20 April 2014
From an early age, Anu felt a force like gravity pulling her towards the realm of fashion and she eventually made a career out of it. Her designs are a reflection of her passion for fashion which she combines with minimalism, precise interesting tailoring and impeccable finishing to clothing.
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Friday, 05 April 2013 12:00 Written by News On Sunday
“If you work just for money, you’ll never make it but if you love what you are doing and always put the customer first, success will be yours,” Ray Krock said. In today’s world, it is difficult to find such people who put quality and customers at the frontline.
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Unique, artistic, and unconventional – three words which when left alone do not hold much significance, but placed in front of Ron Dutta, an Indian Silver Artiste and their vibrancy becomes apparent.
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Give this lady a rock and she will turn it into an artsy paperweight, give her an empty can and she will rock it as a headgear and give her paper scraps and make it into art she does. Oozing with creativity, Selvina’s deftness lies in creating things out of simple objects. Card making is serious business for her because after all, she is the Queen of Crafts - Our Crafty Queen!
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Friday, 15 March 2013 11:29 Written by Mumtaz Soogund
With a penchant for the dramatic and the eccentric, Kokoye stands out from the crowd. He is amazing, explosive, dynamic and creative. Dancing, gardening and decorating are some of the ways he channels out his abundant creativity. His specialty though, remains costume-making and wearing them with an air of the carnivalesque. Have a gander and read on!
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She is an award-winning poet, performer, radio producer and creative facilitator. Mbali Vilakazi, famous South African writer was in Mauritius last week. She was amongst the delegation of South African writers who were invited to participate in the International Book Fair “Confluences 2013”.
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Friday, 01 March 2013 15:36 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
“Hide not your talents, they for use were made,” once said Benjamin Franklin. Indeed we all possess inner skills and talents. But having the courage to exploit and follow them is another story.
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Rashila Jagmohansingh has got art in the veins. As a writer, artist and social worker, she has brought innovation in the history of art in Mauritius by introducing the concept of Street Art, which she calls Art Sociologique. A young woman with a strong passion for art, she firmly believes that art is the way to reform society. For her, ‘Art Sociologique’ is a new social therapy.
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Friday, 15 February 2013 12:00 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
She is young and talented. Thirteen-year old Nooree Fatima Murtuza already holds a writer’s pen. Through writing, she has found a way to convey her deepest feelings, views and thoughts on all topics, including sensitive ones.
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Friday, 15 February 2013 12:00 Written by News On Sunday
Photography is picture language, the newest version of the oldest form of graphic communication. Unlike the spoken or written word, it is a form of communication that can be internationally understood. This gives a photograph added meaning - and a photographer, added responsibility.
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Friday, 01 February 2013 14:00 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
For 22 years, she has dedicated herself to children in every sense of the word. Besides teaching Tamil, Mrs Saroja Sanjeevee inculcates in her little kids traditions, cultural values and respect for all.
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In works rich in both allusion and painting craft, he merges careful observation, culture, and an encyclopedic knowledge of the tradition of painting.
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