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Princess Diana’s wedding dress goes on display in new Kensington Palace exhibition

Princess Diana’s wedding dress goes on display in new Kensington Palace exhibition

Entertainment, FASHION, HUMAN INTEREST STORIES, KINGDOM, TEENAGERS, UK, wedding, Youth
The dress that Princes Diana wore on her wedding day in 1981 is going on display for the first time in 25 years. The gown, one of the most recognisable in the world, will be on show at Kensington Palace from Thursday, less than a month before the princess' 60th birthday on July 1. Diana's children, the Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex, have loaned the gown to the London exhibition, Royal Style in the Making. The dress will be complete with its 25ft sequin-encrusted train, which dramatically filled the aisle of St Paul's Cathedral in July 1981. Claudia Acott Williams, Kensington Palace curator, described it as the longest dress train in Royal history, saying it "definitely made a big visual statement". It features a fitted bodice overlaid at the centre both f...
Africa Day 2021: Promoting ‘Pan-African’ Arts, Culture, and Heritage

Africa Day 2021: Promoting ‘Pan-African’ Arts, Culture, and Heritage

AFRICA, FASHION, MOROCCO, PAN AFRICA, STYLE, TEXTILE
RABAT, Morocco Since Morocco joined the African Union in 2017, it has proved to be a valuable African partner economically, culturally, and politically. Rabat - The African Union kicked off Africa Day 2021 under the theme “The AU Year of the Arts, Culture And Heritage: Levers for Building the Africa We Want.” Members of the African Union (AU) have worked towards building a stronger network of economic cooperation from the north to the south. Today, celebrations around the world commemorated Africa Day 2021 and the AU seeks to promote a Pan-African renaissance which will be realized through Agenda 2063.  The agenda prioritizes sustainable development, Pan-African economic cooperation, and the realization of a shared African culture.  Morocco has maintained its ...