Yoga Day event at 7 places in Delhi

first_imgNew Delhi, Jun 17 (PTI) International Yoga Day will be celebrated at seven different locations in the national capital, including Connaught Place, which will host the largest gathering of approximately 10,000 people.Diplomats and bureaucrats are likely to take part in events at Nehru Park and Lodhi Garden. NDMC is in-charge of preparations at four venues, which include Connaught Place, Lodhi Garden, Nehru Park and Talkatora Stadium.Yoga day celebrations at three other locations, Swarn Jayanti Park in Rohini, District Park in Dwarka and Yamuna Sports Complex in Surajmal Vihar will be managed by DDA. Apart from this, approximately 100 RWAs have also been roped in. “NDMC is co-ordinating with various organisations like Art of Living, Patanjali Yogpeeth, Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga and Raahgiri group to ensure volunteers turn up in large numbers at Connaught Place,” said Anil Ganeriwal, Joint Secretary of AYUSH Ministry. Minister of Science and Technology Harshvardhan will be the Chief Guest at the Connaught Place event. Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi will be the Guests of Honour. Members of Delhi Government have also been invited for the function.”The gala event in Delhi will start at 5:30 AM and will have talks on yoga, and musical performances. Special yoga performances by two differently-abled groups will also be displayed, including yoga on wheelchair,” a senior NDMC official said.The yoga performance will follow the 45-minute common protocol developed by AYUSH ministry.Several ambassadors of different diplomatic missions are also expected to participate at Lodhi Garden and Nehru Park.advertisement”We had organised a training camp in Nehru Park and had also written to all the missions in Delhi informing them about these camps in case they wanted some training in Yoga,” Secretary AYUSH Ministry Ajit Sharan said.Ahead of the Yoga Day on June 21, a mini marathon will be flagged off by flying Sikh Milkha Singh tomorrow and a National Yoga Olympiad will also be organised from June 18 to June 20 by NCERT and AYUSH Ministry.The AYUSH ministry will also organise a two-day international conference on Yoga for Body and Beyond at Vigyan Bhawan from Jun 22 to 23 in which eminent experts from across the globe will participate. PTI JC RCJ DV RCJlast_img read more

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Palacio TangaraGo back to the enewsletter Oetke

first_imgPalacio TangaraGo back to the e-newsletter >Oetker Collection CEO Frank Marrenbach has announced the brand’s expansion into the Americas with the launch of two new hotels, in São Paulo and New York:“Today therefore, I am delighted to announce our expansion into the Americas; with not only one, but two extraordinary projects in two extraordinary cities: New York and São Paulo. With these two new properties we continue to carefully expand Oetker Collection portfolio whilst remaining truthful to our promise – not to just open new hotels, but to create true masterpieces. Guests will experience the levels of Oetker Collection quality and service to which they are accustomed and can trust that we will offer them a very special sense of place in both destinations.”Palácio Tangará, São Paulo: Opening 2017Palácio Tangará will open its doors in the spring of 2017. Built in the surroundings of the highly regarded Burle Marx Park, whose gardens were designed by Roberto Burle Marx, the hotel will offer 141 spacious guestrooms – including 55 suites – all with views overlooking the park.An acclaimed chef will drive the hotel’s dining experiences and there will be a signature restaurant, chef’s table, a bar, a wine cellar, a lobby and lounge bar, all with outdoor terraces.Additional facilities will comprise 11 function rooms, including a ballroom for up to 360 guests with terraces overlooking the park. The fitness centre and spa will have a private garden and there will be indoor and outdoor swimming pools as well as a kids’ club.Timo Gruenert, Chief Financial Officer Oetker Collection notes, “After our successful partnership in the Caribbean with Eden Rock – St Barths, the re-opening of The Lanesborough earlier this year and the prospect of an opening in New York, we are thrilled to launch a hotel in São Paulo, which is going to have it all: unique location, exceptional building, creative cuisine and the legendary Brazilian smile.”A New York MasterpieceA ‘New York Masterpiece’: Opening 2018Further north in the Americas, in Manhattan, Oetker Collection will open a ‘New York Masterpiece’ in the spring of 2018. Minutes from Central Park, the hotel will be located in the heart of the city, at 550 Madison Avenue, between 55th and 56th Street.The 43-storey postmodern skyscraper was created by the famous Philip Johnson and is an iconic New York landmark. The hotel will feature 170 rooms including 60 suites set across eight floors. There will be a cosy yet stylish bar with lounge area, a gourmet restaurant, a spa, a fitness centre and a 25m pool.Located above the hotel, from floors 21 to 43, the owning company of the building, the New Yorker Chetrit Group, will create a total of 115 luxury apartments to be sold to highly influential clientele from now onwards. These apartments are decorated by world famous designer Robert Stern and will be serviced by Oetker Collection as well.Go back to the e-newsletter >last_img read more

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