajan & GWR Team of Mother India Crochet Queens, will arrange to send ‘Rakhis’ (Bands of Love) to all the Armed Forces personnel, along with a suitable covering letter of thanks,” added J.P.Singh Director India Skill Development Council & Managing Trustee of Creates Trust.

Jagmohan Garg & Sahil Garg of Mera Baba Group Dr. Nirmal Singh noted Academician and Management expert, Brig. Dr. B.K Khanna Gallantry Award Winner, Senior Consultant N.D.M.A, CEO United Nations’ Arise India, M K Sharma Ex-Senior Banker Govt. of India, Arun Kanwal of Creates Trust, Rathish Babu of AAT College, Kabir Sahni Election Awaaz, Bir Zorawar of I.S.D Council, Vikram Pratap alumnus Harvard University, Dheeraj Ahuja Global Organization of People of Indian Origin and many others are supporting the cause. He organization will start its mission from next month.