AAFT School of Advertising, PR, and Events Presents Cultural Evening Celebrating Navratras

Noida: The AAFT School of Advertising, PR, and Events showcased a vibrant and captivating cultural evening celebrating the auspicious occasion of Navratras. Students enthralled the audience with a colorful extravaganza featuring music, dance, and singing, showcasing their talents and spreading joy and enthusiasm.

The event, held at Marwah Studios lasted for two hours and featured a diverse range of performances by the students. From soulful renditions of traditional songs to energetic dance performances, and mesmerizing instrumental showcases, the evening was filled with entertainment and cultural immersion. The students took great care in decorating the venue, adorning it with beautiful decorations that added to the festive ambiance of the occasion.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah President AAFT expressed pride in the students’ creativity and dedication in organizing such a spectacular event. Marwah remarked, “The cultural evening presented by the students of AAFT School of Advertising, PR, and Events was a true testament to their talent and passion. It was heart-warming to see them come together to celebrate Navratras with such enthusiasm and flair.”

The celebration of Navratras provided an opportunity for students to showcase their cultural heritage and artistic abilities while fostering a sense of community and camaraderie among peers.

The event was attended by large of guests, including faculty members, staff, and students, who thoroughly enjoyed the performances and appreciated the efforts put in by the organizers.

The AAFT School of Advertising, PR, and Events aims to provide students with a platform to explore their creative potential and develop skills in event management, public relations, and advertising, preparing them for successful careers in the industry.

Executive Body of Association of Asia Pacific Union Resolves Major Points for 2024-25

Noida: The executive body of the Association of Asia Pacific Union (AAPU) convened at Marwah Studios Film City, Noida, to deliberate and resolve significant points for the upcoming year 2024-25. Chaired by Dr. Sandeep Marwah, President of Marwah Studios and Patron of AAPU, under the presidency of J.S. Saluja, the meeting saw the participation of esteemed members and prominent personalities from various fields.

Among the distinguished attendees were Patron Wing Commander Praful Bakshi, Dr. B.R. Jain, Pravda Rathore, Dr. Subhash Goyal, Arun Roongta, S. Ratnavel, Ashok Tyagi (Filmmaker), Sushil Bharti (Broadcasting Director, Marwah Studios), Suniel Parashar (Senior Journalist), Prof. Gurbeer S Khera, Kulneet Suri (writer), Acharya Satya Narain, and others.

Following an extensive brainstorming session, the members reached several key decisions to shape the future trajectory of AAPU:

Formation of Sub-Committees: The association resolved to establish sub-committees to streamline and focus on specific areas of interest and concern within the organization.

International Conference: Plans were put forth to organize an international conference aimed at inviting delegates from Asian Pacific regions to foster collaboration and dialogue on pertinent issues.

Interaction Programs with Ambassadors and High Commissioners: AAPU intends to arrange interaction programs with individual Ambassadors and High Commissioners from different Asia Pacific countries to strengthen diplomatic ties and mutual understanding.

Regular Round Table Conferences: The executive body proposed the organization of round table conferences on a regular basis, addressing current topics of relevance and significance.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah pledged his unwavering support to AAPU, emphasizing the importance of unity and collaboration in advancing the organization’s objectives. J.S. Saluja, President of AAPU, expressed gratitude to all attendees for their valuable contributions and participation.

The event received support from the Asian Unity Alliance and the International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry (ICMEI), further underscoring the commitment to fostering cooperation and unity across the Asian Pacific region.

Colonel V.N. Thapar Honored with Life Membership of WPDRF

Noida: In a heartfelt tribute to his unwavering dedication to the nation and the indomitable spirit of his late son, Shaheed Captain Vijayant Thapar, Colonel V.N. Thapar was bestowed with the esteemed Life Membership of the World Peace Development and Research Foundation (WPDRF). The ceremony, graced by Dr. Sandeep Marwah, President of Marwah Studios and WPDRF, was a poignant recognition of Colonel Thapar’s enduring legacy of valor and sacrifice.

During the ceremony, Dr. Sandeep Marwah underscored the profound sacrifices made by individuals serving in the armed forces and hailed their pivotal role in safeguarding the nation’s security. He remarked, “Service to the nation, especially through the armed forces, holds paramount importance. I deeply respect the dedication and sacrifices of those who serve, as they contribute immeasurably to our nation’s well-being.”

It is noteworthy that Dr. Sandeep Marwah has contributed eight years of honorary service as the Honorary Battalion Commander in the Delhi Home Guards, further reflecting his commitment to national service.

Captain Vijyant Thapar, a brave officer of the Indian Army belonging to the revered 2 Rajputana Rifles infantry regiment, displayed unparalleled courage during the Kargil War. His valorous actions and audacious bravery earned him the prestigious Vir Chakra, India’s highest military honor, posthumously conferred by the President of India.

In recognition of Captain Thapar’s illustrious legacy and Colonel Thapar’s own dedicated service to the nation, the Life Membership of WPDRF was conferred upon him. This distinguished honor serves as a testament to Colonel Thapar’s unwavering commitment to global peace, development, and research.

Colonel Thapar also graced MSTV as a guest, where he participated in recording a motivational program aimed at inspiring both national and international audiences. His presence and insights are poised to uplift and motivate countless individuals around the world.

The presentation of the Life Membership to Colonel V.N. Thapar is a poignant acknowledgment of WPDRF’s mission to honor individuals who embody courage, sacrifice, and dedication to the cause of peace and development.

ICMEI Presents AAFT Scholarship to Embassy of Armenia

Noida:  In a gesture of goodwill and to strengthen the bonds of friendship between India and Armenia, the International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry (ICMEI) takes immense pleasure in presenting a scholarship from the Asian Academy of Film & Television (AAFT), a prestigious institution in India, to the Ambassador of Armenia to India.

The scholarship, extended to a deserving student from Armenia, encompasses enrolment in any one of the creative short-term courses offered by AAFT, along with boarding and lodging facilities for a duration of three months. This initiative aims to foster cultural exchange and educational cooperation between the two nations, laying the foundation for a lasting partnership.

AAFT stands as a beacon of excellence in the field of media and entertainment education, and it is the only institution in the world to have announced 196 international scholarships, each dedicated to students from 196 countries, for short-term creative courses. This scholarship program underscores AAFT’s commitment to nurturing talent from across the globe and promoting cross-cultural understanding through education.

The documents outlining this scholarship initiative were presented to H.E.  Vahagn AFYAN the Ambassador of Armenia by Dr. Sandeep Marwah, Chancellor of AAFT University, during his visit to the international headquarters of ICMEI at Marwah Studios in Noida Film City. Dr. Marwah’s dedication to fostering educational opportunities and cultural exchange between India and Armenia has been instrumental in the realization of this initiative.

This scholarship program not only provides a platform for aspiring talents from Armenia to hone their skills but also serves as a testament to the enduring friendship and cooperation between the peoples of India and Armenia. It reflects ICMEI’s commitment to leveraging the power of education and cultural exchange to strengthen bilateral relations.

Sandeep Marwah Named Indian Icon for Mental Wellness by #MaxableLtd of United Kingdom

New Delhi: Neelam Chawla, a renowned social worker from London, UK, and the founder of #Maxable4all, is delighted to announce that Sandeep Marwah has graciously accepted the prestigious role of #IndianIcon for Mental Wellness with #MaxableLtd. This appointment comes as part of the global initiative of #mentalwellnessmission aimed at promoting mental well-being worldwide.

Sandeep Marwah, a distinguished multi-talented Producer, Director, Educationist, and Creative Luminary, is widely acclaimed for his contributions to the entertainment industry. As the Founder-President of AAFT & Noida Film City, his influence spans across various domains, leaving an indelible mark on countless lives.

Throughout his illustrious career, Sandeep Marwah has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to excellence and has tirelessly championed numerous causes, including mental wellness. His dedication to shaping the landscape of entertainment and education has earned him widespread recognition and respect.

Neelam Chawla expressed her privilege in witnessing Sandeep Marwah’s relentless efforts in promoting well-being in India and beyond. She remarked, “Let’s unite in celebrating Sandeep Marwah’s legacy of compassion, leadership, and inspiration!”

During her visit to India, Neelam Chawla further conveyed her gratitude to Sandeep Marwah, highlighting the significance of their connection and the impact of his kindness, insights, and professionalism.

Sandeep Marwah, in accepting the role of #IndianIcon for Mental Wellness, exemplifies his commitment to fostering a culture of mental well-being and resilience. His dedication and leadership in this endeavor serve as an inspiration to individuals worldwide.

Sandeep Marwah Honored by Ambassador for His Services to Armenia

New Delhi: Dr. Sandeep Marwah, President of Marwah Studios and International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry (ICMEI), has been conferred with a prestigious honor by His Excellency Vahagn AFYAN, the Ambassador of Armenia to India, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to fostering and enhancing the relationship between India and Armenia.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah was previously appointed as the Chair of the Indo Armenia Film and Cultural Forum by His Excellency Armen Martirosyan during his tenure as the Ambassador of Armenia to India. Over the years, Dr. Marwah has played a pivotal role in strengthening the cultural ties and promoting bilateral cooperation between the two nations.

Armenia and ICMEI have maintained a strong partnership, particularly through the Indo Armenia Film and Cultural Forum, which has actively participated in various significant events organized by ICMEI. These include the Global Film Festival, Global Literary Festival, Global Festival of Journalism, Global Fashion and Design Week, International Festival of Documentary Films, International Festival of Cellphone Cinema, among others.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah’s relentless efforts and dedication have significantly contributed to the deepening of cultural exchanges and collaboration between India and Armenia. His commitment to promoting mutual understanding and friendship between the two countries has been commendable and has earned him the appreciation and recognition of the diplomatic community.

The honor bestowed upon Dr. Sandeep Marwah by Ambassador Vahagn AFYAN underscores the significance of his endeavors in furthering the bonds of friendship and cooperation between India and Armenia, and serves as a testament to his exemplary leadership and vision in the realm of cultural diplomacy.

Festival of Holi Celebrated with Exuberance at Nepal Embassy

New Delhi: The vibrant festival of Holi was celebrated with immense zeal and fervor at the Nepal Embassy, bringing together a diverse gathering of dignitaries, members of the media and entertainment industry, and cultural enthusiasts. Hosted by the Nepal Ambassador, H.E. Dr. Shankar Prasad Sharma, and organized by  Gaurav Gupta of GTTCI,  the event witnessed a jubilant display of colors, music, and camaraderie.

Amidst the joyous ambiance, Dr. Sandeep Marwah, President of Marwah Studios and International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry (ICMEI), extended warm greetings to all attendees, expressing his wishes for happiness, laughter, and vibrant memories on this auspicious occasion. He emphasized the significance of celebrating the spirit of togetherness and the triumph of good over evil, encapsulating the essence of the Holi festival.

The gathering resonated with laughter and merriment as diplomats, dignitaries, and members of GTTCI and Indo Nepal Film and Cultural Forum took part in the festivities, enjoying delectable food, refreshing drinks, and engaging in lively dance performances. The event served as a platform for fostering cultural exchange and strengthening ties between Nepal and India, showcasing the rich heritage and traditions shared between the two nations.

Speaking on the occasion, Ambassador H.E. Dr. Shankar Prasad Sharma extended his heartfelt congratulations to all present, emphasizing the importance of celebrating diversity and unity through cultural festivities. He commended the efforts of the organizers in orchestrating a memorable event that encapsulated the true spirit of Holi.

The celebration at the Nepal Embassy was a testament to the enduring bond between the peoples of Nepal and India, highlighting the shared values of friendship, harmony, and mutual respect. As the colorful festivities came to a close, attendees departed with hearts full of joy and memories that will be cherished for years to come.

Celebrating 70 Years of Korean History in India: Golf Tournament Honors Korean Community and Corporate Success

New Delhi, India – April 6, 2024 – In a jubilant celebration of cultural exchange and corporate achievement, the “70 Years of Korean History in India Golf Tournament” was organized, marking the enduring presence and remarkable success of the Korean community and corporations in India over the past seven decades. The event, graced by esteemed dignitaries and participants from both nations, served as a testament to the strong bilateral ties between India and Korea.

Chang Jae-bok, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to India, and Dr. Sandeep Marwah, President of Marwah Studios and Chair for the Indo South Korea Film and Cultural Forum, adorned the event as chief guests, presenting awards to the winners of the golf games across various categories. Both spoke about India Korea relations and people to people relations between the two countries.

The tournament attracted a significant turnout from the Korean and Indian communities, as well as representatives from multinational corporations (MNCs), banks, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and government officials from both central and state levels. Presidents of regional Korean community associations from Chennai, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Andhra Pradesh (AP) graced the occasion, showcasing the widespread engagement and enthusiasm surrounding the event.

Sanjeev K Ahuja, Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Asian Community News (ACN) Network, served as the main organizer, orchestrating a seamless event that brought together diverse communities and stakeholders.

Among the distinguished guests were Sanghyun Cho, President of Korean Community Association, Chennai; Namjung Cho, President of Korean Community Association, Mumbai; Hyungyung Jeong, President of Korean Community Association, Bangalore; and Youngho Jeong, President of Korean Community Association, Andhra Pradesh (AP). GI Lee, Chief Representative, South West Asia, Peaceful Unification Council, and SK Park, President, Korea SMEs Association (KOSMA), also graced the occasion with their presence.

Sr. Jagdip Singh, Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Korea, Chandigarh, and Chairman, SIGMA Corporation Group, and Arun Sharma, President, Media Federation of India, added to the grandeur of the event, attending the prize distribution ceremony and further strengthening the bonds between the two nations.

The “70 Years of Korean History in India Golf Tournament” not only celebrated the achievements of the Korean community and corporations but also served as a platform for fostering greater collaboration and friendship between India and Korea.

Diplomatic and Literary Convergence: Book on Kyrgyzstan Released in Delhi

New Delhi, India – April 6, 2024 – A momentous occasion unfolded at Hotel Marina as distinguished diplomats and literary figures converged for the release of a captivating book on Kyrgyzstan. Hosted by Dr. Rashmi Saluja of Global Trade and Technology Council of India, the event witnessed the unveiling of a comprehensive guide to Kyrgyzstan’s tourism, authored by His Excellency Askar Beshimov, Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan, and Gaurav Gupta of GTTCI.

Joining the esteemed authors were notable personalities including His Excellency Elchin Huseynli, Ambassador of Azerbaijan; His Excellency Lukmon Bobo Kalonzoda, Ambassador of Tajikistan; Christian Kamill, Deputy Head of Mission Sweden; former Police Commissioner of Delhi, Rakesh Asthana; and Dr Sandeep Marwah President Marwah Studios and Patron to Global Trade and Technology Council of India.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah extended his heartfelt congratulations to Ambassador Askar Beshimov and Gaurav Gupta for their remarkable contribution to literature with their insightful book on Kyrgyzstan’s tourism. He emphasized the book’s potential to enrich the travel experiences of visitors to Kyrgyzstan, facilitating better holiday planning and exploration of the country’s diverse attractions.

The event also provided a platform for dignitaries to address pressing global issues, with a particular focus on World Water Day. Speakers passionately advocated for water safety, preservation, and the imperative to cease conflicts over water resources.

“The Water Day serves as a poignant reminder of our collective responsibility towards water conservation and safety,” remarked Dr. Sandeep Marwah. “It is imperative that we unite in our efforts to protect this invaluable resource for future generations.”

The gathering epitomized the convergence of diplomacy, literature, and advocacy, showcasing the power of collaboration in addressing global challenges and celebrating cultural diversity.

“ICMEI-A Musical Extravaganza” Unites Cultures through Music: Adriano Kaya Mesmerizes Indian Audience

New Delhi, India – April 6, 2024 – In a sensational celebration of cultural exchange, the Indo Turkey Film and Cultural Forum, in collaboration with the Turkish Embassy, orchestrated a grand musical event titled “ICMEI-A Musical Extravaganza” at the esteemed Marwah Studios. The evening was ignited with an electrifying performance by the Young Sensation of Europe, Adriano Kaya, leaving the audience spellbound with his remarkable talent.

The event was inaugurated by His Excellency Firat Sunel, Ambassador of Turkey to India, who emphasized the pivotal role of music and art in fostering stronger bonds between nations. Dr. Sandeep Marwah, the visionary behind Marwah Studios, echoed similar sentiments, highlighting the significance of music in enriching life and connecting people across borders.

“Life is Music,” expressed Dr. Sandeep Marwah, “without music, life is dull, boring, then there is no enthusiasm. You need to love art and culture; if you don’t have a liking for any art and culture, you are an incomplete human.”

H.E. Firat Sunel, Ambassador of Turkey to India, reiterated the commitment to enhancing bilateral relations through cultural exchange, emphasizing the role of music and art as bridges between peoples and cultures.

Adriano Kaya, overwhelmed by the warm reception, expressed his gratitude to Marwah Studios for providing him with the opportunity to showcase his talent in India for the first time. His captivating performance resonated deeply with the diverse audience, leaving a lasting impression of cultural harmony and mutual appreciation.

The event witnessed a diverse audience comprising music enthusiasts, artists, diplomats, and dignitaries, all united in their shared love for music and cultural exchange. The resounding success of “ICMEI-A Musical Extravaganza” underscores the power of music in transcending boundaries and fostering meaningful connections between nations.

Asian Unity Day Celebrated with Fervor by Asian Unity Alliance

New Delhi, April 2, 2024 – The Asian Unity Alliance, along with its members across the globe, joyously celebrated the Asian Unity Day on April 2nd, marking a significant milestone in fostering solidarity among the esteemed nations of Asia.

Established several years ago by the Asian Unity Alliance, Asian Unity Day has now garnered recognition and participation from Asian countries worldwide, symbolizing a collective commitment towards unity and collaboration.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah, the Global President of the Asian Unity Alliance, expressed his delight over the widespread adoption of Asian Unity Day by nations across Asia. He remarked, “We are thrilled to witness the embrace of April 2nd as Asian Unity Day by Asian countries. Our members, dispersed throughout various Asian nations, have fervently dedicated themselves to commemorating this day with enthusiasm and vigor. Through our steadfast belief in promoting love, peace, and unity through art and culture, we aim to cultivate stronger bonds among Asian nations.”

Highlighting the cultural similarities among Asian countries, Dr. Marwah emphasized the ease of understanding and appreciating each other’s cultures. “Each Asian country has its unique contributions to offer, yet our cultures share remarkable similarities, fostering mutual understanding and harmony,” he added.

The celebration of Asian Unity Day featured the unveiling of a commemorative poster, symbolizing the spirit of unity and cooperation among Asian nations. Additionally, members engaged in enriching discussions aimed at furthering cooperation and solidarity among Asian countries.

The Asian Unity Alliance remains committed to its mission of promoting unity, friendship, and collaboration among Asian nations, and looks forward to continued efforts in developing mutual understanding and cooperation.

Sandeep Marwah Honored by Rajasthani Academy for Contribution to Nation

New Delhi: Dr. Sandeep Marwah, President of Marwah Studios and a prominent figure in the field of education, was recently bestowed with a prestigious honor by the Rajasthani Academy for his unwavering dedication and continuous contributions to nation-building. Dr. Marwah, who also serves as the Chancellor of the AAFT University, was recognized for his exceptional achievements across various sectors, including media and entertainment, education, art and culture, and social work.

The esteemed social organization, represented by Suman Maheshwari of the Rajasthani Club, expressed deep admiration for Dr. Sandeep Marwah’s illustrious career and his profound impact on society. “Dr. Sandeep Marwah’s unparalleled contributions have left an indelible mark on the nation and beyond,” said Suman Maheshwari. “His tireless efforts in promoting media and entertainment, education, art and culture, and his commitment to social causes truly exemplify his dedication to nation-building. We are honored to recognize his extraordinary achievements and present him with this token of love and affection.”

In his acceptance speech, Dr. Sandeep Marwah expressed gratitude for the recognition and emphasized the importance of empowering women, stating, “Women are the wealth of the world, and their contributions are invaluable to our society.” He also extended his appreciation to Gaurav Gupta for the invitation to the prestigious event, acknowledging the significance of coming together to celebrate achievements and inspire positive change.

As a gesture of appreciation for the contributions of working women and poetesses who have excelled in their respective fields, Dr. Sandeep Marwah took the opportunity to honor and commend their remarkable achievements.

The event, marked by moments of celebration and reflection, underscored the importance of recognizing individuals who are making meaningful contributions to nation-building and societal advancement.