New Delhi: HCL Confluence 2021, the second edition of the flagship event Confluence, brought together a varied set of high-level dignitaries from different parts of the world to participate and celebrate the cultural diversity and collaborative spirit.
Hosted as a virtual event, Confluence 2021 showcased a multi-cultural celebration with acts from internationally recognized artists deliberating on experiences and learnings that have affected lives at large.
The event celebrated people who demonstrated the strength of kindness and helped restored the spirit of oneness, inspiring millions to be #OneAndStrong. The multi-cultural event strung together a series of internationally renowned performances deliberating on experiences and learnings that have affected our lives at large.
Key geographies namely, US UK, France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Japan, Italy, Canada, Australia, and India presented by an ensemble of eclectic acts along with distinguished speakers sharing their valuable experiences celebrating the exchange of cultural diversities.
Key attraction of the evening included breathtaking performances from the incredible Military Band – The Royal Marines Association Concert Band from United Kingdom and Wakayagi Ryu Natori, a delicate ballet style reflecting a mix of Edo Era in Japan from Kayono Wakayagi. Other celebrated performers were Irene Serra from Italy, Alphorn Player Frances and Flag Dancers from Switzerland, Speed Painter Jon Hicks, Ben Nokes, Charlotte Scally and Joncan Kavlakoglu. The event also witnessed eclectic performance of Olivia Zacharia from USA, Hand to Hand Acro Dancers from France, Sand artist Anna from Russia and Bollywood Company represented India.
The Confluence also brought together an elite cohort of speakers who addressed a diverse set of audience blending in from varied geographies included:
Dr. Guillermo Rodriguez Martin, Director, Casa de la India, Spain
Ms. Elina Naydenova, CEO & Co-Founder, Feebris, UK
Mr. Kai Hanke, Vice CEO, Children’s Foundation Germany
Mr. Ryan M. Miller, Vice President, International Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
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HCL Spokesperson said “At HCL we believe in ‘The New Essential’ – the confluence of technology and human ingenuity – as the path forward. Confluence 2021 is our homage to stories of courage, hope and resilience. We hope this platform of shared stories will inspire us, allow us to reflect upon the values of equity and inclusion for our society and let us experience a true sense of belongingness through a fusion of art and culture.”