vineri, 22 februarie 2013

New Delhi....last days

Hey,

Everytime I come here, this beautiful city shows me a new face. I can't hide my excitement.
This next pictures will show you exactly what  I'm talking about.
KHAN market - New Delhi. ( more here )

Enjoy.

Hey,

De fiecare data, Delhi imi arata o noua fata. Nu mi pot ascunde incantarea.
Urmatoarele poze o sa descrie exact.
KHAN market - New Delhi. ( mai multe aici )

Enjoy.



















vineri, 15 februarie 2013

Looks like is gonna rain.

Hey,

I've been today for a nice, lazy lunch, hosted by my good friend Seema Puri. After the excitement of a really fun, buzzing, big indian wedding, this was a nice change. I will be posting pictures from the wedding very soon.
Today I've been to a festival in Delhi, called Surajkund Mela ( Surajkund Mela is a anual festival). Companies from all over the country came together to promote and sell indian handicrafts. One hour after I reached, the rain came down heavily. I must admit that it was a very nice experience .

Enjoy.

Hey,

Am fost astazi la un pranz organizat de buna mea prietena Seema Puri. Dupa o perioada de absenta, tin sa mentionez ca a fost un bun venit pranz, bazat pe relazare. S-a incheiat nunta la care am participat intens, pe data de 12 feb. O sa revin cu poze legate de nunta in curand.
Am fost astazi la festivalul din Delhi, numit : Surajkund Mela. Oameni din toate colturile tarii s-au adunat pentru a promova si vinde handicrafts. A fost tare frumos.

Enjoy.

Astazi la pranz, Oberoi New Delhi.
Today at the lunch , Oberoi New delhi.
Astazi la pranz, Oberoi New Delhi.
Today at the lunch , Oberoi New delhi.

Aceastea este o statuie a zeitei indiene Durga. *mai multe aici
This is the statue of the indian goddess Durga. *more about it  here
Acest festival a fost fara doar si poate plin de culoare.
This festival was full of colour and life.

Indian handicrafts.

Indian handicrafts.


Toata lumea era foarte incantata de intregul festival.
Everyone was very excited about the whole festival.

joi, 7 februarie 2013

Keep Going

Hey,

Do you remember when I told you that indian weddings are going on and on for days ?
Well, words are already useless when is about these rituals's descriptions. Last night it was the Oscar Party, or in indian tradition : the young people's party.
It was a pleasure and we had it all: red carpet, paparazzi, oscar awards, everything was combined in a beautiful atmosphere .

Enjoy.

Hey,

Va amintiti cand am spus ca nuntile din India, dureaza.... dar dureaza....  :)
Cuvintele devin inutile cand e vorba de descrierea acestor obiceiuri. Aseara a avut loc petrecerea Oscar, sau in traditia indiana : petrecerea tinerilor.
A fost o adevarata placere ... de la covor rosu, la paparazzi, la premii oscar, totul a fost imbinat intr-o frumoasa atmosfera.

Enjoy.






duminică, 3 februarie 2013

Suneet Verma - 25th anniversary

Hey,

I've been in November to the 25th anniversary of the designer Suneet Verma, in Delhi. The whole collection was a statement of elegance. I was impressed by his style, fabrics, colors.
He, in my opinion, has raised the standards of indian fashion to a level where few will be able to match or even emulate him.

Enjoy.

Hey,

Am fost in noiembrie la aniversarea a 25 de ani in domeniul fashion a designerului Suneet Verma, in Delhi. Intreaga colectie a fost un statement de elegenta. Am fost impresionata de stilul lui, de nivelul la care a reusit, prin munca asiduua, sa aduca un nou suflu modei in India.

Enjoy.
















New Delhi

Hey,

I decided to write a post about India. I have to admit that it is  totally different from whatever I saw till now. Thankfully I had the chance to visit it many times. I finally understood that yes, India is a country defined by it's own principals and rules. 

Also, it is, I think, one of the few left where people are actually very orientated to their traditional way of dressing. So whenever there are wedding or similar events, everyone is wearing indian clothes.


I want to write a few words about the indian weddings. It is something very special, the whole period is full of happiness, traditions, rituals. Weddings in India are considered to be a sacred and sanctified ritual. They are long ritualistic and elaborate affair with lots of pre-wedding, wedding, post wedding rituals. If in Europe a wedding is for ... let's say max 2 days, well here the whole ceremonial needs around 10-15 days. The traditions which has to be respected are next:


Mehendi Celebration: The occasion of Mehendi is one of the most important pre-wedding rituals. It is fun a filled ritual, which is celebrated mainly by the bride's family. Is the day when the bride's family and friends are using henna on their hands and feet.


Sangeet Party: Though people in India regard marriage more as a religious affair, the elements of fun and frolic are also added into it, to make this emotional affair, somewhat light and amusing. 


Wedding Ceremony : It depends on different on different parts of India, it can last from 1 hour to 5 hours, where the bride and groom sit in front and go around the fire to the chants of vedic verses . After the ceremony the groom puts the red powder called sinduur on the bride's fore head . Hence the red bindi on the fore head which shows that the woman is married and taken.


Marriage has also became a huge status symbol statement .


These pictures are from the Sangeet party.

Hey,

Am decis sa scriu un post despre India. Trebuie sa recunosc ca este o tara cu totul diferita fata de orice am vazut pana acum, din fericire am avut ocazia sa vin de mai multe ori . Am reusit  sa inteleg ca da, India este o tara plina de principii si reguli.
Este o tara unde trebuie sa le fie respectate legile.

Este, cred una dintre putinele, unde oamenii sunt mult mai orientati catre portul traditional decat lucrurile si stilurile aduse din vest. Asadar atunci cand au loc nunti sau evenimente de aceasta natura in mod obligatoriu haine trebuie sa fie indiene.


Am decis totodata sa scriu despre nuntile din India. Sunt cu total aparte, pline de substanta si traditii, de ritualuri, de moravuri . Daca o nunta religioasa in Europa dureaza...sa spunem maxim 2 zile, ei bine da, in India, intregul ceremonial poate dura pana la 10-15 zile. In mod traditional trebuie respectate urmatoarele functii ale unei nunti :


Mehendi Celebration : Aceasta este organizata de familia miresei. Rudelor miresei, prietenelor ei cat si ei insusi, le sunt pictate mainile cat si picioarele cu henna.


Sangeet party: Aceasta este o petrecere unde vin dansatori si cantareti traditionali.


Wedding ceremony: Aceasta este nunta in sine, similara ca principiul cu nunta religioasa din Europa.























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