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Darpan News Desk Darpan, 17 May, 2017
  • Nominations OPEN for DARPAN's Extraordinary Achievement Awards 2017

The nominations for the much-awaited 8th Annual DARPAN Extraordinary Achievement Awards are now open.

Taking place September 15, 2017, at Aria Banquet and Convention Centre in Surrey, the Red Carpet rolls out at 6 pm and will welcome more than 700 people comprising of Vancouver’s top social and business elite in the South Asian community.
Recognized as the pre-eminent South Asian event-of-the-year, the spectacular Awards gala will honour ten remarkable individuals within the South Asian community who embody the spirit of community and believe in giving back through their own avenues in an effort to build society.

 

Previous winners include:

 

• Pranav Mistry, Global Vice President of Research of Samsung

• Dr. Narinder Kapany, known as the “Father of Fibre Optics” for his scientific contributions that led to the creation of the internet, lasers, and medical imaging
 
• Ajay Bhatt, co-founder of the USB
 
• Nira Arora, Beat 94.5FM
 
• Harjit Sajjan, Canada’s Minister of National Defence
 

 

Awards categories are:

 

INTERNATIONAL SENSATION - 

 

extraordinary achievement of a South Asian on a global scale

 

ARTISTIC VISIONARY -

extraordinary achievement as a South Asian in the field of art

 

INDUSTRY MARVEL -

extraordinary achievements of a South Asian within an industry

 

COMMUNITY CRUSADER -

extraordinary achievement of a South Asian as a leader who is giving back to the South Asian community

 

CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT -

extraordinary achievement of a South Asian entrepreneur

 

BREAKING BARRIERS -

extraordinary achievement of a South Asian who is breaking a new barrier and achieving a milestone

 

ADVANCING PHILANTHROPY -

extraordinary achievement of a South Asian in many charitable ventures

 

HERITAGE DEFENDER -

extraordinary achievement of a South Asian in overcoming adversity to represent South Asians

 

SPIRIT OF SPORT -

extraordinary achievement of a South Asian athlete

 

YOUNG WONDER -

extraordinary achievement of a South Asian young person in academia and community initiatives

 

 

 

The event features an influential keynote speaker, local celebrities, sensational entertainment, a glamourous fashion showcase. If you think you or someone you know rightfully deserves this title, log on to www.darpanmagazine.com to drop in a nomination.

 

DARPAN publishes a bi-monthly South Asian lifestyle magazine called ‘Darpan’, a luxury South Asian wedding magazine called ‘Traditions’, and produces the DARPAN Extraordinary Achievement Awards.

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This year's categories are as follows:
  • Corporate Engagement

    In Honour Of Extraordinary Achievement As A South Asian Entrepreneurs

  • Young Wonder

    In Honour Of Extraordinary Achievement In Community Initiatives And Academia

  • Artistic Visionary

    In Honour Of Extraordinary Achievement And Contributions To South Asian Culture And Arts

  • Community Crusader

    In Honour Of Extraordinary Achievement As An Inspiring Leader, Who Empowers And Raises Awareness Of Issues That Affect The Community

  • Breaking Barriers

    In Honour Of Extraordinary Achievement In Representing The Community As The First South Asian In An Endeavor

  • Heritage Defender

    In Honour Of Extraordinary Achievement And Preservation Efforts Of The South Asian Heritage, Language And Culture

  • Spirit of Sport

    In Honour Of Extraordinary Achievement As An Inspiring Athlete

  • Advancing Philanthropy

    In Honour Of Extraordinary Contribution To Diverse Charitable Ventures

  • Industry Marvel

    In Honour Of Extraordinary Achievement As An Inspiring Role Model In Any Industry

  • International Sensation

    In honour of extraordinary achievement and commitment to enhancing lives on a global scale

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