Future Leaders Awards

Future Leaders Awards Ceremony

Future Leaders Awards Ceremony (2014 & 2015), organised by Hyde Bangladesh Welfare Association (HBWA), was an Event brought together to celebrate the young achievers in Hyde, Tameside.

The main aim of the project was to recognise the achievements of young people in Secondary Schools and Colleges, within three wards, in Hyde and develop role models for others students. This was with a view to combat under-achievement and truancy.

The Future Leaders Awards Ceremony was anchored by, Director of Ri Ri’s Dance Academy, Ria Meera Munshi, who was, also, invited to perform a guest Bollywood Dance routine, for the children, their parents and teachers.


Bollywood Dance Performance in Tameside

A stunning, high impact, Bollywood Dance Performance was showcased by Ria. The Founder of Manchester based Ri Ri’s Dance Academy wore an elegant gilt east meets West Indian dance costume, with stunning Hareem (Princess Jasmin style) pants.



“Hello Ria,
On behalf of Hyde Bangladesh Welfare Association and its team, we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for attending our Future Leaders Awards Ceremony 2015 at Hyde Clarendon Sixth Form College and for Hosting the evening. It was an honour and an unforgettable experience coming together and sharing this high profile collaborative event. The Performing Arts Students, Ri Ri’s Bollywood Dance Performance, Singers and Guitarist along with a very impressive V.I.P. Guest list made this year’s ceremony outstanding. Thank you for making such amazing memories that will last forever and hope you are able to take part in the next award ceremony. It was a pleasure to work with you and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. Yours sincerely, Mohammed Nasir Khan (Chairman)”


Television Appearance

The Event itself was aired on Sky Channel, GEO TV. Click here to view the YouTube Video (Timings are: 0.33 – 0.38, 1.08 – 1.09 & 1.15 – 1.18)