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AAFT Scholarship Offered to Student from Iceland

February 10, 2019

AAFT Scholarship For The Student From ICELAND Presented

Noida: The last Ambassador of Iceland to India H.E Thorir Ibsen inaugurated Indo Iceland Film And Cultural Forum at ICMEI- International Chamber of Media And Entertainment at New Delhi.

“We have the opportunity to work with the last Ambassador and we could organize a film festival, a tourism interaction, launch students club on Iceland etc. Now we are planning to add few more things to our association,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of ICMEI.

A scholarship of short-term course at AAFT- Asian Academy of Film And Television was presented to H.E. Gudmundur Stefansson Ambassador of Iceland to India during the official visit to the delegation to Embassy of Iceland.

“The scholarship include the foreign registration charges, course fee, boarding, lodging for three months and production charges for the deserving student as recommended by the Ambassador,” added Dr. Sandeep Marwah while handing over the scholarship at Marwah Studios.

“It is a great honor to be part of the chamber and I thank on behalf of my Government for the offer extended to the student of Iceland to study in India. We will work together to bring our friendship to next level,” said H.E. Gudmundur Arni Stefansson Ambassador of Iceland to India.

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Gudmundur Stefansson Parton to Indo Iceland Cultural Forum

February 10, 2019

                    Gudmundur Stefansson Patron to IIFCF

 

New Delhi: Indo Iceland Film And Cultural Forum extended his Patron ship to H.E. Gudmundur Arni Stefansson Ambassador of Iceland to India during the visit of ICMEI delegation to Embassy of Iceland in New Delhi.

A delegation of ICMEI visited the Embassy of Iceland in New Delhi and briefed the Ambassador about the formation of Indo Iceland Film And Cultural Forum.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah Presented the Patron ship to the new Ambassador and asked to advice on the next step under Indo Iceland relations.

“We are honored to present the patron ship of IIFCF to H.E. Gudmundur Arni Stefansson and confidant that we will grow under his leadership. We are planning bigger programs to propagate our relationship World wide,” said Sandeep Marwah President of ICMEI.

“I am thankful to ICMEI especially Sandeep Marwah for his continuous support to Government of Iceland by way of art and culture diplomacy. We appreciate his efforts,” said H.E. Gudmundur Arni Stefansson.

Stefansson is an Icelandic politician, former Minister for social affair and diplomat. He served as the Ambassador of Iceland to multiple countries including Ambassador of Iceland, to Albania, Argentina, Kuwait, Cyprus, Serbia, Syria and United States.

Last Date Extended for 12th International Festival of Cellphone Cinema

February 10, 2019

                12th International Festival of Cellphone Cinema

Noida: 12th IFCPC was launched on 11th January.The last date of receiving entries for 12th International Festival of Cellphone Cinema 2019 has been extended to 31st March 2019 and results will be declared in the first week of April, 2019 informed Dr. Sandeep Marwah Festival President.

Speaking to the Press Club of International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry Sandeep Marwah once again informed that festival has four kinds of entries- they are 1. still Photographs of any kind 2. a music video of any genre 3. a fiction film and 4. News coverage, all the videos should be of approximately of 3 minutes.

“We have already started receiving entries from all over the World. It is decided to issue Participation certificates to every person submitting their entries. Large number of awards have been announced and will be distributed in the first week of April, “said Marwah.

7th Global Festival of Journalism on 12th to 14th February

February 10, 2019

7th Global Festival of Journalism on 12th to 14th February

              7th Global Festival of Journalism Noida 2019

Noida: One of the most exclusive festivals of the World-The 7th Global Festival of Journalism Noida is going to start from 12th February to 14th February at Marwah Studios at Noida Film City from 10am to late evening.

The festival will highlight extra ordinary topics on journalism by way of Workshops, seminars, talks, and interaction programs by the journalist joining from all over the World. The most important is that festival and its management has declared 12th February as the International Day of Journalism eight years back and festival is there to mark respect to the historical date.

Large number of Indian and foreign journalistic organizations will be participating in the festival. Three-day festival will showcase more than 30 events of different kinds.

“We have already received many confirmations from different parts of the World for participating in 7th Global Festival of Journalism. We hope that we will be able to reach to our targets this time,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of the Festival.

International Organizations Join 7th Global Festival of Journalism

February 10, 2019

International Organizations Join 7th Global Festival of Journalism

 

              7th Global Festival of Journalism Noida 2019

New Delhi: Large number of national and International Organizations hve joined and now supporting 7th Global Festival of Journalism Noida 2019, one of the most exclusive property in the World.

The event is presented by International Journalism Centre and supported by International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry. International Film And Television Club, International Film And Television Research Centre, International Public Broadcasting Forum, International Children’s Film Forum, International Women’s Film Forum and International Business and Management Research Centre are part of this mega event.

Indo Romania Film And Cultural Forum, Indo Czech Republic Film And Cultural Forum, Indo Singapore Film And Cultural Forum, Indo Mangolian Film And Cultural Forum, Indo Nigerian Film Association, Indo Polish Film Association, Indo Fiji Film And Cultural Forum and many other countries are participating in the great gala show of journalism.

More than 60 international Organizations are participating in the 7th GFJN 2019 as per the confirmation received. We have some of the best topics to discuss during this week of journalism which presents 12th February The International Day of Journalism,” said Sandeep Marwah President of the festival.

Indo Lesotho Cultural Forum Presented Scholarship

February 2, 2019

         Sandeep Marwah With High Commissioner of Lesotho

Noida: “We are more than happy to hand over the scholarship of AAFT Short Term Course to   the student from Kingdom of Lesotho as the gesture of goodwill and to promote relation between two countries under Indo Lesotho Film And Cultural Forum,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chairman of ILFCF.

“After signing MoU between the Embassy of Kingdom of Lesotho and ICMEI- International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry we inaugurated Indo Lesotho Film And Cultural Forum. Handing over the scholarship is the next in the list ,” said Ashok Tyagi Secretary General of ICMEI.

“It is rare when you are given three benefits at the same time. One that I have collected the scholarship for the deserving student from Kingdom of Lesotho, second I have received the collection of Press coverage of our activities and third I am carrying the research work conducted by AAFT School of Mass Communication and Journalism on Lesotho. I pray for very strong relations between ICMEI and Embassy of Lesotho,” expressed H.E. Bothat Tsikoane High Commissioner of Kingdom of Lesotho to India while addressing the media persons at Marwah Studios.

Makhatwe E. Mankimane First Secretary High Commission of Lesotho, Ashok Tyagi Secretary General of ICMEI and many other dignities were also present there. High Commissioner also celebrated the registration of fifth World Record of Sandeep Marwah.

Indo Gambia Cultural Forum Announces Scholarship

February 2, 2019

Sandeep Marwah With Ambassador of Gambia

Noida: IGFCF- Indo Gambia Film And Cultural Forum of ICMEI- International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry announced a scholarship for the deserving student from Gambia.

Sandeep Marwah President of ICMEI handed over a scholarship to H.E. Jainaba Jagne The Ambassador of Gambia to India at the Embassy of Gambia in New Delhi.

Scholarship includes a course fee of short-term course of AAFT along with boarding and lodging for the student for a period of three months. It also includes the film production charges.

“The Indo Gambia Film And Cultural Forum was recently formed and inaugurated by Her Excellency Jainaba Jagne during second Fashion week in last April. That time ICMEI has promised to provide this scholarship to Gambia,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah.

“There is lot to do with the country of Gambia, this is just the start,” added Marwah. “We are thankful to ICMEI, AAFT and Marwah Studios for providing this beautiful benefit to us. Soon a deserving student will be here to be the part of Indian Film Industry,” said H.E. Jainaba Jagne.

Indo China Cultural Forum of ICMEI Supported Chinese Day

February 1, 2019

Indo China Cultural Forum of ICMEI Celebrated Chinese New Year

To celebrate this important day of New Year, which comes with its own set of traditions, The People’s Republic of China, in coordination with the CD Foundation, organized a grand event at Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi. The purpose of the annual ‘Happy Chinese New Year’ program supported by Ministry of Culture and Tourism Of China is to convey joy, friendship and auspicious wishes of Chinese people to their friends all over the world

 The program started with lamp lighting by Chief Guest Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industry, Government of India and Luo Zhaohui, Chinese Ambassador to India. On this occasion, hundreds of people along with members of the foreign diplomatic corps, the foreign correspondents in India and the Indian Foreign Service officers were present in the program.

“Cultural and economic relations between China and India date back to ancient times. The Silk Road not only served as a major trade route between India and China, but is also credited for facilitating the spread of Buddhism from India to East Asia,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios.

 On the occasion, cultural programs presented by artist showcased the best of Chinese music and dance. The splendid art and culture of Inner Mongolia of China to Indian People was the main point of attraction. An acrobatic troupe of Inner Mongolia Bureau of National Art Troupe attracted viewers by their amazing acrobatics performances. Every performance by Chinese artists caught the attention of the audience. The Indian artist at the function also presented the cultural program. ICMEI – International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry Supported the event.

Marwah Special Invitee at President Ramaphosa Lecture

February 1, 2019

     Sandeep Marwah at The Lecture of President Ramaphosa

The first IBSA Gandhi Mandela Memorial Freedom Lecture was organized by H.E. Mr. Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa President of the Republic of South Africa in the presence of Shri Narendra Modi Prime Minister of India at Hotel Leela.

“Mahatma Gandhi and anti-apartheid revolutionary Nelson Mandela wanted to see a world where there was tolerance for each other’s religion, race, caste and regional affiliation, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said .

Speaking at the first IBSA (India, Brazil, South Africa) Gandhi-Mandela Memorial Freedom Lecture, Ramaphosa recalled Gandhi’s famous words, “Be the change you want to see in the world”.

“But what was the change Gandhi and Mandela wanted to see. They wanted to see elimination of poverty and a world where nations respect one another and multilateralism was upheld and respected and there was tolerance for each other’s religion, race, caste and regional affiliation,” he said.

He said South Africa is looking forward to build its relations with India. “We are two countries separated by ocean but bound together by the collective energies of our people. The legacies of Gandhi and Mandela have never been more important than they are today. We have a collective role in addressing global economy which is facing a number of challenges right now,” he said.

“I am very happy on the visit of H.E. Ramaphosa, it has added a lot to India and South Africa relations. Indo South African Film And Cultural Forum was formed earlier by the special guest of President of India and visiting State Guest from South Africa Her Excellency Elizabeth Thabethe Deputy Minister for Trade And Industry, Government of South Africa, way back in 2013,” informed Dr. Sandeep Marwah, Chairman to the association.

“It was also a wonderful opportunity to meet my Prime Minister Narendra Modi who has always believed in best of the relations between India and rest of the countries of the World,” added Marwah. The event was attended by who’s who of Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India and Government of South Africa..

Honorable Ministers and Deputy Ministers of the Indian and South African delegations, President of the Indian Council of World Affairs, Dr TCA Raghavan, Ambassador of Brazil in the Republic of India, High Commissioner Kamboj, High Commissioner of the Republic of India to the Republic of South Africa, The Charge d’ Affaires of the Republic of South Africa to the Republic of India and Members of the Diplomatic Corps were present there.

International Day of Education Celebrated at AAFT

February 1, 2019

    International Day of Education Celebrated at Asian Academy

Noida: On 3 December 2018, the United Nations General Assembly adopted with consensus a resolution proclaiming 24 January as International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for peace and development.

“The international community reiterated that education plays a key role in building sustainable and resilient societies, and contributes to the achievement of all other Sustainable Development Goals as it dedicated a special day to celebrate education worldwide,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah an educationist, President of AAFT and Patron to IFUNA- Indian Federation of United Nation Association.

“UNESCO, as the specialized United Nations agency for education facilitates the annual observance of the Day in close collaboration with main education actors like AAFT. I appreciate the efforts of AAFT in celebrating such an important day in the year,” said Onuel Uka member of Indo Nigerian Film Association.

Mahboob Afzal Director at Al Salomah Medical Tourism P Ltd., Alisonou Husanboy Cameraman, Akrom Isakov Film Director, Kuliev Azizbek actor and renowned acress Shakhzoda Matchanova from Uzbekistan were also part of the celebration. Adeep Tondon renowned film maker from Mumbai also joined the poster release to celebrate International Education Day.