SoCultures Magazine 2018 SoCultures Magazine December 2018 - Page 2

SOCULTURES DECEMBER 2018 2018! It’s time to say goodbye to you in just a few days. The year is about to bid adieu leaving us with some sweet-bitter-happy-confused-calm-super eclectic– amused memories and moments. It also means that we will soon be ushering in a brand new fresh year. Though the disciplined cycle of days and nights will always be same, the sun and moon will shine on time as always and nothing will change. But New Year brings sweet buzz of excitement and hope in the air. It’s like the fragrance of a new flower blossoming or aroma of a freshly baked Vanilla cake. Wrote one poet, “Just as a new bloom spreads fragrance and freshness around… May the New Year add a new beauty and freshness into your life...? There is so much to look forward to a New Year. Lets gear up for the exciting times ahead - to meet new people, make new friends, accelerate progress, forgive those who have hurt you, and learn the lessons from experiences, mistakes, forge new collaborations, make a new painting or lose some weight. The year 2018 was eventful. Lots of trends, innovations, news dominated the politics, fashion, business, films, beauty, travel etc in the year. If "Espiritual" is the title of the Pedro Abrunhosa's new album, the famous Portuguese singer-songwriter; the fashion, this year saw numerous international labels including Prada, Bottega Veneta, Chanel, Versace and Dolce & Gabbana staging shows in New York. Russia hosted FIFA football world cup and NASA successfully landed InSight on Mars. Read our detailed story on major events around the globe in 2018. 2 | Page