Known for being one of the concluding fests of Delhi University’s fest season of 2014, Ambrosia, the cultural festival of Delhi College of Arts & Commerce kick started on the morning of Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014. The festival began with a guest lecture by Ms. Vidushi Chaturvedi, Education Director, NDMC. The learned lady stressed upon the real meaning of education, asked the youth to successfully challenize their untapped potential and powerhouse of energy for the best of society. ” Stay intoxicated. Stay aware.” Ms. Chaturvedi added, as she stressed upon the need of youth to forgo the corporate MNC culture and step in the arena of public services.
The Winner’s Tally [Events Scheduled for Ambrosia Day – One]
1. The Rangoli Designing competition
Theme – Dance of Life.
Winner – Kaushal ( Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences)
Runner Up – Vijay Sharma ( Sri Venkateswara College)
Judged By – Mrs. Madhu Maheshwari, Mrs. Sunita Yadav & Mrs. Neeru Ailawadi ( Professors, DCAC)
2. The Quiz Competition
First prize – Gokul S & Balasubramanyam P. (ARSD College & Hans Raj College)
Second Prize – Shubham Prakhar & Kritin Gupta (N.S.I.T.)
Third Prize – Saumya Sagar & Althaf Majeed (A.I.I.M.S.)
3. The Solo Dance Competition
First Prize – Akriti ( Belly Dancing)
Second Prize – A tie between Sakshi ( Contemporary) & Shashi ( Urban)
4. Nukkad Natak: The Street Play Competition (presented by DCAC’s Leher)
Winners: Trinity College
Runners Up: Hans Raj College ( Rehaayi)
Judged By – Eminent theatre and cinema personalities Mrs. Beena Singh & Mrs. Poonaam Mathur
5. The Battle of Bands
Winners – Hashtag Projekt
Judged By – Mr. Jagtinder Singh ( lead vocalist in Indian Saber)
6.The Weight Lifting Competition
Under 80 kilograms
First Position – Gaurav (Bhagat Singh College)
Second Position – Jagtar Singh Dhillon ( Delhi College of Arts & Commerce)
Above 80 kilograms
First Position – Harsh Yadav ( Delhi College of Arts & Commerce)
Second Position – Sumit ( Dyal Singh College)
Best Team – Shashank & Anju ( ARSD College)
Runners Up – Srijana Upadhyaya & Monica Pradhan ( Delhi College of Arts & Commerce & Motilal Nehru College)
Best Speaker – Salil (Delhi College of Arts & Commerce)
Best Interjection – Prashant ( Hans Raj College)
8. The Fashion Show
First Position – P.G.D.A.V. College
Second Position – College of Vocational Studies
Third Position – Dyal Singh College ( Evening)
The day ended with exhilarating musical performances by two famous bands playing altogether different genres catering to the taste of all people. While one performance was by the alternative rock band ‘Circus’ the second performance was by the Sufi music band ‘ Centrifugal’. As people threw their hands in air with the former performance, the latter was rather a delightful soul touching one. This musical note was further carried forward with the DJ night.
Altogether, Day One at Ambrosia was replete with numerous fun packed events. Day Two too, has some interesting events like bad singing & dancing, self composed poetry,scavenger hunt & tug of war lined up. The festival shall culminate with Punjabi singer & ‘Rap da Badshah’ Bohemia performing at DCAC live.
See what Bohemia has got to say before his performance, to all his fans!
Photography Credits: DU Beat
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