Events At Dome - August 2017
World Peace and Harmony Conclave
Mumbai witnessed a prime gathering of the world’s largest religious and spiritual leaders at Dome@NSCI in the form of ‘World Peace and Harmony Conclave’. Hosted by Ahimsa Vishwa Bharti, the event was attended by His Holiness Dalai Lama, Swami Ramdev Baba, Moulana Dr. Kalbe Sadiq, Giani Gurbachan Singh, Archbishop Felix Mavhado, Acharya Kulchandravijayji Maharaj, Gurudev Namra Muniji Maharaj and many more spiritual leaders from India and abroad to celebrities like Vivek Oberoi, Vijender Singh and Madhur Bhandarkar. The aim of the conclave was to bring India together in order to create world peace and harmony.
On 5th August, Dome witnessed a grand bout between WBO Asia Pacific champion Vijender Singh and the WBO Oriental Super Middleweight champion Zulpikar Maimaitali of China. This high-energy bout had the nation in a frenzy, as the Indian boxing’s poster boy and his nine years younger challenger from China dueled in a match of a lifetime.
Pro Kabaddi League
The fifth edition of the Pro Kabaddi League is much bigger and better. The league will run for 13 weeks and had 4 new teams joining the 8 existing teams. The tournament started in Hyderabad during July and the finale will be held at Chennai in October. This year, each team is playing 15 intra-zone and 7 inter-zone matches, prior to the play-offs.
A three day event, Bridal Asia 2017 was held at Dome from 9th August to 11th August. The exhibition was the echo of the song that soars and reflection of the dream that resides in every bride. Bridal Asia brought the finest and widest range of designers and brands under one roof.
IMC Ladies’ Wing Women Entrepreneurs’ Exhibition
Women Entrepreneurs Exhibition was an endeavor by the Ladies’ Wing of IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The exhibition took place on 17th and 18th of August at Dome. Every year, IMC Exhibition provides an opportunity for talented women entrepreneurs in the country to come together and showcase their creativity.
Big Events across the Globe
2017 MTV Video Music Awards
The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards were held on August 27, 2017 in California, honoring music videos released between June 25, 2016 and June 23, 2017. The event was hosted by Katy Perry. The award show aired live from the venue for the second time in its history. The list of nominations was revealed on July 25, 2017. For the nominations, MTV continued to eliminate gender-specific awards categories, as they did at the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards.
La Tomatina is a colourful, messy festival which involves a gigantic food fight which is held in the Valencian town of Buñol, a town located in the East of Spain. It's been held every year since 1945 and sees tens of thousands of party goers chucking ripe tomatoes at each other. Thousands of individuals flock from around the globe to take part in the “World’s Biggest Food Fight.”
The Dalai Lama’s 6 Tips to Happiness:
1. Be Truthful - “Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.” ~ The Dalai Lama 2. Rise above anger and hatred - “Anger is the ultimate destroyer of your own peace of mind.” ~ The Dalai Lama 3. Conquer negative thoughts - “The true hero is one who conquers his own anger and hatred.” ~ The Dalai Lama 4. Cultivate compassion - “Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.” ~ The Dalai Lama 5. Get in touch with your spiritual nature - “My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.” ~ The Dalai Lama 6. Shift your perspective - “Choose to be optimistic; it feels better.” ~ The Dalai Lama