It is our responsibility to create and nurture global opportunities for our people, said IRS officer Sahil Seth at a Maharashtra Delohic council press conference in Birla House. The officer of the rank of joint commissioner in the department of GST and Customs , Sahil Seth President of Delphic council of maharashtra hosted the press conference as well as the official launch of the logo of the Council at Raj Bhawan in mumbai. The logo was unveiled by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari in the presence of well-renowned celebrities such as Hema Malini, Paresh Rawal, shreyas talpade, bhagyashree,sulaiman merchant, Bosco-Caesar, yash birla, Hafeez Contractor and manyoethers from the field of art and culture.
Sahil Seth, a high-achieving young man who has written his success story with hard work and dedication, is also the President of this Council. Known to encourage young entrepreneurs, he has also been acknowledged by the World Book of Records, London for his contribution to society in covid times.
“The logo and identity of the Delphic Council of Maharashtra symbolize “WATER” as a metaphor of peace through arts, as exemplified by the Delphic Games from the ancient times,” explained Sahil Seth, also the honorary adviser to the steering committee for the BRICS Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) young leaders for the period 2020-2023.
The Delphic Games are organized around the world every 4 years by the International Delphic Council based in Berlin and have traveled to 8 countries and counting. The International Delphic Council is a voluntary, not-for-profit, non-political, non-religious, non-sectarian global movement for arts & cultures. Congratulating the Delphic Council of Maharashtra, Sahil Seth appreciated their efforts to celebrate arts and artists. In the past, India has participated in 3 editions of the Delphic Games in various countries and bagged gold and silver medals in South Korea and Malaysia.
The Delphic Games celebrate six art categories namely, Musical Arts and Sounds (singing, instrumental music, electronic sounds), Performing Arts (dance, theatre, circus, puppetry), Language Arts (literature, poetry, moderation), Visual Arts (painting, graphics, sculpture, installation, fashion, photography), Social Arts (communications, Internet, media, pedagogic, didactic) and Ecological Arts & Architecture (urban planning, landscaping, preservation and conservation of nature, monuments).
“2021 has been declared as the International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development by UNCTAD. Maharashtra is among the first states to have registered State Councils. Our state is a cultural and art hub. It is a privilege to be a part of the movement that fosters harmony among people of different backgrounds and cultures through arts. We have immense talent in India and we vouch for a pathway for budding artists to reach even greater heights with the support of the Delphic Movement,” Sahil Seth said at the press conference.
The Delphic Games were born in ancient Greece 2500 years ago as the twin-sister of the Olympic Games. They are to Arts & Cultures what Olympic Games are to physical sports. Delphic Movement has received tremendous support from renowned artists among the fraternity of music, crafts, designers, dancers, actors, academicians, etc…