9th edition of Delhi International Arts Festival
The 9th edition of Delhi International Arts Festival commenced with a grand opening ceremony at Purana Quila today. Inaugurated by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Hon’ble Minister of State, Ministry of Tourism & Culture, Hon. Khaled El Bakly, Ambassador of Egypt to India and Ms Prathibha Prahlad, distinguished Bharatnatyam dancer and founder director, DIAF, the opening ceremony witnessed a slew of enchanting dance and cultural performances by national and international artists.
Other eminent personalities spotted at the event were Smt. Maneka Gandhi, Union Minster of Women and Child Development; BJP Member of Parliament, Meenakshi Lekhi, Ambassador of the Czech Republic and Ambassador of Taiwan.