A trip to
was one of the craziest experiences I have had in any country. I was one of the
delegates from several countries to participate in the International Youth Peace Festival (IYPF). One of the
organizers approached me to become a part of the cultural fashion show.
I went with other five representatives from India China,
Sri Lanka and and
experienced the unique way of the Punjabi culture. Afghanistan
I was dressed in a traditional Indian wedding attire as a woman participant in my own mock wedding ceremony. I was so fascinated with the traditional Punjabi wedding dress, Lehenga, and all parts of being dressed up. How can I forget the students who did the magic of making me look like a real Indian bride. To complete the preparation, one of them painted Mehndi on my palm, a ceremonial art decorated to a bride’s hands, arms and feet. These young women really did an awesome job.