Femme Fete 2.0, Women’s day out will showcase women's achievements from the 6th of March (Saturday) to the 8th of March (Monday).
Mangaluru: This coastal city known for its resourceful women is again hosting the ‘Femme Fete’ 2021 after it received a rousing reception in 2020. This outstanding event, for women, of women, and by women, is organized to commemorate International Women’s Day. The three-day event will begin on the 6th of March (Saturday) and end on the 8th of March (Monday).
According to the organisers, the event will be held at the Big Buddha Garden Cafe in Yeyyadi and will showcase many talented women along with their works. “This event recognises the women with extraordinary spirit in their chosen fields including entrepreneurship, business, event management, poetry, yoga, scholarly talks and activities in the social milieu, and presents them in their flying colours to the people of Mangaluru city,” said the organizers.
The first two days of the event will witness products sold by women-owned enterprises in tastefully designed kiosks, often not found in markets around town. The products exhibited in the Femme Fete will range from food, fabrics, bakery items, handmade articles, bags, artificial jewellery items from women managed small scale industries and many other products in lifestyle, hobbies, gardening and kitchen management.
In addition to the exhibition, workshops such as different ways of draping saree, self-defence, awareness around the use of menstrual cups, child abuse and such are organized throughout the first two days of the event. The third day will consist of a feminist movie screening followed by a discussion session. Esteemed organizations such as the Karnataka Bank, Hangyo Ice Creams, Chitki and the Den are the main sponsors of the event. We cordially invite all of you to attend the event and support local women entrepreneurs.
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