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Reverie’16 at Gargi College: Events and highlights

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Gargi College hosted its annual cultural fest, Reverie’16 from 24th to 26th February 2016. Besides seeing a remarkable footfall, the fest was a vibrant cultural showcase with numerous events in theatre, dance and music. The second day was EDM Night and the third day was the Celeb night attended by MJ5 Dance group and Bollywood singer Keerthi Sagathia.

Day One: Theatre and Western Dance

The first day, though void of star visits surprisingly saw a remarkable footfall thanks to a plethora of events in theatre and dance. The stage play event, Nivacanna was hosted by the stage play society, Upstage. Ramjas College’s ‘Deluxe Hair Cutting Saloon’ was declared as the winner at Nivacana. It was also declared as the Best Production. SRCC and Hans Raj College were declared as second and third top plays respectively.


The street play event, Abhaas was organised by the street play society of the college, Kshitij and  the venue Arts Quad constantly attracted a huge audience with the various street plays Abhaas had to offer. It was won by Hindu College’s Dramatics Society with SRCC coming in second place and Ramanujan College holding the third place. College of Vocational Studies was given the honour of ‘best music’.


Reverie also hosted Battle of Bands in the evening which was won by The Hans Raj Project from HRC and the second position was bagged by High Time from Kirori Mal College.


The much awaited event, Zenith took place in the evening witnessing a jampacked auditorium. Zeal, the dance society of Maitreyi College emerged as the winners with Tanz, Miranda House coming at second place and Verve, Sri Venkateshwara College occupying the third place.



Zeal, Maitreyi College emerged as winners of Western dance competition. | Paurush Bhardwaj for DU Beat
Zeal, Maitreyi College emerged as winners of Western dance competition. | Paurush Bhardwaj for DU Beat

Day Two: Western and Indian Choir competitions, Choreography and EDM Night

The second day at Reverie started with western solo and group singing competitions organized by Euphony, the western music society of Gargi College. The team from St. Stephen’s bagging the first position while Musoc, Kirori Mal College came second and the team from Gargi College coming third.




The Indian group singing competition at Reverie, Sangam followed the western singing competition. Organized by Samranjini, the Indian music society of Gargi College. Alankaar, Hindu College emerged as the winner with Miranda House’s Indian music choir coming second and the third position was tied between Gargi College and Sri Venkateswara College.

The final competitive event of the day was Cursiv-iti, the choreography competition organized by Sparx, the choreography society of Gargi College. The event saw 10 teams showcasing their productions. The first position was secured by Srijya, Hindu College with getting the second position going to Sparx, Gargi College and Terpsi Chorean, Hansraj College getting the third position.

For the EDM night Lost Stories performed to close Day 2.



Day 3: Folk dance and star visits by MJ5 and Keerthi Sagathia

 The first event of Day 3 was Alaap, the folk dance solo event which saw 12 artists from around the University performing major Indian dance forms like Kathak, Kuchipudi and Bharatnatyam. Annanya Chatterji from Daulat Ram College won the first position. The second position went to Pekhna Kaur from College of Arts while the third position went to Raghav from Sri Venkateswara College.

The event was followed by Thumka, the group folk dance competition which saw participation from 8 teams around the University who showcased a variety of danceforms like Bhangra, Gidda, Bihu, Lavni and more.


 The event was won by Maitreyi College who showcased a performance of Haryanvi Folk dance, the Bhangra performance by SGND Khalsa team gave them the second position while Sri Venkateswara gained the third position.


The much awaited star night initiated after a delay. MJ5 Dance group showed their impressive moves on many dance numbers and fusions. They night came to an end with Bollywood singer Keerthi Sagathia who performed on songs ‘Teri Deewani’, ‘Lungi Dance’ and ‘Tera Pyaar Chahida’


MJ5 Dance group at Day 3 of Reverie'16 | Image: Tejaswa Gupta
MJ5 Dance group at Day 3 of Reverie’16 | Image: Tejaswa Gupta


Keerthi Sgathia at Day 3 of Reverie'16 | Image: Gerush Bahal for DU Beat
Keerthi Sagathia at Day 3 of Reverie’16 | Image: Gerush Bahal for DU Beat


This is what Reverie’16 was all about


Read the details of Individual days here:

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Go through our full event album here.

A reader, a learner, a falooda enthusiast, the weirdest kid of the lot. Kartikeya is a Business Studies student from Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies. You can reach him at [email protected].

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