Students design sustainable Saree to celebrate Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Pageant

Among a series of events lined up  between Thursday and Sunday to mark Queen’s Platinum Jubilee at throne, a unique sari created with sustainable recycled plastics as a group project by Arts University Bournemouth students is displayed on four-meter-high puppets.

The sari reflect a special Bollywood-themed Wedding Party ensemble at the Platinum Jubilee Pageant finale on Sunday curated by UK’s South Asian performance company Nutkhut.

According to  Nutkhut Co-Artistic Director Simmy Gupta, “To re-imagine the sari, a timeless garment, for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Pageant is both an honour and a joy, the sari designed by renowned Irish fashion designer Paul Costelloe and created as a group project by Arts University Bournemouth student.”

“With four days of celebrations and millions around the world taking part, this weekend will be a fitting tribute and celebration of her service and dedication to the people of the UK and the Commonwealth,” said UK Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries.

The Platinum Jubilee Pageant will proceed through The Mall in London and reach at Buckingham Palace with around 150 highlight performers, including singer Ed Sheeran, paying tribute to the 96-year-old monarch.

Over 22,000 people are expected to attend, including more than 7,500 key workers, members of the Armed Forces, volunteers and charities. The Jubilee weekend  will conclude on Sunday with the Platinum Jubilee Pageant.

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