GRAND CELEBRATION OF THE COLLEGE ANNUAL FEST – FESTEZAR 2017
- April 3, 2017
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As part of this cultural fest, back-to-back intra college competitions were conducted in the JP Agarwal Seminar Hall and Main Garden Stage. Over the two days, events such as group dance, group music, solo dance, solo music, band performance, mimicry and mono-acting , drama, debate , ad mania, videography , photography , poster making ,Best out of Waste saw enthusiastic participation from scores of students.
The fest was inaugurated by Chairman Geetanjali Group, Mr Kapil Agarwal, Vice Chairman Geetanjali Group, Mr Ankit Agarwal, Executive Director- Geetanjali Group. On a lighter note, the Director Prof Dr.K.N.Sheth remarked “This fest is a boiling pot with new creative ideas and creativity” Continuing on a more serious note he noted that Festezar was a forum for students to nurture their talents. “Art is an opportunity to express opinions in a subtle manner,” he said.
Prof Rajeev Mathur, Dean – Cultural and Student Affairs welcomed the gathering, and encouraged students to participate with a spirit of healthy competition. He applauded their excellent coordination and efforts of all team members and students.
After lighting of the lamp and the prayer song, a series of competitions followed. These included stress interview, mimicry, quiz, debate, mixed bag and multimedia presentations were conducted in the CSE Seminar Hall. On the following day, light music (solo), classical music (solo), instrumentals, group music and drama, mime and group dance, instrumentals were the highlights. The two days saw enthusiastic students from all departments participate in a myriad of competitions.
“The competitions helped foster friendly relations between students of different branches and interests,” remarked a faculty member. “It was great to see the tremendous response; faculty members also participated in the celebrations.”
“Prize distribution in academics, cultural and sports along with the students who achieved various awards in various inter college like IIM Udaipur, IIM Calcutta, Innovative Idea Competition In PIHM Ad mad Show , Mehandi Competion etc. were felicitated. As thunderous applause rented the night sky, Shalini Jain delivered the vote of thanks to conclude the fest.
Highlights of the evening included the group-dance competition, which was among the most popular of all events. 10 groups of student-dancers put forth striking performances in colorful costumes. Dances were set to tunes of popular film songs as well as classical songs. Attractive backgrounds added a touch of sophistication. The Rolling Stone — this drama in Hindi was performed by our students received a thunderous applause for its outstanding humor. “It was the combined effort of the crew, all engineering students, that made a great performance possible,” said the student-coordinator Saad.
“It was encouraging to note that students had selected extremely thought-provoking and meaningful themes for the dramas,” one of the faculty shared. Every member of the GITS family contributed to make this a great success.