By Leiselle Maraj Saturday, May 26 2012
One of the perks of attending a Hindu secondary school was being able to learn to tie a sari. After watching, with fascination and some envy, East Indian movie stars and the everyday Indian woman effortlessly wear saris, I was eager and excited when one of my school friends offered to teach me to wrap one for myself.
By Leiselle Maraj Saturday, November 10 2012
It was billed as an evening of beauty, fashion, delicacies, cocktails, and music, that pay tribute to East Indian culture, but it was entertainer Denyse Plummer's performance of a Whitney Houston classic which stole the show at Bombay Dreams 3, held at the Hilton Trinidad, Port-of- Spain on Tuesday night.
Where East meets West.
by James Fuller
Caribbean Beat Magazine Issue 88 November/December - 2007
Gleaming statues of Vishnu; marble elephants with trunks upturned; racks of sherwanis, saris and kurtas proffered by beaming traders; ornately gilded mirrors; heavily-carved tables, chairs and blinds; brass deyas and burning incense sticks; stalls of tabla, nall and dholak drums; luxuriantly-coloured cushion covers and bedspreads. A thumping Bollywood backbeat, the lingering waft of curry, and thronging crowds.
House of Jaipur presents Bombay Dreams 2
Published: Thursday, October 13, 2011
In 2010, desirous to celebrate the finery and elegance of the Indian sub-continent, Dhisha Moorjani of House of Jaipur, brought together a team of top local designers (Meiling, Peter Elias, Heather Jones) and professionals in event management (Brian MacFarlane and Riddums Productions.) The event was held under the patronage of Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and the venture raised more than $70,000, donated to her charity The Children's Life Fund. The success of the event, the overall appreciation by all who attended, encouraged the team to produce the event a second time.
UWI Conference and Exhibition
In commemoration of the 50th independence anniversary of Trinidad and Tobago, the high commission of India in Trinidad and Tobago in collaboration with the University of the West Indies hosted a conference-cum-exhibition on 50 years of India and T&T relations.