New Delhi, 18th August 2023 –JD Institute of Fashion Technology is thrilled to present the upcoming extravaganza, “iFestival”. Get ready for an exceptional experience as India’s grandest student design festival arrives! Powered by JD Institute of Fashion Technology, a division of JD Image Promotions Ltd, this spectacular event is scheduled at JLN Indoor Stadium in Delhi on August 18th-19th. Immerse yourself in the fashion world, draw inspiration from iconic fashion figures, witness captivating shows at TFA – The Fashion Awards, explore innovative interior exhibits at Exhibit X, and embrace avant-garde artistry at Camp 11820. This vibrant celebration of art, culture, and design is unmissable. Grab your tickets now for an unforgettable rendezvous with personalities like Rannvijay Singha, Prats Official, and Bella.
Distinguished by the presence of personalities celebrated for their exceptional accomplishments, the occasion will be graced by a group of dignitaries, each hailing from diverse fields. This august gathering will be further elevated by the esteemed participation of His Excellency Mr. Jason K.M. Hall, High Commissioner of Jamaica, and His Excellency Mr. Javier Manuel Paulinich Velarde, Ambassador of Peru, who will impart an international allure to the event. Infusing the gathering with a tapestry of cultural richness, Ms. Vanessa Espinosa, Head of Cultural Affairs at the Embassy of Mexico, is set to be a captivating presence. The event will also be graced by prominent government officials including Mahaveer Sanghvi, Joint Secretary of the Ministry of External Affairs, and Dr. Roopak Vashisht, CEO of AMHSSC, thus creating an environment that resonates with an air of accomplished distinction.The inauguration of the event will be graced by Rajeev Sethi, a distinguished Indian designer, scenographer, and art curator
Crafted with the aim of igniting inspiration and unleashing the vast potential of Indian students and recent graduates, this two-day extravaganza is a testament to the power of art, culture, and design. iFestival 2023 serves as a platform that highlights the ingenious creativity and intellectual prowess of artists, designers, and innovators, paving the way for fresh horizons in the journey ahead.
The event comprises three exciting sub-categories, each catering to different aspects of the design world:
1. TFA – The Fashion Awards: a dynamic occasion that acknowledges and honors trailblazers and style luminaries representing a range of backgrounds. The lineup includes four exclusive fashion presentations starring the gifted students of JD Institute of Fashion Technology. These runway displays are set to be a focal point of the event, spotlighting the inventiveness, ingenuity, and distinct aesthetics of the up-and-coming designers. Experience firsthand the definitive fashion choices of India’s youth as they embrace their personal flair and exhibit their one-of-a-kind expression
2. Exhibit X: embark on a journey into a realm of creativity and ingenuity as the exhibition unveils prototypes, installations, and models meticulously crafted by the aspiring designers of JD Institute. Across the span of two days, you’ll immerse yourself in the realm of thought-provoking concepts and ideas presented by these exceptionally gifted individuals. Engage in stimulating dialogues with design luminaries and alumni, delving into discussions that contemplate the trajectory of design and its inherent responsibilities in shaping the future
3. Camp 11820: An enclave for artists and painters to exhibit their unconventional creations and visionary concepts, bound to captivate the audience’s imagination. Engaging industry experts have crafted their distinctive design narrative within this creative realm, resulting in a captivating showcase of imaginative brilliance and artistic ingenuity.
Filled with anticipation, Ms. Rupal Dalal, Managing Director of JD Institute of Fashion Technology, shared her enthusiasm, remarking, “We are thrilled to introduce iFestival, a vibrant fusion where fashion, art, and creativity intertwine harmoniously. We extend a warm invitation to join us in this magnificent celebration that transcends conventional limits, honoring the dynamic essence of innovation. Through captivating showcases, enlightening workshops, and entrancing exhibits, iFestival offers a captivating voyage into the realm of design. Embrace an unparalleled encounter that reshapes the horizons of imagination. The Institute also provides financial support to two remarkable alumni for the establishment or expansion of their ventures, facilitated by the RC Dalal Memorial Award and the Chandrakant Dalal Memorial Award.
iFestival Fashion 2023 goes beyond traditional confines to present an encounter that flawlessly amalgamates art, fashion, and creativity. Featuring standout live performances, meticulously designed zones, and an homage to timeless artistic expression, alongside fostering active student participation, this occasion is poised to reshape our perception of fashion.