Delhi Fashion Club with the support of Nagaland Government has announced the official first edition of Nagaland Fashion Week (NFW) in New Delhi which will be held around August and September 2017 at Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts, Delhi.
The announcement was made on Thursday at press conference at Nagaland House in New Delhi in presence of Jyoti Kalash, Principle Resident Commissioner of Nagaland House in Delhi.
A press note stated that the motive of this show is to celebrate culture, textile and tourism internationally with participation of not only designers from Nagaland but whole nation and world.
It will also promote handlooms and handicraft industry of Nagaland for which association is done with Nagaland Handloom and Handicraft Corporation Ltd.
Founder of NFW, Harshit Dhingaun, Delhi based is a known personality among youth as Chairman of Delhi Fashion Club and Online Bollywood VJ. Associate Creative Director, Delhi Fashion Club and Co- Founders are Ethiel Konyak, former super model is Regional Head in Nagaland and Esther Arenla Jamir, women entrepreneur and social worker will take care of Delhi operation as Delhi Regional Head.
Harshit Dhingaun said that NFW will be Nagaland’s and North-east India’s first Premier International Fashion week. This 3 days event will be hosted in The Fashion Capital Delhi, giving it a National and International appeal.
Esther Arenla Jamir, Delhi Regional Head, NFW said NFW in Delhi is an initiative to create employment hubs for job, weaning away the misguided youths, bridging and giving opportunity to the North East of India and to empower women.
Senior Member of Delhi Fashion Club and advisor for NFW, Ratnadeep Lal, Chairman, IIFT (International Institute of Fashion Technology) made an announcement that to develop the youth resource of Nagaland, they will sponsor 10 and more deserving and eligible students from Nagaland in field of fashion designing and this scheme will be valid all across India.“We will give 10-15% discount to all the students from Nagaland so that they can contribute in nation’s growth,” he added.
The event was highly appreciated by nationally acclaimed FDCI Designer Sonia Jetleey and Linda Newmai, Member of Central Board of Film Cooperation (CBFC) who were also present at press conference.
Applications are now open and forms will be out offline and online on www.nagalandfashionweek.com