This came after a gap of one year. The CONFLUENCE is organized by The Blue Moon annually, but it did not take place in 2018 due to various reasons. However, the year 2019 turned out to be promising for having a show of CONFLUENCE, just at the fag end of the year 2019. It happened on 7 December.
The show, as the name suggests, is the coming together of various world communities on one stage. It is a kind of a melting pot of different world cultures.
The show started with music from different parts of the world and diplomats took to dancing. The music this time was pre-recorded and unlike the solo-performance of previous years. Alcoholic drinks and snacks were served to the guests as the show proceeded.
Interesting is that the show rests on performance by diplomats from various countries belonging to different regions.
CONFLUENCE –V , though a low key affair as it was organized in the peak season of Christmas and many diplomats were new to India. But still the event drew diplomats from over 60 countries ranging from Europe to Central Asia to Africa to Latin America.
The show was sponsored by All India Association of Industries (AIAI), World Trade Center,Mumbai and Qaaleen and Mohan Mutha group.
Qaaleen, a company specializing in carpet weaving and export laid out their designs on show at the venue. There was a video presentation on various designs and applications of their products.
Mohan Mutha group, working in different spheres made a video presentation of their services attracting diplomats’ attention. Even Qaaleen attracted prospective buyers from among the attending diplomats.
As the music from Afghanistan streamed in there were diplomats from round the world, who danced on the stage on different Music whether it was African, Russian, Salsa,Amazing !!
To top it all, there were mementos presented to the sponsors and organizers by diplomats.
This was CONFLUENCE – V. See you again at CONFLUENCE –VI.