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New Delhi: Celebrating Indo-British relationship which is as old as 400 years, the ‘Arture Connect International Style Week‘ held here showcased a collaboration of art, fashion and music from both nations.

Throughout the month of October, this Indo-British fusion will promote eminent and upcoming designers and artists from the two nations.

The event, held at Taj Vivanta, showcased an exhibition of curated artwork by renowned artists like Naresh Kapuria, Arshi Ahmed and Jaya Baheti. It also had upcoming artists like Pritika Uppal and other craftsmen from various parts of India.

A fashion show by upcoming designers like Sanjana Sharma and Prachi Bharadwaj was one of the highlights of the event.

Organised by TwoCorners, which works on collaborations of artists and designers, Arture Connect is a cross-cultural platform which aims at an exchange of art, music and fashion across nations.

It also aims to provide a platform for fashion designers from Europe and India to showcase their wares while encouraging the vast array of artists and designers who work in fashion – from make-up artists through graphic designers to digital marketers.

(IANS)

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Google Offers Scholarship of Rs 5 Lakh for the Winner of ‘Doodle for Google’

The first edition of "Doodle 4 Google India" was held in 2009 and the theme was "My India".

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'Doodle 4 Google' can get you Rs 5 lakh scholars
'Doodle 4 Google' can get you Rs 5 lakh scholarship.VOA

Google on Monday announced the “2018 Doodle 4 Google” contest inviting creative, art-loving students from across India to bring their imagination to life for the search engine giant’s logo.

This year’s theme for the doodle is “what inspires you”. The doodle, incorporating letters G-o-o-g-l-e, can be created using crayons, clay, water colours and graphic design.

The winner would win a Rs 5 lakh college scholarship, along with the opportunity to share their inspiration through their artwork, the company said in a statement.

Representational Image of 'Doodle for Google'. Flickr
Representational Image of ‘Doodle for Google’. Flickr

The winning doodle would also get featured on Google’s homepage on Children’s Day.

The contest is open to students from Class 1 to 10 and the last date of submission is October 6.

A panel of guest judges including the original doodle team leader at Google, Ryan Germick, will review the entries this year.

The internal judging and jury votes would finally shortlist the top 20 doodles that would be put up for public voting from October 23 to November 5, the statement said.

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The first edition of “Doodle 4 Google India” was held in 2009 and the theme was “My India”.

The same contest also runs in regions including Canada, Latin America and other Asian countries.(IANS)

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