Kumbh Haridwar: Celebration of Heritage Photobook launch held successfully

The Nehru Centre, Mumbai, was abuzz with excitement and cultural fervor as esteemed guests, sponsors, and chief guests gathered to inaugurate the Kumbh Haridwar - Celebration of Heritage Photobook Exhibition on May 11, 2024.

The Inauguration ceremony commenced with the lighting of the diya and ribbon-cutting ceremony by sponsors Kailash Agrawal, Manoj Punamiya and Jenny Mam, setting the stage for a captivating journey through the essence of Kumbh Mela captured in the pages of the photobook.

Following the inauguration, guests were welcomed to explore the exhibition, which delved deep into the heart of India’s cultural and spiritual richness. The Hall of Harmony witnessed the grand inauguration of the photobook, where guests had the opportunity to witness the culmination of Rajesh Satankar’s immersive exploration into the profound meanings of Kumbh Mela.

The event was further elevated by the enchanting melodies of The Indian Vibes by Rajesh Satankar, setting the perfect mood for the evening. A captivating audiovisual presentation showcased the journey of Rajesh Satankar in creating the photobook, providing guests with a glimpse into the meticulous craftsmanship behind each page.

Keynote speakers Parthip Thyagarajan, Gautam Khattar and Meenakshi Sehrawat shared their insightful perspectives on the significance of preserving cultural heritage through visual storytelling. Renowned photographer and author Rajesh Satankar expressed his gratitude for the overwhelming support and enthusiasm surrounding the launch of Kumbh Haridwar - Celebration of Heritage.

Rajesh Satankar said, “Today’s launch of ‘Kumbh Haridwar - Celebration of Heritage’ marks a significant milestone in our collective effort to preserve and celebrate India’s rich cultural legacy. I am deeply humbled by the overwhelming response and look forward to sharing the essence of Kumbh Mela with audiences worldwide.”

Pavitraa Maa Mandleshwar of Kinnar Akhada, said, “As we embark on this journey of cultural exploration, let us remember the importance of preserving our heritage for future generations. I congratulate Rajesh Satankar and his team for their dedication to showcasing the beauty of Kumbh Mela.”

Gautam Khattar said, “Kumbh Haridwar - The ‘Celebration of Heritage’ Photobook has showcased the beauty and depth of Indian culture in a truly mesmerizing way. It was an honor to witness the culmination of Rajesh Satankar’s vision through the captivating imagery of the Kumbh Mela captured in the photobook."

Meenakshi Sehrawat said, “As a lover of art and culture, I was deeply moved by the immersive experience offered by the ‘Kumbh Haridwar - Celebration of Heritage’ Photobook. Rajesh Satankar’s dedication to preserving India’s cultural heritage shines through in every page of the photobook, leaving a lasting impact on all who will visit the exhibition."

A felicitation ceremony followed, where esteemed guests including Parthip Thyagarajan, Kailash Agrawal, and Manoj Punamiya were honored for their invaluable support and contributions. Mementos were presented, symbolizing gratitude for their unwavering commitment to cultural preservation.

Kumbh Haridwar - Celebration of Heritage is a visual masterpiece by Rajesh Satankar, capturing the diverse narratives and profound meanings of Kumbh Mela.

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