The third edition of cultural extravaganza Kya Dilli Kya Lahore ( Shaan E Pakistan) will be held in New Delhi in January 5-7, 2017.
Huma Nassr, noted Pakistani fashion designer and curator of the event said, “It’s the third season that we are heading to. I am glad that with this highly successful initiative we are experiencing a great cultural exchange between the two countries and are helping each other in improving the relationships by showcasing craft, talent and ideas at a common platform. We further aim to promote cordial ties between both countries in order to open gateways for trade in future.”
This Indo-Pak cross cultural fiesta’s third segment will go beyond fashion and music to include art, theater, literature and food so that people to people contact between the two neighboring countries can be strengthened.
Shaan-e- Pakistan season 1 and 2 gave a platform to for cultural exchange between both countries. The event will seek to forge ties between Pakistani and Indian fashion designers, retail brands, models, handicraft industries, music, entertainment and lifestyle personalities on one stage. The third season aims at celebrating the common cultural heritage and legacy of India and Pakistan.
Apart from showcasing the culture of each nations, the culinary traditions will also vie for the attention of the participants. Another key attraction will be the bridal wear, of both Pakistan and India, said the organizers. .
“In the tradition, there was a little bit of difference in designing, so we would like to show that to India and vice versa,” Huma said.
However, the best part of the event will be the rave-fashion show by the showstoppers from Pakistani TV industry, who will walk the ramp.
Some of the models, are already familiar, courtesy Zindagi TV channel, added organizers.
A party was hosted by Huma in the national capital, which was attended by leading artists and socialites including fashion photographer Ananya Abrol, astrologer Jai Madaan, artist Vijender Sharma, Sudip Roy, Rajesh Bhaderia, among others.