Chivas and N Asian Celebrations at The Chivas Studio Spotlight
Hyderabad, June 29th, 2012: Chivas Studio Spotlight, the haute luxe series of mesmerizing evenings debuted in the city of Hyderabad today at the culturally elevated Asian delight, N Asian. The Chivas Studio Spotlight was co-hosted by N Asian, with a spectacular display of different forms of art and culture. The Spotlight is an eclectic amalgamation of art, music, culture, glamour and entertainment which offers a unique experience that integrates art and luxury.
Mixed with a perfect amalgamation between cultures, the Chivas Studio Spotlight was an effortless blend of music artists - Jonqui and DJ Whosane! along with an range of artists from Art|Nexxt, a showcase by Jaguar and origami instillations by Sachin George Sebastian. This edition of Chivas Studio Spotlight promises to enthral the audiences in Hyderabad to create a single masterpiece of living, breathing and moving art. The showcase evokes a unique metamorphosis accentuating the essence of the brand Chivas Regal that stands for Generosity, Brotherhood and Luxury.
Commenting on the occasion, Bikram Basu, Vice President-Marketing, Pernod Ricard India said, "The Chivas Spotlight is an interesting ensemble of creative talent and form; set in a stylish and social milieu for just one special evening. We are delighted to present this in Hyderabad; a city steeped in culture and creative heritage'.
The various creative renditions for the evening will include:
DJ Whosanel: DJ/Producer/Composer/Engineer, Hussain Babai, aka Dj Whosane!, has a diverse repertoire. He's been in the entertainment and sound business for over 20 years. Pioneering the dance scene in India, he broadened the entertainment spectrum and paved the way for a whole industry. Also, promoting pubs/nightclubs and a DJ culture in India, he has been involved in designing, operating and managing them right from its infancy stage, and has played a major role in making the relatively unknown term 'Disc Jockey' into the widely accepted and respected profession that it is today in India. Over two decades in this industry, he is still one of the most sought after DJs in India.
Jonqui - Jonqui - the percussionist is a one-man force, live in action with multiple percussions at his disposal. He churns out mind-numbing sounds and jams live with DJ Whosane leading to a mix of funky and edgy mixes. Their understanding of each other's genres is perfectly synced. These nights are always high-energy. Jonqui can jam with a variety of instruments such as Tabla, Pakhwaj, Dholak, Dholki, Indian Duff, Arabic Duff, Dafli, Djembe, Bongo, Darbuka, Timbale, Kastur, Bhur Taal, Assamese Negara, Assamese Dhol, Indian Tasha, Crash Ride and many more.
N Asian: N Asian, the latest offering by N, is located in the up- market neighborhood of jubilee hills, Hyderabad. With N- grill, a favorite destination for the creme de la creme of Hyderabad, N has changed the way the city dines and parties. Now N has extended the same high-end experience to a gourmet Asian cuisine that will leave diners speechless with everything from the impeccable service to the trendy atmosphere. Luxurious wall cladding, exclusive private dining areas, a hip bar serving signature cocktails combined with the color scheme of reds and blacks creates an atmosphere of subtle sophistication.
ArtlNexxt: Artlnexxt was formed with the express idea of identifying and showcasing the next generation of Indian artists, and to provide them with a stepping stone and help nurture their art careers. Artlnexxt catalogues 300+ artists from across 16 universities in India each year. Forum art|nexxt, an integral part of our exhibitions, provides for scholarly discussions by prominent art experts, addresses key issues that govern the art world today and inspires true connoisseurship through educating the public on appreciating and collecting contemporary art.
Artlnexxt has selected a set of artists based on a set of rigorous criteria including overall quality, content, aesthetics, relevance, and technical ability for Chivas Studio Spotlight Hyderabad. These artists hold potential to represent the next avant-garde of contemporary Indian art. Dipankar Bhowmik, Kaveri Chaudhary, Bhavsingh Bambhaniya, Rajiv Pradhan, Anish Tiku, Rajeev Pratap Singh, Arun Kumar, Onkara Murty GB, Abhishek Mandala, Partha Ranjan Saha, Kaveri Chaudhri, Rakesh Ray Choudhury, Sahansa Sahani, Tanu Prakash Khandual and Sukrit Poddar.
Sachin George Sebastian: Origami artist Sachin George Sebastian's art is a result of the collision between things he love (nature, organic beauty etc.) and the things he resents (industrialization, concrete cityscape with sharp corners and wires running all around blocking the skylines etc.) He opines the collision and brings certain common patterns, a cross-reference that acts as his inspiration.
Chivas Studio Spotlight is a sneak preview of the 'Chivas Studio' a global creative collaborative platform that hosts 2-day event to showcase the best of contemporary art, fashion, photography, installation and performing art under one umbrella. Over the years, CHIVAS Studio has featured some of the leading contemporary artists, musicians, fashion designers from India and internationally. Spotlight is an illustration format of the Studio, held over an evening across cities of Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Pune, Chandigarh, Bangalore etc through the year to keep the "Live with Chivalry" alive.
Chivas Regal is the one of the leading super-premium blended Scotch whiskies in the world and a true global brand owned marketed and distributed by Pernod Ricard. Penned Ricard is the world's co-leader in wine and spirits. Since its creation in 1975, the company has undergone steady development, founded on organic growth and successive acquisitions.
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