Vashi, January, 2017: The shopping hub of Vashi, Inorbit malls celebrated the 68th Republic Day in a grand way. The mall echoed with patriotic fervor with majestic art installation based on the theme “Wheels of Change”. The key highlight was a 50ft x 40ft pyramid structure made of wheels that is not just a décor element but an engineering marvel that depicted the free spirited Navi Mumbai – the well planned green satellite city with it wide roads, jogging and Cycling tracks that play hosts to the sporty culture of Navi Mumbai.
This one of its kind installation is one of the largest installation with Wheels as a material. The installation stands tall on a self-balanced structure with 281 wheels lit in Indian tricolor. Based on this theme there were other quirky installations put up at various locations at the mall. The mall has an extended celebration of the Republic Day till 31st January 2017. Those who have missed catching a glimpse of the wonderful installations, can still drop in to the mall to experience the grandeur.
That’s not all the audience enjoyed beautiful shadow act on ‘Monuments of India’, ‘Jungle Book enacted’ and more by the popular and very talented Silhouette Squad – the finalist of ‘Entertainment ke liye kuch bhi karaga’ and the finalists of ‘India’s got talent’. These entertainers performed on shadow acts giving the audience an experience of a walkthrough on Indian Culture, life of the Indian soldiers and exclusive act for kids.
The mall also opened its doors to a live performance by artists from an NGO by the name of KARMYO. The artists created exceptional paintings to create social awareness. IN addition to this, Inorbit also hosted an Art Exhibition with Khulaa Aasman – an NGO that works towards betterment of underdeveloped shelters and female jails. The exhibited paintings were the ones created by the female prisoners.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Puneet Varma, Associate Vice President, Inorbit Malls, said, “Inorbit mall celebrates every occasion with great zeal. Every year we offer new experience to our patrons. At Inorbit mall Vashi, the larger than life installation of cycle wheels is to capture to cycling and sporting culture of the Navi Mumbai. This year Inorbit mall, Vashi had an extended Republic Day celebration. It was a five day extravaganza where we had shadow act performers from Silhouette Squad – the finalists of Entertainment ke liye kuch bhi karega and India’s got talent and special art exhibits from the NGOs. You can still visit the mall to catch a glimpse of the innovative art installations till 31st January 2017. We hope to continue the trend of such innovative events throughout the years.”
In case you have missed catching a glimpse of this work of art and engineering you can visit the mall till 31st of January to witness the same.