An art exhibition and auction along with an evening music and ethnic fashion would be organised on February 15 here for the cause of cancer prevention and cure.
The event titled ‘Odyssey-an Art Exhibition and Auctioning,’ organised by Trend MMS, would showcase the best works of leading artists of the Northeast. A part of the proceeds would be donated to Deepshikha Cancer Care Foundation, an NGO serving cancer patients.
The artists whose works would be on display include Nilpawan Barua, Noni Borpuzari and Kishore Das of Assam, S. Benedict of Meghalaya, Buddhi Thapa of Nagaland, Guninder Singh of Manipur and others, Trends MMS spokesman Shyamkanu Mahanta told reporters here on Wednesday.
A few select photographs, clicked by popular singer Zubeen Garg, would also be put up for auction while in the evening prominent singers and musicians would perform along with designers putting up an ethnic fashion show, he said.
Several prominent personalities such as Everest conqueror Anshu Jemsenpa, Manish Deka and Tarun Saikia, Mr. Universe Mahadeb Deka, wrestler Bhabajit Choudhury, actor Barasha Rani Bishya, Nishita Goswami, Tanvi Sarma, Aimee Barua and others would walk the ramp for the fashion show.
Mr. Mahanta claimed it was for the first time that a charity dinner and auction was being organised in the State and hoped the initiative would help in the promotion of art and culture along with helping the cause of cancer. — PTI
‘Charity dinner and auction is being organised in the State for the first time’