Melting Pot- a Consular Corps Charity Carnival, brings together culture and cuisines from 29 countries, to raise funds for underprivileged
The annual cultural charity fundraising event aims to raise maximum funds for different charities.
Cultures all over the world have spoken a great deal on the merits of giving back to society. In a country like India, where fusion food is most trending, Mumbai-based Consulates are organizing their 20th Consular Corps Charity Carnival popularly known as the Melting Pot, where the consulates in Mumbai would join together to weave an evening with food and to push for the upliftment of the poor and the less privileged.
The annual cultural charity fundraising event aims to raise maximum funds for different charities. Consulates of different countries in Mumbai will showcase their traditions, customs and culture, through cuisine, dance, etc. and contribute to a noble cause. The funds raised from this event will be donated to four charities namely Can kids who
work in 59 Cancer Centers, 24 Outstation Support Units and 07 Care Centers in 26 cities and 19 States of India, treating more than 15,000 new cases of childhood cancer each year, Oscar Foundation who
delivers life skills to children and youth from low-income communities using football as a tool for development and to encourage them towards completing their education, Lions Club and Pragati Pratishthan.
The 29 participating Consulates are Argentina, Belgium, Canada, China, Estonia, Ethiopia, Gabon, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Indonesia, Israel, Iran, Jordan, Kenya, Poland, Russia, Rwanda, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom and Zimbabwe.
Since its inception, the Melting Pot – Consular Corps Charity Carnival has supported over 50 NGOs. The NGOs selected every year go through a rigorous selection process where they showcase the work they have done so far with a proposal of how best they will use the funds if selected.
6.00pm to 10.00pm
The Regal Room, Trident Hotel, Nariman Point, Mumbai
Registration fee for Children is Rs 3000 and for adult is 5000
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