Day 2 at Mecca, the annual cultural festival of Hindu College began with the folk dance competition. The celebration of traditional dance forms saw four participating teams from various Delhi University Colleges. The teams presented various forms of folk dance like giddha and tandav.
The event was judged by Shri. Suresh Vyas who is a renowned Rajasthani dancer and has trained students of Indian Global Public School in Singapore. Shanti Dinesh Bhimraj Parihar was the second judge who is a renowned Kathak Dancer.
The participating teams included Gargi College, Jesus and Mary College, Maitreyi College and Kamla Nehru College. The Folk Dance Society of JMC was adjudged the best dancing team at the competition.
The highlight event for Day 2 was Panache, the fashion show which saw six fashion societies from Delhi University coming forward to highlight their range of clothing and accessories. The acts presented by all colleges revolved around a certain theme.
Shri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce put up their production ‘The Vintage Error’ and won the third prize. Bharti College through their act gave the message of ‘Reduce, Reuse and Recycle’. With their dresses designed using material like waste paper and spoons, the team from Bharti College won the second prize.
Maitreyi College with their production ‘Lord of the Wild’ won the first position. Their act focused on banning tiger trade in India. Other participating colleges were Hindu College, Dyal Singh College and Ramjas College. Members of Pearl Academy, Maybelline, Zovi and The Incredible photographers, judged the event. Prizes worth Rs. 50000 were distributed to the winners, both in cash and kind.
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