In a bid to save the Asian elephants, Elephant Family, a charity based out of England hosted the first leg of Elephant Parade India in Jaipur. A public art event that aims to generate vital funds to secure 101 elephant corridors across India for the endangered Asian Elephant. 101 elephants painted by leading creative voices out of India created a striking spectacle. Of special beauty were the elephants painted by Amrapali, depicting Jaipur during holi.
Fund raiser over a weekend full of polo, couture, music and history. Raising funds to support women empowerment and disability, the fundraiser saw power women walk in Charu Parasher’s Imortelle collection at the Rambagh Polo Grounds, a polo match played by HH Maharaja Sawai Padmanabh Singh of Jaipur and a dinner at City Palace with a show by Rohit Bal and Diacolor. Rajmata saab and Princess Diya Kumari of Jaipur were such warm hosts as Piya Bajwa ensured everything flowed seamlessly.
Gujurat’s only art platform of this scale, Art-e-fair, Ahemdabad, spear headed by Khushboo Bagga invited the three art aficionados and artists of royal lineage to present their collections. Princess Vaishnavi Kumari of Kishangarh’s modern interpretation of Pichwai art, Princess Krishna Kumari of Panna’s wild life art on porcelain and Princess Nandini Singh Jhabua’s gond and madhubani art along with her spectacular pichwais took everyone’s breath away.