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Confluence 2016 at Hans Raj College: Events and Highlights

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Confluence’16 was an alloy of three different festivals by Hans Raj Student’s Union in collaboration with HT City Youth Nexus and the North East Cell of the college. It was a three day event, from 18th march to 20th march. Being very close to mid semester breaks, the turn out on the first and the second day was a little disappointing. However, a huge number of competitions were organised in both, the competitive and non-competitive category. Confluence’16 in collaboration with HT City Youth Nexus was a melting pot of popular DJ’s, who graced the fest one after the other. The fest made sure that all who made it, made most of it.

Day 1: Rockonova, Sumit Sethi and other events

Day 1 of Confluence’16 was inaugurated by the Principal of Hans Raj College. This was followed by a Kavi Samelan presided over by poet, Vineet Chauhan. He included topical events like the JNU row in his speech while addressing the audience.

hereafter, a choreography competition organised by Terpsi Chorean, The Choreo society of Hans Raj College also took place. The Choreo society of Hindu College bagged the first position for their performance called ‘vengeance’. LSR and Gargi college were declared second and third, respectively. 

Meanwhile, on the outer stage Youth Nexus hosted events like the Rockonova, a battle of bands. Out of the four shortlisted teams who participated, Knight Shades from DCAC won and Muffils from Manav Rachna Institute of Technology were declared the runners-up. 
Students from Hans Raj College walked the ramp for the Rigo Fashion show in the presence of Mr Arjun Gehlot, Director Ambience Mall and his wife, Shahista Gehlot.

A western group dance competition was also organised under the banner of HT City Youth Nexus, which was judged by Priyasha Bhardwaj, The Director/ Choreographer of Beyond Routine and Aditya Dogra. Misba, the Western Group Dance society of SSGGS won the competition whereas, Funk in Motion, Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology and Enliven, Gargi college secured the second and the third place respectively.
The evening closed with performances by Suryaveer with his band EHSAAS, Dastak- The Band and DJ Sumit Sethi.

Day 2 Western Solo Dance Competition, DJ Suketu, Electro Sufi and others

The day started with a corporate discussion session by KPMG. This was followed by a talent show under the banner of Youth Nexus. Pushkar Chauhan and Asma from Hans Raj College who won the talent show were declared Rajnigandha Mr and Miss Pearls. A model hunt was also organised by Numero Uno. Shristhi from JDMC , Shubham from Dayal Singh College and Sanjeev from Manav Rachna International University, who were declared the winners are going to present Numero Uno’s spring summer collection in HTYM Fashion Show and will also get a personal professional photoshoot.

A western solo dance competition was also organised by Oorja, The Western Group Dance Society of Hans Raj College. Manpreet Singh from SOL won  and Vidhi Maheshwari from Hansraj College stood second in the competition.

On the outer stage, I Vogue, the fashion society of Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce was declared the winner while Dyal singh’s fashion society was declared the runner up of Lava Show Stoppers.

Day 2 of confluence was a quite a music and dance paradise, which had around four artists performing for the evening.
DJ Ajay Nautiyal opened the evening to dance with his music. He was followed by Electro Sufi: Shahid Maliya with DJ ARKANE who took over the evening with quite literally a storm. Even after a spell of rain, dance and music did not stop. Sooner DJ Suketu took over the evening and played popular remixes of songs like Sooraj Dooba hai from Roy, Tu Meri from Bang Bang and Give me Everything by American rapper Pitbull.

Day 3: Honey Singh, Indian Ocean, Western Group Dance Competition and others

The day started with a western group dance competition organised by Oorja, The Western Group Dance society of Hans Raj college. The competition was judged by Tanya Suri,a professional jazz dancer, Anmol Jamwal and Mohit Raj Thapa. Out of the fifteen participating teams, Misba The Western Dance society of Sri Guru Gobind College of Commerce won the first place in the competition. Tanz, Miranda House stood second.


Misba Western Dance Crew from Sri Guru Gobind Singh College Of Commerce grabbed the top spot in the Western Group Dance…

Posted by DU Beat on Sunday, March 20, 2016

A street play competition was also organised by HT City Youth Nexus. Navrang,The Hindi Dramatic Society of Institute of Home Economics who won the competition had performed ‘Na Idhar Ka Na Udhar ka’ a play based on the problems of middle class. Ijaad from PGDAV evening performed ‘Panch sitambar’ and were declared the runners up.
This was followed by a North East Festival organised by the North East Cell of Hans Raj College. The event show cased the culture of not only the North Eastern states of India but included Ladakh and Tibet.
Immediately after the NE fest, fans started pouring in huge numbers for a guest appearance of Yo Yo Honey Singh for the promotions of his upcoming movie, Zorawar which is due to release on 6th May. Though the humongous crowd created trouble, Hansraj Student’s Union managed the situation well. Honey Singh gave the audience their much deserved time and tracks and left the stage for Indian Ocean to take over.

Indian ocean, as a part of Coke Studio played their quintessential soulful music and closed the three day annual cultural festival Hans Raj College.

Confluence ’16 in a glimpse

Catch Day-wise event coverage here:
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3


Catch the entire album of Confluence ’16 here

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