New Delhi, July 17 (CNMSPORTS) - Fans watching the Hockey Womens World Cup at the Lee Valley Centre, London, are in for a double treat. They will also get to have a close look at India's glorious past in women's hockey, thanks to a unique photo exhibition by The Hockey Museum, London, and sports curator Sunil Yash Kalra from India. The world cup starts on July 21 at Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre.
The exhibition will be organised at the stadium for 15 days in tandem with the World Cup, according to a release.
On the occasion of the London World Cup, Kalra in association with the Hockey Museum will take the audience to the joyful & soulful journey of the past 50 years of Indian women's hockey. ‘5 Decades, 50 Pictures' is the unique journey reminiscing the past 50 years of Indian women's hockey.
Speaking on the occasion, Carli-Lyn Vermani, International Development Officer, The Hockey Museum, added: "5 Decades, 50 Pictures' is a unique photo exhibition encompassing the rich heritage of Indian women's hockey in an exquisite and dexterously worked concept that aims to create awareness about the history of Indian women's hockey. We are delighted to partner and host this unique concept."
The exhibition begins with elaborative glimpses from the 1974 World Cup under the captaincy of legendary player Ajinder Kaur. Posing perfect in front of the lens is the team of 1978 World Cup, Madrid.