The final day of Tempest 2017 witnessed a huge footfall for competitions organised and the much awaited Star Night.
The first event of the day was the Acapella competition organised by Orpheus, the western music society of the college. The event saw a string of high voltage performances by all the major music societies of the university. The event which was adjudged by Awarthanga Chiru, the prodigal musician and Laura Santana, an renowned jazz performer, saw Zephyr, the music society of Kamala Nehru College emerge as the victor followed by the western music society of Lady Shri Ram College and Swaranjali, the music society of Hansraj College ending up as runner up and second runner up respectively.
The second event of the day was Sangam, the solo instrumental competition organised by Geetanjali, the Indian music society of the college. The event was adjudged by Dr. Bipul Kumar Ray and Ranjeet Bishwas, both prominent musical artists from varied fields of the art. Budding musicians from varied colleges gave their best in the game, which eventually saw Shikhar Aggarwal from delhi Technological University win the first prize, Rohan Prasanna from Hansraj College win the second spot and Sanjay Anand Menon from DTU ending up third. In the following western choir competition, Hansraj College emerged as the winner for their outstanding performance, with Gargi College and Hindu College trailing at second and third positions respectively.
This was followed by the Indian Dance Competition where Nrityakriti, the Indian Dance Society of Maitreyi College and SGTB Khalsa College tied for the first position. Nrityangana, the Indian Dance Society of Sri Venkateswara College secured the second position.
Mohammed Irfan drew the curtains to Tempest’17 as he serenaded the crowds with his hit numbers like Baarishein and Fir Mohabbat. He did not limit his performance to his own songs. The audience seemed thoroughly involved as he made his performance more interactive by dedicating songs to the Principal of Miranda House, the Faculty members as well as the audience.
The much awaited Tempest 2017 lived up to its expectations. A student of Miranda House, in a conversation with DU Beat said, “ This academic session had been very busy for the college. It was very impressive how the union managed the resources efficiently and blessed us with a very good fest this year”
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