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Competitive events, band performances mark DCAC’s Ambrosia’s Day One

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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.

Ms. Vidushi Chaturvedi, Education Director, NDMC addressing the students and teachers at the inaugural of Ambrosia’2014 – DCAC’s annual cultural festival.

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)

The Weight lifting competition at DCAC’s Ambrosia in progress.

Above 80 kilograms

First Position – Harsh Yadav ( Delhi College of Arts & Commerce)

Second Position –  Sumit ( Dyal Singh College)


7.The Debate

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

Mridul Sharma is a final year B.Com (Honors) aspirant from DCAC, a patron of meaningful cinema and good soft music and has deep love for writing. He is more of a poet, feels whatever he writes and writes to understand what he feels, a little better. Currently, the Associate Web Editor at DU Beat, he is looking forward to his final year and can be contacted at [email protected]

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