Confluence- the annual cultural fest of Hans Raj College concluded on Sunday, the 29th of March, 2015. The three-day long fest saw a lot of ups and downs and a slight downpour, too, but finally ended on a successful note. Here’s a look at what Hans Raj College hosted during those three days and won managed to win what:
Choreo ’15- the choreography competition
Terpsi Choreon, the choreography society of Hans Raj College organised the choreography competition during Confluence 2015. Abhinaya from Big Dance and Aniket from Danz N Buzz judged the competition. The competition saw participation from two teams, including dance societies from Lady Shri Ram College for Women and Kamala Nehru College. LSR’s performance was based on the theme- ‘Leave Us Alone’ and depicted the women tribes of the Amazon Forests and their dwindling numbers. While LSR’s performance made the crowd aware about the issue, KNC’s performance paid tribute to the Indian soldiers who fight selflessly and keep us secure.
Towards the end of the event, the hosting society, Terpsi Choreon performed their annual production ‘The Void’. The event saw LSR’s team as the winner, while KNC took the second spot.
Bol Bala- the street play competition
The Dramatics Society of the college held Bol Bala, the street play competition as a part of Eclat- the annual theatre fest. Based on the theme of ‘Navras’ (nine emotions), this event saw participation from colleges like Indraprastha College for Women, Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, Gargi College, Shivaji College, Lady Shri Ram College, Jesus and Mary College and Guru Teg Bahadur Institute of Technology.
Vipul Pachori, an associate of the Ateliar Theatre group and Shiv Kanunga, an active member of the Asmita Theatre group judged the event.
At the end of the competition, IP College’s ‘Manmarziyan’ was chosen as the winner, while the second and third positions were attained by JMC’s ‘Kab tak Khayega’ and Shivaji College’s ‘Jaane Kaha Gaye Wo Din’, respectively.
Groove’15- the western dance competition
Another highlight of Confluence’15 was the event organised by the western dance society of the college, Oorja. Colleges like Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Sri Venkateswara College, Maharaja Agrasen College and Guru Teg Bahadur Institute of Technology and several more, were seen taking part in the event. With all the pomp, show and glamour, this event managed to get crowd cheering all throughout. Mr. Apoorv Raghav, choreographer for Oorja and several other teams of Delhi University was the judge for the event. After 11 entertaining performance, Sri Venkateswara College’s ‘Verve’ shared the first position with Guru Teg Bahadur Institute of Technology’s dance society, ‘Natya’. GGS’s dance society, ‘Misba’ took over the second position and IIT Delhi’s V-Defyn was placed third.
DJ Evening with DJ Shival
The evening of 28th March, 2015 welcomed DJ Shival on the grounds of Hans Raj College. With his playlist full of Bollywood chart-busters and Western music, he managed to keep the audience on their feet. Throughout his hour long performance, students were seen singing and dancing along. Crowd kept moving in towards the end of the fest and his lively performance marked the end of the second day of the fest.
Battle of Societies- the photography (group) competition and the Photography Exhibition
Like last year, Pixels, the photography society of the college hosted a battle for the photography societies this year, too under their fest Plickture’15. This event saw participation from colleges like SSBCS, LSR and Maitreyi College, among others. A total of five competitions were held for selecting the winner. After computing the over-all results, ‘The Dark Room’ from SSCBS was declared as the winner. The winning team was awarded with a trophy and prize money of 10,000 INR.
Dr. Pradeep Kumar, a wildlife photographer and an ex-professor of Hans Raj College was the judge for all events. While crediting his entire team for the success of the event, Prithvi Kakkar, founder of Pixels said, “All the members are a gem to the society and have put in days and nights of labour to put up the complete setup”.
Pixels also exhibited a total of 47 pictures clicked by the members of the society throughout the year. The three-day long exhibition gathered praises from the audience, including Dr. V. K. Kawatra, principal of the college.
Star Evening with Mohit Chauhan
Confluence 2015 marked its end with Mohit Chauhan’s performance. Despite the slight delay in the beginning, the performance proved to be a hit. With songs like ‘Jo Bhi Main‘, ‘Nadaan Parindey‘, ‘Is this love?’, ‘Massakali‘ and many more, he managed to keep the crowd dancing and enjoying till the end. While on the stage, the singer told his audience about how he had completed his studies from Himachal Pradesh, but had always wondered what it feels like to graduate from Delhi University. With his hour long performance, Confluence’15 was brought to a successful end.
After three days filled with fun, events, competitions and shows, this edition of Confluence organised by the Hans Raj Student’s Union finally came to an end!
Feature Image Credits: Shaurya Sahai
Image Credits: Shaurya Sahai, Mugdha, Animesh Agarwal, Iresh Gupta