CELEBRATING FRENCH NATIONAL DAY - JULY 14, 2019

As Bryan Ferry once sang, " Don't stop the dance", we didnt ! My dear friend, the Hindi speaking Sonia Barbry, Consul General France hosted her country's Bastille Day celebrations with effervescent enthusiasm. Bubbly flowed, French food generously spread out and gluttons like me gorged on delectable cheese. And we danced again, till the wee hours of the morning !๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ’ƒ

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THE BEATLES TRIBUTE SHOW BY SiLLy PoiNt PRODUCTIONS - JULY 8, 2019

The Beatles Tribute show by SiLLy PoiNt Productions turned out to be really rocking fun! Participatory and singers in tune, I loved their own versions of couple of classics. Thanks so much for the invite Juergen Morhard Petra Morhard Delighted you are staying on as Consul General Germany for another three years! All You Need Is Love โค๏ธ (The Beatles ๐Ÿ˜˜)

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THE BEATLES TRIBUTE SHOW BY SiLLy PoiNt PRODUCTIONS - JULY 8, 2019

The Beatles Tribute show by SiLLy PoiNt Productions turned out to be really rocking fun! Participatory and singers in tune, I loved their own versions of couple of classics. Thanks so much for the invite Juergen Morhard Petra Morhard Delighted you are staying on as Consul General Germany for another three years! All You Need Is Love โค๏ธ (The Beatles ๐Ÿ˜˜)

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FAREWELL DINNER FOR CG AUSTRALIA - JULY 7, 2019

Farewell Dinner for my dear friend Tony Huber, Australia Consul General,wife Kate and daughter Miriam. Till we meet again,au revoir and good luck with your new post back in Canberra !

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CELEBRATED 243rd ANNIVERSARY OF USA INDEPENDENCE DAY AND 50th ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST MOON LANDING- JUNE 29, 2019

On his last day in Mumbai the very popular US Consul General Edgard D. Kagan hosted a celebration for the 243rd anniversary of USA Independence Day and 50th anniversary of the frist moon landing. We danced to a rock band, drank Bourbon and gorged on a smorgasbord of American food plus yummy Cheese. Edgard D. Kagan heads to New Delhi as Deputy Ambassador USA, the first time such an elevation has taken place ever ! Our good wishes go with you dear Edgard ๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒˆ

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CG ISRAELI HOSTED FEAST FOR ISRAEL'S NEW AMBASSADOR TO INDIA - JUNE 25, 2019

Meet Dr Ron Malka, Israel's new Ambassador to India. Dear friend Yaakov Finkelstein very popular Israeli Consul General Mumbai hosted the feast laid on by his charming wife Nurit. Dr Malka has impressive credentials of Chairman of Tel-Aviv Stock exchange and Law professor, among other distinctions. We welcome Your Excellency with best wishes

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QUEBEC NATIONAL DAY - JUNE 21, 2019

Celebrating Quebec National Day with the dynamic Dominic, CG.

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BRAZIL CG's PARTY TO CELEBRATE SAROJA SIRISENA'S APPOINTMENT AS SRI LANKAN AMBASSADOR TO AUSTRIA - JUNE 17, 2019

Brazil Consul General Rosimar Suzano's party to celebrate Saroja Sirisena's appointment as Sri Lankan Ambassador to Austria ! Maropene Dirupzela Ramokgopa Allwyn Saldanha Jalpa Vithalani Vikram Shroff Manoj Gursahani Steve Bertrand Pinheiro Manjeet Kripalani Merlin Dsouza Marcellus Baptista Remembering our dear Diplomats from the close circle who are now in foreign lands Rb Norani Sabri Ergen Bilgen Ergen Caroline Perrin Deflandre Pablo Ramirez Arnol Vanessa Mancini Ciarlatani Simon Zheng Roselle Noda Petra Morhard Juergen Morhard Yaakov Finkelstein

CG HOSTED FAREWELL DINNER FOR FRIENDS - JUNE 13, 2019

Sonia Barbry,French Consul General is hostess with the mostest ! What a lovely farewell dinner to bid au revoir to our dear friends Biswajit Chakraborty debonair GM Sofitel and his darling wife Moushumi. Thank you Sonia for also arranging a birthday cake for me with David Bowie pic. BC , we will really miss you both!

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FOUR GEMINIS CELEBRATED THEIR BIRTHDAY TOGETHER - JUNE 11, 2019

Four Geminis (Three of them international diplomats) celebrated their birthdays together,in a fun filled wine dinner. Magic and madness mingled into a memorable evening ๐ŸŒˆ All you need is Love to make the world a little bit friendlier โค๏ธโฃ๏ธ

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Damian Irzyk said ” Actually in Poland , we celebrate birthdays only when we are children” !

Ulrika Sundberg and Rosimar Suzano cut their cakes Ulrika Sundberg

INDONESIAN LUNCH BY CG INDONESIA - JUNE 8, 2019

Thank you dear Ade and Isnawati Sukendar, for the most delicious Eid celebratory Indonesian Lunch at your charming residence, with your gorgeous daughters ! You are an excellent Ambassador for your country !

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SWEDEN NATIONAL DAY - JUNE 6, 2019

Dynamic Consul General Sweden Ulrika Sundberg celebrated her country's National Day , by showcasing Sweden's worldwide famous styles and designs! Congartulations dear Ulrika Sundberg. Swedish chefs served up delicacies, Swedish DJ rocked the house and for a few hours we were in Stockholm ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŒˆ

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209th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS OF ARGENTINA - MAY 25, 2019

Honoured to officiate as Master of Ceremonies at the 209 th Anniversary celebrations of Argentina. Sad to say goodbye to our dear friends Alejandro Meyer, CG and his charming wife Maria Marta Pigani ๐Ÿ˜ข who have loved India for decades ! Malbec wine flowed , the food was delish and the Tango dances all came together in a magical , unforgettable blend ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

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CELEBRATING MY DEAR BROTHER-IN-LAW'S BIRTHDAY - MAY 13, 2019

Celebrating my dear brother-in-law's birthday. Since half of Mumbai knows Dr Kamal Parsram, who refuses to get onto Facebook, here's your chance to wish him happy senior citizenship ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜€ Part of the larger Advani / Parsram clan featured here.

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CELEBRATING NATIONAL DAY OF POLAND - MAY 8, 2019

Celebrating National Day of Poland. Honoured to officiate as Master of Ceremonies ๐Ÿ˜ Congratulations Consul General Damian Irzyk, Joanna Skarzynska Irzyk. Pianist Michael Krupa was outstanding โฃ๏ธโฃ๏ธ

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HEARTFULNESS BOOK LAUNCH - MAY 6, 2019

Absolutely delighted to help launch books on Heartfulness โฃ๏ธ Thanks LitLive for the honor of moderating the session with authors ๐Ÿ™ Thanks for joining me, Rina Deora, Pinar Erguvan Kaya, Yaakov Finkelstein, Michio Harada, Tanuja, Nimrod , Rishiraj Sethi.

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CELEBRATING PETRA MORHARD'S BIRTHDAY - MAY 5, 2019

Celebrating Petra Morhard 's birthday at not yet opened Nara Thai, Colaba โฃ๏ธ Food is as delicious as it's parent in BKC ๐Ÿ˜ Congratulations Karyna , Kintu, Kishore Bajaj ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜

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25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS OF SOUTH AFRICA - APRIL 27, 2019

What a buzz ! South African students singing away at the 25th Anniversary celebrations. Congratulations Maropene Dirupzela Ramokgopa, Consul General !

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WELCOME TO CONSUL GENERAL HUNGARY MR. FERENC AND MELINDA JARI - APRIL 13, 2019

At intimate dinner to welcome Consul General Hungary Mr Ferenc and Melinda Jari. Happy to learn they were posted years ago in Delhi and both their children are born in India.๐Ÿ˜€ My gracious friends added sparkle to the evening ๐ŸŒˆ Imola Anett Szabรณ Rina Deora, Seema Mehrotra, Jaideep Mehrotra, Imtiaz Kazi. Happy Birthday Sumit Mullick. Thanks for the delicious food and outstanding service Utkarsh Shetty

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DEEPAK SHINDE'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AT IZAYA - APRIL 2, 2019

Thanks Shobha, for hosting delicious dinner at Izaya to celebrate your son Deepak Shinde 's birthday. My amazing friendship with Deepak and Swapna Pandit Shinde dates back to 2001, when they came to Mumbai from Pune, heard my shows on FM and reached out to me ! This friendship has grown stronger with time and i am grateful to the Universe's positive energy that comes my way in abundance. Bon voyage Shobha, see you in Darwin !

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TANUJA MULLICK'S NEW BOOK LAUNCH - MARCH 30, 2019

Tanuja Mullick's new book launch was lively, lovely and embraced by so much affection by all guests๐ŸŒˆ "Cacamander" is an intriguing title and the short stories equally so. Pick up , read, enjoy!๐Ÿ˜ƒ Thanks to Vikram Shroff for this video

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158TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNIFICATION OF ITALY - MAR 16, 2019

Super dynamic Consul General Stefania Costanza, hosted a grand party to celebrate the 158th Anniversary of the Unification of Italy. In the magical setting of our beloved Museum, an august assemblage of Diplomats, Businessmen and friends ate delectable Italian food and raised a toast to Indo-Italian Friendship.

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SUPER SOIREE HOSTED BY SONIA BARBRY CG FRANCE - MAR 3, 2019

Super Soireรฉ hosted by Sonia Barbry Consul General France,few days ago. Intimate guest list, Medoc 2010 wines, French gourmet cheeses and charcuterie ๐Ÿ˜‹ Who could ask for more !

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RAELL PADAMSEE'S *ELTON JOHN AND WHITNEY HOUSTON* TRIBUTE CONCERT - FEB 23, 2019

Raell Padamsee's *Elton John and Whitney Houston* Tribute concert is such a blast. My global diplomat friends loved it and I had a nostalgic two hours singing along to all of Elton's songs. Wonderful singers Sarosh Nanavaty, Lisa Rodrigues, Siddharth Meghani, Shahriyar Atai were supported so well by the dancers. If you haven't seen it yet, there's another show coming up in March ! Watch it ! Imola Anett Szabรณ Lerato Mashile Sarosh Nanavaty.

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PILOO TATA ANNUAL DINNER - FEB 23, 2019

Even a health issue would not stop me from attending gorgeous friend Piloo Tata's annual banquet dinner in her charming garden. Her list of invitees included prominent Consul Generals from across the globe, all of whom dug into the sumptuous Parsi feast with gusto. Me too ๐Ÿ˜

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ARGENTINA FOOD FESTIVAL - JAN 25, 2019

At the exclusive Dinner launch of Argentina Food Festival. Thanks CG Alejandro Meyer and Maria Marta Pigani for the invitation. Lovely to meet master chef Patricia Suarez, whose repertoire includes Argentina's different regional cooking styles ! At Frangipani, Trident Hotel On till 3rd February ! Yummmm !

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BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION OF ARJAN ADVANI, JAN 13 2019

Love you cousin Sunita Kedar for organising this milestone birthday celebratory lunch for your brother Arjan Advani ! Wonderful to have the whole family from all sides together like this after years!