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Top societies in DU fests season 2015: Maitreyi College’s Galore for Fashion

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Every year, societies from colleges across the campus compete neck to neck and put up spectacular performances during the fest season. This year too, saw certain teams shine a little brighter than the rest. We bring you a series with college societies that put their heart and soul into their respective fields and took home the top prizes at various cultural fests.

The best college society in each category was selected by creating a tally of the top 3 positions at competitive events held during various cultural fests of this season. Whenever a society won the first prize they were award 3 points, for the second position they received 2 points and for the third position, 1 point was added to their tally.

For the Fashion category, Galore, the fashion society of Maitreyi College scored the maximum points with their tally being at 9 points. Kalindi College followed next with 3 points and fashion societies of Delhi College of Arts and Commerce(DCAC), Amity College and Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies (VIPS) shared the third spot with 2 points each.


The Winning Society at a glance

Galore, Maitreyi College

At Galore, the team and its costumes have tried to glorify the spectacular Tiger stripes with vibrant golden stripes on black ensembles. The act uses various banners like “Ban Tiger Trade” and “No Skinning, No Poaching, No Hunting.” According to the team, the ultimate intention is to make the audience aware of the suffering of this big cat, and glorify its existence.

U S Kiranmai, President of Galore says. “The complete wardrobe, and props have been made by the team in college premises and it appeals to many because it emphasizes on the theme of tigers and is relevant in every sense. Also, we make sure that we do not include excessive dramatics in our show and stick to showcasing a proper fashion show sans any sort of dance or drama. At practice we focus the most on walk and coordination and no practice is conducted with even a single member missing. Team’s unity is the key to our success this year.

Fashion 1 Fashion 2

Performing Members: U S Kiranmai, Surbhi Sareen, Sanjeeta Lama, Mittali Puri, Vanshika Mendiratta, Aarushi Uttam, Tanisha Sharma, Mili Nanda, Raashhika, Thakran, Shipra Yadav and Prathishtitha Baishya | Choreographer: Mr. Buvinder Jeet Singh | Background Painting: Kevin Massey | Music & Introduction: DJ Navendu Malik, U S Kiranmai, U B Anurag.

Winners Tally: Galore

13 fests were included in our analysis for this series. Out of the considered fests, only 4 had conducted a competitive Fashion event. Here the list of winning performances by Galore:

Ist Position: Manjari 2015 (Daulat Ram College), Ullas 2015 (Kamala Nehru College), Mecca 2015 (Hindu College)

(Hover on the icons below to know more about their victories)

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