AdAsia opens in grand style

01 Nov,2011

By Akash Raha

AdAsia went underwent today with a gala high decibel opening ceremony called the ‘Zee Gala Night’. The event will host over 1200 delegates from over 25 countries. All the leading names of the advertising fraternity were present to grace the opening ceremony of AdAsia 2011, held in New Delhi.

The evening began with traditional Cambodian dance which represented the dance of Asia. It was followed by several other dance forms from Taiwan, Thailand, Japan and not to mention, India. The day’s proceedings was anchored by the multi-talented Boman Irani who enthralled the crowd by his witty comments, his humour and not to mention, by singing wonderful songs. Mr Irani also announced the Chariman of AdAsia, Mr Madhukar Kamath of the in-the-news Mudra Group.

This was followed by a speech by Mr Tejender Khanna, Lieutenant Governor of Delhi. Mr Khanna spoke about India, Delhi and the theme ‘Uncertainity: The new Certainity’.  A part of this amazing evening also was percussion maestro Taufiq Qureshi who enchanted the crowd with his amazing performance.

The day ended with mouthwatering food and drinks. The food from all over Delhi was brought to the table for the delegates and was named ‘Streets of Delhi’.

Day 1

The day one of the conference begins today (November 1) with several key sessions and addresses by prominent members of our industry. The day will be started off with the Indian national anthem followed by a choir performance. Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan and Minister of Information & Broadcasting Ms Ambika Soni are scheduled to  be the guests of honour.

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