Oorja, the western dance society of Hans Raj College organized Groove’15, the western dance competition at Confluence 2015 under the leadership of their president, Virendra Singh. The competition saw 11 teams participating and competing for the title of the winner. Mr. Apoorv Raghav was the judge for this event. He is the choreographer for Oorja and several other teams of Delhi University. After some brilliant performances showcased by colleges like Mata Sundari College, Maharaja Agrasen College, LSR and many more, Sri Venkateswara College’s dance society ,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.
A variety of props were used throughout the events such as masks, hats, chairs, baseball bats and even a skeleton! A medley of Punjabi, Hindi and English songs were performed during the competition. The entire auditorium was filled with students cheering for their respective colleges. Oorja also performed at this event. They performed a theme-based dance related to “Life of a Convict”. Towards the end of each team’s performance, they were gifted with a memento of their team’s photograph by the hosting dance society.
The afternoon of day 2 at Confluence saw DJ Shival playing some famous Bollywood chart-busters. His performance succeeded in making the fest even livelier. His hour long performance saw the students of the college, enjoying and grooving to both, Bollywood and Western music. Crowd kept moving in towards the end of the fest. This marked the end of Day 2 of Confluence 2015.
Image Credits: Iresh Gupta for DU Beat
Sidhant R. Seth