An international award ceremony to celebrate the achievement and success of professionals from various walks of life globally, named as Asian Professional Achievement awards 2022 has been successfully completed. The Award also aims to recognize the contribution and long-term journey of the professionals and unfold the story of their transformation from a person to a professional. The event was been organized by Season Media Pvt. Ltd. and was been hosted at Hotel Astoria, Bur Dubai, Dubai, UAE on 29th September 2022. The event was graced by the presence of Dr. Robert S. Kittel, Co-chair for the Universal Peace Federation and its Director of Education for the same region and Ek Nath Dhakal, Chairman, International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace, Asia Pacific Region, as the special guests. Among awardees from various fields, the fashion field got the recognition through fashion choreographer Rojin Shakya, duo fashion photographers Kamal Shrestha & Bikash Khatiwada and fashion advertisement and media marketing entrepreneur Ramesh Shahi.
In the event International Nepalese fashion choreographer bagged the award called Iconic fashion and pageant Choreographer. A highly accomplished and multifaceted professional with an extensive experience in fashion choreography, pageantry training at national and international scene, Rojin Shakya has been working as the free-lance fashion choreographer since last 24 years till this date. Choreographed and coordinated almost fourteen hundred events, that includes some three hundred numbers of fashion shows and remaining being the beauty pageants at local, regional, national level and international level. Extending hands at international pageants since 2014 till this date for international events like Heritage Pageants, Miss Mermaid Singapore and Model Superstar Mumbai.
Earlier to this Rojin has received international awards like Best Entrepreneur in Multi Task Personality of the year awards at International Prestige Brand Award 2018, Malaysia, Outstanding International Choreographer excellence award at International Excellence Award 2019, Malaysia International Professional Fashion Choreographer Achievement Award 2019 at International Professional Achievement Award 2019, Dubai.
In the event Kamal Shrestha became the awardee of Product Photography Award. Kamal Shrestha is a creative, highly skilled, and professional photographer with more than 20 years of demonstrated experience capturing premium-quality images in indoor studios and outdoor locations. Specialized in luxury product photo-shoot as well as posed shots for Fashion, Lifestyle, and Portraits. Well-conversant in a professional studio to create commercial images for Advertisements, social media, Online catalogs, e-commerce sites, Magazines, etc. currently based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates as a professional commercial photographer. He is particularly specialized in Watch and Jewelery – Luxury Product Photography, and also loves to do Food, Fashion, Lifestyle, and Portrait Photography.
Since 1995, he has been working as a fashion and commercial photographer and has worked for many National News Papers as well as monthly Entertainment Magazines and Advertising Agencies in Nepal. Besides, photography Kamal Shrestha has also been associated with Video Production Companies and Ad Agencies as a freelancer videographer and has done one movie, numerous Music-Videos, TV commercials, TV programs, Social TV Campaigns and many more. He has also done numerous Album Cover Designs for various Nepalese Singers.
The event awarded Bikash Khatiwada with the award called Commercial Photographer of the Year. Bikash Khatiwada is one of the celebrated glamour and commercial photographer of Nepalese fashion and modeling scene. Best known for his creative and expressive work through his photography skills, the man has delivered the best of the captured moments for his subject’s personality and brand’s vision that has always been successful to express the desired message of the brand among the potential clients.
With more than a decade long career in commercial photography and talent management, Bikash at current scene is one of the noted and searched fashion and commercial photographer of Nepalese fashion and modeling scene. He is one of the co-founders of The Nepal Photographers Association. With diversified work portfolio Bikash has been the part of Himalayan television where he worked as an official photographer for musical reality shows like The Voice Nepal and Dancing with the Star. His fashion work also includes The Mount Everest Fashion Runway, which set the world record of the highest altitude fashion show on landshow showcased at highest altitude, certified by Guinness World Records, held at Kalapatthar, above 5000 meters. Some of the noted commercial photography portfolio by Bikash includes works for clients like Samsung Nepal, Tuborg, Yahama, Honda, Sunsilk, Himalayan, Set Wet, Ncell.
The event saw Ramesh Shahi being awarded with Advertising and Media Marketing Award. Ramesh Shahi and his journey in the field of fashion advertisement has been more than one and half decades. Within this span of time his experience and creativity has been garnered for several products and services, from cosmetic products or the house hold products, medicinal products and services to liquor, Dairy products, internet service, fashionable goods and many others. He established his company named sumnet in 2006 while in 2008 he initiated Promoting solution advertisement agency. Promoting Solution, today is not only limited to ad. Production but also has extended its hands in music video production and its marketing at different platforms.
Ramesh Shahi has not produced several music videos under Promoting solution but has conceptualized various music videos. Apart from these Ramesh Shahi has been involved in organizing and direction fashion shows since 2010. Many of the shows are been showcased in Kathmandu, Nepal as well as in Mumbai, India. Fashionista, Model Super Star, Model Super Star Runway, Multimedia Star, Fashion Display, Fashion Radico are couple of them.