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Delhi Tourism celebrates Teej at three Dilli Haats

first_imgThe monsoon season is a festive celebration of the spirit of strong family ties and happiness. Keeping the festive spirits high and with an aim to promote the feeling of communal harmony within the hearts of local masses, Delhi Tourism’s is back with the Teej Festival at all the three Dilli Haats.In sync with the festivities, the three Dilli Haats at INA, Pitampura, and Janakpuri have been decorated to put forth the best of this season. The long festive extravaganza will have stalls adorned by artificial jewelry, handicrafts and handloom products. Unique delicacies like ghevar, Rajasthani thalis alongside savoury treats from across Delhi will be available. Teej Bazaar, the highlight of the festival, is one of a kind flee market that offers a variety of colorful Rakhis and traditional decorative items. Mehandi artists, bangle and jewelry stalls will also be showcased during the festival. Also Read – An income drop can harm brainCultural performances in association with Sahitya Kala Parishad, Rajasthan Tourism etc. have been scheduled during the evening hours of the festival. The evening will showcase enthralling performances by folk artists, the ceremonial Rajasthani dance and traditional arts for the the visitors. Upholding traditional practices, Dilli Haat, INA and Janakpuri will also host a Mehendi and Rangoli competition including a special Bindi Making competition at Janakpuri, thereby allowing the younger generation and visitors of different background to experience India’s cultural richness. The event will go on until August 4 at Dilli Haat, Pitampura and Janakpuri, whereas it will conclude on August 7, 2019 at Dilli Haat INA.last_img read more

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13 mustsee events at Fan Expo Canada 2016 in Toronto

first_imgAdvertisement LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Login/Register With: Autograph session with Adam West and Burt Ward (September 2, 11a.m.)The original dynamic duo! 1960s Batman and Robin appear together for an autograph session and love-in. This will be their last appearance together, ever.Workshop: Learn to speak Klingon (September 2, 11:30a.m.)Doctor Marc Okrand is the linguist who actually created the Klingon language! He also wrote the The Klingon Dictionary, and he’ll be in attendance for a lesson.Celebrity Cosplay lineup (Various dates and times)Scroll down to the bottom of this page to check out what is being touted as the greatest lineup of celebrity Cosplay players ever assembled. Fan Expo Canada 2016 in Toronto is particularly special because of the eyebrow raising amount of celebrities appearing. It’s really next level, folks. Nerds, geeks and freaks unite for a weekend of autographs, workshops, screenings and many firs and last ever appearances from some super famous sci-fi/fantasy/horror heroes.Not to diminish the hundreds of other cool things happening at the meet-up (speed dating, special effects workshop, film festivals, panel discussions, fashion shows), but here are my picks for what not to miss at the 2016 Fan Expo in Toronto.Q&A with The Exorcist’s Linda Blair (September 1, 730p.m.)She walked backwards up the stairs and projectile vomited all over our hearts many years ago, but the Exorcist star (who won the Golden Globe for her role?!) lives on to tell the tale at this exclusive Q&A. Advertisement Twitter Facebook Advertisementlast_img read more

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APTN veteran Rita Deverell named ACTRAs National Woman of the Year

first_imgAPTN NewsCanadian artist, broadcaster and APTN veteran Rita Deverell has another prestigious award to her name.Deverell, APTN’s second-ever Director of News and Current Affairs, has been named the 2018 ACTRA National Woman of the Year, an honour bestowed by a major Canadian professional performing organization.Fittingly, Deverell received the honour on International Women’s Day Thursday.“It is a totally energizing surprise to have this wonderful honour from my fellow Canadian media artists drop out of the sky,” said Deverell, who has received a number of awards throughout her career, including two Geminis. She was named to the Order of Canada for her work in broadcasting, including founding Vision TV, in 2005.Under Deverell’s leadership, APTN grew from a twice weekly newscast to a daily half-hour newscast in 2002.ACTRA – the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists – represents more than 23,000 professional performers across the country.last_img read more