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Day 3 of Confluence’16 was a rich synergy of various cultural events. It constituted various events along with those by HT City Youth Nexus and a North Eastern Festival by NE cell of Hans Raj College.
The day started with a western group dance competition organised by Oorja, The Western Group Dance society of Hansraj college. Fifteen teams participated in the competition which was judged by Tanya Suri,a professional jazz dancer, Anmol Jamwal and Mohit Raj Thapa. After an entertaining session of exhilarating performances, Misba The Western Dance society of Sri Guru Gobind College of Commerce won the first place in the competition. Tanz, Miranda House stood second.

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Misba from Shri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce won the western dance competition while Tanz from Miranda House emerged as runner ups | Image by Vegh Daswani for DU Beat

A street play competition was also organised by HT City Youth Nexus. It was judged by Ajit Kumar and Ankita Chauhan. 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. Students performed Bihu, Manipuri dance and various group songs such as those by the students from Tibet. A fashion walk was also conducted as a part of the NE festival.
Immediately after the NE fest, fans started pouring in huge numbers for a guest appearance of Honey Singh for the promotions of his upcoming movie, Zorawar which is due to release on 6th May. The humongous crowd went hullabaloo when the singer sung some of his famous songs. Though the crowd created trouble, Hansraj Student’s Union managed the situation well.


Indian ocean, as a part of Coke Studio also performed at Confluence’16 in association with HT Youth Nexus.
They closed the three day eventful festivity with some soulful music. The Students Union of Hansraj College was thanked and praised by the team of HT City Youth Nexus and Indian Ocean.

Rahul Ram plays with his band Indian Ocean to close Confluence'16
Rahul Ram plays with his band Indian Ocean to close Confluence’16 | Image by Prateek Singh for DU Beat

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Confluence’16, the annual cultural festival of Hans Raj College in collaboration with Youth Nexus hosted a few non competitive and competitive events on Day 2.
The day started with a corporate discussion session by KPMG.This was followed by a talent show which was judged by Mr Aditya Dogra from Hindustan Times and Mr Kanchan Tomar. Pushkar Chauhan and Asma from Hans Raj college who won the talent show were declared Rajnigandha Mr and Miss Pearls. Pushkar Chauhan the winner, who had acted out a monologue said, “I am going to start my acting career with the prize money I have won today”.
This was followed Numero Uno Model Hunt. The winners, Shristhi from JDMC , Shubham from Dyal Singh College and Sanjeev from Manav Rachna International University 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.


A fashion show, Lava Stoppers was also organised in the competitive category of events. I Vogue, the fashion society of Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce was declared the winner while Dyal Singh College’s fashion society was declared the runner up.


DJ Ajay Nautiyal opened the evening to dance with his music. He was followed by Electro Sufi: Shahid Maliya with DJ ARKANE. Rain tried to interrupt their performance in vain. Rain, in fact added to the evening full of music which ended with DJ Suketu playing remixes of songs like ‘Sooraj Dooba Hai’ ‘Tu Meri’ and ‘Give Me Everything’

Electro Sufi continued the show despite the rain
Electro Sufi continued the show despite the rain

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Hans Raj College hosted the first day of its annual cultural festival, Confluence on 18th of March. The first day of the festival was packed with competitive and non competitive events.

Confluence 2016 was inaugurated by the Principal of the college, followed by a Kavi Samelan presided over by the renowned Indian poet, Vineet Chauhan. The JNU row in the light of the recent challenges to the idea of nationalism was  discussed.  The festivities were further graced with the Choreography competition, organised by Terpsi Chorean, The Choreo Society of Hans Raj College.  The Founder of Friends of Art, Sohini Dutta and Himanshu Sharma were the judges of the competition.

Yet again, The Choreo Society of Hindu College secured the first position for their performance called ‘Vengeance’.  The production called ‘Maya’ and ‘Apes of Oblivion’ by the choreography societies of LSR and Gargi College booked the second and the third place respectively. KMC’s choreography society Sensation got a special mention.

Simultaneously, Youth Nexus in collaboration with Confluence 2016 also kick started other events on the outer stage. Rigo Fashion show was held in which students from Hans Raj set their fashion trends on the ramp in front of Mr Arjun Gehlot, Director of Ambience Mall and his wife, Shahista Gehlot. This was followed by Rockonova, a Battle of Bands between four selected teams.  ‘Knight Shades from Delhi College of Arts and Commerce won  and ‘Muffils’  from Manav Rachna Institute of Technology were declared  the runners-up. The stage was soon taken over by Sufi Rock performers, Dastak- The Band.  

The evening dawned with the performances for the Western Group Dance Competition which was judged by Priyasha Bhardwaj, The Director/Choreographer of Beyond Routine and Aditya Dogra.  Misba, The Western Dance society of Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce won the first place while Funk in Motion from Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology and Enliven from Gargi college secured the second and the third place respectively.  This was followed by a performance by Suryaveer with his band Ehsaas. Dj Sumit Sethi drew the curtains for Day 1 of Confluence with some popular Bollywood numbers.

 

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