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OFFICE OF THE SOCIAL WELFARE MINISTER
GOVT OF DELHI

New Delhi
22/12/2018
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‘सबका सम्मान – हमारा अभिमान’

With immense pleasure we wish to bring to your kind attention that Govt of Delhi, Social Welfare Ministry is partnering with the Trans Community for The Red Festival 2.0, to be held on December 23, 2018 at DDA Ground, Dwarka, Sec 13.

The festival is a marquee event providing a mass platform to showcase the talents of Trans Community whose voices have hitherto remained unheard to the mainstream society.

Social Welfare Minister, Rajendra Pal Gautam along with the panelists would present the awards to the best performers.

He is dedicated to give equal representation to the underprivileged and deprived sections of the society and working hard to achieve the goals under his acumen.

A panel discussion is organized to share the views and suggestions of eminent personalities from their respective fields to highlight the ways & means thro which society can recalibrate its perspective towards the trans community giving them their desired space as an equal citizen of this nation which is guaranteed to them by the constitution.

This one of its kind platform would give a chance to the citizens of Delhi to interact with LGBTQIA+ community and watch live performances by the Trans for the first time ever. Drag and Transgender performers too will have an open platform for the first time creating history.

We plan to host 10 art forms including 50+ local artists, as well as renowned performers reaching out to a crowd of more than 5000 thro their signature performances.

HIGHLIGHTS-

First time in the history of India, A Queer Art Festival supported by any Indian government, Government of NCT of Delhi, THE RED FESTIVAL 2.0 by THE QUART PROJECT

First time an award ceremony by any Indian government, Government of NCT of Delhi, to recognize LGBTQIA+ community as THE RED ACHIEVER AWARDS by THE QUART PROJECT

Performances by 30+ artists from the LGBTQIA+ community

Panel discussion on ‘Empowerment of Transgender community’ moderated by eminent celebrity anchor with Hon’ble Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam, Dilip Pandey AAP Spokesperson & Writer, Simran Shaikh, Rudrani Chhetri (Transgender activists), Sonal Mehta (CEO, India HIV/AIDS Alliance), Reena Rai (Founder, Miss Transqueen India) and much more.

‘PEHCHAAN’ by Asmita Theatre Group directed by Arvind Gaur

Date- 23rd December,18

Time- 2:00PM-8:00PM

Venue: DDA Ground, Sec 13 Dwarka.

 

अक्सर समाज जिन प्रतिभाओं को हाशिए पर छोड़ देता है , दिल्ली सरकार ऐसे लोगों को आपके सामने प्रस्तुत कर रही है, जिनकी प्रतिभा देख आपको सुखद आश्चर्य होगा ।

आइए, देखिए, मिलिए ज़रूर।

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1 Comment

    • John Ferns

      Music & Drama is the best way to bring all sections of the Society at one platform under one roof and make brotherly relationship with each other.

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