Top Societies of DU Fest Season 2017

Top Societies for DU Fests 2017: Zeal, Maitreyi College for Western Dance

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As the DU Fest season comes to a close, we look back to consistent and fantastic performances of different societies from various colleges and award them with points as per their winning streak and the positions they secure. The excelling society in the Western Dance Category has been Zeal from Maitreyi College who have continued to time and again plant their flag at DU 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 awarded 3 points, for the second position they received 2 points and for the third position, 1 point was added to their tally.

Zeal secured a grand total of 15 points, taking the lead, and was followed by Misba from Shri Guru Gobind Singh College with 14 points and Verve from Sri Venkateswara College with 6 points.

The Winning Society at a glance

Zeal of Maitreyi College

Zeal has secured positions in majority of DU’s fests like Montage, Nexus, Reverie, Tarang, Crossroads.

Performing Members

Ishita Kwatra

Jesika Gulati

Shivangi Bhadana

Shivali Bhadana

Anjali Raj

Bhaswati Das

Anviksha Tripathi

Mallika Gupta

Pragya Badbria

Preeti Agrawal

Sanjeevini Singhal

Swikriti Bhatnagar

Tripti Gambhir

Vasundhra Sharma

CHOREOGRAPHER – Akshay Danwani

The President of Zeal explains: “Our name speaks for us, because success takes not only technique but also passion!” When asked about their best performance and why it felt so great, this is what the team had to say: “Talking about our best performance this season, it was definitely our opening performance with the new production at St. Stephens! With all the anxiety and pressure kept aside, the fresh taste of performing felt like coming back home to the stage, and with some crazy energy from the audience, we couldn’t do anything but dance our hearts out!”

Winners Tally

Eight college fests were referred to while evaluating the top societies tally this fest season which were: Tarang, LSR; Ullas, KNC; Tempest, Miranda House; Montage, JMC; Mecca, Hindu College; Reverie, Gargi College; Nexus, Sri Venkateswara College; Crossroads, SRCC. The society emerged victorious at the following fests:

1st Position: Montage, Nexus, Tarang, Crossroads

2nd Position: Reverie

3rd Position: Ullas

Hover on the icons below to know more about their victories.

Feature Image Credits: Ishita Kwatra
Image Credits: Alex Arthur

Design by Alex Arthur


Baani Kashyap
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Head of Web at DU Beat (2017-18), and a passionate writer from Miranda House, with a sweet tooth and a funny bone.

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