Festival of Hope - 5th Edition

Shalini Vig Wadhwa in association with Indian Cancer Society has been working on creating awareness for all types of Cancer via various fashion events since the last two years. The event is a fund raiser where people walk the ramp, along with Cancer Survivors, to support cancer awareness and contribute to the research and development teams of the Indian Cancer Society. The last four events saw more than 250 ‘Leaders of Hope’ walk the ramp to support the cause. This year, it was organised on November 21st and 22nd at DLF Cyber Hub, Gurgaon.

The 5th edition of the ‘Festival of Hope’ was supported  by Bholasons Jewellers & designer JJ Valaya. Shri Dharamveer Singh/MP/Bhiwani was the Chief Guest for the evening.

Almost 75 leaders in their own domain, residents of DLF Luxury, CEO's, Models, Celebrities, students etc. walked the ramp to support Cancer Awareness. These included Mrs. India 2013. Megha Arup; Sanjeev Bijli JMD PVR,  Vikram Baidyanath, Doctor Amit Bhasin, Shalini Arpraa Kochhar, Neeraj Sachdeva, Aman Hora etc.

A book by a budding author Mr. Kundan Srivastava, ‘Title Is Untitled’ was unveiled by Dr Bhola and Sanjeev Bijli. The Book represents Facts about various problems in the present urban and rural societies of India are presented wrapped in fiction, like case studies to elaborate them. Women of our country are often victims to most issues like rape, marital rape, prostitution, child marriage, child trafficking and others. Not to ignore the men who are also victims to women framing them in false cases of impotency and domestic violence.

To view the photographs of the event, please click on the image below.