- 15 May 2017
- Susmitha Suresh
From womanhood to motherhood and their transition to being a responsible mother, this mother’s day was filled with love and surprises
Kochi, May 14 – FWD Media organized a mother’s day special, A Soiree with Mom in association with GEMS education, and WCity, powered by Holiday Inn, Kochi on 14th May. The event was attended by eminent personalities from the media and it mainly concentrated on mothers and motherhood.
The event kicked off with an icebreaker session with Susheela Pai, Artistic Director of Mudra Dance Centre, where she asked everyone in the room to participate in a warm-up session in order energize them and transfer the energy from one person to another with physical touch and through compliments. The next session was lift-off with a panel discussing the topic, ‘women beyond motherhood’. This session was moderated by Ms. Shana Susan Ninan, Life Skills Trainer and Writer, the panel was joined by Ms. Molly Cyril, Dean and Director of Charter School, Kochi, Ms. Susheela Pai, Artistic Director of Mudra Dance Centre and Ms. Jessica Mundroina, Soft Skills Trainer, Life Coach, Image Consultant and Colour Therapist.
The panel discussed various issues and problems that mothers go through and also talked about the importance of taking care of themselves – both emotionally and physically. This panel discussion was followed by a question and answer session and the panelist delightfully cleared all the doubts that the audience put forth with.
This was followed by the second session that mainly focused on pregnancy, nutrition, food, and psychiatry. The session was enlightened by Ms. Priyanka Idikulla, Director of Birth Village, Ms. Priyadharshini R Menon, Nutritionist and Co-founder of Mrs. India – Kerala, Dr. Sanju George, Psychiatrist at Rajagiri Hospital and Mr. Michael Saju, Executive Chef, Holiday Inn. The floor was open to questions and the panelist answered the questions that mainly focused on women health and their child’s well-being.
This was followed by the music album launch of Ms. Amritha Suresh, a well-renowned singer who rose to fame through a reality show. Her first album ‘Anayadhey’ focusing on women and their emotions was launched by Mr. Hibi Eden, MLA and she was accompanied by Mr. Vijay Babu, Actor, Mr. Venu, Head, Maitri Advertisements, Mr. Vipin Das, Director, Neel, Swedish Music Director and Mr. Arjun, Actor. Her music album which conveyed a strong message of womanhood was much appreciated by the crowd. During this occasion, she also launched her YouTube channel to flourish her career in music.
After the music launch, the moms were presented with the hand drawn portraits of themselves by their kids as a mother’s day gift. To celebrate the uniqueness of being a mother, all the women that attended the event celebrated their womanhood and motherhood by flying balloons up in the air. The event then came to a close with high tea & food.
Text: Roshan D Photos: FWD Media