Qatar Airways will fly internationally-renowned Indian actress and Bollywood superstar Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to Doha to provide a glittering opening to this year’s Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition (DJWE), which will feature some of the world’s finest gemstones, jewellery collections and watches.

As the Official Airline Partner of the show, Qatar Airways will also bring a host of other international celebrities and style influencers to the event, including Chinese jewellery designer Beau Han Xu and fashion designer Grace Chen.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, HE Akbar Al Baker, said they are delighted to be the Official Airline Partner of DJWE 2019 and to bring the Bollywood superstar and many other high-profile guests to Doha for the prestigious event.

We look forward to hosting these important guests at the show, which will draw jewellery designers and connoisseurs alike from all over the world to appreciate the exquisite gemstones on display.’

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is one of India’s most popular and influential actresses. She has appeared in over 40 films. In 2003, she was the first Indian actress to represent her country as a jury member at the Cannes Film Festival. She was honoured with the Padma Shri by the government of India in 2009 and the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the government of France in 2012. She has often been cited in the media as ‘the most beautiful woman in the world’.

Glittering Personalities 

Beau Han Xu is an internationally-renowned artist, gemologist and award-winning jewellery designer whose work fuses the magical and futuristic. His first collection, Splash! featured fantastical organic crystal cuffs, chokers, tiaras, and rings where diamonds shimmer and swim within. Beau has collaborated with Swarovski to create the innovative Beau Cut™ Gemstone. His clients include members of royal families, celebrities, and UHNIWS.

Regarded as one of China’s most influential fashion innovators, Grace Chen has been hailed as ‘the Power Dresser of China’ by South China Morning Post and ‘China’s Most Sought-After Couturier’ by The Hollywood Reporter.  Her unique designs is said to draw out the beauty in every woman. She had worked in New York and Hollywood for many celebrities for 15 years before returning to China to set up her own label in 2009. Grace has worked with renowned clients like Oprah Winfrey, Helen Mirren, Chinese actresses Liu Xiaoqing, Li Bing Bing, Xu Qing and Taiwanese actress Lin Chi-Ling.

Official Airline Partner 

Qatar Airways is the Official Airline Partner of DJWE 2019, which will take place on 20-25 February at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre. This spectacular exhibition will bring together more than 400 international luxury jewellery brands and a range of exquisite classic and contemporary collections from international and local designers, all under one roof. Visitors to the show will have the opportunity to experience Qatar Airways’ award-winning Business Class seat, Qsuite, which will be on display at the show.

For more information about timings and schedules of DJWE 2019, please check this link