Ambrosia 2014


The second day of Ambrosia 2014, the annual cultural fest of Delhi College of Arts and Commerce concluded with a series of cultural events and finally the performance of ‘Rap Da Badshah’-Bohemia live on stage.

The day kicked off with a multitude of people turning up for the Scavenger Hunt competition where the crowd searched for various odd items to complete the list in order to win. A team from DCAC which included Manan Chaudhary, Ennam Pathak, Rishabh Jain, Ravinshu Kumar Jain and Mitul Nanda won the Scavenger Hunt with the maximum items collected on the campus. This was followed by ‘Swarachit Kavita’ a self composed poetry competition where Rachita from P.G.D.A.V College won the first prize followed by Saksham of Dyal Singh College. After that there was a ‘Bad Singing’ competition which was won by Aditya Mehra of Maharaja Agrasen College.

The college also witnessed some powerful dance performances in the competitions of Western Dance and Street Dance events. Western Dance was won by ‘The Immortals’ of Satyawati College and Street Dance by ‘Zorks’ of Trinity College. The Battle of Street Dancers was won by a group called ‘Breaker 4’.


After the competitions, DJ Hitesh and rapper Dahek opened the stage for Bohemia’s performance. They interacted with the crowd and cracked jokes engaging the audience. Dahek performed his songs like ‘Aao milo’,‘Sorry Shaktiman’ and the Bollywood number ‘Mera Mann’.

Bohemia finally arrived at the stage around 6 pm amidst a large crowd that had been waiting for his performance since noon. He performed all his popular numbers like ‘Kali Denali’, ‘Sahara’, and ‘Future’. He also introduced Daler Mehndi’s son, Gurdeep Mehndi on stage and talked about their upcoming collaboration.

Image credits: Vipul Langayan


Known for being one of the concluding fests of Delhi University’s fest season of 2014, Ambrosia, the cultural festival of Delhi College of Arts & Commerce kick started on the morning of  Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014. The festival began with a guest lecture by Ms. Vidushi Chaturvedi, Education Director, NDMC. The learned lady stressed upon the real meaning of education, asked the youth to successfully challenize their untapped potential and powerhouse of energy for the best of society. ” Stay intoxicated. Stay aware.” Ms. Chaturvedi added, as she stressed upon the need of youth to forgo the corporate MNC culture and step in the arena of public services.

Ms. Vidushi Chaturvedi, Education Director, NDMC addressing the students and teachers at the inaugural of Ambrosia’2014 – DCAC’s annual cultural festival.

The Winner’s Tally [Events Scheduled for Ambrosia Day – One]

1. The Rangoli Designing competition

Theme – Dance of Life.

Winner –  Kaushal ( Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences)

Runner Up – Vijay Sharma ( Sri Venkateswara College) 

Judged By – Mrs. Madhu Maheshwari, Mrs. Sunita Yadav & Mrs. Neeru Ailawadi ( Professors, DCAC)

2. The Quiz Competition

First prize – Gokul S & Balasubramanyam P. (ARSD College & Hans Raj College)

Second Prize – Shubham Prakhar & Kritin Gupta (N.S.I.T.)

Third Prize – Saumya Sagar & Althaf Majeed (A.I.I.M.S.)

3. The Solo Dance Competition

First Prize – Akriti ( Belly Dancing)

Second Prize – A tie between Sakshi ( Contemporary) & Shashi ( Urban)

4. Nukkad Natak: The Street Play Competition (presented by DCAC’s Leher)

Winners: Trinity College

Runners Up:  Hans Raj College ( Rehaayi)

Judged By Eminent theatre and cinema personalities Mrs. Beena Singh & Mrs. Poonaam Mathur

5. The Battle of Bands

Winners – Hashtag Projekt

Judged By –  Mr. Jagtinder Singh ( lead vocalist in Indian Saber)

6.The Weight Lifting Competition

Under 80 kilograms

First Position – Gaurav (Bhagat Singh College)

Second Position –  Jagtar Singh Dhillon ( Delhi College of Arts & Commerce)

The Weight lifting competition at DCAC’s Ambrosia in progress.

Above 80 kilograms

First Position – Harsh Yadav ( Delhi College of Arts & Commerce)

Second Position –  Sumit ( Dyal Singh College)


7.The Debate

Best Team – Shashank & Anju ( ARSD College)

Runners Up – Srijana Upadhyaya & Monica Pradhan ( Delhi College of Arts & Commerce & Motilal Nehru College)

Best Speaker – Salil (Delhi College of Arts & Commerce) 

Best Interjection – Prashant ( Hans Raj College)

8. The Fashion Show

First Position – P.G.D.A.V. College

Second Position – College of Vocational Studies

Third Position – Dyal Singh College ( Evening)

The day ended with exhilarating musical performances by two famous bands playing altogether different genres catering to the taste of all people. While one performance was by the alternative rock band ‘Circus’ the second performance was by the Sufi music band ‘ Centrifugal’. As people threw their hands in air with the former performance, the latter was rather a delightful soul touching one. This musical note was further carried forward with the DJ night.

Altogether, Day One at Ambrosia was replete with numerous fun packed events. Day Two too, has some interesting events like bad singing & dancing, self composed poetry,scavenger hunt &  tug of war lined up. The festival shall culminate with Punjabi singer & ‘Rap da Badshah’ Bohemia performing at DCAC live.

See what Bohemia has got to say before his performance, to all his fans!


Photography Credits: DU Beat