For Zoroastrians, all roads led to Rustom Baug on the 25th of January for The BuzZYNG Flea, the launch event of ZYNG 2.0 (Zoroastrian Youth for the Next Generation), in a hip and happening new avatar. On Saturday evening, Zoroastrians of all age groups witnessed a complete makeover of the sprawling Rustom Baug Ground with ecstatic bohemian decor, scintillating performances, food and fashion indulgences and kids activities.
The shopaholics indulged in some of the latest fashion trends from boho clothing to stylish bags, funky accessories to glittery and artsy makeovers and much more offered by brands like the The Bubble Loft Co, The Hair Story, The Colour Nest, Dazzle, Bliss, Kaalon, Mint & Oak, Fabshield and more.
The crowd treated their taste buds and made their bellies happy with multiple cuisines and tasty treats offered by brands like Kaavo, Baosum, Nothing But Chicken, Wonder Popcorn, Za’atar, New York Burrito Company, Good Fettle, The Mystery Box, The Dessert Avenue, Bourzin’s Big Bites, The Junction and more.
Cerana Meads, Gymkhana91 and Grover Zampa Wines added buzz to The BuzZYNG Flea for the youth to unwind and relax by sipping on the best of the best cocktails, meads and wines while they enjoyed the scintillating performances by young Zoroastrian talented singers like Shanaya Boyce, Khurshed Mogrelia, Sarosh Sidhva, Rehan Balaporia and Hushad Khan along with great sets played by DJ Zubin Fanibanda. To top it all, Burzin Engineer and his dance crew (Dance Out India) enthralled the crowd with their energizing performance.
The 16th East Bombay Zoroastrian Scout Group engaged the kids and preteens with unique and creative base games along with the application of teamwork and leadership skills which included cooking, tent pitching, commando crossing, observation focused games and more. Besides the bouncy castles entertaining the little ones, few kids also tried their hands with mosaic bottle and mandala dot painting offered by Art Inc.
Party games for all like smash my face, can knockdown, 7up7down, twister and more along with simulator racing (Ajmera Indikarting) were other fun activities, many enjoyed with their friends and family.
Actor Jim Sarbh from Padmavat and Neerja fame graced the event, interacting with the crowd and giving an opportunity to all to click some great memories with him. Some other eminent personalities in the Zoroastrian community like MTV VJ Benafsha Soonawala, Dance Master Marzi Pestonji, Model & Actress Sanaya Pithawalla, BPP trustees – Mr. Xerxes Dastur, Mrs. Armaity Tirandaz and Mr. Viraf Mehta along with BPP ex-Chairman Mr. Dinshaw Mehta were present to encourage the new committee of ZYNG2.0 to continually provide a platform for bringing the Zoroastrian youth closer.
ZYNG wants to thank the Sir Ness Wadia Memorial Pavillion (SNWMP) committee as well as the Rustom Baug Residents Association for always lending their support and the BPP trustees for their encouragement towards youth activities.
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ZYNG 2.0 is a whole new beginning with new ideas and a new committee to continually provide a platform for bringing the Zoroastrian youth closer.
Committee Member Names:
Farad Daruwalla, Fiona Karbhari, Farhad Cooper, Delshad Navalmaneck, Shanaya Boyce, Delzin Irani, Pourushasp Mehta, Burjis Zaveri, Zenya Pavri, Burzin Engineer, Bianca Engineer, Natalia Dalal, Zubin Fanibanda.
Photo Courtesy for Event Images – Jamshed Havewala
Photo Courtesy for the Committee Member Image: Yazaad B Karai, Talisman Studios